Vishaka Rautela

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Beetroot and Carrot Soup

Recently I have been making a few soups to weather the pandemic and the rains. While reading up on different recipes I was mesmerized by pictures of the beetroot soup. The vibrant colour was super attractive and I knew I wanted to make it for its visual value. I am no fan of beetroot and …

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Coconut chocolate bombs

For some reason I had loads of Coconut at home and though I don’t use it much, even though I am Mangalorean, I still can’t figure out why I had so many. I needed coconut for a vegetable preparation and when I broke open one realised it was dried from inside. It hadn’t gone bad …

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Beringela Picantes (spicy brinjal)

This Goan dish may have a complicated name but the recipe is super easy to make. The origin of this dish can be found in Portuguese cuisine. It’s a balance of spicy, sour with a hint of sweetness. Reminds you of a pickle and goes well with rice and curry. I used to make it …

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Spiced Potato Wedges

I am a fan of potatoes and have never rejected one in any form. It’s such a versatile vegetable that pairs a vegetarian or non vegetarian dish so we’ll plus stands out as a wonderful hero. I got an order for wedges and though I have added them in my baked dish have never exclusively …

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Nimbu chicken

Urban tadka in Mumbai makes some of the best Indian food and there are a handful of dishes that I absolutely love. When Richi Dakshi posted this dish a while ago, I went like wow I have to try this. Still as is my nature, I procrastinated till Ameya made it not once but twice …

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Aloo Bemisaal

This entire lockdown I have been hunting baby potatoes so that I could make this dish especially for the blog. Since I couldn’t find any, I decided to make some with regular potatoes but chose the smallest ones from the lot. A perfect starter with a glass of chilled beer. Combination of spicy and tangy and super …

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Karara Mutton

Everytime I get mutton, I want to try out a new recipe. I saw this delicious recipe of Karara Mutton by Tejal Suvarna and I instantly knew I wanted to try this. My favourite mutton dish is from my friend Sahana Shivprasad Shetty hotel Shelter and trust me when I tell u that it’s irresistible. …

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Lemon Bliss Mini Bundts

My sister has been asking for a lemon cake since a long time. I did make her one but it wasn’t as tangy to her likeness. Today I decided to try a new recipe just for her. This lemon cake is truly bliss. Moist, tangy and delicious. The glaze just adds a sticky yummy tang …

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Kheema Baida Roti

It’s been a while since I have cooked something new or treated the family. The days have been passing like a whirlwind and I haven’t gotten the time to make an effort. I had a pack of mutton kheema and had planned to make my famous burgers then realised the kheema wasnt enough as burgers …

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Butter Chicken Goila’s style

2018 Masterchef Australia season 10, Chef Saransh Goila puts forward a pressure test with his famous butter chicken. I was like hmm, is it really that difficult. And then I watched process after process and realised this is no ordinary butter chicken. This year I haven’t got the heart to watch MasterChef with the change …

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