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Recipes by Sowmya Soundararajan

Mung fudge (Ashoka halwa)

Mung fudge (Ashoka halwa)

This is a favorite south-Indian sweet, which is popular as a crowd-pleaser especially in weddings. A great Diwali pick too! With the chefs trying to…

Nov 2010
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744 views
Cranberry beans pilaf (pulao)

Cranberry beans pilaf (pulao)

The foodzie tasting box was an exciting entity I won in the Thanksgiving contest on Julia's blog. Thank you Foodzie and Julia! It contained two…

Dec 2010
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1 vote
254 views
Cracker Nachos!

Cracker Nachos!

Another result of my quest for a quick, healthy snack! My husband loves to gorge on chips anytime, and especially during game time. All my rantings…

Jan 2011
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1 vote
293 views
Chickpeas fry (sundal)

Chickpeas fry (sundal)

'Navratri' (nine nights) in India is celebrated primarily as a social networking festival (it has deeper religious connotations signifying the…

Oct 2010
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1 vote
117 views
Microwave Almond Milk Peda (Fudge)

Microwave Almond Milk Peda (Fudge)

While I was making this, a couple of friends stopped by (well...it's my birthday). With no time to cool and…

Nov 2010
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1 vote
217 views
Roasted Cauliflower - French Style

Roasted Cauliflower - French Style

My husband hates cauliflower, and I love challenges. So I'm constantly on the lookout for some way to make it…

Dec 2010
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1 vote
179 views
Brown Pongal

Brown Pongal

My latest quest is to replace as much of white rice with brown rice in my cooking as I possibly can, given the health benefits. This is relatively…

Jan 2011
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1 vote
143 views
Vegetable sago

Vegetable sago

Sago is widely used as a "fasting food" especially in North India. This recipe is slightly different and quite tasty - something I would love for a…

Apr 2011
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1 vote
226 views
Whole-grain Chinese vegetable fried rice

Whole-grain Chinese vegetable fried rice

My husband and I are usually on opposite sides of the spectrum when it comes to Chinese food. This version of…

May 2011
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2 votes
234 views
Kaju Badam Katli (Cashew Almond Thins)

Kaju Badam Katli (Cashew Almond Thins)

I've been meaning to try out Katli for a while now. What could be a more ideal occasion than Diwali, the…

Oct 2011
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502 views