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

Methi Kumro Recipe - Bengali Style Fenugreek Leaves and Pumpkin Stir Fry

Monday, 08 January 2018 09:00

Methi Kumro Recipe is a delicious bengali style fresh fenugreek leaves stir fry with pumpkin. It gets done within no time and makes use of very few easy to available ingredients from the pantry. The simple tempering of panch phoron adds a great flavour to the dish. The veggies are cooked in mustard ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Sri Lankan Chilli Potatoes Recipe

Saturday, 06 January 2018 09:00

Sri Lankan meal comprises of rice, variety of veggies, sambals and meat dishes. Sri Lankan Chili Potatoes Recipe is one of the popular dishes prepared with boiled potatoes flavoured with cinnamon, garlic and hot red chilli flakes. The dish is fairly hot and served along with mildly sices Sri Lankan ...

Published in Sri Lankan Recipes

Masala Puri Chaat Recipe

Friday, 05 January 2018 09:00

Masala Puri is a famous chaat recipe from Karnataka. The dry green peas are boiled and flavoured with a freshly roasted and ground masala. The prepared spiced dried green peas masala is poured over a plate full of crunchy and roughly broken pani puris and garnished with finely chopped onions, tomatoes, ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Mysore Rasam Recipe

Thursday, 04 January 2018 08:00

Rasam is a great digestive to be included in our meal. It has self healing ingredients, cumin and pepper which are great to keep flu at bay. Mysore Rasam is a speciality of Karnataka. It is prepared by making a freshly roasted rasam powder which has aromatic cumin, pepper and whole lot of coconut in ...

Published in Rasam Recipes

Lehsuni Tikki Recipe

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 08:00

Aloo Tikkis are a crowd pleasers and make for a wonderful tea time snack. Lehsuni Tikki Recipe is not your regular Aloo Tikkis, but are filled with paneer flavoured with whole lot of garlic, cashews, onion, green chilli and coriander, giving a surprise element everytime you take a bite. It is fairly ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Bardoli Ki Khichdi Recipe

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 09:00

Bardoli Ki Khichdi is a delicious khichdi recipe made with rice and tur dal, along with mild spices and raw mango. The raw mango adds a sight tanginess to the khichdi, giving it a right kind of balance against the spices that are added. Bardoli is a region in Gujarat which unlike the Gujarati cuisine, ...

Published in Khichdi Recipes

Rava Vada Recipe

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 09:00

Vadas are quintessential South Indian delicacies, consumed both at breakfast or as a tea time snack. There are various kinds of Vadas and the popular amongst them all is the Medhu Vada and Masala Vada. However, here we have prepared the vada using Rava or Semolina. This not only reduces the time for ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Jodhpuri Aloo Recipe

Sunday, 31 December 2017 09:00

Baby potatoes are everybody's favourite. This Jodhpuri Aloo Recipe is tangy, spicy, par boiled baby potatoes that are tossed in a sesame, fennel, chilli flakes masala with a dash of raw mango powder which is added right at the end to bring out the right kind of tanginess. Serve this Jodhpuri ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Kaju Butter Masala Recipe

Sunday, 31 December 2017 08:00

Paneer Butter Masala or Chicken Butter Masala are the dishes we usually prepare for any special occasions. Kaju Butter Masala is an amazing twist to the Butter Masala recipe, where the roasted whole cashews are added. The recipe is quite similar to the Paneer Butter Masala, where a tomato based rich ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Red Capsicum Poriyal Recipe - Red Bell Pepper Stir Fry

Saturday, 30 December 2017 10:00

Red Capsicum Poriyal is a delicious South Indian style red bell pepper stir fry with coconut. It is spiced with ginger, chilli and coconut mix to add a beautiful flavour to the dish. The ginger amalgamates very well with the crunchy red bell peppers. Bell peppers are a nutritious vegetables to be included ...

Vazhakkai Milagu Kootu Recipe - Plantains Pepper Curry

Friday, 29 December 2017 10:00

Vazhakkai Milagu Kootu is a delicious recipe of plantain stem,cooked in a curry made from freshly roasted masala, that adds great flavours to the curry. Kootu are essentially a part of the elaborate South Indian meal platter, where the vegetables are cooked with or without lentils in a coconut based ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Poondu Milagu Kuzhambu Recipe - Tamilnadu Style Garlic and Black Pepper Curry

Thursday, 28 December 2017 09:00

Poondu Milagu Kuzhambu is a traditional tamarind based curry prepared using garlic cloves and black pepper corns from the state of Tamil Nadu. Since the Recipe contains garlic and pepper corns, it helps soothe a cold or cough. It is spicy and tangy, at the same time garlic adds a lot of flavour to the ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Asian Style Sweet Potato Croquettes Recipe

Sunday, 24 December 2017 09:00

Croquettes are crumb crusted vegetable patties served with a dip. This version of Croquettes, Asian Style Sweet Potato Croquettes Recipe are made with sweet potatoes that are flavoured with mild asian spices, crumb crusted and pan fried.  Sweet potatoes have a large amount of Vitamin B and minerals ...

