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Halshashthi-Kamarchhath-Vrat Food!

Monsoon season in Chhattisgarh is starting of a long series of festivals, fasts and celebrations starting from Hareli. Each auspicious date has some or the other importance and is celebrated through various rituals, folklore and food. Kamarchhath (also called kamarchhat … Continue reading

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Jimikand-Jhurga ki khatti subji-Yam and black-eyed peas curry!

Today we are going to learn one more Chhattisgarhi delicacy that is prepared on special occasions. Jimikand as you know is a very important vegetable in Chhattisgarhi cuisine and is called the king of all vegetables. It is prepared in … Continue reading

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Let’s eat flowers! Pumpkin blossom chilla-Konhada phool chilla-Kumhada phool chilla

It always amazes me how we eat a lot of greens in Chhattisgarh! I’m sure we eat the most types of bhaajis (greens are called bhaaji and vegetables are called subji or saag in Chhattisgarh) as compared to any other region. I have tasted more than 25 types … Continue reading

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Masoor Batkar (red lentil) Kadhi! Step-by-step! :P

Batkar or simply the Chhattisgarhi masoor dal kadhi is yet another curd curry from Chhattisgarh. We Chhattisgarhis love our rice and curd based curries. Polishing off loads of rice with ghee and these curries is the ideal food we would … Continue reading

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Jimikanda (Yam) Masala – No onion no garlic recipe – Step By Step :)

Jimikanda Masala – Also known as the king of all curries in Chhattisgarh! No feast is ever complete without this yummy dish on the menu! This particular one is a ‘no onion no garlic’ recipe and yet the most tastiest ever! The story … Continue reading

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Babra or Bobra? :D – Step by step recipe!

Babra or Bobra, whatsoever you want to call it, is my most favorite chhattisgarhi sweet dish. Why? Because I’m not really a sweet lover and this savory dish is just about the sweetness I like and when made in pure … Continue reading

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Phara (Fara) or simply, rice sticks!

The moment I think of a scrumptious breakfast recipe from maa’s kitchen, phara comes to my mind without any second guess. Most of us know, from our general knowledge, that Chhattisgarh (CG) is called the rice bowl of India and … Continue reading

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The first post!

Hello, everyone! This is my first post on Nonee Cooks and I’m very excited to share my world with you. I will share some yummy recipes from Chhattisgarh along with some heart warming and nostalgic memoirs, stories, anecdotes and pictures. … Continue reading

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