Bendekayi Puli Koddel Recipe-Ladys Finger In Coconut Tamarind Curry

Bendekayi Puli Koddel Recipe is a simple yet delectable lady’s finger curry cooked in freshly made coconut masala. It is spicy, sweet and tangy which makes it a perfect accompaniment with steamed rice. It is usually prepared using ash gourd or pumpkin, however we will be cooking with okras to give it a crunchy texture.

Puli Koddel Recipe does not use onions or garlic. We have used garlic for flavour but you can make the recipe without the garlic as well.

Serve the Bendekayi Puli Koddel along with Steamed RiceMangalorean Padengi Gassi and Elai Vadam for a comforting lunch.

If you like this recipe, try more recipes like

  1. Dahi Bhindi Recipe (Okra in Yogurt Curry with Caramelized Onions)
  2. Bharva Bhindi Recipe (Pan Fried Stuffed Okra With Spices & Peanuts )
  3. Bhindi Masala Recipe (Bhindi Tamatar Ki Sabzi)
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Breakfast Meal Plate: Diabetic Friendly Stuffed Rajma and Horse gram Paratha,Curd & Coffee

We are back again with an awesome breakfast meal plate that will help you decide better to cook healthy in the mornings. This will especially benefit people who are looking for diabetic friendly recipes. Breakfast being the most important meal of the day it is important to eat a filling, nutritious meal to kick start your day.  At Archana’s kitchen this week we have incorporated two dishes from two different cuisine to make a complete meal.

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Aam Ki Launji Pickle Recipe – Sweet & Spicy Mango Pickle

The Aam Ki Launji Pickle Recipe is a simple fingerlicking pickle made from fresh raw mangoes. The addition of methi seeds along with the hing, jaggery and other spices makes this dish stand out with perfection.

Serve the Aam Ki Launji Pickle Recipe with Tawa Paratha Recipe – Plain Paratha and a cup of Adrak Chai Recipe – Indian Style Ginger Tea for a complete weekday breakfast. 

If you like this Aam Ki Launji Pickle Recipe, try more pickle recipes like

  1. nPisarna Manga Recipe (Instant Raw Mango Pickle)
  2. Spicy Lime Pickle Recipe (Naranga Achaar)
  3. Instant Cucumber Pickle Recipe
  4. Sweet And Sour Lemon Pickle Recipe
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Everyday Meal Plate : Kerala Style Kappa Stew,Murungai Keerai Thoran,Yam Fry & Parotta

Kerala being called the “Land of Coconuts”  has a cuisine that has gained its richness and flavor from the abundant use of coconut. The use of coconut oil also in their cooking itself creates a very authentic flavor and taste to the dish itself. This week indulge in some delicately laid out meal from Kerala that we have created in house. It will help you refresh your mind and get mesmerized with the true flavors of Kerala. The meal is quick and can be made during the weeknight as well.

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Bottle Gourd Ice Cream Recipe – Lauki Ice Cream

Bottle Gourd Ice Cream Recipe is made with Lauki. Enjoy making this yummy ice cream recipe which also has the goodness of bottle gourd in it. This ice cream is also one of the ways where we can tweak in vegetables into our kids food.

Serve Bottle Gourd Ice Cream Recipe (Lauki Ice Cream) as a summer dessert to kids, along with Avocado Egg Sandwich Recipe and Healthy Vegetable Fries Recipe (Oven roasted Potato, Zucchini and Carrot Fries) in the evening.

If you are looking for more Ice Cream recipes, here are more that you can try in your kitchen:

  1. Homemade Mango Ice cream Recipe
  2. Homemade Chickoo Ice Cream Recipe
  3. Gluten-Free Mango and Coconut Milk Ice-Cream Recipe
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Singapore Style Chicken Layered Fried Rice Recipe

Singapore Style Chicken Layered Fried Rice Recipe is a layered rice recipe with lot of veggies, noodles and adorned with chicken on the top layer.

You can prepare this for lunch, potlucks or even for house parties. It has fried rice as a base and cooked spaghetti and mayonnaise beneath the sauteed chicken garnished with spring onions.

