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

Mulakootal Recipe (Vegetables In Coconut Gravy)

Monday, 23 May 2016 00:14

Mulakootal Recipe is a very old, traditional Palakkad Brahmin recipe. It’s a curry made from a combination of lentils and vegetables and coconut gravy. It is a mildly spiced gravy that goes well with steamed rice and ghee. There are some variations of mulakootal, basically depending on the type of ...

Chettinad Mutton Chops Kuzhambu Recipe-Mutton Chops Curry

Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:30

Chettinad Mutton Chops Kuzhambu is a spicy and delicious mutton chops dish which has a twist of flavor packed Chettinad style curry. If you are a spice lover you should definitely try this recipe for your weekend dinners. Its a perfect dish to serve during the house parties and your family and friends ...

Bihari Channa Dal Puri Recipe

Thursday, 12 May 2016 00:21

Bihari Channa Dal Puri Recipe is a traditional Bihari recipe. No salt is added to the dish during festivals and is served with kheer after offering dal puri and kheer to Gods. To make these Dal puris, one can also add moong dal instead of channa dal which is used in this recipe. It is again an option ...

Sweet And Sour Lemon Pickle Recipe

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 00:11

Sweet And Sour Lemon Pickle Recipe is a simple pickle that is oh so flavourful, made with minimal ingredients.  Just salt, sugar, and red chilli powder and absolutely no oil and this pickle is ready.  Most of the households get involved in pickling process during summers. From seasonal produce ...

Aloo Tikki Burger Recipe

Monday, 09 May 2016 00:15

When it comes to fusion vegetarian burgers, Aloo Tikki burger comes first to our mind. The most popular Indo-western vegetarian burger would be this aloo tikki burger. Potatoes can turn any dish into the most delicious ones. Crunchy outside, soft inside shallow fried aloo tikkis, between soft whole wheat ...

Published in Burger Recipes

Vivatta Whole Wheat Flour Puttu Recipe

Friday, 06 May 2016 00:46

Vivatta Whole Wheat Flour Puttu Recipe is a twist to Puttu recipe which is unique to Kerala. It is one of the staple dish prepared for breakfast in many households on day to day basis. Being steamed and prepared without oil puts the 'puttu' on the list of healthy, non-fat dishes. There are many ...

Sri Lankan Chicken Curry Recipe

Friday, 06 May 2016 00:12

This Sri Lankan Chicken Curry is highly influenced by the South Indian Style curries with it’s own twist of flavors from Sri Lanka like this one has the added goodness of Pandan leaves and Lemon grass. It gives out a distinctive aroma and a lovely rustic flavor to the curry. Sri Lankan cuisine ...

Published in Sri Lankan Recipes

South Indian Style Vegetable Kurma Recipe

Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:10

South Indian Style Vegetable Kurma is a delicious mild flavored mixed vegetable curry that is usually paired with chapathi or poori. Wonderful aromatic spices are subdued with thick coconut paste and cashew paste to give it a rich creamy texture. Poppy seeds are must that goes into the kurma. Grind it ...

Soya Keema Masala Recipe

Saturday, 23 April 2016 00:19

Soya Keema masala is a delicious vegetarian keema that can be prepared quickly and easily. Healthy soya granules along with potato and peas make this masala a decadent one. In this recipe, you just need to soak them in water and then cook it in masala. I cooked potatoes and peas separately while soya ...

Vegetable Rice Upma Recipe

Friday, 22 April 2016 00:59

Vegetable Rice Upma is a quick healthy and light breakfast option. Upma is such a versatile dish that we can make upma from almost everything, rava, wheat, oats, ragi, millets, rice and even quinoa. Adding vegetables not only makes the dish tasty but healthy too. When one gets bored of the regular ...

Dhaba Style Dal Palak Recipe

Thursday, 21 April 2016 00:08

Nothing can beat the taste of fresh spinach. And this Dhaba Style Dal Palak is a perfect one dish recipe that will help you cook a dish fast and easily without spending much time in the kitchen during the hot summer days. This recipe is very famous in north Indian and a speciality of the road side dhabas. Serve ...

