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

Radhaballabhi Recipe (Bengali Stuffed Poori With Spiced Urad Dal)

Thursday, 11 August 2016 00:29

Radhaballabhi is a famous Bengali Recipe commonly prepared for Breakfast. Radhaballabhi is usually prepared with urad dal and spices for festive occasion like Krishna Janmashtami. It is a slightly sweeter poori in taste than kachoris. When I was searching for some crispy breakfast, I stumbled upon this ...

Published in Puri Recipes

Thatta Payaru Sambar Recipe - Black Eyed Beans Sambar

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 00:34

Thatta Payaru Sambar is an authentic vegetarian curry in which beans are cooked along with spices in a creamy dal base. This dish is the best way to include plant-based proteins in your diet. Did you know - Black Eyed Beans also known as Cow Peas are the most nourishing in the legume family. Their name ...

Published in Sambar Recipes

Stuffed Tomatoes with Quinoa, Spinach and Cheese Recipe

Monday, 08 August 2016 00:13

Stuffed Tomatoes with Quinoa, Spinach and Cheese are a great option when you need a change from the traditional breakfast or fried snacks. The filling in tomatoes has wide options; it can be either vegetable, grains, beans or simply cheese. Make these stuffed tomatoes healthier with quinoa and spinach. ...

Methi Corn Dal Vada Recipe

Saturday, 06 August 2016 00:59

Methi Corn Dal Vada recipe is a beautiful twist to the regular vada recipe. Vada is a traditional Indian recipe and is commonly prepared for a festive brunch, lunch or as a tea time snack. They differ in their way of preparation according to each region.  The addition of methi and corn with dal ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Mexican Style Vegetable Fajita Recipe

Friday, 05 August 2016 00:44

Vegetable Mexican Fajita belongs to the Tex-Mex cuisine, which commonly refers to any grilled meat served as a taco on tortillas. Over the time, Fajita is also prepared only with vegetables and has become popular. Onions and colorful bell peppers are cooked with spices and later served with tortillas. Stir ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Bengali Phool Gobhir Paturi Recipe (Cauliflower & Potatoes With Poppy Seed Paste)

Friday, 05 August 2016 00:42

Phool Gobhir Paturi is a Bengali side dish prepared by cooking cauliflower and potato with poppy seed and black cumin seeds. The addition of poppy seed paste and black cumin seeds gives a unique aroma and taste to the dish. This delicious potato-cauliflower blend sabzi can be prepared in few minutes ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Kathirikai UrulaiKizhanghu Pachidi Recipe (Brinjals And Potatoes With Moong Dal)

Thursday, 04 August 2016 00:55

Kathirikkai Urulaikizhanghu is a Chettinad delicacy prepared by cooking tender Brinjals and Potatoes with moong dal. It can be served as an accompaniment with idli, dosa, and chapatti. It is a versatile dish which can be served over plain rice. The dish is mildly spicy with only green chilies added and ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Chotti Aloor Dum Recipe - Baby Potatoes In Tomato Gravy

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 00:32

Chotti Aloor Dum is a spicy gravy prepared with small baby potatoes and usually served with luchis or puris. Potatoes are universal favourite and any dish prepared with them is a sure hit. Baby potatoes are boiled and cooked with spices in a tomato base. Prepare this delicious dish once and you will ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Ratatouille With Fried Eggs Recipe

Sunday, 31 July 2016 00:41

Ratatouille is the traditional French stewed vegetable dish which is often as a side dish with dinner sometimes included in breakfast and lunch. It serves as a complete meal when served with toasted bread. The secret of the dish is to cook the vegetables separately so each will taste truly. Ratatouille ...

Buckwheat Dosa Recipe

Sunday, 31 July 2016 00:25

Dosa and Idli are the most common breakfast widely prepared in various parts of India. For the preparation of dosa or idli, the batter has to be ground and allowed to ferment for a day before preparing them as dosas. But, on those days when you do not have fermented batter on hand but still crave for ...

Published in Dosa Recipes

Broccoli Cheddar Frittata Recipe

Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:52

Broccoli Cheddar Frittata is a protein rich breakfast prepared with eggs, broccoli and cheddar cheese. Eggs contain zero carbs and no sugar. Eggs are an all-natural source of high-quality protein. Broccoli is kids friendly vegetable. Prepare this Broccoli cheddar frittata for breakfast and enjoy a wholesome ...

Published in Omelette Recipes

Buckwheat Corn Dhokla Recipe

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 00:58

Buckwheat Corn Dhokla is a healthy version of dhokla prepared using buckwheat, sweet corn and curd. Buckwheat is high in soluble fiber and it’s a natural gluten free whole grain. Buckwheat provides a high level of protein. Dhokla is a vegetarian dish from the state of Gujarat. Dhokla can be served ...

