Smitha Kalluraya

Hi , I am Smitha - the face behind the blog " Cook With Smile " . An ex Engineer turned to blogger , food stylist and amateur photographer through passion . My blog is my journal , my space to pen down some food related memories .i always believe in homemade food created with love is the best way for a healthy lifestyle .

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Paneer Shashlik Sizzler Recipe

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 00:23

Paneer Shashlik sizzler is an excellent and delicious party dish. This is a crowd pleaser and can be made when you have your relatives at home. In this recipe, fresh paneer and other assorted veggies are marinated in a spicy sauce and later grilled in a tandoor or a pan. The grilled paneer shashlik is ...

Gurellu Chutney Podi Recipe (Niger Seeds Chutney Recipe)

Monday, 27 March 2017 00:23

Uchellu or Gurellu Chutney Podi/Karale or Khurasni Chutney powder/Niger Seeds powder, one of a family of dry chutneys that are very popular in North Karnataka and Maharashtrian homes. A scoop of this flavourful chutney can liven up even the simplest of meals. Its tasty, spicy and full of flavours. Serve ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Moroccan Spiced Millet And Lentil Salad Recipe

Monday, 27 March 2017 00:16

Moroccan spiced millet and lentil salad, a healthy and fulfilling salad that can be relished at room temperature or cold. Addition of Moroccan spice blend to this salad makes it very flavourful and unique from the regular millet salads. We can add a choice of veggies and fruits to this millet lentil ...

Published in Salads

Three Bean Salad Recipe

Sunday, 26 March 2017 00:23

Three bean salad is a healthy wholesome salad bursting with proteins. It is a great addition to our meals/party/picnic/on diet. Whatever the occasion is, it fits perfectly. Made with a combination of 3 different beans, this salad is very easy to put together and looks so colourful and tempting. Serve ...

Published in Salads

Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

Friday, 24 March 2017 00:18

Greek Pasta Salad Recipe is a healthy and nutritious salad recipe with pasta. This recipe is apt to be taken out while on treks or family outing in warm weather. Cooked cold pasta tossed along with vegetables like capsicum, tomatoes, black olives, cucumber in a lemony dressing with mixed herbs and ...

Published in Salads

Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji Recipe

Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:23

Bhopli Mirchi Chi Peeth Perun Bhaji is basically Maharashtra style green Capsicum besan sabzi. When you are mixing besan into the sabzi, you need to add it little by little with constant stirring. Also remember that you can add plain water instead of about 2 tablespoons of oil to make sabzi not too dry. ...

Uddina Hittu Recipe (Udnittu) | Urad Dal Flour In Spiced Buttermilk

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 00:00

Uddina Hittu Recipe (Udnittu) | Urad Dal Flour Cooked In Spiced Buttermilk. The key requirement to make this dish tasty is sour buttermilk, ginger and a strong tempering of hing in coconut oil and sun dried curd chillies. Serve Uddina Hittu Recipe (Udnittu) | Urad Dal Flour In Spiced Buttermilk ...

Bendekayi Koddel/Bolu Huli Recipe - Mangalorean Style Bhindi Sambar Recipe

Monday, 13 March 2017 00:19

Bendekayi Koddel/Bolu Huli Recipe is Mangalorean Style Bhindi Sambar Recipe that is made without coconut. bolu huli can be prepared from various vegetables like chayote, Mangalorean cucumber, ridge gourd and more. To make bendekayi koddel, you should saute the bhindi until the sliminess is evaporated. ...

Foxtail Millet Rava Idli Recipe

Saturday, 11 March 2017 00:22

Foxtail Millet Rava Idli Recipe is made of healthy foxtail millet and needs no fermentation time and hence a lot of time is saved. freshly made foxtail millet rava is sauted with spices and mixed with yogurt, and water to blend to a batter and steamed to make these idlis. You can serve Foxtail Millet ...

Ellu Chutney (Sesame Seeds Chutney Recipe)

Friday, 10 March 2017 00:18

Ellu Chutney (Sesame Seeds Chutney Recipe) is one of the popular accompaniment recipes from South India. It is usually made using black sesame. Sesame with its nutty taste and flavor gives a unique taste to this til ki chutney. Serve Ellu Chutney (Sesame Seeds Chutney Recipe) as a side dish to your favorite ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Pudina Tambuli Recipe

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 00:12

Pudina Tambuli/Tambli is a very traditional Karnataka dish which our grannys have been making from many years. Its basically a uncooked yoghurt based dish served along with rice. One can make thambli using different herbs/seeds/peels/ingredients. Today we have Pudina Tambli / mint leaves thambli. The ...

