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27 October, 2016

Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun (gluten-free, vegan)

Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun (gluten-free, vegan)
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Happy Diwali/ Deepavali!!! One of the advantages of being a food blogger is that one will always get inspired to try new things in the kitchen. Yes. Having connected with other food bloggers, it is hard to just sit there and watch as your friends are posting new recipes for Diwali. With three days to
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9 November, 2015

Okkarai, a 5-ingredient Sweet Dish for Diwali and Meatless Mondays (gluten-free, vegan)

Okkarai, a 5-ingredient Sweet Dish for Diwali and Meatless Mondays (gluten-free, vegan)
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Here’s a healthy snack that I made for Diwali this year! Tagging this to Meatless Monday, the initiative to eat more vegetarian meals. Flourless, no deep-frying, just steam cooked lentil cakes mixed with jaggery or unrefined sugar. I learned this recipe from my mother-in-law this summer and we all fell in love with it. You
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11 January, 2014

Baked Coconut Burfi (soft cake)

Baked Coconut Burfi (soft cake)
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Coconut burfi (bur-fee) is an Indian sweet traditionally made by cooking in a saucepan, fresh coconut, condensed milk and sugar. It is stirred over a low flame till most of the water evaporates and then cooled on a sheet and cut into squares. In my effort to avoid constant stirring in a non-stick teflon coated
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