Nithya Anantham

"I am an experimental cook by chance!" Yeah! Cooking to me has always been a form of stress buster. What started as a stress busting exercise post work, has now evolved to a much full time activity. I try to improvise the traditional recipes with easy to available ingredients at home. Thus, you will come across a lot of fusion in my cooking style. I try to include seasonal organic produce as much as possible in my cooking.

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Recipes and Articles by Nithya Anantham

Kasuri Methi Aur Aloo Rasedar Recipe

Saturday, 17 December 2016 00:16

Kasuri Methi Aur Aloo Rasedar Recipe is an easy to make potato dish with the goodness of dried fenugreek leaves. It is spicy and tangy making it a perfect accompaniment to be had with parathas or puri's. The dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) adds a wonderful flavour to the dish. This recipe doesn't ...

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Carrot Pachadi With Coconut Recipe

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 00:12

Pachadi's are nothing but a kind of raita known in Tamil. Carrot Pachadi with Coconut Recipe is one of the easiest and a little different variety of carrot raita you can prepare when you plan your next party menu. It is yummy and easy on the tummy.  Serve the Carrot Pachadi along with Vegetable ...

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Paneer Capsicum Sandwich Recipe

Monday, 12 December 2016 00:21

Paneer or cottage cheese is one of the preferred protein rich source for the vegetarians. Paneer Capsicum Sandwich Recipe is a yummy and simple to make sandwich recipe. The filling has paneer along with capsicum which gives it a crunchy texture.Pepper powder and chaat masala adds great flavour to the ...

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Poricha Kuzhambu Recipe (Tamil Nadu Style Mixed Vegetables and Lentil Stew)

Sunday, 11 December 2016 00:00

Poricha Kuzhambu is a traditional recipe from the Tirunelveli region of Tamil Nadu. It is a mixed vegetables and lentil stew, prepared using the mildly spiced coconut mix. It makes for a wonderful side dish with steamed rice. Since it uses mild spices, it is easy on the tummy as well. Serve the Poricha ...

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Konkani Style Karate Batate Puddi Sagle Recipe - Bitter Gourd & Potato Curry

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 00:00

Karate Batate Puddi Sagle is a simple and delicious konkani style bitter gourd side dish. Konkani cuisine predominantly uses coconut in its recipes. Bitter gourd is one of the vegetables not preferred by many. However, the freshly prepared spice mix along with grated coconut adds a wonderful flavour ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Punjabi Lobia Masala Recipe (Punjabi Style Black Eyed Beans Curry)

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 00:00

Lobia or black eyed beans is one of the most nutritional dried beans which can be included in our diet. It has no fat and is low in calories making it a perfect food to be included for diabetics and heart patients. It also has good amount of folates and potassium, which is needed during pregnancy. Punjabi ...

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Tomato Methi Rice Recipe

Saturday, 03 December 2016 00:13

Tomato Methi Rice Recipe is a power packed delicious rice dish. Methi or fenugreek leaves are a powerhouse of iron and Vitamin C. Since it is also rich in dietary fibres, it is beneficial for controlling the sugar level and cholesterol in the body. It uses mild spices making it a perfect kids lunch box ...

Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe With Coconut And Mint

Friday, 02 December 2016 00:22

Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe With Coconut And Mint makes for a wonderful spicy side dish for south indian tiffin recipes like idli's and dosa's. The roasted onions and tomatoes used in this recipe adds a wonderful flavour to the chutney. Serve the Roasted Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe along with idli's ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Cheesy Pav Bhaji Recipe

Friday, 02 December 2016 00:00

Pav Bhaji is one of the most famous street foods from Mumbai. It is spicy, tangy and makes for a wonderful condiment to be had with the hot butter toasted pavs or buns. Cheesy Pav Bhaji is a delicious and rich bhaji with the addition of cheese to it. The bhaji is prepared in a one pot method, making ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Matar Butter Masala Recipe

Saturday, 19 November 2016 00:19

Matar Butter Masala Recipe is a delicious and creamy green peas gravy dish that can be prepared quickly. The subtle use of the spices gives it a brilliant flavour and the cashew paste, a rich and creamy texture. Serve the Matar Butter Masala along with flaky Parathas or Phulkas and green Sweet potato ...

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Sambal Telor with Nasi Uduk Recipe (Indonesian Style Eggs Cooked in Sambal and Lemongrass Coconut Rice)

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:16

Indonesian cuisine is known for its vibrant colour and robust flavours. Most of the dishes are simple to prepare with minimal ingredients, but is categorised with its intense flavours. It is fascinating, how every island amongst the 18,000 odd in Indonesia has its own specialised cuisine. Every island ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Chana Aur Aloo Ki Sookhi Sabzi Recipe

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:00

Chana Aur Aloo Ki Sookhi Sabzi is a winning combination with everyone loving chickpeas and potatoes. If you have boiled chickpeas and potatoes in hand, you can prepare this in no time for your kids lunch box in the morning. Serve the Chana Aur Aloo Ki Sookhi Sabzi along with phulkas or parathas for your ...

