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Recipe Archives

Welcome to the Recipe Archive, where you can find dishes featured on "Greeting India" in past months as well as some basic recipes to get you started in Indian cooking. More recipes are always being added, so check back often. Have fun!


Soups and Daals

Savory Breads

Sweet Breads

  • Puran Poli: A sweet flatbread stuffed with mashed split-peas and sugar
  • Gol Puri: Whole wheat flatbread sweetened with brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom


Rice Dishes

  • Rajma Pulao: Rice with red kidney beans, onion, pepper, and spices
  • Peas Pulao: Rice cooked with peas, lemon, peppers, and finished with raisins and toasted cashews.
  • Coconut Rice: Rice cooked in coconut milk with corriander and cumin
  • Khichadi: Rice and moong beans cooked together for a smooth dish.
  • Kabuli: Rice with vegetables, pommegranates, raisins, and nuts.
  • Orange Saffron Rice: A sweet rice dish cooked with oranges and saffron
  • Sarkkari Pongal: A sweet stew of rice, split-peas, milk, raisins, and nuts served during Pongal

Meat and Fish Dishes

  • Kohzi Curry: Chicken with onion, ginger, coconut, and red pepper
  • Goan Fish: Fish spiced with lemon, tamarind and coconut
  • Hilsa Fish: Fish with chilis, poppy seeds, and tamarind
  • Fish Kofta Curry: Fish balls fried and served in an onion and garlic sauce
  • Badami Chicken: Chicken with almond and cashew paste, cooked with spices

Snacks and Appetizers

  • Ragda Patties: Small potato patties shallow fried and served with a spiced bean or chickpea gravy
  • Pav Bhaji: Warm, spiced mixed vegetables served on a warm buttered roll
  • Assorted Bhajias: Vegetables coated in a spiced chickpea batter and deep fried
  • Murukku: A deep-fried fritter made of rice flour and cracked wheat, served at Pongal

Condiments and Side Dishes


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