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Gluten-Free Koloocheh : Persian Date Nut Filled Cookies

These butter cookies are unmistakably Middle Eastern; Persian Jews make them at Purim, while Arabic Christians eat a similar cookie at Easter, as do Muslims during various Eid celebrations. The combination of gluten-free flours here produces a nutty taste and a light texture, but you can use an equivalent amount of all purpose flour or whole wheat flour. Do try these today!

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Onam Sadya/ Kerala Sadya Recipes

WISHING YOU ALL A VERY HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS ONAM!!! Onam is just round the corner. Are you all ready to prepare the fantastic Onam Sadya. Personally a delicious Onam/ Kerala Sadya beats any other meal. The amazing variety of dishes and each tasting finger-licking delicious. It is just the perfect meal. I love a good sadya because it is so wholesome and healthy making use of a variety of vegetables in various ways. Here is a wonderful round-up of dishes which are prepared in a traditional Onam Sadya.

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Baked Vendakka/ Okra Khichdi

The traditional Vendakka Khichdi uses deep fried okra/ ladies finger. But my version of Baked Vendakka/ Okra Khichdi uses baked okra making it healthier with very less oil. A khichdi usually used only yogurt for the gravy but I love the taste of coconut in all my sadya dishes and hence have added a mixture of coconut and yogurt to make a thick gravy.
Hope you like it!

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Pan-Roasted Nagaland Pops With Whole Wheat Paneer Matar Kulcha

 Nagaland Pops are meaty chicken lollipops marinated with authentic North-East Indian flavours. The marinade consists of an assortment of spices including galangal, toasted sesame, green chilli, garlic, and black pepper. I shallow fried this in my iron skillet and it was finger-licking delicious. Serve it up with some Wholewheat Paneer Matar Kulchas and your busy weeknight dinner is sorted! Enjoy!

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Grilled Andhra Murgh Pakote With Spiced Hung Yogurt Dip : In Association With Plattershare Belly Nirvana with Licious Campaign

 The Andhra Murgh Pakote is a spicy Andhra-style chicken wings with a citrusy and smoky finish. Once you take a bite,the earthy flavours of curry leaves will have you asking for more. These chicken wings have been marinated with curry leaf, green chilli, black pepper, vinegar, and fresh coriander.
Today I have kept it simple to bring out the wonderful flavors of the marinated meat. I have simply grilled it on a grill pan and served it up with a spiced hung yogurt dip. Enjoy!

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Healthy And Protein-Packed Kimchi Loaf

This Healthy And Protein-Packed Kimchi Loaf is a wonderful way to devour the tasty kimchi. My version of kimchi is simple and easy to prepare. This savory loaf uses a mix of healthy Sorghum Flour [jowar flour], Wheat Flour and a fantastic protein rich Super Seven Bean Mix – a mixture of beans like rajma, desi chana, kabuli chana, soyabean, white beans, whole tuvar, whole urad.

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