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I am Anushree, curator of the website  www.simmertoslimmer.com, a site focused on Asian-Indian cuisine. A self-proclaimed foodie, I combine my passion for food and photography to create easy, delicious and visually appealing recipes to inspire busy moms to co

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Member Since: Jan 4, 2019


Last Posted Recipe: Mar 14, 2019

Easy Baingan Bharta

Baingan bharta is a smoky-flavored curry made by mashing fire-roasted eggplants and cooking them in a rich onion-tomato gravy. A popular North Indian dish, Baingan bharta pairs well with roti or rice.

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Instant Pot Date Cake

If you have kids who want to learn how to cook, you’ll find that Instant Pot cooking is much safer than a stove top. So when my 11-year old wanted to start baking, we thought Instant Pot would be a great place to start.

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Poori - deep fried Indian bread

Poori is a deep fried Indian bread commonly consumed as breakfast or sometimes as a meal accompanied by Aloo Subzi (Potato gravy). Here’s a recipe to make those puffed up pooris that we all love!

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Kesar Pista (Saffron - Pistachio) Smoothie

Kesar pista smoothie is one of a kind – it combines saffron (kesar), pistachios (pista), with banana, cardamom, and milk to create a delicious and nutrient-rich drink that’s perfect for kids and as a post-workout drink.

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Nimbu Pani (lemonade)

Nimbu Pani or Lemonade is the perfect thirst-quencher for hot summers. Learn how to make Nimbu Pani just like the ones that are served on the streets of Mumbai.

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Easy curry sauce recipe

Easy Indian curry sauce recipe – Whether you make Indian food regularly or occasionally, having this curry sauce in your refrigerator will save you time. Skip Indian takeout and make fresh and delicious Indian meals in minutes!

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Coffee walnut smoothie

This coffee walnut smoothie is the perfect solution for when you are debating between having coffee in the morning or chugging down a healthy smoothie.

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Make Pineapple Juice at home -with a blend

Make fresh Pineapple juice at home without a juicer. All you need is a blender and if you have the high performance ones like the Blendtec one, you don’t need to strain the juice at all!

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Beans with coconut

I love the recipe below because I like the way jaggery combines with the natural taste of the vegetable to create a unique flavor and the Mangalorean curry masala blended with it gives a nice edge to it. BTW, in my local language Beans is called Paraspi.

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Homemade ghee in Instant Pot using butter

Burnt your ghee? Never again! Follow this detailed fail-proof recipe with step by step pictures to make ghee in Instant Pot and say goodbye to storebought ghee.

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Anjeer Barfi

Ajmeri Kalakand or Anjeer Barfi is a type of Kalakand traditionally made from thickened milk and Figs or Anjeer and traces its origins to but of course Ajmer :)

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15-minute No eggs Tiramisu recipe

No eggs Tiramisu recipe – this coffee flavored creamy Italian dessert is sure to steal your heart with the first bite.

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Pineapple Squash

The best thing about this recipe is if you let the squash mixture thicken further, you can make Pineapple spread or jam out of it – which is what I did!

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Mango Kalakand

I used sweetened mango pulp from a can and though the end product was great, I would definitely recommend fresh mango pulp – nothing can beat that!

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Buttermilk dosa

I enjoyed having and making the most was for Buttermilk dosa and it comes from one of my favorite aunts!

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Matar Paneer

Paneer lovers rejoice! Here’s a delicious and creamy restaurant-style matar paneer recipe that you’ve got to check out.

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Instant Pot Dal Fry

This recipe for Dal Fry is very close to my heart because it comes from my mom’s kitchen. This is my humble attempt to recreate the hearty and lip-smacking dal my mom makes at home. This is her signature dish – simple and elegant just like her.

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Coriander chutney

Coriander chutney for Indian street food (chaat) – Learn how to make this simple and flavorful coriander or cilantro chutney and master the secret recipe that makes most Indian street food so finger-licking good.

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Easy and Healthy Chocolate Banana Cake Rec

This delicious and moist Chocolate Banana Cake recipe filled with the goodness of coconut oil and banana makes for a healthy after-school treat for kids. Make this 30-minute fuss-free cake using a blender. No stand-in mixer required.

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Restaurant style Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer (spinach with cottage cheese) combines spinach with cottage cheese to make this delicious meal that goes well with rotis or naan. Get this recipe to make restaurant style palak paneer at home. And, Instant pot fans, you can totally make this in an Instant Pot.

