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3 May, 2017

Sabudana Papad

Sabudana Papad
Posted in : Bihari Snacks, Satvik food, Vrat ka khana on by : Sonali
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When it comes to Sabudana, We biharis know precisely two ways to eat it; Sabudane ki kheer and Sabudana ke Papad. Sabudana are available in three different sizes across the country; small medium and large. Large ones are perfect for Papad. I had a neighbor aunty who had Sabudana Papad stocked through out the year.
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15 April, 2017

Bharwan Karele (Stuffed Bitter Gourd)

Bharwan Karele (Stuffed Bitter Gourd)
Posted in : Bihari Food, Bihari Sabji (Vegetables), Green Vegetables on by : Sonali
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  Karela aka Bitter Gourd is another of the Vegetables which I started eating after we moved into our own house. Here in our house we have a kitchen garden where we grow vegetables. I am still skeptical to this particular breed of vegetables, eating only bhujia (Recipe is for some other time) and bharwa
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21 July, 2016

Aloo ka paratha

Aloo ka paratha
Posted in : Innovations, Paratha, Parathe on by : Sonali
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This was the most cherished Paratha while growing up..  Everytime we come home from hostel, mummy used to prepare this along with other stuff. Once I started cooking, I developed various version of these parathas, depending upon ingredients available and time on hand. One such day was this Saturday. I made the quickest and one
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18 July, 2016

Ridge Gourd /Turai ki sabji

Ridge Gourd /Turai ki sabji
Posted in : Bihari Sabji (Vegetables), Green Vegetables, Innovations on by : Sonali
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Tori/Turai/ Nenua and Ghiyura are the few names in North India for Ridge Gourd. While in South; it’s known as Turai or heerakai (pronounced as eerakai). In North they have a softer skin with light green or dark green color, down south they are a ¬†scary little thing. A colleague refers to it as an
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8 July, 2016

Green Chutney

Green Chutney
Posted in : Chutney on by : Sonali
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Some call it green chutney.. Some call it coriander chutney. It’s known as kothmeer chutney in South India. Now that I am married to a tamilian, I am exploring food down here.I have this group of friends with whom I go for run/walk every weekend. Among them is Sudha di, who tells me all I
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19 June, 2016

Nimki

Nimki
Posted in : Bihari Travel food on by : Sonali
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Khajuri and nimki are the bihari snacks;mostly taken on trips to be eaten on long train jouneys,send over to kids staying away from home. You know they show in movies,mum send ladoos well bihari mummys send you khajuri,nimkis and pirukiya(about that later..:) ) I love nimki so  much that everytime I have to share these,
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