Karthika Gopalakrishnan

Karthika Gopalakrishnan is a software Engineer by Profession. Being a foodie from childhood, she loves to immerse herself in the aroma of spices and their delicacies. According to her, cooking is a therapy which unwinds the hassles and bustles of a day. As said, the easiest way to enter into the heart of a person is through his food, she loves to bring a unique flavor of every recipe with right composition of spices and love.

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Recipes and Articles by Karthika Gopalakrishnan

Paleo Breakfast Casserole Recipe In A Mug

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 00:09

Paleo Breakfast Casserole Recipe In A Mug includes healthy ingredients to provide you a protein boost when you start the day. This breakfast casserole is all that you crave for your breakfast in the mornings. It has eggs (which are low in calories but packed with proteins), vegetables and spices to fuel ...

Kabuli Chana Salad Recipe With A Tangy Orange Dressing

Monday, 06 March 2017 00:08

Chana Salad Recipe With A Orange Dressing is low in calories and rich in nutrients, making it a diabetic-friendly recipe. This salad has everything you need – chana is rich in protein, calcium, and iron while orange and pomegranate are rich in Vitamin C. This is a great option to clean those leftover ...

Published in Indian Salad Recipes

Assamese Amitar Khar Recipe

Sunday, 05 March 2017 00:08

Amitar Khar is a traditional Assamese dish and their meals always begin with khar. The dish is prepared with unripe papayas cooked with chillies and panch phoran. It is considered that khar cleanses the stomach and hence, Assamese has a tradition of consuming khar initially during their meal. The unripe ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Foxtail Millet Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe

Saturday, 04 March 2017 00:07

Are you looking for an easy snack to enjoy your ‘me’ time with a cup of Chai? And are you health conscious but at the time love traditional tasty recipes? Then, this foxtail millet uppu kozhukattai is a perfect choice. Uppu Kozhukattai is savoury steamed dumplings prepared traditionally with rice ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Chocolate Coconut Pistachio Bites Recipe (Paleo & Vegan)

Monday, 27 February 2017 00:04

Who doesn’t love chocolates? Everyone love to have chocolate based desserts, ice creams, pudding, and shakes. How about an energy bite? Yes, Chocolate-based coconut pistachio bites. Dark cocoa chocolate combines with powdered pistachios and lightly sweetened with coconut flakes and maple syrup ...

Drumstick Dal Soup Recipe

Sunday, 12 February 2017 00:04

Drumstick, a must-have vegetable in sambar, is loaded with a number of minerals. They are known for their high calcium content and blood purifying properties. They can be consumed as such or can be cooked with lentils. The regular consumption of drumsticks reduces acne and the skin related problems. ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Radish Soup Recipe

Sunday, 05 February 2017 00:07

Radish is a root vegetable which is pungent or sweet in taste with lots of juice. Radishes are very filling which will satisfy your hunger packs without increasing your calorie count. They have very low digestible carbohydrates and contain a lot of water, thus making it a very good dietary option for ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Paleo Balsamic Mushrooms Recipe

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 00:04

Are you looking for sides to your favorite grilled chicken? Then, Paleo Balsamic Mushrooms are a perfect choice. Mushrooms are sautéed with butter and balsamic and topped with freshly grounded pepper to spice up the dish. This buttery mushrooms with garlic flavor are perfect for dinner with chicken. ...

Lemon Coconut Chia Energy Balls Recipe

Monday, 30 January 2017 00:04

Energy balls are the best option to satisfy mid-day hunger packs. Instead of munching on nutrition bars or refined store bought snacks, prepare these healthy balls to munch on. These portable snacks are prepared with tart lemon sweetened by coconut and finally loaded with protein-rich chia seeds. These ...

Maharashtrian Anarsa Recipe

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:08

Anarsa is an authentic Maharashtrian sweet snack recipe prepared during the festive season. The recipe calls for common ingredients available in all households like powdered jaggery, rice, and ghee. The pastry-like snack is authentically prepared by deep frying the rice discs in a surplus amount of ghee. ...

Karnataka Style Utthatthi Payasa Recipe - Dry Dates Kheer

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:08

Karnataka Style Utthatthi Payasa Recipe is the Dry Dates Kheer made with handy ingredients like jaggery, nuts, and dry dates. This recipe can be prepared in the vegan style with thick coconut milk instead of milk. This payasa is also suited for diabetic people for a spoonful of indulgence as it doesn’t ...