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Aloo Methi

Aloo methi combines stir-fried potatoes (aloo) with freshly chopped fenugreek leaves (methi) to create an aromatic and flavorful side dish that is best savored with ghee laden rotis.

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One pot creamy curry pasta with shrimp

One pot creamy curry pasta with shrimp is a perfect marriage of Indian flavors with Italian produce. It is effortless to make and you can dish up this quick and satisfying supper in about 30 minutes.

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Dhania Chicken

Home » Indian Food Recipes » By Ingredient » Chicken » Dhania Chicken Dhania Chicken Published on December 29, 2015 | Last updated February 13, 2019 This post contains affiliate links. Share 1 Pin 89 Tweet Yum 1 +1 2 93 SHARES Jump to Recipe Print Recipe If you are tired of making chicken curry the same old way, try making Dhania (cilantro) chicken. A must make recipe for all those who love the taste of Cilantro (Dhania) leaves! If you are tired of making chicken curry the same old way, try making Dhania Chicken. A “must-make” recipe for all those who are big fans of Cilantro or Coriander leaves or Dhania

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Pav Bhaji

Loaded with veggies and butter, Pav bhaji is one of the most loved street foods in India. If you haven’t had it before, let me warn you, you will be hooked after the first bite of this delicious bhaji (vegetable dish). Serve it with crispy buttered pav (soft dinner rolls) for a complete gastronomical experience.

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Batata Poha (Flattened rice with potatoes)

This Batata Poha recipe is dedicated to those who want a great tasting (and looking) Poha. Say goodbye to mushed up poha!

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Godi laddoo - Wheat laddoo

I decided to experiment a little and try another type – Godi laddoo or Wheat laddoo. These laddoos are made out of 3 key ingredients – wheat, ghee and sugar and you can make them in less than 30 minutes.

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Patta Gobhi (Cabbage) Sabzi

Simple and spectacular! That is what I call this subzi. Not only does it taste good but it is very simple to make.

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Stir-fried Okra and onions (Bhindi do pyaz

Bhindi do pyaza or stir-fried okra with onions combines okra with twice the amount of onions and a few spices to create a delectable dish that is a hot favorite with Indian food lovers.

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Moong Dal Payasam

In a Mangalorean household, festive celebrations are incomplete without a delicious serving of Moong dal payasam or payasa. Learn how to make this traditional dessert in half the time without compromising on the taste.

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Prawns Balchao

Prawns Balchao is a fiery dish that finds its origins in Goa. Prawns are stir-fried first and then added to a pickled curry sauce to create a dish that makes your taste buds tingle and leaves you asking for more.

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Sweet Beaten Rice - Bajil Bella Tarai

Bajil bella tarai which stands for beaten rice, jaggery and coconut is a very traditional Mangalorean breakfast. Also known as Sweet beaten rice, Bajil bella tarai has made its way to our breakfast table umpteen number of times. It is very easy to pull it together, it is one of my favorite breakfasts.

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Gatti or steamed rice dumpling

Gatti or steamed rice dumplings is a Mangalorean dish made of brown rice, jaggery, and coconut. Gatti is usually made using turmeric leaves but since I could not find them, I was forced to use Banana leaves.

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Half fried eggs

Rise and Shine! This is my go-to breakfast. It instantly makes me happy, fills my tummy and marks the start of a great day. Best part, it is so easy to make. You can’t go wrong with this and it takes like all of 5 minutes to make.

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Kori Gassi (Mangalorean chicken curry)

Mangalorean chicken curry or Kori Gassi is a chicken curry like no other. The signature dish of the folks hailing from bunt community, this fiery red chicken curry combines the mild sweetness of coconut with a medley of spices to create a complexly flavored curry that is a treat to your senses. Kori Gassi (kori = chicken, gassi = curry) is served with either rutti (rice wafers) or rice along with Kori ajadina(dry chicken dish) on the side.

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Date and Chikoo Smoothie

Date and Chikoo Smoothie – This nutritious blended drink made from Date and Chikoo (Sapota) is a great treat for any time of the day – be it an after school snack or a post-workout drink.

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Bhutai Gassi

My husband takes great pride in making the gassi be it Mackerel (Bangude), Sardines (Bhutai) or good old Tilapia

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