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About gudkuk24

Love cooking,reading,gardening,listening to music.Have a great zest for life! I do not balk at changes that need to be made to keep me positive. I have an upbeat view of life and take disappointments as experiences and I move on!

Ginger Scallion Sauce

This is a very versatile sauce. The origins are Chinese, but this sauce can be adapted to any cuisine! It is mainly used as a condiment along with Chinese style Roast Duck or Roast Pork. This sauce also tastes fantastic … Continue reading

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Tomato Pickle

Serving: 12 to 18 Time: 60 min to 90 min Difficulty: medium In India we pickle a lot of vegetables and sometimes chicken, goat meat and sea food. Pickling in India is more complex than just braining in or using … Continue reading

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Rosemary Chicken with Potatoes

  Ingredients : 4 small chicken legs                                                                    … Continue reading

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Brinjal Pickle

Ingredients: ½ kg small Brinjal – (Indian eggplant) 2½ tbsp cumin seeds 2 tsp mustard seeds½ tsp turmeric 2-3 tsp red chilli powder 12-14 cloves garlic ¼- 1/2 cup vinegar ½ cup cooking oil Raw brown sugar( jaggery) & salt … Continue reading

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Champutai’s Vangi chi Bhaji (stuffed baby brinjal in coconut milk)

Serving : 4                        Time: 1 hr.                           Difficulty : Easy   Eggplants are called brinjals in India. In … Continue reading

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Sambhar potatoes

Ingredients 1 lb small potatoes, boiled and peeled 1 cup finely chopped onions 1 tsp tamarind paste dissolved  in 1/4 cup of warm water 1  – 11/2  tbsp sambhar powder 1/2 chili powder – optional 1/2 tsp mustard seed 1/4 … Continue reading

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Roast Leg of Lamb with Garlic-Herb Crust

A semiboneless leg of lamb has had the hipbone removed to facilitate carving. This recipe makes enough bread crumbs to use for the Lemon Asparagus Casserole. Ingredients Roast Lamb 1 whole leg of lamb, semiboneless (6 to 8 pounds) 4 … Continue reading

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        SOUTH INDIAN KERALA STYLE “DRY FRY”   This item can be served with a simple curry & rice or with “Mori Daar” ( Plain split pigeon peas, also known as Toor or Arhar dal in India) … Continue reading

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Oil Pulling With Coconut Oil For Your Dental Health.

What is Oil Pulling and How Does it Work? Oil pulling has been used for thousands of years as a part of Ayurvedic Practices that have been around for over 500 years. It involves putting about a tablespoon of oil … Continue reading

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Salt-Baked Potatoes with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Butter

  INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups plus 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 russet potatoes, scrubbed and dried 2 sprigs plus 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary 1 whole head garlic, outer papery skin removed and top quarter of head cut off and discarded … Continue reading

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