Karthika Gopalakrishnan

Karthika Gopalakrishnan is a software Engineer by Profession. Being a foodie from childhood, she loves to immerse herself in the aroma of spices and their delicacies. According to her, cooking is a therapy which unwinds the hassles and bustles of a day. As said, the easiest way to enter into the heart of a person is through his food, she loves to bring a unique flavor of every recipe with right composition of spices and love.

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Recipes and Articles by Karthika Gopalakrishnan

Bihari Aloo Ki Bhujiya Recipe

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 15:18

Bihari Aloo Ki Bhujiya is a simple and humble recipe prepared in the households of Bihar. It requires the common ingredients available in the kitchen pantry and doesn’t involve much complex cooking techniques. It can be served as breakfast with parathas or as lunch with rice and curry.  Prepare ...

Malvani Vatli Dal Recipe

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 00:21

Malvani Vatli Dal is one of the dishes from the Malvani cuisine of the Konkan region of Maharashtra and Goa. The cuisine is named after a coastal town in the Sindhu Durga district on the west coast of Maharashtra. Malvani town has their own style of cooking which uses coconut of all forms extensively ...

Mughalai Shahi Kaju Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe

Sunday, 02 April 2017 00:21

Mughlai cuisine is one of the famous cuisines of the medieval period and originated during the Mughalai empires. Their dishes are known for their rich taste, flavourful aroma and whole ground spices. The cuisine is strongly influenced by the central Asian cuisine and also the regional cuisines of India, ...

Chettinad Mixed Bean Adai Recipe

Saturday, 01 April 2017 00:21

I often break down my head for breakfasts? If you are so, then come and join with me. Breakfast is the important meal of the day. And often, we end up in confusion as what to prepare for breakfast. It has to be healthy, protein-packed and should be prepared in few minutes. Well, then this Chettinad Mixed ...

Protein Rich Soy Dosa Recipe

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 00:10

Are you looking for quick fix breakfast which is healthy too?  Then, this Protein Rich Soy Dosa Recipe is the perfect dish which can be prepared in a whisk of an eye. Overnight soaked Urad dal is ground and soya flour are combined together and later rice flour is added to prepare these brownish ...

Gahat Rasmi Badi Recipe (Uttaranchal Kulith Koftas In Tomato Onion Gravy)

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 00:07

Gahat Rasmi Badi Recipe is an authentic curry from the regions of Uttaranchal. Steamed koftas are prepared using Gahat (kulith/Horse Gram) dal and later cooked with tomato onion based curry. The curry tastes better with a dollop ghee and hot steamed rice. This curry is such a simple delicious way to ...

Punjabi Mooli Ki Bhurji Recipe

Saturday, 11 March 2017 00:08

Mooli Ki Bhurji is the authentic Punjabi dish which is prepared with radish and its leaves. Tender pieces of radish are cooked along with its leaves and spices to prepare this simple yet delicious recipe. When many of us discard the leaves of radish, it is known to be the best part of the vegetable due ...

Paleo Breakfast Casserole Recipe In A Mug

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 00:09

Paleo Breakfast Casserole Recipe In A Mug includes healthy ingredients to provide you a protein boost when you start the day. This breakfast casserole is all that you crave for your breakfast in the mornings. It has eggs (which are low in calories but packed with proteins), vegetables and spices to fuel ...

Fruity Chana Salad Recipe

Monday, 06 March 2017 00:08

Are you conscious about your calorie intake and looking for a low-calorie salad with loads of health benefits? Then, fruity chana salad is a perfect choice. It is low in calories and rich in nutrients, making it a diabetic-friendly recipe. This salad has everything you need – chana is rich in protein, ...

Published in Salads

Assamese Amitar Khar Recipe

Sunday, 05 March 2017 00:08

Amitar Khar is a traditional Assamese dish and their meals always begin with khar. The dish is prepared with unripe papayas cooked with chillies and panch phoran. It is considered that khar cleanses the stomach and hence, Assamese has a tradition of consuming khar initially during their meal. The unripe ...

Foxtail Millet Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe

Saturday, 04 March 2017 00:07

Are you looking for an easy snack to enjoy your ‘me’ time with a cup of Chai? And are you health conscious but at the time love traditional tasty recipes? Then, this foxtail millet uppu kozhukattai is a perfect choice. Uppu Kozhukattai is savoury steamed dumplings prepared usually with rice flour ...

