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Iyengar Bakery style Toast Sandwich When we moved to Bangalore 3 years ago we discovered many interesting facets of this garden city. Iyengar Bakeries dotting it was one such facet. Each Iyengar Bakery has a different story of origin to share; while some claim that an Englishman, a regular customer, taught an Iyengar family to …






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Handvo – A Savory Cake

  Serves 4 Ingredients Rice: 1 cup Chana Dal: ½  Cup Tur Dal: ½  cup Dahi/Yogurt: 1 Tbsp Jaggery: 1/4th  Cup Salt, to taste Red Chilly Powder, ½ Tbsp OR to taste Coriande /Dhania Powder, 1 Tbsp OR to taste Sesame Seeds/White Til: ½ Cup Green Mirch + Garlic paste: 2 Tbsp Mango Pickle Masala: …






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Handvo   We’ve all eaten a cake at least once in our lifetimes. Tea cakes, cream cakes, fruit cakes, chocolate cakes and so on and so forth. How many of you though have eaten a savory cake, made up of vegetables, lentils, seasoned with spices and baked, making it a truly healthy snack or even …






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This sunny yellow, spongy disc soaked in sugar syrup is a sweet traditionally associated with Rajasthan, a state in the Western region of India. Ghewar is made on important Rajasthani festivals like Teej and Gangaur and gifted to married women, and sent to newly married daughters houses for their first festival celebrations, along with other …






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Farsan Farsan is the umbrella under which a whole list of delicious snacks come under. Loved by Gujrati’s, and more than Gujrati’s by ME, these savory snacks are enjoyed with meals, with an evening cup of tea or coffee or just whenever you want to. Farsan’s can be deep fried, or freshly made or steamed …






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Egg Kagina Egg Kagina is a simple and versatile dish and a must try for Egg lovers. If you haven’t already relished it, that is. This Omelette Pancake is quick to rustle up and can be eaten as a meal with parathas as an accompaniment, enjoyed as an appetizer or works even just a snack. …






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Dal Dhokli Dal Dhokli is a traditional dish from the Gujrat region of Western India. It is a one-pot, delicious and healthy meal. Wheat Flour and Gram Flour are mixed, seasoned with spices and kneaded into a dough. The dough is then rolled out into a medium thick roti which is then cut into strips. …






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Chaat A Chaat is a savory snack, typically a street food, well-loved and found all over India. A host of ingredients are put together and seasoned with the most delicious of Chutneys, the tastes of which range from spicy to sour to sweet to tangy and the coming together of all the ingredients forms a …






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Belagavi Kunda Belagavi Kunda was a sweet that was created accidentally, when a sweet maker left a large quantity of milk on the stove and forgot to switch off the flame. The Milk continued to boil for hours till it formed a brown mass. The Sweet maker returned after a while , to his ‘mistake’ …






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Adhirasam Adhirasam is a traditional sweet from the Tamil Nadu region of India. This deep fried delicacy is usually made on Diwali, weddings and auspicious days in homes and in Temples and offered to the Gods as prasadam. Looks are certainly deceptive when it comes to an Adhirasam, as this stodgy looking soft Puri may …