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Healthy Coleslaw – Low Calorie Diet Salad

Coleslaw is a salad consisting primarily of shredded raw cabbage. Since cabbage is incredibly nutritious, yet very low in fat and calories, with 100 g of leaves providing just 25 calories, it is a great choice of vegetable if you are trying to be on low calorie diet. Original coleslaw is dressed with mayonnaise and/or buttermilk. My [...]

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Phini – Ful Roti – Fried Layered Snack (फिनी)

What is Phul Roti (Fini/Phini) फिनी /फुल रोटि ? Fini is served at special or ceremonial functions as part of traditional rituals. They are very popular during dashain, tihar (Laxmi puja and Bhai Tika). Bhai Tika is the fifth day of tihar which is observed by brothers and sisters to honor each other. There are various types [...]

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Suji/Rava/Semolina Laddu (सुजीको लड्डू)

Suji, also known as rava , semolina, or sooji, Ladoos are one of the tasty desserts made from semolina, nuts, and ghee. They are delicious and yet very easy to make with very few simple ingredients. It is also one of the dessert made in many households during Tihar (Diwali or Dipawali) in Nepal. Here is my [...]

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Khashi (mutton) ko kabab (खसी को कबाफ)

If you like mutton or goat meat (खसी को मासु कबाफ ), this is a popular way to prepare this dish in Nepal, especially during dashain festival. Goat meat ((खसी को मासु) has similar resemblance in Nepal as Turkey has in US.  Dashain festival would not be complete without khashi ko kabab (mutton kabab), chiura, and [...]

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Chicken Enchiladas (Enchiladas de Pollo)

What is Enchiladas? Enchiladas originated in Mexico, where the practice of rolling tortillas around other food dates back at least to Mayan times. An enchilada is a tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a chili pepper sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with a variety of ingredients, including meat, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables, seafood [...]

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Khalpi – Matured Cucumber Pickle (खल्पी)

What is Khalpi Pickle(kankro ko achar) खल्पी? Khalpi (खल्पी)is one of the favorite fermented pickles of Nepal made from matured cucumber. It is a traditional food consumed during Dashain/Tihar festival along with mashu chiura (meat and beaten rice). It also goes well with Dal,Bhat,Tarakari which is the staple food. The long fermentation allows the probiotic to  [...]

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