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BAKED GOODIES
Cakes / Cupcakes
Banana Chocolate Chip Cake
Carrot Cake ~ Moist & Soft
Chocolate Cup Cakes
Chocolate Marble Cake
Choco-chip Nut Cake
Christmas Fruit / Plum Cake
Devil's Food Cake
Double Chocolate Loaf Cake
Microwave Chocolate Cake
One Bowl Vanilla Cupcakes
Orange N Chocolate Malai Cake
Red Velvet Cup Cakes
Tutti Fruti Tea Cake

Brownies / Muffins
Banana Nut Muffins
Basic Muffin Recipe
Butterscotch Blondies
Chocolate Banana Muffins
Hershey's Chocolate Brownies 
Katherine Hepburn Brownies
Mocha Muffins with Coffee Glaze
Mom's Sweet Muffins
Orange Muffins with Orange Glaze
Spicy Couscous Muffins

Eggless Baking
Apple Crumble Rolls
Apple Banana Muffins
Baked Donuts with Chocolate Glazesalad
Banana Cinnamon Scones
Cottage Cheese Cake (Paneer Cake)
Chocolate Brownies
Chocolate Espresso Cake
Chocolate Microwave Cake
Chocolate Sponge Cake
Coffee Cake
Dates Cake (Vegan) - Step by Step
Fruit Cake
Mango Cake
Savory Semolina / Suji Cake
Vanilla Sponge Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting
Vegan Orange Cake

Cookies / Biscuits / Biscotti


Butter Cookies
Chocolate Chip Almond Biscotti
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Oats Cookies
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (Step by Step)
Eggless Cookies
Almond Custard Cookies
Butter Scones
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Oats Almond Cookies
M&M Cookies
Mexican Wedding Cookies / Snowball Cookies
Nankhatai
Orange Shortbread Cookies
Shrewsbury Biscuits
Slice N Bake / Tutti Frutti Cookies
Snickers Chocolate Chip Cookies
Sprinkle Cookies
Thumbprint Cookies
Torcetti / Torcettini Cookies (little twists)

Breads
Quick Breads
Chocolate Tutti Frutti Banana Loaf
Eggless Banana Loaf / Bread
Eggless Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Orange Tutti Fruti Bread

Yeast Breads

5 Minute No Knead Artisan Bread
Bialys (Chewy Rolls topped with caramelized onions)
Braided Pizza Bread - Step by Step
Cinnamon Honey Rolls
Coconut Rolls
Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart Rolls
Croissants / French Croissants
Dinner Rolls / Pav Buns
Eggless, Baked Donuts
Focaccia with Caramelized Onions
Garlic Mushroom Pizza
Garlic Bread Rolls
Garlic and Smoked Tomato Dip Pull Apart Bread
Hokkaido Milk Bread | Eggless Basic White Bread
Homemade Pizza (Vegetable Pizza) - Step by Step
Honeycomb Buns
Paneer Crescents
Stuffed Buns / Masala Stuffed Rolls
Tutti Fruti Mini Buns

Other Bakes
Baked Cauliflorets
Baked Chick Peas / Garbanzo Beans
Baked Potato Casserole
Baked Taco Bowls
Cauliflower Crust Pizza
Cheesy Bread Cups 
Chocolate Pudding Pie
Vegetable Lasagna with homemade Lasagna sheets w/o pasta machine.


