Cream of Mushroom Soup – without cream(Vegetarian SBD Phase1 Recipe of the Month)

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There are people who think soups cannot really make a meal by itself(you know who you are), but to me I could just live on soups and be satisfied, as long as they are flavorful and hot! Most of my dinners during winter are soups and I really love the warmth it brings. The added … [Read more…]

Pepper Mushroom fry(Milagu Kaalaan varuval)


Blogging Marathon #31: Week 1/ Day 3 Theme: Meatless Dishes Dish: Pepper Mushroom fry I am so excited that I am doing the ‘Blogging Marathon’. It has introduced me to get in touch with so many bloggers and visit a lot of blogs. Truly it has been a learning experience. My kudos to Srivalli for … [Read more…]

Chettinad Mushroom Biryani

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The cuisine of Chettinad is always known for the bold use of spices and the right combination of spices. Non Vegetaraian specialties like chicken chettinad and chettinad mutton briyani are well known. But, to give the vegetarian the taste of these delicacies without meat, I made this Chettinad Mushroom Briyani. Here, the mushrooms are marinated … [Read more…]

Mushroom Asparagus Frittata

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Once you discover the ease with which you can make frittatas, you will make them a regular part of your dinner menu. Yes, I said dinner. Who said frittatas are for breakfast only. I almost always make them for dinner. They make a very filling and protein rich meal. Here, I have combined whole eggs … [Read more…]

Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Calzone

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I first had a ‘calzone’ when we went on a trip to Long Islad, NY and had it in one of the little pizza shops in Montauk. I fell in love with this very portable wrapped pizza – into a sandwich style. It has always been on my list of things to recreate at home, … [Read more…]

Kadai Mushroom

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Kadai curries have become quite the craze off late, over the past 3-4 years. Kadai – actually referring to the ‘wok’ – like the miniature one in which I have pictured the dish here, which is where this curry gets its name from. If you think about it, almost all curries made in the olden … [Read more…]