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

Leftover Dal Paratha Recipe

Thursday, 18 February 2016 00:11

Leftover Dal Paratha is a perfect recipe when you want to use your leftover dal. We often throw the dal which is left from last night as we don’t know how to use it again. Well, don’t throw it from now. make delicious parathas out of it and serve it with any raita of your choice. A little creativity ...

Hesarukalu Bele Kosumbari Recipe (Sprouted Green Moong Salad)

Thursday, 11 February 2016 00:33

Kosumbari is a high protein, diabetic friendly salad variety from Karnataka. It is usually made during special occasions like weddings and festivals. Usually soaked lentils(moong or channa dal) are used in making this salad. However, Hesarukalu Bele Kosumbari Recipe has sprouted green moong in it. Refreshing ...

Published in Salads

Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipe

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:57

Looking for a simple and nutritious snack that is less expensive and is packed with protein? So here is your dish, Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipes. The crispy-edged texture of the chickpeas due to roasting in an oven is a very healthy snack option for both kids and adults. Pack some chickpeas ...

No Bake Lemon Bars Recipe

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 00:12

When nature gives you lemons, you make lemon bars! Talk about best lemon desserts, the classic lemon bars has to be most favorite. These No Bake Lemon Bar Recipe are so ridiculously so simple to make, yet so good! The base is made of crackers crumb and then topped with delicious lemony creamy liquid. ...

Published in Dinner Party Desserts

Red Rice Dosa Recipe

Sunday, 07 February 2016 00:54

Dosas are a very popular South Indian breakfast most often had for any meal of the day including dinner. They are a very versatile dish where you can change the contents of the base flour by altering the ingredients and still make a delicious wholesome dosa. When you think of top 10 tasty food of the ...

Whole Wheat Mushroom Spinach Calzone Recipe

Saturday, 06 February 2016 00:40

Calzone is a folded stuffed oven pizza. The Whole Wheat Mushroom Spinach Calzone is stuffed with the combination of nutritious mushrooms and spinach. Addition of cheese like Low fat ricotta and mozzarella make these Whole Wheat Mushroom Spinach Calzone healthy yet tasty. These are very easy to make with ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Crepes Filled With Apples & Topped With Orange Sauce

Tuesday, 02 February 2016 00:41

The classic French Crepes filled with sweet and spiced caramelised apple filling and a glossy sweet and tangy orange sauce makes these crepes simply irresistible. Crepe is a French word for pancakes. Crepes are very thin pancakes that can be folded easily. It has a soft melt in mouth texture due to the ...

Burani Raita Recipe (Garlic Based Yogurt)

Thursday, 28 January 2016 00:45

Burani raita is a creamy raita from the Hyderabadi cuisine, which is very easy and quick to prepare and pairs perfectly with spicy biryanis. This raita is not only refreshing but is packed with the flavours too. Not only spicy biryanis, you can also have it along with kababs, vegetables curries and phulkas. If ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

Baked Farfalle Pasta With Mushrooms Peas And Lemon White Sauce Recipe

Sunday, 24 January 2016 00:14

Baked Farfalle Pasta with Mushrooms, Peas and Lemon White Sauce is a cheesy, creamy and velvety pasta. This baked pasta has combination of distinct flavors which garlic, lemon and the earthy mushrooms bring in. Farfalle, commonly known a "bow tie pasta" comes in various sizes. I chose the smaller farfalle ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Beans On Toast Recipe

Thursday, 21 January 2016 00:47

As a morning breakfast, a late-night snack, a light supper or even a quick snack, Beans on Toast is an unbeatable combination of baked beans and warm toasted bread. You can also serve it with fried or poached gooey egg. An unbeatable combo that you can serve as breakfast, lunch or dinner. Serve ...

Vegetable Chops Recipe

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:02

Every region in India has it’s own famous street food and Vegetable Chops is one of the popular street food from Bengal which has a perfect blend of Bengal’s culture and tradition. Vegetable Chops are from the Patty family and is made using different vegetables and masalas. This recipe are commonly ...

Jolada Roti Recipe (Jowar Bhakri)

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 00:12

Jolada roti or Jowar bhakri is a must in any North Karnataka house. It is an unleavened Indian bread made out of jowar (Sorghum), which is not just delicious to taste but also contains good source of nutrients. The Jolada roti is a staple diet of most of the districts of North Karnataka, where it is ...

Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai (Finger Millet Flour & Drumstick Leaves Savory Flat Bread) Recipe

Friday, 15 January 2016 03:39

Adai is a nutritious dosa variety from Chettinad cuisine. It is made from the combination of of dal, rice, millet and veggies. Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai is essentially a flat bread packed with proteins and is a wholesome breakfast recipe.There is no soaking, grinding or fermentation involved for this ...

Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes

Friday, 08 January 2016 00:25

Kachumber salad is a refreshing and simple summer salad which is packed with the goodness of small tiny pieces of raw cucumber, onions and tomatoes. This refreshing salad also includes carrots, pomegranate seeds and some fresh herbs. It is a healthy satisfying meal on its own or it also makes a perfect ...

Published in Salads

Whole Wheat Spinach Paneer Lifafa Paratha Recipe

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 00:15

The Whole Wheat Spinach Paneer Lifafa Paratha Recipe is a paratha that has an envelope shape. Lifafa means envelope. This lifafa paratha is made by folding the roti dough in the shape of envelope with stuffing inside it. The most popular stuffing is paneer. Along with paneer add spinach to make it much ...

Quinoa Sweet Paniyaram Recipe

Tuesday, 05 January 2016 00:06

Quinoa Sweet Paniyaram Recipe is a unique sweet take on the popular breakfast and tea time tiffin item - paniyaram. A traditional dish from Chettinad, paniyaram is normally made with left over idli or dosa batter, and savoury in nature with the addition of onions, green chilies and coriander leaves mixed ...

Rich Decadent Chocolate Souffle Recipe

Sunday, 03 January 2016 00:51

Rich Decadent Chocolate Souffle Recipe is an airy classic French dessert and a perfect way to treat your loved ones. Make this simple souffle this festive season, it makes a perfect New Years eve dessert whether you’re entertaining a large party or just treating your family. Using a few staple ingredients, ...

Published in Dinner Party Desserts

Quinoa With Grilled Zucchini & Chickpea Recipe

Thursday, 31 December 2015 00:04

Quinoa (Pronounced as “Keen-wa”) is a small grain that resembles couscous in texture once it’s cooked. It’s gluten-free, high in iron content, with soluble fibers that makes it easy to digest. It’s a grain that is complete protein in and of by itself. Quinoa is very healthy and it’s a very ...

Besan Arbi Roast Recipe (Spicy Colocasia Stir Fry)

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 00:17

Arbi is Colocasia or Taro Root. It’s a root vegetable which is gluten free and is rich in antioxidants, dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins. You can make it into a curry or in a stir fry. The arbi curry tastes delicious with rotis and puris. Arbi fry/roast makes a very good appetizer or starter, or can ...

Homemade Tater Tots Recipe

Monday, 28 December 2015 00:21

I wanted to try these delicious tater tots at home, so I could cross off one from my to-do list. The recipe of Tater Tots is so simple that I was thinking to myself, ‘why did I take so long to try this recipe?’. What else is the bonus? Homemade tater tots are such much better that the frozen once ...

Published in World Food

Pyaaz Kachori Recipe

Saturday, 26 December 2015 00:52

Pyaaz Kachori Recipe is one of the most popular North Indian street foods in India. There is so much more to Indian food than curry! Every region of India has their own street food and every corner of the country specialize in unique dishes. Street foods are an integral part of Indian food culture and ...

Whole Wheat Palak Naan Recipe

Thursday, 24 December 2015 00:05

Whole Wheat Palak Naan Recipe is made quire frequently in my home. It’s because naans come together pretty quickly and they’re easy to make on the stovetop too. There are several variants of naans, so I decided to try a palak naan. Though not commonly made, the use of whole wheat and palak really ...

Spiced Rice Breakfast Porridge Recipe

Sunday, 20 December 2015 00:08

Spiced Rice Breakfast Porridge Recipe is a great way to use up leftover rice, and make a wholesome breakfast dish. What do you do when you have left over rice that you cooked for dinner? I turn the left over rice to breakfast porridge - a quick, light and filling breakfast perfect for those busy mornings. ...

Kanchipuram Idlis Recipe

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 00:58

Kanchipuram Idlis Recipe is a variety of idly from Tamil Nadu - an Indian state known for its variety of breakfast options including Idli, sambar and chutney, dosa, vadas and so many more. Some particular South Indian towns have their own variations of idlis, and this one is from the town of Kanchipuram. ...

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