BREAKFAST
Aappam
Adai / Murungakeerai Adai (Mixed Lentil Crepes)
Aval Puttu / Aval Vellam
Avocado Chocolate Grilled Sandwich
Chana Masala Sandwich 
Chettinad Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram
Chinese Egg Omelette
Chilli Idli Fry
Chilli Cheese Toast
Couscous Puttu
Dhoklas / Tomato Dhoklas
Eggless Oats and Dates Pancakes
Godhuma Dosa
Healthy Chewy Granola Bars
Idlis with Tricolor Chutneys
Idli Upma with Lemon
Onion Rava Dosa
Oats Rajma Toast
Instant Oats Idlis
Mung Bean Sprouts and Spinach Conjee (Porridge)
Mushroom Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Mushroom Stuffed Kuzhi Paniyaram
Onion Oothappam
Pasta Upma
Pasta In Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce
Paasiparuppu Puttu
Pesarattu Dosa
Rava Khichdi
Rava Semiya Idli
Rava Upma
South Indian Breakfast Thali
Venn Pongal


SIDE DISHES FOR IDLI / DOSAS
Chutney / Thuvaiyal / Thokku Varieties
Coriander-Mint Chutney
Easy Garlic Tomato Chutney
Garlic Smoked Tomato Chutney
Ginger Chutney (Inji Chutney)
Ginger Thogayal / Allam Pachadi
Ginger Tomato Chutney
Hotel Coconut Chutney
Hotel Tiffin Sambar
Ketti Chutney
Onion Chutney
Onion Tomato Gotsu
Pachcha Thakkali Chutney
Peerkangai Thogayal / Ridge gourd Chutney
Pudina / Mint Thokku
Pudina Thogayal
Mango Pudhina Thogayal (without coconut)
Tomato Onion Chutney
Verkadalai /  Groundnut Chutney


Gravies / Sambar Varieties
Idli Sambar  (with Moong Dal)
Kadappa Recipe / Kumbakonam Kadappa


Spice Powder / Podi Varieties
Idli Milagai Podi
Poondu Milagai Podi / Garlic Gun powder

Dips/Spreads/Sauces

Eggless Mayonnaise
Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter

SOUTH INDIAN LUNCH MENU
Rice Varieties

Aloo Gobhi Pulao
Coconut Rice (Thengaai Saadam)
Coriander Biryani
Curd Rice ~ Thayir Sadam
Garlic Fried Rice (Sinangag)
Karuveppilai Sadam (Spicy Curry leaf Rice)
Mango Rice (Maanga Sadham)
Mushroom and Peas Pulao
Peas Pulao
Pepper Fried Rice
Puliodharai
Poondu Vengaya Puliodharai
Soya Chunks Peas Pulao
Spicy Coconut Rice
Tomato Pulao
Tomato Methi Pulao
Tomato Rice
Vegetable Biriyani
Vegetable Brinji Rice
Vegetable Pulao


SAMBAR / RASAM / KULAMBU  FOR RICE
Capsicum Sambar
Carrot Beans Sambar
Chettinad Kalyana Vatral Kulambu
Chettinad Kaara Kulambu
Chettinad Kathirikkai Poondu Kulambu
Chettinad Thakkali Kulambu
Chow-Chow / Chayote Sambar
Drumstick / Murungakkai Sambar
Ennai Kathirikkai Kulambu (No Onion / Garlic)
Gongurra Pappu / Dal
Karuveppilai Poondu Kulambu (Spicy Curry Leaves & Garlic Gravy)
Kathirikkai Kaara Kulambu  (Brinjal Spicy Gravy)d
Keerai Masiyal
Kothavarangai / Cluster Beans Puli Kulambu
Mamidikaya Pappu / Mango Dal
Malli Kulambu
Milagu Kuzhambu
Milagu Rasam
Methi Dal
Mochai Kulambu
Mochai Puli Kulambu
Mor Kulambu
Mullangi / Radish Sambar
Murungakai Puli Kulambu
Murungakeerai Paruppu (Drumstick leaves Dal)
Pachcha Thakkalikkai Paruppu (Raw Green Tomato Dal)
Peerkangai Oorpu
Poondu Sambar
Pulichakeerai Thokku
Quick Rasam (With sambar powder)
Seeraga Kulambu (Spicy Cumin Gravy)
Vankayya Bhajji / Pappu (Aubergine Dal)
Vendakkai Puli Kulambu / Vendakkai Puli Pachadi
Vatral Kulambu 
Vengaya Kari Vadagam



