Jyothi Rajesh

Jyothi Rajesh is an engineer by profession. Food and any thing related to food is her passion. She loves to cook, style and photograph food. She spends half of my week teaching Robotics to children and the rest of my week she get lost in cooking and photography. She cook for two reasons. First, cooking is, in all honesty, a way to show that she cares about people. It gives her great pleasure to make something that someone enjoys! Second, "I love the quest … the quest for great ingredient combinations, for unexpected flavors, for those “wow” recipes."

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Recipes and Articles by Jyothi Rajesh

Mexican Breakfast Tortilla, Fried Eggs & Black Beans With Salsa Recipe

Sunday, 09 October 2016 00:41

Eggs for breakfast are a staple in many household. Breakfast eggs are mostly, omelettes, scrambled or some even make fried eggs, poached eggs. To make breakfast a little more fancier, I am going to present to you a Mexican breakfast burritos. Yes tortillas wrapped with goodness. Like any other tortillas, ...

Published in Mexican Cuisine

Chicken Lasagna Recipe

Saturday, 08 October 2016 00:11

This is one of the easy lasagna recipes. Lasagna is one of the easiest and oldest pasta dishes. I am sure many of you have your favourite lasagna recipe for your busy weeknight. Be it for a busy weeknight or for the special family gathering, or a party, this classic pasta dish, will impress one and all. ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Yogurt Lamb Curry Recipe

Thursday, 06 October 2016 00:14

Lamb is the most popular meat used in Kashmiri cuisine. Wazwan, a royal feast, which is a multi-course meal spread consists mostly non vegetarian dishes. Most of the dishes are lamb based dishes, chicken is used too. It’s a feast fit for kings and consists of an array of about more than 30-course banquet. ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Peshawari Naan Recipe

Sunday, 02 October 2016 00:00

Naan is an Indian flat bread that can be made very easily at home and that too on stove top. The result – soft, pillowy, delicious naans! Peshawari naan is a close cousin of Kashmiri naan. The specialty of this flatbread is that it is sweet in taste due to the use of sultanas (raisins) and coconut. ...

Kashmiri Style Bharit Marchavangun Recipe(Stuffed Chillies Recipe)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 00:13

Bharit Marchavangun is a classic Kashmiri dish that makes a show stopping entrée (appetizer) in any party. Stuffed chillies are delicious and makes a unique starter dish. This is a dish that is easy to make, with minimum effort and time consumption. Walnuts, pomegranate seed powder, and cumin gives ...

Published in Appetizers and Sides

Nandru Yakhni Recipe | Kashmiri Style Lotus Stem in Yogurt Sauce

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:59

Nandru Yakhni Recipe is the Kashmiri Style Lotus Stem in Yogurt Sauce. Lotus roots/stem is very popular in Kashmiri cuisine. They are also called as Nandru or kamal kakdi. Lotus stem is used as an alternative for meat in most vegetarian cuisines. Kashmiri is a paradise on earth, a land of exquisite ...

Mushroom Methi Brown Rice Recipe

Saturday, 17 September 2016 00:52

This is the first time I am using brown rice in my recipe. The texture of brown rice is amazing. Once cooked it didn’t resemble rice at all, it looks more like moong. Brown rice is not a boon for just for diabetic people, but for all rice eaters. Rich in fibre, this amazing rice makes a super food ...

Published in Rice

No Onion No Garlic Raw Tomato Sabzi Recipe

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 00:29

Raw tomatoes, ever tasted them? Chances are that you might not like it at all. The texture, the taste, or even the flavour of raw tomato might put you off. We often use tomato as a base for any curry. How about using it as a vegetable itself and not as a base? Processing/cooking raw tomatoes changes ...

Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 00:04

Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe includes delicious meatballs, crispy taco shells, and some lip smacking Mexican flavours like refried beans, cheese, guacamole, it’s a fabulous dish for any party. Watching movies back to back on weekends can be so much fun. Relax in your pyjamas, sit back with your ...

Published in Mexican Cuisine

No Onion No Garlic - Aloo Makhana Sabzi Recipe

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 00:28

Be it Navratri or Shravan maas, many practice fasting during these months, which means onion, garlic is a big no no for many. Fasting practices are different from region to region. I believe “There are no rules in fasting. Some fast on Mondays, some on Tuesdays and Fridays, while others fast only on ...

Matar Masala Recipe (Peas In Onion Tomato Gravy)

Monday, 12 September 2016 00:41

Fresh green peas when in season, you must make this yummy and easy matar masala (peas masala). Though I make a lot of dishes with peas as it is available throughout the year in dried form, I love fresh peas more than anything else and when fresh peas are available in pretty in market, one is that I make ...