Bihari Kale Channe Ki Ghugni Recipe

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:59

In Bihar, it’s called ghughri. Traditional ghugni is made with dried white peas. Some use minced lamb in it, some don’t. Ghugni can also be made with black chick peas, dried green peas or even black eyes beans. It’s the most popular evening snack in the eastern part of India. Assam, Bengal, Odisa ...

Egg White Cheese Scrambled Eggs With Spinach & Caramelized Onion Recipe

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 00:24

We love to eat eggs in breakfasts but if given a chance we can eat them in lunch and dinner too. Eating egg whites every day ensures we get the required protein content. Making scrambled eggs with egg whites is been followed in most households. Add spinach to get the extra nutrients. Caramelized onions ...

Idli Chaat Recipe

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 00:17

Idli Chaat is a fusion recipe which is an amalgamation of South and North Indian cuisine. A unique dish that is best to use the leftover idlis from the breakfast. Turn them into spicy, tangy, chaat for your evening snack or as an appetizer for lunch. We eat the popular chaats usually but if you want ...

Lemon Oats Recipe

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 00:16

Lemon rice is a very popular in every household. Think of quick, easy, less labor lunch/dinner options, lemon rice is definitely one of them in Indian households. Are you someone who loves the simplicity of a nice flavour packed lemon rice just like me? Then, I have good news for you. How about a dish ...

Whole Wheat Flour Murukku Recipe

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 00:48

Whole Wheat Flour Murukku Recipe is a delicious, flavourful, healthy snack. While murukku is made usually with maida, rice flours, we will add a little twist to the traditional murukku and use whole wheat flour in it Also, this whole wheat flour murukku turns out crispy and melt in your mouth by ...

Hare Chane Ki Burfi Recipe

Monday, 04 April 2016 00:12

Burfi made of green chickpeas is a special sweet dish that can be made for special occasions like party and festivals. Green chickpeas or choliya is smaller in size compared to the white chickpeas, and they taste delicious. Green chickpeas can be used in making curries, parathas, halwas, burfis and a ...

One Pot Spinach Macaroni Pasta Recipe

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 00:57

A great way to make a meal almost from scratch and cook up a delicious dish with little clean up are these one pot meal. Do not underestimate the varieties of one pot meal we can have and that too with big flavours. These one pot recipes are usually super easy, super tasty, super fast to make and are ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Bread Pakoda Recipe

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 00:22

Bread Pakoda is one of the most popular breakfast and tea time snack in the Northern regions. It is arguably the best traditional snack for enjoying evening tea especially in the winter seasons. Bread is smeared with chutney and then stuffed with mashed potatoes dipped in batter and then deep fried. ...

Rabodi Ki Sabzi Recipe

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:11

Rabodi Ki Sabzi is one of the oldest traditional dish from Rajasthani cuisine. Rabodi is made from buttermilk and makai. When makkai is in season and available in plenty, people make this rabodi and store it in air tight containers. To cope up with harsh climate conditions in Rajasthan, people make this ...

Dahi Gujiya Recipe

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 00:53

Dahi Gujiya is a vegetarian snack which is very famous in the Northern parts of India. It is very popularly made during festivals, a specialty of Holi festival too. It is made from thick urad dal batter. The batter is shaped into Gujiyas and are stuffed with some pepper corns, roasted cumin powder and ...

Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe

Monday, 21 March 2016 00:57

Vegetable Lo mein is a Chinese dish made from wheat flour noodles. It is a regular dish in every household in Karnataka and is very easy and quick to make. Lo mein is similar to chow mein. The only difference between the two is, lo mein is soft noodles which is prepared by the tossing method, whereas ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Jowar Dhani Chivda Recipe

Monday, 21 March 2016 00:47

Have you ever popped Jowar Dhani or sorghum? It pops like popcorn . Jowar Dhani Chivda Recipe is a  perfect time pass snack to munch on whenever you want. It’s gluten free, rich in fibers and a complete vegan snack. It’s a signature Holi special recipe which is popular in every household. ...

Namak Para Recipe (Deep Fried Biscuits)

Friday, 18 March 2016 00:28

Crunchy and salty Namak Para with a hint of carom seeds is a perfect tea time snack. This super delicious tea time snack is easy to make and requires just staple 4 ingredients. It gets ready in just 30 minutes and you can even pack in your office snack box. Enjoy Namak Para with hot Masala Chai during ...

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