SIDE DISHES FOR RICE
Poriyals / Stir Fry
Aloo Pepper Fry
Avarakkai Poriyal / Broad beans Curry
Baby Potatoes Roast / Fry
Baby Potatoes Sambal
Besanwali Bhindi
Brinjal Peanut Curry
Capsicum Peanut Poriyal
Capsicum Zunka
Carrot Moong Dal Poriyal / Stir Fry
Carrot Beans Poriyal
Cauliflower Pepper Fry
Chakkaravalli Kilangu Poriyal (Sweet potato Curry)
Cheppakizhangu Fry (Arbi / Taro Root Fry)
Chettinad Vazhakkai Curry
Chettinad  Kathirikkai Chops
Chilli Egg / Chinese Egg Stir Fry
Gongurra Soya Curry
Jodhpuri Aloo
Karamani / String Beans Poriyal (in Microwave)
Kathirikkai Milagu Curry (Brinjal Pepper fry)
Kothavarangai Paruppu Usili
Kovakkai Curry (Tindora/Dondakaya Curry)
Midhi Pavakkai Poriyal (Baby Bitter gourds Stir fry)
Mushroom Vepudu
Murungakeerai Poriyal (Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry)
Palakottai Poriyal
Podalangai Poriyal (Snakegourd Stir Fry)
Podalangai Muttai Podimas
Potato Capsicum Curry 
Potato Oil Roast
Potato Podimas
Potato Mochai Curry
Potato Roast
Roasted Egg Curry
Sirukeerai Poriyal / Amaranthus Stir Fry
Soya Chukka / Dru Soya Chunks Curry
Stuffed Brinjal Curry
Vazhakkai / Plantain Pepper Fry (in Microwave)
Vazhakkai Varuval
Vazhakkai Kola Urundai
Vazakkai Podimas
Vazhaithandu Poriyal / Plantain(banana) Stem curry
Vendakkai / Okra Stir Fry

Kootu / Gravy Varieties
Cabbage Kootu 
Chow-Chow Kootu
Chettinad Potato Kurma
Chettinad Vazhakkai / Plantain Kurma
Kathirikkai Palakottai Kootu
Mango Pachadi
Murungakeerai Poriccha Kootu
Poricha Kulmabu / Poricha Kootu (No onion, No Garlic)
Sorakkai / Bottle Gourd Spicy Curry
Sigappu Mulai Keerai Masiyal

PICKLES & PODIS
Avakkai Mango Pickle
Cut Mango Pickle ~ Manga Oorugai
Gooseberry Pickle ~ Nellikkai Oorugai
Kothamalli Thokku / Coriander Thokku Pickle
Lemon Pickle ~ Elumichai Oorugai
Mango Thokku Pickle

Podi/Spice Powder for Rice
Paruppu Podi

INDIAN BREADS
Butter Naan | Without Yeast | Basic Naan
Ceylon Channa Parotta
Chinese Stir Fried Vegetable Parathas
Homemade Naan | without yeast | Stove top Method (Step by Step)
Homemade Whole wheat flour Tortillas
Methi Thepla
Paneer Parathas
Paneer Wraps
Puris

