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CHUTNEY & RAITA

BANANA FLOWER CHUTNEY RECIPE / BALE HOO ( POOMBE ) CHUTNEY / VAZHAIPOO CHUTNEY

BANANA FLOWER CHUTNEY

Banana Flower Chutney Recipe | How to do Karnataka style Banana flower chutney Recipe | Bale hoo chutney recipe with step by step photo | Banana blossom Chutney Recipe Today i have for you all a very tasty and interesting recipe from Banana flower “ Banana flower Chutney / Bale hoovina Chutney ” . This is age old heirloom recipe from Udupi region which I think my mom learnt from…

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travel

#HolidayDifferently AT OOTY FERN HILL , A STERLING HOLIDAY RESORT

Ooty .. widely referred as ” Queen of the hills”, also known as Udhagamandalam is nestled in Nilgiris. Located around 300 km from Bangalore, it is one of the favourite drive-down destinations for travel fanatics residing in Bangalore. Covered in mist, cotton clouds, mountains everywhere , miles and miles of tea gardens make Ooty a popular tourist destination across South India. I have visited Ooty many times and have seen almost all places…

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RESTAURANT REVIEWS

MY DINING EXPERIENCE AT TIJOURI , RADISSON BLU ATRIA , BANGALORE

Very recently  I was invited to enjoy the new dinner menu the restaurant “Tijouri , Raddison Blu Atria ”,  Bangalore.Though i stay very far from the restaurant we decided to go as i had heard lot of good reviews about the ambiance as well as food and was waiting to try myself first hand .  Since it was a weekend , me and family decided to visit the restaurant together…

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Sambar,Rasam & South Indian Curry/ side dish

HAGALKAYI PALYA RECIPE / BITTER GOURD STIR FRY RECIPE / KARELA SABZI

HAGALKAYI PALYA

Hagalakayi Palya  Recipe | How to do Karnataka style Bitter gourd stir fry Recipe | Hagalkayi Palya recipe with step by step photo | Bitter Gourd Stir fry Recipe  Here I’m today with a dish – Hagalkayi Palya / Bitter Gourd Stir Fry –  made from one of the most hated Veggie Bitter Gourd . Bitter gourd Stir fry has a special taste, a combination of sweet, tangy, spicy and a light…

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CHUTNEY & RAITA/ No Onion No Garlic

UDDINA HITTU RECIPE / UDNITTU RECIPE / DANGAR PACHADI / URAD DAL RAITA

uddina hittu recipe

Uddina Hittu Recipe | How to do Karnataka style Urad Dal Raita Recipe | Uddina Hittu recipe with step by step photo | Udnittu Recipe  Today i have for you all a classic dish from Udupi , Mangalore , Coastal Karnataka –  “Uddina Hittu Gojju / Udnittu “. Uddina hittu is basically type of raita made from urad dal flour . As guessed right ,  this is a traditional age old recipe…

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Sambar,Rasam & South Indian Curry

BENDEKAYI GOJJU RECIPE / BENDEKAI KAYIRASA / KARNATAKA STYLE BHINDI CURRY

BENDEKAYI GOJJU RECIPE

Bendekayi Gojju Recipe | How to do Karnataka style Bhindi Curry recipe | Bendekayi gojju recipe with step by step photo | Bendekai Kayirasa Today i have for you all an easy Karnataka style Bhindi / Okra curry that’s popularly known as ” Bendekayi Gojju ” . In coastal Karnataka it’s known as ” Bendekai Kairasa / Bendekai Menaskai ” . Preparing Bendekayi gojju is very simple. And the end result…

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Sambar,Rasam & South Indian Curry

MASOPPU RECIPE / KARNATAKA STYLE SOPPU SAARU RECIPE

MASOPPU RECIPE

Masoppu Recipe / How to do Karnataka style Masoppu recipe | Masoppu recipe with detailed step by step photo . Being from Karnataka , i want ” Cook with Smile ” to be one stop destination for most of the Karnataka cuisine . So today i’ll share recipe of one more authentic Karnataka Dish ” Masoppu Saaru ” . Masoppu actually means ” Masida + Soppu – Mashed greens ” and saaru is…

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MAMBAZHA PULISSERY RECIPE / MANGO MORU CURRY RECIPE / KERALA STYLE MANGO CURRY

MAMBAZHA PULISERRY

Today i have for you all a traditional dish Pulissery from  Kerala cuisine which is an integral part of any feast / Onam sadya . There are many veggies / fruits one can make like Yam , Pineapple , pumpkin, cucumber etc  one can make pulissery with .. but for today the chosen one is Mango Pulissery ..ie Mambazha Pulissery recipe . Before mango season vanishes .. i wanted to share this Kerala…

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Sweet / Dessert

HALUBAI / HALBAI / RICE HALWA

halbai recipe

Happy New Year !! Can you believe it ? Its already 2days since its officially 2014.I'm extremely excited with 2014 as i feel that some of my dreams might come true this year.A new year also means making new resolutions.From the few resolutions i've made for the year, i'm trying to fulfill one of them now -that is to blog more often... I kept going back and forth as what…

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