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Vegetable Chow Mein

Crunchy stir-fried noodles with colorful vegetables, all sautéed in a perfect savory umami-like sauce. Quick and easy, this Indian street-food style Vegetable Chow Mein is a favorite in our home. The trick is to make sure that the noodles are neither dry nor mushy and as a result will give the perfect al-dente texture. The amount of sauce that you add should be enough to coat the noodle strands so there is no extra watery sauce at the bottom of the pan. Vegetable Chow Mein makes a great after-school snack or even a full meal. You could add chicken or…

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Moong Daal Khasta Kachori

I was planning on sharing this recipe a couple of days back but I was having too much Diwali fun and work took a back seat. I made these Moong Daal Khasta Kachori in our Diwali potluck party along with Gajar Halwa. This Spiced Mung Bean Stuffed Flaky Dumpling with its flaky, buttery crust is one of my favorite guilty pleasures, especially during the cold winter season. Moong Daal Khasta Kachori is one of the favourite deep fried indulgence and love it with a cup of tea.

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Vada Pav

We always prefer to plan our trips thoroughly, jot down the places to explore and restaurants to eat. When we visited Mumbai last month, I knew it would be more like a casual trip. I just wanted to relax, savor Mom’s cooking and visit the beach. Arvind had just one thing in his plan, to eat as many Vada Pav as he could. No kidding! And the plan was quite successful. He had been missing the good authentic version of vada pav for such a long time that I couldn’t blame him for getting all gluttony over it.