Moong Dal Chaklis/Deep Fried Indian Savory Spirals

mung-dal-chakli2Moong dal chaklis are savory, crunchy deep fried spirals (Indian snack) made with moong dal/yellow split green gram and rice flour dough flavored with some aromatic Indian spices like cumin, sesame seeds, hing/asafoetida and red chilli powder!! With festivals coming up (Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas etc.), moong dal chaklis are the perfect munchies to share with your family and friends!!

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Homemade Easy Pizza Sauce


Homemade easy pizza sauce uses garden fresh ingredients like tomatoes, onions and jalapenos/green chilies along with dried Italian herbs to make a thick spicy flavorful pizza sauce, ready to be used as toppings for any pizza, in sandwiches, over calzones, bread pizza or as a dip too!!

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Mirchi Thecha/Green Chili and Garlic Chutney


Mirchi Cha Thecha/Green chilli–coriander chutney (vegan) is a fiery, spicy but fresh, green coarse chutney from the state of Maharashtra (in India), made with fresh green chillis/jalapenos, coriander leaves/cilantro and garlic cloves, normally served with Jowar bhakri (flatbread made from sorghum) and bajra roti (flatbread made with pearl millet) or even regular chapattis (Indian flatbread with wheat flour)!!

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Watermelon Ice Cream Bombe-My 100th Post!!!


This marks my 100th post and I am so excited that I have completed 6 months and 100 posts as a food blogger!! For this special occasion, I wanted to make something memorable and sweet. After pondering for days, I felt Watermelon Ice Cream Bombe (bombe is an ice cream dessert frozen in a spherical mold) would be the perfect dish to present to you all!!

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