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

Vegetable Manchow Soup Recipe

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 00:59

Vegetable Manchow Soup Recipe is a definite life saver during the winters. I hope winter is treating you better than it’s been treating me, this year. Winter started with bad weather, accompanied by rain. I love rains during summer when it just cools the atmosphere down enough. But continuous rains ...

Published in Soups

Manakish Zaatar (Traditional Lebanese Spiced Pita Bread)

Sunday, 13 December 2015 00:50

Manakish Zaatar is a traditional Lebanese variety of pita bread spiced with Zaatar. This Middle Eastern delicacy is similar to a pizza, made of soft pita base topped with zaatar spice mix. Zaatar spice mix is a slightly sour spice which is a mixture of sumac berries (dried and powdered), thyme, oregano, ...

Spicy Sichuan Vegetarian Noodles Recipe

Sunday, 13 December 2015 00:33

Spicy Sichuan Vegetarian Noodles Recipe is one of my favourite Indo-Chinese dishes. I love this cuisine because it combines Chinese flavours with familiar Indian ones to make popular and tasty versions of some of the best dishes. I recently read that Chinese food came to India in the 19th century along ...

Published in East Asian Cuisine

Tomato Dosa Recipe

Thursday, 10 December 2015 00:08

Tomato Dosa Recipe is yet another South Indian variety of Dosa which is popularly eaten for breakfast in many parts of India. Breakfast being the most important daily meal, it is most important to have a sumptuous breakfast to keep you going for the day and to kick start your metabolism. Dosas are a ...

Baked Whole Wheat Masala Baati Recipe (Healthy Rajasthani Spiced Wheat Dumplings)

Sunday, 06 December 2015 00:33

Baked Whole Wheat Masala Baati is a traditional Rajasthani recipe for a crusty baked dumpling-shaped cookie made of whole wheat kneaded together with spices. It has a fascinating origin, dating back to the ancient days when soldiers ate it as a staple war-time sustenance. During those days grains like ...

Akki Rotti Recipe (Spicy Gluten Free Rice Flour Flat Breads )

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 00:51

Akki Rotti Recipe is a popular breakfast specialty of Karnataka. It a gluten-free, healthy and wholesome, since it is made of rice flour. It is also a pretty versatile flat bread and allows for the addition of varieties of vegetables. Sometimes varieties of spinach and greens are added, dill being the ...

Maharashtrain Amti Recipe

Sunday, 29 November 2015 00:29

Maharashtrian Amti Recipe is one of the most simple yet flavourful recipes from the region. It is a traditional recipe and every Maharastrian family has their own way of making amti. A staple at mealtimes, amti is rather simple yet tasteful preparation of lentils (dal) that emerged from the Vidharbha ...

Vegetable Dhansak Recipe (A Classic Parsi Dish)

Sunday, 29 November 2015 00:11

Parsi Cuisine is one of the traditional cuisine of the Parsis of India. Parsis are known for their love for good food, good music. Parsi cuisine has a West Indian cuisine influence. They also retain their food flavors and techniques from ancient Persian cuisine. One of the most popular Parsi foods is ...

Akuri Recipe Recipe (Parsi Style Seasoned Scrambled Eggs)

Saturday, 28 November 2015 00:24

Akuri Recipe is a spicy scrambled egg dish made by the Parsi community of India. Akuri is typically never overcooked, the eggs remain loose and slightly runny, mixed with mild spices and served with bread and salad. It is believed that The Parsis have a love affair with eggs, as each of their traditional ...

Aval/ Poha Dosa Recipe (Savory Gluten Free Flattened Rice Crepe)

Friday, 27 November 2015 00:31

Dosas are one of the most popular South Indian breakfast. Dosas are usually made of fermented rice and lentil batter and a few varieties of Dosa can be prepared instantly. The Aval/ Poha Dosa Recipe is perfect for busy weekday breakfast or dinner option that is made from flattened rice. You can ...

Maharashtrian Misal Pav Recipe

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 00:29

Misal pav is a Maharashtrian street food made from mixed sprouts. The word “misal” in Marathi language mean “mixture”. Usal or misal pav is a spicy curry served as breakfast along with pav(freshly baked Indian style dinner rolls). It’s a very healthy curry which is made from a variety of sprouts, ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Spicy Potato Chutney Sandwich Recipe

Thursday, 19 November 2015 05:33

Potato Chutney Sandwich Recipe is a delicious twist to the street food in the city of Mumbai, distinct in the way it is assembled with a host of stuffings, a spicy mint chutney and a special sandwich masala that is said to be a secret recipe that is what works its magic on the sandwich. Essentially it ...