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Onion And Cheese Pepper Sandwich Recipe

Sunday, 30 October 2016 00:46

Onion and Cheese Pepper Sandwich Recipe is a quick and easy to make sandwich, which you can quickly prepare and pack for your kids lunch box. It has bread and cheese which kids love. Serve the Onion and Cheese Pepper Sandwich Recipe in kids lunch box or as an after school snack along with a fruit smoothie. If ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Corn And Bell Pepper Sandwich Recipe

Saturday, 29 October 2016 00:00

Corn and Bell Pepper Sandwich is an easy to make recipe. It is healthy, since the filling has greek yogurt in place of mayonnaise and flavored with dried herbs making it delicious. Serve the Corn and Bell Pepper Sandwich Recipe along with Orange Juice as an after school snack for kids or as a tea time ...

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Classic Pavakkai Stir Fry Recipe (Bitter Gourd Fry)

Saturday, 29 October 2016 00:00

Bitter Gourd is known as Pavakkai in Tamil. Many people do not prefer eating it due to its bitter taste, however it is filled with nutrition. It has the lowest amount of sodium making it an excellent source to lower cholesterol. Also, it stimulates easy digestion and good for diabetics. This Classic ...

Peshawari Kala Chana Recipe

Friday, 28 October 2016 00:00

Peshawar, a popular city in Pakistan in known for its rich art and culture. It is also known for its delicious cuisine which is rich and has a prominent use of flavorful and tangy spices. Most of our Punjabi cuisine in India is influenced by the Peshawar style of cooking. Peshawari Kala Chana Recipe ...

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Palak Matar Recipe - Spinach And Green Peas Curry

Thursday, 06 October 2016 00:47

Palak Matar Recipe is a very flavourful yet simple to prepare. The simple spices used in it renders a beautiful flavour and aroma to the dish. Spinach is a super food loaded with nutrients and along with the sweet and delicious green peas makes it even more nutritious. Make sure, you prepare the tadka ...

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Sookha Bhujia Bhel Recipe

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 00:22

Sookha Bhujia Bhel Recipe is a quick and easy to make appetizer when you have sudden guests at home or when you have to spin an interesting dish at your home parties to go along with the drinks. The otherwise boring bhujia is made interesting by adding simple available healthy ingredients at home. Sprouts ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Hara Chana Masala Recipe

Monday, 03 October 2016 00:26

Hara Chana or popularly known as Choliya or Green Chickpeas is a winter speciality of the Northern India. The fresh green chickpeas are tender, sweet and a delight to munch on. It has ample amounts of dietary fibres making it a super food to include in our diets. This recipe however, makes use of the ...

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Urulaikizhangu Puli Thokku Recipe (South Indian Style Potatoes with Tamarind)

Friday, 30 September 2016 00:39

Urulaikizhangu Puli Thokku Recipe (South Indian Style Potatoes with Tamarind) is a quick and easy to make. It is different from the other regular potato roast recipes. The addition of tamarind renders a beautiful flavour and taste to the potato dish. It is spicy and tangy, also it has no onion or garlic ...

Chettinad Podalangai Vadai Recipe (Chettinad Style Snake Gourd Fritters)

Friday, 30 September 2016 00:02

Chettinad Podalangai Vadai Recipe, is a spicy and delicious Vada recipes. It has a mix of freshly pounded Chettinad spices that makes it quite flavourful. Snake gourd is considered to be a healthy vegetable, which is beneficial for diabetics. The addition of snake gourd gives it a nice texture as well. ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Carrot Pudina Masala Vadai Recipe

Friday, 30 September 2016 00:00

Carrot Pudina Masala Vadai, is a twisted delicious recipe of our regular masala vadai, prepared using chana dal. We have made it a little more healthier by the addition of grated carrots and freshly chopped mint leaves. The carrots adds an amazing crunch and mint leaves give a refreshing flavor. Since, ...

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Pattani Sundal Recipe - Green Peas Sundal Recipe

Friday, 30 September 2016 00:00

Green Peas is known as Pattani in Tamil. Pattani Sundal is a delicious yet easy dish to prepare. The green peas is tempered with simple south indian spices, green chillies and ginger and garnished with freshly grated coconut bringing out the delicious taste. Usually, during the Navratri festival, various ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Cauliflower And Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry Recipe

Thursday, 29 September 2016 00:07

Cauliflower and Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry is a quick and easy to make recipe, filled with nutrients and pretty colourful at the same time. Red bell peppers have the highest amount of Vitamin C, which boosts up the immune system and gives you a youthful skin. This quick stir fry with minimal oil and spices ...

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