SIDE DISHES FOR CHAPPATHIS / ROTIS


Aalampana
Aloo Gobhi
Aloo Channa Masala
Baked Shahi Paneer
Bhindi Masala
Broccoli Peas Kurma
Cauliflower Peas Kurma
Channa Masala
Chavli Amti (Black Eyed Peas Curry)
Chettinad Paneer Pirattal
Chettinad Vegetable Kurma
Chilli Paneer
Dal Makhani (Restaurant Style)
Dal Paneer Masala
Dal Tadka
Egg Masala Gravy
Egg Bhurji
Gobi Gulistan
Gulab Jamun Spicy Curry
Hot, Sweet & Sour Vegetables
Kadai Paneer
Kadai Mushroom
Kadai Vegetable Gravy
Kashmiri Dum Aloo
Kerala Kadala Curry 
Kothamalli Channa Curry
Matar Paneer
Matar Panner Butter Masala
Mixed Vegetable Kurma or Chapathi Kurma
Moong Sprouts Bhaji
Mushroom & Peas Makhani
Mushroom Masala
Mushroom Pepper Fry
Peas Masala (Restaurant Style)
Paneer Butter Masala (No onion, No Garlic)
Paneer Butter Masala
Paneer Gulshan
Paneer Kurma (without coconut)
Paneer Makhani
Paneer Makhanwala
Paneer Tawa Masala
Paneer Tikka Masala
Phalguni Dal
Pindi Channa/Chole
Rajma Masala
Shahi Paneer
Sirkewala Jhinga
Spring Onion Curry
Soya Chunks Kofta Curry
Soya Chunks & Mung Beans Sprouts Curry
Tawa Paneer Masala
Thakkali / Tomato Thokku
Vegetable Kofta Curry
Vegetarian Keema Matar (Minced Cauliflower & Peas Curry)


SNACKS / EVENING TIFFIN VARIETIES
Deep Fried


Aloo Bonda
Aloo Mirch Bhajjis
Baby Corn Satay
Bottle gourd Fritters / Lauki Bhajjias
Bread Rolls
Chilli Bread / Bread Masala
Dill Leaves Pakoras
Keerai Bonda
Kurkuri Bhindi
Manchurian Burger
Masala Peanuts
Masala Vadai
Mutter Ki Kachori
Nargisi Kebabs
Onion Pakora / Garam Pakoda
Paneer Potato Pops
Pappad Rolls
Sabudana Vada
Sambar Vadai
Sundaikkai Masaal Vadai
Sweet Corn Vadai (with Urad Dal)
Vazhakkai Bajji / Plantain Fritters
Vazhakkai Chips / Plantain Chips
Vegetable Bonda

Healthy 
Baked Cauliflorets
Baked Chick Peas / Garbanzo Beans
Beetroot Tikki
Cheesy Bread Cups (baked)
Chilli Garlic Potatoes with Noodles
Chinese Egg Noodles
Chinese Veg Noodles
Kara Pori
Masala Kara Pori (Beach Style)
Noodles in Tomato Sauce
Puli Aval
Rajma Tikkis / Red Kidney Beans Patties


SOUPS
Chinese Vegetable Noodles Soup
Coriander and Carrot Soup
Creamy Pumpkin Soup
Creamy Vegetable Soup
Sweet Corn Soup
Tomato Pasta Soup
Vegan Tomato Soup
Watermelon Gazpacho

SALADS / SUNDALS
Cantaloupe Salsa
Carrot Almond Salad
Couscous Salad
Chickpeas Corn Salad
Chickpeas (Kondakadalai) Sundal
Cucumber Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing
Kadalai Paruppu / Channa Dal Sundal (Tangy Version)
Macaroni Pasta and Egg Salad
Mint Yogurt Dip
Pacha Payaru Sweet Sundal
Peanut (Verkadalai) Sundal
Rajma Sundal
Thenga Manga Pattani Sundal


STREET FOOD / CHAATS
Aloo Anardhana Chaat
Ceylon Channa Parotta
Date Tamarind Sweet Chutney
Mint Aloo Chaat
Paneer Tak-a-Tak
Pav Bhaji
Peanuts Chaat ~ Beach Style
Peas Chaat ~ Beach Style
Snackuits Chaats
Spicy Corn on Cob

INDIAN FESTIVAL SWEETS
For Neiveidhyams
7 cup Burfi / Cake
Akkaravadisal / Akkara Adisil
Aval Payasam
Chakkarai Pongal  (Traditional Method)
Coconut Burfi (in Microwave)
Kalkandu Pongal
Kozhukattai / Modakam (step by step)
Medhu Vadai / Ulundhu Vadai (Hotel Style)
Nei Appam
Paanagam
Paal Kozhukattai
Paal Payasam
Paneer Payasam
Paruppu Payasam
Pineapple Rava Kesari / Halwa
Semiya / Vermicelli Kesari
Semiya / Vermicelli Payasam (in Microwave)
Thiruvadirai Kali

