The Aloo Methi Sabzi Recipe is a quick, simple and nutritious vegetables that is packed with flavors from the sauteed methi leaves also known as fenugreek leaves. The Aloo Methi Sabzi when combined with the sauteed onions and mild spices, makes this dish simple and yet delectable to the palate.  Serve the Aloo Methi Sabzi along with Tawa Paratha and Kadhi…

Karela Masala Sabzi Recipe

Written by Monday, 21 July 2014 06:02
The Karela Masala Sabzi is a delicious simple to cook recipe made from bitter gourd, that is one of the most nutritious vegetables. In this karela sabzi, I first steamed the karela vegetable along with salt and tumeric. Pre cooking the vegetable before adding to the masala, helps prevent overcooking and retain the required nutrients of the karela. Serve the Karela…

Dal Chenchki ( Red Lentils with Shallots)

Written by Thursday, 17 July 2014 12:34
The Dal Chenchki is a recipe from Bengal, a state I love to visit so very often for its aromatic food. The Dal Chenchki is a simple recipe made from red lentils (masoor dal) and combined with baby onions (shallots) and seasoned with ghee and mild spices. Serve the Dal Chenchki with   with Aloo Parwal Sabzi (another Bengali favorite) and hot rice,…
The Murungakkai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is a tradional south indian recipe that is essentially a tamarind curry that is cooked with spices like sambar powder and combined with vegetables like srumsticks and baby onions (shallots). Different regions of south india make a Kuzhambu with a set of spices that a family uses and many also add coconut milk to make the Kuzhambu richer.…

Stuffed Paneer Millet Patties (Cutlets)

Written by Monday, 14 July 2014 05:58
The Stuffed Paneer Millet Patties recipe also know as paneer cutlets is a simple, healthy and quick recipe that you can make as a tea time snack for parties or as lunch box for kids. The Paneer Stuffed Patties recipe is made from boiled potatoes, homemade paneer, steamed green peas and steamed millets, with the minimum amount of spices to make it…

Quick and Easy Bread Upma Recipe

Written by Saturday, 12 July 2014 05:24
The Bread Upma Recipe is a dish that we look forward to whenever we have excess bread lying around the refrigerator. This recipe is a great way to use any kind of excess bread. The addition of onions, green chillies, sambar powder and fresh herbs like coriander leaves along with toasted buttered bread is super delicious.
Keera Sambar (Kuzhambu) is a very traditional south indian lentil curry made from spinach or amaranth leaves or any other green leaf of radish or beet. The sambar is cooked in a tangy tamarind base flavored with homemade sambar powder. Keerai sambar is a favourite at home with my children and a variation from the regular dals. 

Vazhaithandu Pachadi (Banana Stem Raita)

Written by Wednesday, 09 July 2014 05:02
The Vazhaithandu Pachadi (Banana Stem Raita) is a healthy recipe if the Banana Stem that is added raw to the yogurt and seasoned with mustard seeds. Banana Stem is known as Vazhaithandu in Tamil and is a super nutritious root to have. The Vazhaithandu is rich is fiber and nutrients and when combined with yogurt is great for stomach ailments.

Healthy Malai Kofta Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 08 July 2014 07:42
The Malai Kofta recipe is a delicious preparation paneer and potatoe balls simmered in a spiced tomato gravy. This recipe of kofta is healthy as the kofta's are not deep fried and the gravy is made mild and sattvic without the addition of onion and garlic. The result is an absolutely delicious curry!
Sukhi Aloo Baingan Sabzi Recipe is a dry version of its gravy recipe. The sabzi is made across various parts of India and has the addition of a wide range of spices as well. This recipe uses the minimum amount of spices and condiments and brings out the flavours and textures of the vegetable. Aloo and baingan when they roasted along…
Ghugni is a very popular street food of calcutta. The Ghugni is made from dried white peas and spiced up with a special masala called moodi masala. Almost every street corner will have ghugni or jhaal muri and both of these have something in common and thats the Moodi Masala. The Moodi masala is a blend of roasted condiments and spices…

Puri for Pani Puri / Golgappa/ Puchka Recipe

Written by Monday, 23 June 2014 04:53
Puri for the Pani Puri is a recipe is a no fail tried and tested recipe that you will love making too. I have been working on the puri for pani puri for many years. Every time I tried making the puri, it would never turn up like the ones in Kolkata with a perfect crunch. This recipe has paid…