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

Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam - Mango & Drumstick Kootu Curry

Saturday, 04 June 2016 00:44

Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam is a traditional Kerala recipe made up of Mangoes and drumstick cooked in toor dal and coconut paste. It is also called Moloshyam in Malayalam and Kootu in Tamil Nadu. Mulakushyam can also be prepared with pumpkin, raw green plantain, yam, cucumber, snake gourd and raw jackfruit. Did ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Gavarfali Ki Sukhi Sabzi Recipe

Saturday, 04 June 2016 00:09

Gavarfali Ki Sukhi Sabzi is a Rajasthani delicacy prepared by cooking cluster beans with the essential spices which are available in our kitchen like cumin seeds, coriander powder, chili powder, and garlic. Unlike normal beans, cluster beans have a pinch of bitterness and usually grated coconut, jaggery ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Paneer Do Pyaza Recipe

Friday, 03 June 2016 00:12

Do Pyaza in Persian means two onions and this curry is usually prepared with double the quantity of onions. Onions are added at two stages during cooking and hence the name is Paneer Do Pyaza. Paneer Do Pyaza is a semi gravy recipe prepared with soft paneer and plenty of onions in a creamy base. Onions ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Vendaikai (Okra) Puli Kootu Recipe

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 00:26

Vendaikai Puli Kootu Recipe is a popular dish in Tamil Nadu and is usually prepared in almost every home to serve along with rice. Vendaikai Puli kootu is okra curry simmered in tamarind sauce with grounded spices. The dish can be prepared in few minutes without any fuss. It can be either gravy or dry ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Multani Kaali Arbi Recipe (Arbi Gravy Style)

Monday, 30 May 2016 00:14

Multani Kaali Arbi is usually prepared with basic ingredients and lacks onion, tomato and spices. It is a watery vegetable curry. The dish is usually prepared using traditional Indian Kadhai which gives arbi, the purple colour and adds flavour to the recipe. Serve Multani Kaali Arbi Recipe with hot ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe (South Indian Snake Gourd Curry)

Monday, 30 May 2016 00:01

The Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe is a delicious dish made from snake gourd combined with lentils and coconut. This classic south indian kootu recipe is perfect high protein recipe that is nutritious and healthy. Kootu is usually vegetable cooked with lentils and grounded coconut masalas. The Pudalangai ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Cauliflower Matar Bhurji Recipe

Thursday, 26 May 2016 00:18

Cauliflower Bhurji with Matar is prepared by cooking grated cauliflower with peas and spices. They serve as great accompaniment for rice and is a modern twist to the traditional cauliflower fry. Ensure grated cauliflower are not over fried to avoid them from becoming soggy. This bhurji can be used as ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Puli Keerai Recipe (Tamarind Spinach Curry)

Thursday, 26 May 2016 00:15

Puli Keerai is a traditional South Indian Recipe that serves a main course. It is more like a sambar or rasam that goes well with rice. Puli Keerai is a simple recipe that doesn’t need any special ingredient. The spinach that is used gives good amount of iron to the body. This can be packed even for ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Easy Potato Kurma Recipe

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 00:06

Potatoes are universal favourite and one cannot hide or deny their desire for potatoes. Easy Potato Kurma is a perfect recipe for weeknight dinners which can be served with rice or roti. Potatoes are cooked with spices and grounded coconut paste. Potatoes are kids friendly and can be prepared in ...

Published in Kurma Recipes (Korma)

Mambhazam Pulissery Recipe

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 00:12

Mambazha Pulissery Recipe is a traditional Kerala cuisine and is prepared by cooking vegetables in a curd and yogurt. It has subtle flavors of spiciness and tanginess. This authentic recipe is commonly prepared in all households for Onam and served as an accompaniment for rice. Fresh ripe juicy mangoes ...

Thengai Paal Kurma Recipe - Mixed Vegetables In Coconut Gravy

Friday, 20 May 2016 00:33

Thengai Paal Kurma Recipe is often known as Vellai Kurma and is commonly known curry in chettinad area. Tender vegetables like cauliflower, potato and peas are cooked with green chillies and coconut milk. This can be prepared in few minutes and green chilies are enough for the spiciness. The addition ...