Serve Singapore Style Chicken Layered Fried Rice Recipe as a one pot meal for lunch, along with a dessert like Coconut Tapioca Pudding Recipe with Spicy Strawberry Sauce or Cinnamon Rice Pudding With Cherry Compote Recipe.

If you liked this recipe, you can also try recipes like-

  1. Mexican Sizzler Recipe
  2. Paneer Sizzler Recipe In Chilli Garlic Sauce With Rice
  3. Chinese Egg Fried Rice Recipe with Oats
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Mango Cream Popsicle Recipe

Summer is here and so is the mango season. Here is a cool Popsicle recipe to try, with Mango Cream Popsicle Recipe. This recipe uses very few ingredients and is filled with goodness of seasonal mangoes and Greek yogurt.

Creamy, smooth and oh so good, they are the perfect treat for your kids. Keep your fridge stocked with this healthy and delicious Popsicle this summer to avoid store bought sugar filled ice creams.  

Make these Mango Cream Popsicle Recipe for your kids and serve on hot summer days along with a Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich Recipe in the evening.

If you like this Mango Cream Popsicle Recipe, try more Popsicle recipes for your kids this summer

  1. Watermelon Ice Popsicles Recipe
  2. Dragon Fruit and Rose Water Popsicle Recipe
  3. Mango Flavored Mixed Fruit Popsicles Recipe
  4. Kesar Pista Kulfi Recipe (Indian Spiced Ice Pop Recipe)
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Crispy Fried Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Spiced With Cumin & Chaat Masala

Crispy Fried Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Spiced With Cumin & Chaat Masala is a delicious Indian crispy bhindi recipe which is traditionally deep fried dish and can be served as a snack.

Bhindi are slit and are deep fried after coating with a mixture of besan with many spice powders like coriander powder, cumin powder, chaat masala, kashmiri red chilli powder and more.

These Crispy Fried Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Spiced With Cumin & Chaat Masala can be served along with Phulka and Paneer Makhani for your everyday meals or you can serve it as a snack with your cup of Filter Coffee or Masala Chai.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Bhindi Recipes such as:

  1. Stuffed Bhindi With Paneer Recipe
  2. Dahi Bhindi Recipe (Okra in Yogurt Curry with Caramelized Onions)
  3. Bhindi Masala Recipe (Bhindi Tamatar Ki Sabzi)
  4. Moongphali Bhindi Recipe (Okra and Peanut Stir Fry)
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Baked Masala Namak Para Recipe-Carom Seeds Spiced Biscuits

Namak para are a popular tea time snack. Usually these are deep fried and made with whole wheat flour making them a tad bit unhealthy. Instead of deep frying these namak para, here I have baked them instead, such that there is negligible oil absorption in the recipe.

Baked Masala Namak Para Recipe is an easy recipe prepared with few ingredients like maida, wheat flour and spices. Spices like carom seeds, cumin seeds, crushed pepper and hing are used to make these Namak Para flavourful.

Serve Baked Masala Namak Para Recipe as tea time snack along with Tea Sandwiches Recipe with Beets, Radish, Avocado and Arugula and chai made with Chai Ka Masala Recipe.

Here are a few more tea time snack recipes that you can also try

  1. Crispy Masala Peanuts Recipe (Gujarati Sing Bhujia)
  2. Roasted Chickpeas Recipe
  3. Phool Makhana (Healthy Roasted Lotus Seeds Snack)
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8 Curd (Yogurt) Based Gravy Recipes To Keep Your Body Cool This Summer

As the heat is increasing with the passing day, it’s very essential for us to keep our body cool to stay fit and refresh during the summers.

When the environment heats up outside, the best way to balance your health is to cool down from inside and you can do it through food that is favourable to cool down your body. It is advisable to take in lot of fluids that include water, fruit juices, buttermilk, and water based fruits. Avoid food that heats you up, like spicy curries, chillies, hot peppers, sesame seeds and fruits like Mango, Papaya etc.

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