Thai Flavoured Vegetable Noodles In Coconut Curry Recipe

Monday, 12 September 2016 00:04

I love easy meals. Meals that is loaded with goodness of healthy ingredients and bags a lot of flavour in it. The most laborious part is of course chopping vegetables. But when a dish is so forgiving that I will take any kind chopping well and enhance the dish you don’t have to worry that much. I roughly ...

Published in East Asian Cuisine

Wheat Pizza Pockets Recipe Baked with Chicken Filling

Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:55

I made these Wheat Pizza Pockets Recipe Baked with Chicken Filling on a morning when my kid demanded. Making these pizza pockets is a breeze when there is a little pre-preparation of pizza dough. I made these pizza pockets with whole wheat flour which was kept in fridge overnight. I also had baked the ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Shredded Chicken Tostadas Recipe

Monday, 05 September 2016 00:18

Shredded Chicken Tostadas Recipe are Crunchy tostadas with delicious refried beans, shredded chicken, crunchy veggies and topped with guacamole, fresh salsa and sour cream, that’s one delicious finger food for any party. Adding the topping in layers makes every bit interesting. The deliciousness of ...

Published in Appetizers

Mexican Style Cemita Recipe (Sesame Sandwich Bun)

Sunday, 28 August 2016 01:23

Cemita is a Mexican bun recipe that is perfect for any sandwich. This bread has a light sweet taste to it which makes your sandwich taste so good. It is a buttery, dense yet light crumb bread that can be used to make and amazing sandwich.  Serve the Cemita with some Smoked Tofu and Grilled ...

Milagu Sadam Recipe (Instant Pepper Rice)

Sunday, 28 August 2016 00:16

I consider the variety in rice dishes is a blessing! When you are in a hurry to cook up a meal or too lazy to make an elaborate meal, the variety of rice dishes come handy. Not just that, variety rice recipes works fantastic for left over rice. I can safely call it instant rice dish( all you need is ...

Published in Rice

Paal Kozhukattai Recipe

Friday, 26 August 2016 00:43

Ganesha Chaturthi is just around the corner. We have started planning for the festival already. It’s not Ganesha Chathurthi for us if there is no Kozhukattai offered to Lord Ganesha. There are many ways to make kozhukattai and Paal kozhukattai is one of them. A delicacy from the Chettinad region, this ...

Buckwheat Vegetable Khichdi Recipe

Monday, 22 August 2016 00:38

Eating whole grain and ancient grains is helping me keep fit and healthy. There was a time when I kept away from the grains not knowing it’s benefits. But once I learnt about the benefits of whole grains I started including it in my diet. Initially, I have been experimenting with the grain by making ...

Published in Rice

Gajar Methi Sabzi Recipe (Carrot Fenugreek Leaves Stir Fry)

Sunday, 21 August 2016 00:36

Indian Stir fry vegetables are not just easy to make but they are packed with loads of flavour and makes a delicious and healthy side dish for roti or rice. This sabzi is a unique side dish which has a perfect blend of spice, sweet (from the carrots), and a tad bitter (from methi leaves). The secret ...

Lebanese Style Shish Tawook Recipe (Grilled Chicken Skewers Recipe)

Monday, 15 August 2016 00:10

There is something very comforting about Middle Eastern dishes. From the subtle flavourful pilaf, to the spice fragrant Kebabs to lip smacking baklava, everything has a unique flavour and taste. Not to forget the diverse variations of dips, spreads, sauces from different regions of the Middle East. Mostly ...

Published in Mediterranean Cuisine

Crispy Chicken Pakoda Recipe

Thursday, 11 August 2016 00:46

Having guests at home who love non vegetarian food? Then you must make this Chicken Pakoda Recipe to impress them. These chicken pakodas taste yummy which are fritters that are deep fried. Some wonderful aromatic spices added to the chicken makes it nice and crunchy on the outside and perfectly cooked ...

Chicken Cutlet Recipe

Sunday, 07 August 2016 00:23

If you are a person who shy away from deep fried food, this pan fried chicken cutlet is just perfect for you. Without compromising on the taste this starter is perfect on a grey day with some hot chai or serve it as a side dish with your regular meal. Without deep frying you still get the perfect crunch ...

Published in Appetizers

Doi Bhetki Recipe (Yogurt Fish Curry)

Monday, 01 August 2016 00:37

One of the simplest, mildly spiced Bengali fish curry is Doi Bhetki. It’s mild in flavours and yogurt adds the perfect sourness to the curry. Bengal curry is a perfect blend of sweet and spices. A little sugar, green chilies and yogurt makes this curry a perfectly balanced curry. Serve Doi Bhetki ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Vegetarian Grilled Gyros Recipe

Monday, 01 August 2016 00:18

Gyros are traditional Greek sandwich/wrap that has toppings of grilled meat like lamb, beef or pork marinated in Greek seasoning. Usually a pita bread is used in making the gyros. A vegetarian version of gyros uses some delicious grilled veggies like zucchini, bell peppers, mushrooms, aubergines smeared ...

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