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Siri Pulipaka

Siri is an obsessed foodie, an avid blogger, a passionate photographer and one who yearns for simple pleasures of life. She writes about recipes, her culinary adventures and reviews local restaurants & events on her blog - Cooking With Siri, which she started in summer of 2007 during her stint in the US. She believes in farmer's markets, growing her own food and eating responsibly & locally. She also has a photography blog - 365 Days of Siri, where she shares and documents a slice of her daily life through the camera lens. She currently lives in Hyderabad, India along with her food-loving husband.

5 Ways to Make Brown Rice

Today it is all about Brown Rice. Try these 5 ways to make a tasty and satisfying meal.

Homestyle Rajma Masala

A flavorful, simply-made bowl of rajma with fresh roti. Be ready for a creamy, not-too-spicy dish with a dollop of cream and a fried chili on top.

Plum Crisp with Almonds

A crazy day is easily cured with a nutty plum crisp. In just a half of an hour this gooey dessert with crumble will be tasting irresistible.

Curry Leaf Mojito

This cocktail is a tastefully created drink with an Indian twist, and is sure to be a showstopper. It is time to showoff your trendy cocktail skills.

Spiced Spinach Patties

An easy vegan appetizer that goes great with just about any dipping sauce. Spice it up with a variety of vegetables and chilies.

Vegan Red Bean and Oats Burger

Vegan Red Bean and Oats Burger

These vegan patties are full of flavorful veggies and legumes that are delicious in their own right and as a healthy alternative to fast food burgers.

Mini Plum Upside Down Cakes

Mini Plum Upside Down Cakes

Leftovers of the batter and the topping can be turned into even smaller versions of this sweet dessert using cupcake liners.

Vegan Basil Almond Pesto

Vegan Basil Almond Pesto

If you’re making just one serving try grinding your pesto with a mortar and pestle. Any more than that and you’re better off with a food processor.

Dhaba Style Urad Dal

Dhaba Style Urad Dal

Taste and add more/less dhaba tadka mix as per your taste buds. If you have the mix ready, this dal is so easy to make.

Gravied Drumsticks

Gravied Drumsticks

It is so simple and so much fun to squeeze out the tangy, succulent drumstick pulp in this awesome recipe.