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.…
The Dal Tadka Recipe is a simple to cook recipe that is packed with flavors from lemon and coriander. This recipe of dal tadka is one of my oldest recipes and was almost lost in my recipe pile. It so happened that my brother often makes this recipe and I would have to dig into my pile to find the one…
The Patta Gobhi ki Sabji Recipe is a super quick and easy recipe that I make often at home. The vegetable, is light and yet has all the flavours of the masalas and the cabbage, making it a healthy recipe as well. At home, I most often make it for lunches and serve it along with Thepla and Gujarati Dal or even Tomato Rasam.

Baingan Masala Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 06 August 2014 16:41
The Baingan Masala Recipe is a dish that is packed with flavors from rich vibrant tomatoes, a hint of garlic, garam masala and not to miss the coriander powder and leaves that give it that rich gravy consistency and taste. The baingan (eggplant) is first roasted seperately and then combined along with the tomato masala giving it the special touch. At…
The Tawa Handvo is a nutritious protein packed meal is one of the most popular Gujarati one-dish meals. Traditionally the handvo is cooked in an earthen pot over low flame but due to conveniences in modern cooking techniques, families use ovens to bake them or use a skillet to pan cook them. I personally prefer the tawa (skillet) method, as…
Vagharela Bhaat most often made from leftover rice and cooked in spicy buttermilk is one of the most delicious comfort foods to savor on a cold winter night. Rustic and calming aromas get released when the rice gets cooked in buttermilk that is flavored with asafoetida, red chillies and ginger. Each family from Gujarat has a special way of making…