Jyothi Rajesh

Jyothi Rajesh is an engineer by profession. Food and any thing related to food is her passion. She loves to cook, style and photograph food. She spends half of my week teaching Robotics to children and the rest of my week she get lost in cooking and photography. She cook for two reasons. First, cooking is, in all honesty, a way to show that she cares about people. It gives her great pleasure to make something that someone enjoys! Second, "I love the quest … the quest for great ingredient combinations, for unexpected flavors, for those “wow” recipes."

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Recipes and Articles by Jyothi Rajesh

Corn Salad With Radishes, Jalapeño And Lime In Mint Mayo Recipe

Monday, 24 October 2016 00:21

If you thought salads are boring, I agree with you. And if you thought a best was to eat a salad if at all you have to eat it should be with a delicious dressing, I’m with you on that as well. Salads remind me of summer. It’s light on your tummy, but very satisfying too. And when you make a salad ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Stuffed Potato Cutlet Recipe With Mint Mayo

Sunday, 23 October 2016 00:08

Potato cutlets is a delicious and easy to make starter dish. It is perfect as a party starter or an evening snacks. It’s made using mashed potatoes, bread crumbs, coriander leaves, oregano, and spices. To make cutlet even more amazing for kids and adults alike, I stuffed in Del Monte’s Mint Mayo ...

Spicy Seafood Stew Casserole With Tomatoes And Lime Recipe

Friday, 21 October 2016 00:07

Looking for healthy, light, filling dinner/lunch recipes? I have just a perfect recipe for you. It’s Seafood stew with tomatoes and lime. It has potatoes and carrots for adding more nutrients to the dish. This dish uses minimal oil and has a perfect balance of spice and tang. So thinking of healthy ...

Mexican Breakfast Tortilla, Fried Eggs & Black Beans With Salsa Recipe

Sunday, 09 October 2016 00:41

Eggs for breakfast are a staple in many household. Breakfast eggs are mostly, omelettes, scrambled or some even make fried eggs, poached eggs. To make breakfast a little more fancier, I am going to present to you a Mexican breakfast burritos. Yes tortillas wrapped with goodness. Like any other tortillas, ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Chicken Lasagna Recipe

Saturday, 08 October 2016 00:11

This is one of the easy lasagna recipes. Lasagna is one of the easiest and oldest pasta dishes. I am sure many of you have your favourite lasagna recipe for your busy weeknight. Be it for a busy weeknight or for the special family gathering, or a party, this classic pasta dish, will impress one and all. ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Yogurt Lamb Curry Recipe

Thursday, 06 October 2016 00:14

Lamb is the most popular meat used in Kashmiri cuisine. Wazwan, a royal feast, which is a multi-course meal spread consists mostly non vegetarian dishes. Most of the dishes are lamb based dishes, chicken is used too. It’s a feast fit for kings and consists of an array of about more than 30-course banquet. ...

Peshwari Naan Recipe - Naan Stuffed With Sweet Dry Fruits

Sunday, 02 October 2016 00:00

Naan is an Indian flat bread that can be made very easily at home and that too on stove top. The result – soft, pillowy, delicious naans! Peshawari naan is a close cousin of Kashmiri naan. The specialty of this flatbread is that it is sweet in taste due to the use of sultanas (raisins) and coconut. ...

Kashmiri Style Bharit Marchavangun Recipe-Stuffed Chillies

Sunday, 25 September 2016 00:13

Bharit Marchavangun is a classic Kashmiri dish that makes a show stopping entrée (appetizer) in any party. Stuffed chillies are delicious and makes a unique starter dish. This is a dish that is easy to make, with minimum effort and time consumption. Walnuts, pomegranate seed powder, and cumin gives ...

Kashmiri Style Nadru Yakhni Recipe-Lotus Stem in Yogurt Sauce

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 00:59

Nadru Yakhni Recipe is the Kashmiri Style Lotus Stem in Yogurt Sauce. Lotus roots/stem is very popular in Kashmiri cuisine. They are also called as Nandru or kamal kakdi. Lotus stem is used as an alternative for meat in most vegetarian cuisines. Kashmiri is a paradise on earth, a land of exquisite ...

Mushroom Methi Brown Rice Recipe

Saturday, 17 September 2016 00:52

This is the first time I am using brown rice in my recipe. The texture of brown rice is amazing. Once cooked it didn’t resemble rice at all, it looks more like moong. Brown rice is not a boon for just for diabetic people, but for all rice eaters. Rich in fibre, this amazing rice makes a super food ...

No Onion No Garlic Raw Tomato Sabzi Recipe

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 00:29

Raw tomatoes are included less in the regular recipes due to a common conception that they do not taste well. Once the raw tomatoes are sauteed, char grilled, and made into side dishes and chutneys, even people who have thought of this as a bland vegetable will like the flavour that raw tomatoes emanates. ...

Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 00:04

Chicken Meatball Tacos Recipe includes delicious meatballs, crispy taco shells, and some lip smacking Mexican flavours like refried beans, cheese, guacamole.  It is a fabulous dish for any dinner party where these tacos can be served as appetizers or great to be served at a high tea party ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

No Onion No Garlic Aloo Makhana Sabzi Recipe

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 00:28

Be it Navratri or Shravan maas, many practice fasting during these months, which means onion, garlic is a big no no for many. Fasting practices are different from region to region. I believe “There are no rules in fasting. Some fast on Mondays, some on Tuesdays and Fridays, while others fast only on ...

Matar Masala Recipe (Peas In Onion Tomato Gravy)

Monday, 12 September 2016 00:41

Fresh green peas when in season, you must make this yummy and easy matar masala (peas masala). Though I make a lot of dishes with peas as it is available throughout the year in dried form, I love fresh peas more than anything else and when fresh peas are available in pretty in market, one is that I make ...

Thai Flavoured Vegetable Noodles In Coconut Curry Recipe

Monday, 12 September 2016 00:04

Thai Flavoured Vegetable Noodles In Coconut Curry Recipe is a meal in itself.  A bowl packed with veggies and noodles in a creamy flavourful coconut curry.  Basically it's all you need 'need to have for dinner during the winters and monsoons.  Serve Thai Flavoured Vegetable Noodles ...

Wheat Pizza Pockets Recipe Baked with Chicken Filling

Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:55

I made these Wheat Pizza Pockets Recipe Baked with Chicken Filling on a morning when my kid demanded. Making these pizza pockets is a breeze when there is a little pre-preparation of pizza dough. I made these pizza pockets with whole wheat flour which was kept in fridge overnight. I also had baked the ...

Published in Pizza Recipes

Shredded Chicken Tostadas Recipe

Monday, 05 September 2016 00:18

Shredded Chicken Tostadas Recipe are Crunchy tostadas with delicious refried beans, shredded chicken, crunchy veggies and topped with guacamole, fresh salsa and sour cream, that’s one delicious finger food for any party. Adding the topping in layers makes every bit interesting. The deliciousness of ...

Mexican Style Cemita Recipe - Sesame Sandwich Bun

Sunday, 28 August 2016 01:23

Cemita is a Mexican bun recipe that is perfect for any sandwich. This bread has a light sweet taste to it which makes your sandwich taste so good. It is a buttery, dense yet light crumb bread that can be used to make and amazing sandwich.  Serve the Cemita with some Smoked Tofu and Grilled ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Milagu Sadam Recipe (Instant Pepper Rice)

Sunday, 28 August 2016 00:16

I consider the variety in rice dishes is a blessing! When you are in a hurry to cook up a meal or too lazy to make an elaborate meal, the variety of rice dishes come handy. Not just that, variety rice recipes works fantastic for left over rice. I can safely call it instant rice dish( all you need is ...

Paal Kozhukattai Recipe

Friday, 26 August 2016 00:43

Ganesha Chaturthi is just around the corner. We have started planning for the festival already. It’s not Ganesha Chathurthi for us if there is no Kozhukattai offered to Lord Ganesha. There are many ways to make kozhukattai and Paal kozhukattai is one of them. A delicacy from the Chettinad region, this ...

Buckwheat Vegetable Khichdi Recipe

Monday, 22 August 2016 00:38

Eating whole grain and ancient grains is helping me keep fit and healthy. There was a time when I kept away from the grains not knowing it’s benefits. But once I learnt about the benefits of whole grains I started including it in my diet. Initially, I have been experimenting with the grain by making ...

Gajar Methi Sabzi Recipe (Carrot Fenugreek Leaves Stir Fry)

Sunday, 21 August 2016 00:36

Indian Stir fry vegetables are not just easy to make but they are packed with loads of flavour and makes a delicious and healthy side dish for roti or rice. This sabzi is a unique side dish which has a perfect blend of spice, sweet (from the carrots), and a tad bitter (from methi leaves). The secret ...

Lebanese Style Shish Tawook Recipe (Grilled Chicken Skewers Recipe)

Monday, 15 August 2016 00:10

There is something very comforting about Middle Eastern dishes. From the subtle flavourful pilaf, to the spice fragrant Kebabs to lip smacking baklava, everything has a unique flavour and taste. Not to forget the diverse variations of dips, spreads, sauces from different regions of the Middle East. Mostly ...

Crispy Chicken Pakoda Recipe

Thursday, 11 August 2016 00:46

Having guests at home who love non vegetarian food? Then you must make this Chicken Pakoda Recipe to impress them. These chicken pakodas taste yummy which are fritters that are deep fried. Some wonderful aromatic spices added to the chicken makes it nice and crunchy on the outside and perfectly cooked ...

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