Cauliflower Tortilla Recipe

Sunday, 15 November 2015 00:38

Cauliflower is an amazing vegetable. There are so many ways to use cauliflower. The only limit is your own mind. You can transform this normal vegetable into almost anything. Cauliflower rice, cauliflower bread sticks, cauliflower cheesy balls, cauliflower tortillas and even cauliflower lasagna strips. In ...

Creamy Potato Egg Salad Recipe with Herbs

Sunday, 15 November 2015 00:00

The Creamy Potato Egg Salad is a delicious healthy twist to the classic creamy potato salad but without the mayonnaise. The creaminess in the salad is from homemade sour cream that is made from yogurt and flavored with herbs to add to the punch.  The Potato and Egg salad makes a great dish when ...

Published in Salads

Tomato Uttapam Recipe

Friday, 13 November 2015 09:13

Tomato Uttapam Recipe is yet another classic South Indian Breakfast item. Similar to dosas, but made thicker, giving them a soft and fluffy texture, Uttapams are usually served with a variety of toppings or stuffings. Regular Dosa Batter may be used to make uttapam and a choice of toppings can vary from ...

Homemade Canape Papdi Chaat Recipe

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 00:26

The Homemade Canape Papdi Chaat Recipe is a very exciting and fun way to eat chaat that is loaded with all the healthy ingredients like sprouts. The canape chaat makes a great inclusion in your late evening "chaat party". The canapes are not just easy to handle and pop into mouth, they can also be made ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Cauliflower Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe

Sunday, 08 November 2015 00:10

Cauliflower Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe is another variant of the much loved range of kofta curries. I love kofta curry! Who doesn’t, right? A tangy tomato-based curry, with a whole lot of other spices to make an interesting medley, kofta curries are zesty as well as comforting thanks to the soft outage ...

Microwaved Egg-Omlette-In-A-Mug Recipe

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 00:59

Microwaved Egg-Omlette-In-A-Mug Recipe is a fantastic addition to your daily breakfast options. It is definitely a good habit to eat breakfast in the morning before you begin your day but with busy schedules and work taking over, few of us have time to sit and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. That's when ...

Gluten Free Potato Pizza Recipe

Monday, 19 October 2015 00:32

Gluten Free Potato Pizza is a healthy variant for good old pizza - that retains all the goodness of eating pizza, without the guilt. Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s one of my top favourite foods, but always wonder whether the pizza is nutritious enough to feed our kids. Pizza doesn’t have to ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Garlic & Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 00:48

Garlic & Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe is a quick and delicious dish that comes together in about 15 minutes. It makes a delightful side dish as well as an appetiser when served over toast or along with crusty bread on the side. It is perfect for those busy weeknights when you want to quickly whip ...

Kara Vegetable Pidi Kozhukattai (Savory Spicy Vegetable Modak)

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 00:04

The Kara Vegetable Pidi Kozhukattai is a twist to the savory version of the traditional kozhukattai that is made for Ganesh Chaturthi. Adding vegetables to the Kozhukattai makes it even more nutritious and delicious too. Serve the Kara Kozhukattai warm as it is or along with a spicy ...

Instant Kalakand Recipe (Indian Festive Sweet Recipe)

Friday, 18 September 2015 00:51

Kalakand is a delicious milk fudge cake that is popularly made in India during the festive season. Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet made out of solidified, sweetened milk and cottage cheese. It is a rich sweet made from concentrated milk called Khoya and homemade Paneer called Chhena. This is a quick ...

Chocolate Modak Recipe

Thursday, 17 September 2015 12:03

Chocolate Modak Recipe is delicious and festive twist to this Ganesh Chaturthi favourite. Also called kozhukattai, modals are a staple for this festival, along with Sundal, served as the favourites of Lord Ganesh. Chocolate Modaks are a great option for those looking to make an assortment of homemade ...

Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios Recipe

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 10:08

Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios is a quick and easy recipe for preparing coconut ladoos which are a universal favourite during the festive season. The basic recipe for coconut ladoos used here is so simple, it can be prepared in no time add all.  Serve Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios ...

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