Neeru Srikanth

I am an IT professional for the last 15+ years and currently residing Singapore. I have recently taken a break from mid of June 2016 to pursue my passion. Cooking and food styling is my passion & my stress buster. I am also interested towards exploring vegetarian traditional & fusion cooking from all cuisines. Hence I decided to go one step further to explore and document my passion from 2016.

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Recipes and Articles by Neeru Srikanth

Layered Thai Basil & Tofu Rice Recipe

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 00:13

Thai Basil & Tofu Rice Recipe is one of the popular foods on menu in most Thai cuisine restaurants. I have modified the recipe to make it a Layered Thai Basil & Tofu Rice Recipe instead. Thai red chilli’s & Garlic are cooked along with Tofu & Onion in Sesame oil, Soya sauce & ...

Published in East Asian Cuisine

Menthya Dose (Dosa Recipe With Methi Leaves)

Thursday, 26 January 2017 00:12

Menthya Dose (Dosa Recipe With Methi Leaves) is very famous dish from Karnataka. Methi leaves are combined with rice, urad dal, Chana dal, coconut, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, tamarind, jaggery & dry red chilli to get this batter. The taste is sweet, sour, bitter and spicy with these ingredients. ...

Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry Recipe

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:06

Bhaji Miligai And Baby Potato Fry Recipe is made by shallow frying al dente cooked baby potatoes and bhajji miligai (bhajji chillies) along with garlic, curry leaves, and turmeric powder. This recipe can be made as an appetizer by sprinkling some besan powder & rice flour while shallow frying, ...

Manathakkali Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Saturday, 07 January 2017 00:11

Manathakkali or Black night shade has a myriad of health benefits. In general, only vathal kulambu is made of this berry, however this recipe is slight unusual but very tasty. In Manathakkali Thayir Pachadi Recipe, Manathakkali is combined with Mor milagai and mixed with thick yogurt & salt. Manathakkali ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

Pachai Mor Kuzhambu Recipe

Thursday, 05 January 2017 11:30

Pachai Mor Kuzhambu or Raw Buttermilk Kuzhambu is a dish which is prepared using thick buttermilk. Unlike regular Mor Kuzhambu , in this dish the buttermilk is not cooked and can be used at room temperature. Thick buttermilk is mixed with cooked vegetables & a spice mix which consists of pepper, ...

Paruppu Urundai Rasam With Toor And Chana Dal Recipe

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 00:08

Paruppu Urundai Rasam (Lenthil Dumpling Soup) is a dish from South India. It is loaded with protein with a mix of toor & chana dal. The dumpling preparation is similar to paruppu usli and you can use this to make paruppu usli if you had made this in excess. The dumplings are pressure cooked (can ...

Iyengar Style Thavala Adai Recipe

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 16:00

“Thavala Adai” is a heirloom recipe from Tamilnadu which is almost forgotten by many of us. This Iyengar Style recipe is a dosa cooked with a powder made out of Raw Rice, Boiled rice, Bengal Gram Dhal/Kadalai Paruppu, Toor Dhal, Urad dhal, Methi, Pepper, & Jeera. The powder is marinated in yogurt ...

Mangai Inji Recipe (Mango Ginger Pickle)

Saturday, 31 December 2016 00:18

Mango Ginger is a unique spice which resembles the ginger but imparts fresh mango flavor. It is very healthy and used for curing cough, diarrhea, fever etc. Today’s recipe is about a simple pickle called ‘Mangai Inji’. Mango Ginger is combined with chili powder, turmeric and salt. The taste is ...

Sundaikkai Godumai Rava Upma Recipe

Saturday, 24 December 2016 00:19

This recipe is about a simple broken wheat upma which is made with Sundaikkai. Sundaikkai or Turkey berries are very good for health and whenever I find them I use them in all of my recipes. They are in particular very good for sugar control. Whenever I get a chance to buy them I stock them up. They ...

Mixed Vegetable Akki Roti Recipe

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:14

Mixed Vegetable Akki Roti is a famous recipe from Karnataka. The recipe in this article is a mix of all vegetables and greens which are slightly different from the regular akki roti. This dish cannot be mixed in advance or kept in the fridge since it tends to leave water. Hence you may cut the vegetables ...

WeetBix Halwa Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:55

Weetbix Halwa is something which I prepare very often at my home during festivals which fall on a working day. This is because they are healthy, quick & easier. The measurements given in this halwa is for 4 pieces of weet-bix, each with 15gms. The timings and other measurements would change based ...

