Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

Written by Friday, 12 September 2014 05:52
The Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe is an inspiration of the Kerala dish. The first time I had this style of preparation was when I was in 8th grade at a friends home. My friends mother had added, onions to the dish and lots more green chillies. This recipe is without the onions and you can server it either ways. You…

Chow Chow Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

Written by Friday, 12 September 2014 05:39
The Chow Chow Thoran (Poriyal) recipe is an inspiration of the Kerala dish where vegetables are prepared along with coconut, green chillies and  a few spices. Its simple, healthy and a great way to incorporate vegetables in your diet that are is simply delicious. You can serve the Chow Chow Thoran along with Phulka’s or even a Bowl of Rice…

Dahi Bhalla Papdi (Puri) Chaat Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 03 September 2014 12:50
The Dahi Bhalla Papdi (Puri) Chaat Recipe is a delicious recipe that is great when had as a tea time snack with friends and family. To make the Dahi Bhalla Papdi (Puri) Chaat Recipe, you have to have all the ingredients ready. Then assembling the dahi bhalla chat will be super easy. I have shown in the ingredients that you need to have…

Mixed Vegetable Pulav (Pilaf) Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 03 September 2014 12:31
The Mixed Vegetable Pulav Recipe is an easy to cook dish for those busy weeknights. Pack the pulav with lots of steamed vegetables and serve this pulav with Lemony Moong Dal Tadka and a salad for dinner. You dinner with be ready in a jiffy and is nutritious too.

Turai Moong Dal Recipe

Written by Monday, 01 September 2014 08:04
Turai Moong Dal, also known as Turiya Moong Dal Recipe, has a subtle sweetness that it gets from the ridge gourd (turai), the vegetable itself. When combined with a little bit of spice and cooked along with the lentils it imparts a soft and tender texture to the palate. At home I serve this dal along with Sukhi Aloo Sabzi and Thepla’s that…

Manjal Poosanikai Sambar (Pumpkin) Sambar Recipe

Written by Monday, 01 September 2014 06:56
The Manjal Poosanikai Sambar recipe is a simple nutrition packed sambar and is a staple at home. The yellow pumpkin also known as Majal Poosanikai adds to the subtle sweetness of this sambar recipe making it even more delectable to the palate. Serve the Manjal Poosanikai Sambar along with hot rice topped with ghee and Keerai Thoran
The Gobi Musallam Recipe is a delicious and simple preparation of the cauliflower vegetable. I had tasted this recipe in one of the North Indian restaurants while I was living in the US and it immediately attracted my palate. In the traditional method of making this dish, the entire cauliflower is boiled in pot/ roasted and cooked, but I prefer making…

Rajasthani Dal Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 19 August 2014 07:47
The Rajasthani Dal recipe is a dal that is packed with flavor and protiens. The addition of green moong dal , channa dal and mildly spiced with some garlic makes this dal delectable. And finally not to miss the adititon of ghee, green chillies and lemon juice that gives the perfect spice and tanginess needed to digest this dal.
The Palak Paratha Recipe is one of those recipes that is simple, nutritious and super tasty. I learnt this recipe from my mother in law. I have had so many different versions of the paratha, over the many years, but her recipe stood out. The secret ingredient is Saunf (fennel seeds) that adds to the additional flavor and taste and not…

Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe

Written by Thursday, 14 August 2014 00:00
The Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe is a delicious preparation paneer (rasgulla) balls simmered in a spiced tomato gravy. This recipe of kofta is healthy as the kofta's are not deep fried but instead made the same way as rasgulla is made. I learnt this recipe at the Indian Food Bloggers Meet when Chef Jolly from JW Marriott Bangalore had shown how to make…

Carrot Onion Uttapam Recipe

Written by Thursday, 14 August 2014 07:29
Carrot Onion Uttapam Recipe is a nutritious breakfast or dinner made from Ragi Idli Dosa Batter. Ragi Dosa Batter is my recent obsession and discovery that helps me incorporate the much needed millets in our diet. The addition of carrots and onions flavoured with lots of coriander makes this Uttapam healthy and makes a great kids lunch box recipe too.

Gajar Paratha Recipe (Carrot Paratha)

Written by Thursday, 14 August 2014 07:08
Gajar Paratha is a simple and nutritious Indian flat bread that is made from grated carrots and whole wheat flour. The paratha is delicately flavoured  with roasted cumin powder and lots of chopped coriander leaves. There are many additions that you can make to pep up the taste, by adding onions or even chopped cabbage or grated cheese for kids.…