Saoji Egg Curry Recipe

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 09:00

Saoji or Savji is a popular cuisine from the Nagpur region of Maharashtra. The cuisine is known for being spicy, fiery and predominantly non vegetarian. The ingredients used are fairly simple however, the combination makes it very spicy. In the traditional saoji cuisine, a special variety of chilies ...

Published in Egg Recipes

Babru Recipe (Himachali Black Gram Stuffed Bread)

Saturday, 16 December 2017 09:00

Babru is a famous black gram stuffed kachoris or puris. The black gram or the whole urad dal is soaked overnight and is ground to a course mix, before stuffing it into the kachoris and deep fried in oil. It makes for a delicious weekend breakfast with any Indian sabzi. Serve the Babru Recipe (Himachali ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Egg Stuffed Paratha Recipe

Thursday, 14 December 2017 09:00

Egg Stuffed Paratha is a delicious and healthy Paratha dish, filled with egg mixture. Both the eggs and whole wheat are healthy as it provides the right amount of proteins and carbs. The egg mixture has finely chopped onions, green chili and coriander leaves. This is then slided into the half cooked ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Mixed Sprouts In Chettinad Masala Recipe

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 09:00

Mixed Sprouts In Chettinad Masala Recipe is a delicious sprouts dish cooked in an aromatic chettinad masala. The chettinad masala is freshly roasted and prepared and has a strong flavour of pepper in it, making it spicy. It is simple yet delicious dish to cook within no time. Sprouts are healthy to ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Basil Tea Recipe

Monday, 11 December 2017 09:00

Basil Tea is a soothing drink, where Black Tea is infused with Indian Basil or Tulsi leaves. Holy basil or Tulsi is known to be an anti-oxidant and is consumed in different ways. Sipping hot basil tea helps relieving cold, cough and even stress. It is beneficial for digestion and regular consumption ...

Published in Drink Recipes

Kashmiri Style Tamatar Chaman Recipe -Paneer Cooked With Tomatoes

Saturday, 09 December 2017 08:00

Tamatar Chaman is a delicious Kashmiri style paneer cooked in a tangy tomato gravy. It is a popular dish from the Kashmiri Muslim cuisine, where the use of the onion or garlic is negligible. Here, paneer blocks are fried in mustard oil and then dunked in a tomato gravy flavoured with fennel seeds and ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Foxtail Millet Paruppu Adai With Keerai Recipe - Foxtail Millet and Lentil Crepes with Spinach

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 12:08

Millet are a versatile grains, which can replace the rice in a number of recipes. Many people find it difficult to consume millets on its own and here is a clever way to sneak the millet into our diets. Foxtail Millet Paruppu Adai With Keerai Recipe is a simple, nutritious and a filling recipe. Adai ...

Published in Adai Recipes

Thinai Thakkali Sadam Recipe (Foxtail Millet Tomato Rice)

Tuesday, 05 December 2017 11:08

Millets are the ancient grains mainly grown as fodders earlier have found a beam of light in this new age as super foods. Foxtail Millets are one such variety of millets, which are also known as Thinai in Tamil. This foxtail is rich in smart carbohydrates, which doesn't let the sugar level shoot up drastically, ...

Val Papdi Bhaji Recipe - Goan Style Flat Beans Dry Sabzi

Monday, 04 December 2017 12:03

Flat Beans are known as Val Papdi in the Maharashtra - Goa region, and is quite popular in this region. Val Papdi is the most looked down vegetable, however is packed with whole lot of nutrients. It takes care of our daily calcium, iron and magnesium even if we include a small quantity in our diets regularly. This ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Phool Makhana Kheer Recipe - Sweetened With Jaggery

Thursday, 12 October 2017 10:22

Kheer is a quintessential Indian dessert for any special occasion, be it during the festivals or any special day. Every region and house hold has its own version. One of the popular kheer varieties, is this Phool Makhana Kheer in the Northern part of India. Makhana or fox nuts or puffed lotus seeds ...

Peanut Bhel Recipe

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 10:20

Peanut Bhel Recipe is delicious party snack recipe which makes for a great accompaniment with the welcome drinks. The peanuts are spiced and then mixed with onions, cucumbers, tomato, chaat masala to make it a crunchy and yummy. The peanuts are roasted in wee little oil, which makes it a healthier option ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes
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