For Festivals or Special Occasions


Adhirasam
Baadusha
Besan Coconut Peda
Bread Jamoon
Carrot Halwa
Chocolate Almond Bark
Chocolate Fudge
Chocolate Halwa (in Microwave)
Chocolate Jujubes
Chocolate Truffles
Coconut Poli
Doodh Bopla Peta
French Apple Pie (with No Bake Pie Crust)
Gulab Jamoon
Javvarisi Payasam / Sago Kheer 
Kaaju Katli / Cashewnut Burfi
Kajirakai
Kesar Sandesh
Komola Kheer (Orange Kheer)
Lavang Latika
Maa Ladoo / Pottukadalai Urundai
Maida Burfi / Maida Cake
Malpuas
Mango Kheer / Mambazha Payasam
Pori Urundai
No Bake / No Cook Valentine Sweethearts
Orange Chenna Payesh (in Microwave)
Paal Pongal
Puran Poli
Rava Ladoo
Rava Kesari
Sohan Halwa
Somaas / Somaasi
Spiced-up Carrot Sago Kheer
Thengai Arisi Payasam / Coconut Kheer
Vanilla Panna Cotta with Basil Seeds (sabja) 

SAVORIES FOR FESTIVAL OCCASIONS
Butter Murukku
Cashewnut Murukku
Ghee Murukku
Cornflakes Mixture
Karasev
Omapodi
Ribbon Pakoda / Naadaa Kaaras
Ring Murukku
Spicy Diamond Cuts / Maida Khara Biscuits
Uppu Seedai

DRINKS / FRUIT JUICES
Basil Seeds Lemonade (Sabja Lemon Drink)
Black Grape Banana Smoothie
Cantaloupe Slush
Chikoo Milkshake
Chocolate Banana Milkshake
Coconut Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Grape Fizz
Grape Juice
Dry Fruits Milkshake
Homemade Strawberry Crush
Lassi / Sweet Lassi
Lychee / Litchi Sparkler
Mango Jal Jeera
Mango Julius
Mango Milkshake
Mango Lemonade
Mango Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie
Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Smoothie
Oats spiced Buttermilk
Orange Papaya Passion
Papaya Iron Punch
Rose Milk
Spicy Masala ButterMilk
Strawberry Lemonade
Sweet Lime / Satthukudi / Mosambi Juice
Watermelon Cooler
Watermelon Agua Fresca
Watermelon Slushies
Yellow Watermelon Juice


PUDDINGS / ICE CREAMS


Avocado Chocolate Peanut Butter Popsicles
Mango Nungu Pudding
Eggless Strawberry Ice Cream
Eggless Chocolate Pudding
Grape Popsicles
Roasted Almond Chocolate Ice Cream | Egg less and homemade
Vegan Chocolate Avocado Mousse

HOW TO  / BASIC ESSENTIALS
Clean Mushrooms / Button Mushrooms
Cook / Boil Peanuts in Microwave
Idli / Dosa Batter
Homemade Caramel Sauce
Homemade Coriander Powder
Homemade Ginger Garlic Paste
Homemade Red Chilli Powder
Homemade Rice Flour for Bakshanams
How to make/set Thick Yogurt/Curd w/o culture from Scratch
Kozhukattai Flour / Homemade Rice Flour
Make Cake Flour
Make Kopra / Dry Coconut Flakes from Fresh Coconut
Make Instant Buttermilk
Pulikaichal
Rice Flour
Retain the basmati rice to remain separate even after cooking / Prevent the Basmati rice from becoming mushy after cooking
Sambar Powder
Sundried Tomatoes
How to Sprout Mung Beans / Lentils
Vegan Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce

BON APPETIT !!!

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