Published in Kurma Recipes (Korma)

Fusilli Alla Caprese Recipe-Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes And Basil Leaves

Friday, 20 May 2016 00:32

Fusilli Alla Caprese, the name sounds fancy but it’s basically a simple pasta prepared with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella cheese cooked with garlic and olive oil. It’s a simple dish and can be made in few minutes and makes an amazing dinner. Serve Fusilli Alla Caprese on its own or with Pizza ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Coconut & Ricotta Dip with Banana Chips Recipe

Thursday, 19 May 2016 07:17

Chips are a universal favourite and a common conception that they are deep fried. Try this healthy version of baked banana chips and you can munch on them completely guilt-free. These chips are crispy and sweet as they are prepared with ripe bananas. Thus, it makes a perfect snack for kids. Serve ...

Egg And Ridge Gourd Burji - Peerkangai Muttai Poriyal Recipe

Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:35

Peerkangai Muttai Poriyal is an easy delicious poriyal prepared with peerkangai and egg. This is a great way to make your kids eat this veggie. Not only this, it is popular among us but also in China and Vietnam. It is referred as Luffa by Chinese. In Vietnam, Peerkangai is a common ingredient in soups ...

Published in Egg Recipes

White Bean Pasta Recipe

Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:09

Pasta becomes healthier when they are loaded with vegetable and beans. White bean pasta is such protein rich dish which is combined with coriander mint pesto sauce. Coriander Mint Pesto sauce is prepared with fresh coriander, mint, pine nuts and almonds. The sauce gives a unique flavour to the pasta ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Matar Paneer Galette Recipe

Monday, 16 May 2016 00:33

Matar Paneer Galette Recipe is a healthy recipe that can be served for a lunch. Galette is a term which is used in French cuisine to refer various types of flat round or free form crusty cakes. These tarts are not molded in a tart pan, instead, the filling is directly placed on top of the rolled out ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Masala Couscous Pulao Recipe

Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:13

Couscous is a staple of North African cuisine and is a dish of steamed balls of semolina usually served with stew on top. Traditional couscous is prepared with semolina, but in recent days, it is prepared with wheat and barley. Coarsely ground wheat is moistened, rolled into small balls and dusted off ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Pan Fried Rice Balls Filled With Cheese Recipe

Friday, 13 May 2016 00:39

Pan-fried Rice Balls are the classic recipe of Italy which is commonly known as Arancini. These rice balls are such a fresh treat stuffed with gooey cheese. The rice balls are usually prepared with grain rice and coated with bread crumbs on the outer side with cheese inside. Peas and corn can be added ...

Roasted Vegetable Pasta Primavera Recipe

Saturday, 07 May 2016 00:54

Roasted Vegetable Pasta Primavera Recipe is a dish that consists of pasta and fresh vegetables. The recipe is prepared in one pot. This easy recipe lends itself to endless variations. Add in all the vegetables available and prepare a healthy version of pasta. It is a great way to sneak in vegetables ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Pasta In Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe

Saturday, 07 May 2016 00:50

Pasta In Tomato Onion Chutney is an Indian style pasta recipe. This pasta is definitely expected to be more tangy and spicy as our taste buds love that taste. We all have had enough creamy pasta but now it is time to take a turn and taste India style pasta. Just make tomato Onion chutney and toss the ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Tawa Paneer Masala Recipe

Friday, 06 May 2016 00:11

Tawa Paneer Masala Recipe is a Punjabi dish which is usually cooked on Tawa or a frying pan! Cooking in a tawa gives a unique flavor and consistency to the dish. A semi dry gravy of paneer cooked in tomato gravy with spices and fresh cream, this masala features an aromatic array of flavors. They are ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Tomato Noodle Soup recipe

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 00:34

Soups are the ultimate comfort food and tomato soup is one which is loved by almost everyone. How about adding noodles with the soup to make Tomato Noodle Soup Recipe? It rings a bell! Kids will love their favourite noodles in saucy and tangy tomato base. The soup can be prepared within a few minutes ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Pasta In Pudina Chutney Sauce - A Indian Fusion Recipe

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 00:48

This recipe of Pasta in Pudina Chutney is an Indian Pasta Recipe that is prepared with freshly ground Pudina chutney. Most times pasta is prepared in a white sauce or a tomato sauce but in this recipe, mint leaves are ground along with tamarind paste, chillies, coriander leaves for that tangy and spicy ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Summer Squash Pasta Recipe

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 00:52

Summer Squash Pasta is the best dish to prepare during summers as it is light on stomach and quick to make. It can be prepared instantly that makes great dinner and a perfect backpack recipe. You can even pack it in your lunch box too. Serve Summer Squash Pasta along with Minestrone Soup for a light ...

Published in Pasta Recipes
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