Published in Dhokla Recipes

Spicy Pepper Chicken Recipe

Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:31

Spicy Pepper chicken is an effortless recipe which is usually prepared in all households. The recipe doesn’t call for elaborate cooking or an expert. A versatile chicken recipe which is prepared with the basic ingredients available in your pantries like onions and tomatoes. The addition or freshly ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

Spinach Mushroom Scrambled Eggs Recipe

Monday, 18 July 2016 00:45

Spinach Mushroom Scrambled Eggs is a protein rich breakfast. Make it more nutritious by adding Spinach and Mushroom to it. Spinach comes at the top of the ranking list for nutrient richness. It is a very good source of dietary fiber, phosphorus, Vitamin B1 and Zinc.  Mushrooms belong to the ...

Published in Scrambled Egg Recipe

Cabbage And Carrot Thoran Recipe

Saturday, 16 July 2016 00:45

Cabbage and Carrot Thoran Recipe is a simple Kerala cuisine preparation commonly done in all houses and served as an accompaniment for rice. Cabbage and carrot are grated finely, mixed with spices, cooked in medium flame without the addition of water and grated coconut is generously added to the thoran. ...

Published in Thoran Recipes

Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe ( Eggplant Foot Yam Stir Fry)

Thursday, 14 July 2016 00:47

Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe (Eggplant Foot Yam Stir Fry) is a traditional vegetarian dishes prepared in Kerala. The vegetables are stir fried with spices and onions. Few prefer to use big onions where some use shallots. It is otherwise known as upperi recipe. Chena Mezhukuparrati Recipe ( Eggplant Foot ...

Hawaiian Chicken Skewers Recipe

Saturday, 09 July 2016 00:51

Hawaiian Chicken skewers are sweet and sour chicken recipe which can be prepared in less than 30 minutes but serves as a great appetizer. Addition of sour soy sauce, tangy pineapple juice, and pepper gives the perfect blend of spiciness, sourness, and sweetness. As the dish is mildly spicy and has a ...

Paprika Chicken Skewers Recipe

Friday, 08 July 2016 00:48

Paprika Chicken Skewers is a chicken recipe which can be prepared in no time and is a healthy alternative to the usual fried chicken prepared in most Indian households. Chicken is marinated with paprika powder and crushed garlic. The spiciness of paprika and strong flavor of freshly crushed garlic gives ...

Kaya Tholi Thoran Recipe (Raw Banana Thoran)

Thursday, 07 July 2016 00:20

Kaya Tholi Thoran Recipe is prepared using Plantain peel and grounded coconut with chili, garlic, and cumin seeds. Thoran is a Kerala delicacy and can be prepared with a variety of vegetables. This can be served as an accompaniment for rice. Some used to prepare the dish without garlic whereas some used ...

Published in Thoran Recipes

Spicy Jalapeno Scrambled Eggs Recipe

Sunday, 03 July 2016 00:10

Spicy Jalapeno Scrambled Eggs is a Mexican style breakfast prepared with red tomatoes, onions and fresh Jalapenos which resembles the colours of the Mexican flag. This is a wholesome breakfast with the required proteins and vegetables. And it gives a different flavour to your usual breakfast. This can ...

Published in Scrambled Egg Recipe

Tamter Wangun Recipe

Sunday, 26 June 2016 00:40

Tamter Wangun is an authentic Kashmiri Pundit recipe with no garlic and in some case prepared with or without onions. This is a simple yet flavorful dish prepared by cooking fried eggplants in a tomato base gravy and with spices. It is a tasty vegetarian dish from Srinagar. Serve Tamter Wangun ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Bharwa Karela Masala Recipe

Saturday, 18 June 2016 00:47

Bharwa Karela Masala is a stuffed recipe in which bitter gourd is stuffed with spices and peanuts roasted in oil. The Bharwa karela itself is a dry dish but when coupled with spicy gravy, it makes a delicious accompaniment for rice or akki roti. Bitter gourd is known for its health benefits but the bitter ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Lauki Yakhni Recipe - Bottle Gourd In Yogurt Gravy

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 00:16

Lauki Yakhini Recipe is a yogurt based gravy. This gravy is different from other gravy as they don't contain garlic or onion. Lauki Yakhini Recipe Kashmiri dish where yogurt serves as the main ingredient. The gravy gets its flavor through cardamom and cloves. The dish is not too spicy and has very mild ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 00:19

Chicken Tikka Masala is a curry of roasted chicken pieces in a spicy sauce. The curry is known for its rich creamy texture. Chicken pieces are marinated in yogurt and spices and baked in an oven/pan fried. The fried pieces are then cooked in an aromatic  sauce and later, heavy cream is added to ...

Published in Chicken Recipes
     
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