Filter Coffee Choco Peda Recipe

Friday, 02 December 2016 00:00

Filter Coffee Choco Peda is a quick and easy microwave recipe with the aroma and flavor of coffee dominating the taste and making it all the more delicious. Prefer the first degree filter coffee as it gives the best taste. Choose coffee that has full body and malt like texture. You can also mix it up ...

Left Over Vadai Upma Recipe

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:28

During festivals we cook a lot of dishes and at times we are not sure about the quantity to cook and land up with left overs. So if Medu Vadai is left out, we generally put them in rasam the next day and make it rasam vada. Here is one more alternative to left over vadai’s – ‘Vadai Upma’. Medu ...

Tulasi And Betel Leaves Rasam Recipe

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:50

Tulasi, Betel leaves, Pepper, Carom seeds & Jeera are combined and cooked with regular rasam powder. The rasam is good for cold and cough and can be consumed as a soup also. I have not blended the ginger with the rasam as we like the crunchy ginger in our rasam. However, the ginger can be blended ...

Microwave Oats Milk Halwa Recipe

Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:57

Microwave Oats Milk Halwa Recipe is a combination of Homemade oats milk, sugar, cardamom, ghee and nuts halwa microwaved for about 5 minutes. It is a quick microwave based halwa which can be prepared in 5 minutes if the oats milk is readily available and is an apt surprise for unexpected guests. Sugar ...

Ragi Choco Coffee Mug Cake Recipe

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:43

Filter coffee is common in many of our households. We generally prefer the first or second degree coffee and most of the time third degree coffee is never prepared and this mild flavour decoction is wasted in many households. Today’s recipe is with this third degree decoction. Ragi, wheat flour, 3rd ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Broccoli Tofu Stir Fry Recipe

Saturday, 12 November 2016 09:00

Broccoli and Tofu is a very good combination in terms of taste and health benefits. It is widely used in many Chinese cuisine recipes. This Broccoli Tofu Stir Fry is crunchy & light but extremely healthy. This recipe is ideal for all age groups. Broccoli has low content of carbohydrates, protein, ...

Published in Salads

Vetrilai Thogayal Recipe - Paan Chutney Recipe

Thursday, 10 November 2016 00:15

Vetrilai Thogayal or Thuvaiyal is a chutney recipe made with paan/betel leaves. This paan chutney recipe is similar to gongura recipe (sorrel leaves pachadi). Betel leaves are fried & blended to a nice paste along with small onions, green chilli, tamarind, garlic and other spices & condiments. ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Sweet Potato & Neem Leaves Vegetable Curry Recipe

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 00:23

Neem & Sweet potato have extreme differences in taste but have numerous health benefits. I combined them into a single healthy dish by making this simple Sweet Potato & Neem Leaves Vegetable Curry Recipe. The vegetable curry’s flavor is further enhanced with roasted peanut powder. The dish ...

Karamani Sundal Uttapam Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:06

So what do you do with leftover sundal?  Try this yummy Karamani Sundal Uttapam Recipe which is made using your regular dosa batter, ragi flour and leftover black eyed beans sundal. When we make that extra food which is leftover for the day, it is best to resort for leftover recipes; this recipe ...

Bhindi With Cashews & Coconut Sabzi Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:02

Bhindi with Cashews & Coconut Sabzi Recipe is a nice way to cook bhindi as a side dish. This sabzi recipe is apt when you have guests at home, since it's easy and impressive side dish. This recipe of Bhindi with cashews and coconut sabzi goes well with Rotis or along with rice, sambar or rasam. Here ...

Thai Yellow Curry Recipe

Monday, 24 October 2016 00:48

Thai curries are our all-time favorites and Thai Yellow Curry Recipe is one of them. Thai Yellow Curry Recipe combines the thai curry paste to flavour up assorted veggies and tastes great to side with Thai Jasmine rice. I generally make the curry paste and store them in freezer and use it for a couple ...

Published in East Asian Cuisine

Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe

Monday, 24 October 2016 00:38

Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe is a quick and easy Thai dessert, popularly served in roadside shops and restaurants in Thailand. Very ideal dessert for parties and potlucks as it does not involve much cooking time and can be served at room temperature. It also does not need any region specific ingredients ...

Published in Dinner Party Desserts

Sweet Potato And Bitter Gourd Kulambu Recipe

Saturday, 22 October 2016 00:58

We love purple sweet potatoes, as they are denser in taste than the regular orange sweet potatoes. I try a lot of dishes using them and I recently wanted to try something that has tangy, sweet, spicy and bitter taste. So I made this dish “Bitter guard & Sweet Potato Kulambu”. Bitter guard, Sweet ...

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