Chicken Corn Fritters Recipe

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:34

Chicken Corn Fritters Recipe are tender chicken breasts are chopped into tiny pieces, cooked, mashed well, mixed with corn and spicy batter to prepare crispy chicken fritters. The addition of corn adds a unique taste and crunchy flavour to the fritters. They serve as great finger food and a sure ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Egg Pakora Recipe - Egg Fritters

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:28

One cannot deny or control their love and yearning for pakoras and when it is made up of egg, you never know how many you munch on. Pakoras can be prepared as an evening snack or as a guilty pleasure to enjoy your day. Hard boiled eggs are mixed with spiced batter and fried in oil to prepare this egg ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Kayi Saasive Chitranna Recipe

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:35

Chitranna is rice-based dish popular in the regions of Karnataka which is prepared by mixing plain white rice with different varieties of grounded paste called as oggarane or gojju and later seasoned with mustard seeds, curry leaves, peanuts and red chilies. Kayi Sasive Chitranna is prepared by mixing ...

Appe Payasa Recipe - Poori Payasam

Sunday, 27 November 2016 00:42

Appe Payasa  is an authentic recipe from the regions of Karnataka and is prepared using small bite sized appe, made of maida or rava. Appe is a poori made like a crispy biscuits prepared commonly with chiroti rava or fine sooji. One can take the liberty of preparing the biscuits with maida too. Appe ...

Ambode Recipe (Karnataka Style Masala Vada)

Saturday, 26 November 2016 00:40

Ambode is a Masala Vada prepared during any festive occasion in the region of Karnataka. Ambode is prepared using soaked chana dal with dill leaves. These spicy lentil fritters are a must have for any occasion and a famous street food served across all parts of South India. There are many variations ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Aval Kesari Recipe

Friday, 25 November 2016 00:32

Kesari or Sheera, it is the easiest yet tastiest sweet commonly prepared at all households across India. Kesari doesn’t call for an auspicious occasion. It is prepared when one craves for sweet when guests arrived suddenly or as a sweet for a grand feast. Usually, Kesari is prepared using fine sooji ...

Ratalu Pakora Recipe - Purple Yam Pakora/Fritters

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:36

Ratalu pakoras is a unique pakora recipe where purple yam is dipped in besan batter and fried. These crunchy crispy pakoras are sure to be relished by your family and friends.  Did you know: Purple Yam is very healthy but because ube yams are purple inside ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Togari Bele Tovve Recipe - Toor Dal Rasam

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:20

Tovve is native to South India and it is called by different names according to the region and the people. While Tamilians call as Rasam, it is labelled as Tovve in Karnataka. Tovve is basically a mild lentil dish cooked with ghee in a tamarind based gravy without any exotic spices. It is also known ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Akkravadisal Recipe (Rice Milk Pudding)

Sunday, 20 November 2016 00:26

Akkaravadisal (Akkara aidisil) is an authentic Iyengar recipe usually prepared as offering (prasadham) to God during the month of Margazhi (according to Tamil Calendar) and offered to the Lord Vishnu. Akkaravadisal is served as prasadham in the temples on the auspicious day of Panguni Uthiram in Srirangam ...

Kandarappam Recipe (Chettinad Sweet Appam)

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 00:31

Kandarappam recipe is a sweet delicacy from the region of Chettinad and is considered to be a festive recipe as it is prepared on an auspicious day using 4 dals and consumption of 4 dals on any festive day is considered to be auspicious. Kandarappam is a sweet fried appam prepared using raw rice, 4 types ...

Paal Kozhukattai Recipe With Bananas - With Vegan Option

Monday, 07 November 2016 00:31

Paal Kozhukattai is authentic delicacy from the regions of Chettinad known for their plethora of deceptively luscious dishes. In a nutshell, Paal Kozhukattai is sweetened rice dumplings cooked in thick coconut milk and milk. The dish is rich in taste and creamy in texture, with added bananas to serve. ...

Karjikai (Karnataka Style Deep Fried Sweet Pastry Recipe)

Sunday, 06 November 2016 00:24

Karijikai/Karanji is a deep fried pastry filled with sweet filling. If you are wondering as what Gujiya is, well, it is similar to Karanji and referred as Gujiya in northern parts of India while it is called karanji in the southern part of India. Karjikai is deep fried crescent shaped pastry sheets prepared ...

Avalakki Bella Usuli Recipe (Jaggery & Flattened Rice)

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:28

Avalakki Bella Usuli is usually prepared across Karnataka on the days when people observe fasting for their God. Usuli is prepared using poha/flattened rice as it is high in starch content and filling the stomach. This can be prepared using red poha or white one, either thick or thin. The only difference ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes
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