Chocolate Coconut Pistachio Bites Recipe (Paleo & Vegan)

Monday, 27 February 2017 00:04

Who doesn’t love chocolates? Everyone love to have chocolate based desserts, ice creams, pudding, and shakes. How about an energy bite? Yes, Chocolate-based coconut pistachio bites. Dark cocoa chocolate combines with powdered pistachios and lightly sweetened with coconut flakes and maple syrup makes ...

Published in Energy Bar Recipes

Drumstick Dal Soup Recipe

Sunday, 12 February 2017 00:04

Drumstick, a must-have vegetable in sambar, is loaded with a number of minerals. They are known for their high calcium content and blood purifying properties. They can be consumed as such or can be cooked with lentils. The regular consumption of drumsticks reduces acne and the skin related problems. ...

Published in Soups

Radish Soup Recipe

Sunday, 05 February 2017 00:07

Radish is a root vegetable which is pungent or sweet in taste with lots of juice. Radishes are very filling which will satisfy your hunger packs without increasing your calorie count. They have very low digestible carbohydrates and contain a lot of water, thus making it a very good dietary option for ...

Published in Soups

Paleo Balsamic Mushrooms Recipe

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 00:04

Are you looking for sides to your favorite grilled chicken? Then, Paleo Balsamic Mushrooms are a perfect choice. Mushrooms are sautéed with butter and balsamic mushrooms, topped with freshly grounded pepper to spice up the dish. This buttery mushrooms with garlic flavor are perfect for dinner with chicken. ...

Published in Appetizers

Lemon Coconut Chia Energy Balls Recipe

Monday, 30 January 2017 00:04

Energy balls are the best option to satisfy mid-day hunger packs. Instead of munching on nutrition bars or refined store bought snacks, prepare these healthy balls to munch on. These portable snacks are prepared with tart lemon sweetened by coconut and finally loaded with protein-rich chia seeds. These ...

Published in Energy Bar Recipes

Maharashtrian Anarsa Recipe

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:08

Anarsa is an authentic Maharashtrian sweet snack recipe prepared during the festive season. The recipe calls for common ingredients available in all households like powdered jaggery, rice, and ghee. The pastry-like snack is authentically prepared by deep frying the rice discs in a surplus amount of ghee. ...

Karnataka Style Utthatthi Payasa Recipe (Dry Dates Kheer)

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:08

Karnataka Style Utthatthi Payasa Recipe is the Dry Dates Kheer made with handy ingredients like jaggery, nuts, and dry dates. This recipe is an apt treat for the unexpected guests since it can be made in 40 minutes. This recipe can be prepared in the vegan style with thick coconut milk instead of milk. ...

Chicken Corn Fritters Recipe

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:34

One can prepare delicious curries, delightful appetizers and spicy skewers with chicken but at the same time, one can prepare fritters as sides and a snack option. Tender chicken breasts are chopped into tiny pieces, cooked, mashed well, mixed with corn and spicy batter to prepare crispy chicken fritters. ...

Egg Pakora Recipe (Egg Fritters)

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:28

One cannot deny or control their love and yearning for pakoras and when it is made up of egg, you never know how many you munch on. Pakoras can be prepared as an evening snack or as a guilty pleasure to enjoy your day. Hard boiled eggs are mixed with spiced batter and fried in oil to prepare this egg ...

Kayi Saasive Chitranna Recipe

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:35

Chitranna is rice-based dish popular in the regions of Karnataka which is prepared by mixing plain white rice with different varieties of grounded paste called as oggarane or gojju and later seasoned with mustard seeds, curry leaves, peanuts and red chilies. Kayi Saasive Chitranna is prepared by mixing ...

Published in Rice

Appe Payasa Recipe

Sunday, 27 November 2016 00:42

Appe Payasa or Appe Kheer is an authentic recipe from the regions of Karnataka and is prepared using small bite sized appe, biscuits made of maida or rava. Appe is crispy biscuits prepared commonly with chiroti rava or fine sooji. One can take the liberty of preparing the biscuits with maida too. Appe ...

Ambode Recipe (Karnataka Style Masala Vada)

Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:40

Ambode is a Masala Vada prepared during any festive occasion in the region of Karnataka. Ambode is prepared using soaked chana dal with dill leaves. These spicy lentil fritters are a must have for any occasion and a famous street food served across all parts of South India. There are many variations ...

Aval Kesari Recipe

Friday, 25 November 2016 00:32

Kesari or sheera or whatever be its name, it is the easiest yet tastiest sweet commonly prepared at all households across India. Kesari doesn’t call for an auspicious occasion. It is prepared when one craves for sweet when guests arrived suddenly or as a sweet for a grand feast. Usually, Kesari is ...

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