Cheese Salad Wrap Recipe

Monday, 27 February 2017 00:23

A basic tossed salad becomes a lot more appealing and filling with these delicious ‘Veggie Cheese Salad Wrap’. Its so colourful, easy to make, super tasty and kind of grab to go food. Toss in your choice of veggies, mix it up with a cheesy dressing and stuff inside a flatbread and you are set! Filled ...

Creamy Mixed Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Sunday, 26 February 2017 00:00

Vegetable Risotto is a classic Italian dish made with creamy arborio rice and colourful assorted veggies. Typically risotto is slowly cooked in vegetable/chicken broth adding it in steps till arbiro rice is fluffed up and creamy. This slow cooking method helps to release the starch from the rice, giving ...

Mangalorean Soya Dosa Recipe

Thursday, 23 February 2017 00:23

Preparing healthy, filling and a different variety breakfast each day is a daunting task. So here is a super healthy Mangalorean Soya Dosa Recipe that can come in handy while planning for breakfast. These dosas are nice variation to regular dosa and no one can find out that it has soya in it. If you ...

Chickpea Soup Recipe

Friday, 10 February 2017 00:15

Chickpeas soup is one of those dishes which is perfect for your weight lose plan. Its tasty, filling and comforting. Only work is soaking chickpeas. Once that's ready rest all is easy peasy. You can flavour up the soup as per your choice. Here I have used basil powder. Serve Chickpea Soup along with ...

Published in Soups

Chenakayi Erissery Recipe (Yam Erissery)

Monday, 06 February 2017 00:20

Erissery is one of the famous dish from Kerala cuisine and an integral part of any Onam Sadya. The base of the erissery is a blend with fresh coconut, cumin, pepper, and chillies. Among the veggies that are commonly used, Chenakayi or yam is one of the popular choices to make this yummy Erissery recipe.Taste ...

Mooli Bhurji Recipe

Sunday, 05 February 2017 00:12

Mooli Bhurji is a popular Punjabi style/North indian style stir fry that's usually made using radish with fresh green leaves available in winter. Usually many people discard radish leaves but they are very healthy. It can be used in making paratha, dal etc and this mooli bhurji is one of the ideal dish ...

Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe

Saturday, 04 February 2017 00:06

Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe is a simple, delicious Assamese/ Bengali dessert  made with rice, milk, bay leaf and date palm jaggery. The dish is pretty easy to make and the outcome is really creamy tempting bowlful of dessert. Nolen gur jaggery gives this dish a unique taste. Serve Nolen ...

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 00:16

Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe is a deep fried spring onion recipe which are crunchy and taste absolutely yum. It is an easy recipe to make during cold evenings and rainy days or even when there's an unexpected guest at home. Done in a giffy, these Spring Onion Pakoda Recipe tastes best when served ...

Eggless Choco Lava Cake

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 00:00

Eggless Choco Lava Cake is a delicious simple and yummy cake that’s chocolaty, moist and soft . It is easy to make and will be an instant favourite with one and all. The best part is the hot molten chocolate gushing when the cake is cut. Make this Eggless Choco Lava Cake for your next dinner party ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Sakkare Achhu Recipe (Festive Sugar Figurines)

Monday, 30 January 2017 00:23

Sakkare Achhu Recipe is a Festive Sugar Candy that is prepared specially during Sankranti to distribute among the kith and kin. These candies are melt in mouth, sugary sweet that is made out of purified sugar syrup moulded in wooden moulds to make the sugar figurines. Make sure you get nice traditional ...

Sajjappa Recipe (Stuffed Sweetened Coconut Pastry)

Monday, 30 January 2017 00:22

Karnataka Style Sajjappa Recipe is the deep fried sweet recipe made with sweetened coconut stuffing within a pastry dough made with rava and maida. It is a festive recipe that is served as a part of meals in Karnataka. Serve Sajjappa Recipe as a dessert during house parties. Here are more ...

Karnataka Style Aralu Sandige Recipe (Puffed Paddy Fryums)

Monday, 30 January 2017 00:05

Aralu Sandige Recipe (Puffed Paddy Fryums) is a traditional age old summer special recipe from Karnataka. Now popular mostly through commercially prepared store bought sandige, this Aralu sandige maintains makes way into the traditional meals as a side dish. During early days, Sandige were made in bulk, ...

Palak And Peas Kachori Recipe

Saturday, 31 December 2016 00:23

Kachori is definitely one snack that I can die for. Crispy n flaky out side, spicy and tangy inside. Kachoris can be made with various stuffings and today I share with you all ‘Recipe for Palak And Peas Kachori’. The stuffing for these palak kachoris is spicy tangy peas mixture and the outer covering ...

Published in Indian Street Food

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