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

Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe - Amaranth Greens in Tangy Curry

Saturday, 24 February 2018 09:00

Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is a traditional Tamil Nadu Style tamarind based curry made with shallots or normal onion, sometimes with garlic and vegetables. It pairs well with the lentil based Kootus. Thandu Keerai Puli Kuzhambu Recipe is simple to make and therefore you can include them ...

Kali Mirch Aloo Bhindi Sabzi - Aloo Bhindi Pepper Fry Recipe

Friday, 23 February 2018 09:00

The Kali Mirch Aloo Bhindi Sabzi Recipe is a delicious and simple recipe, where the potatoes and bhindi are tossed in freshly ground black pepper and jeera powder. The addition of black pepper and jeera, powder adds a very refreshing taste to the palate.  Did you know: Okra or Ladies ...

Chole Dhania Masala Recipe - Chickpeas In Fresh Coriander Gravy

Thursday, 22 February 2018 09:00

Chole Dhania Masala is a delicious chole or chickpeas recipe cooked in a flavourful fresh coriander gravy. The fresh coriander renders a beautiful flavour to the dish. The dish doesn't make use of the readymade chole masala, instead the spice mix is freshly dry roasted and ground, which makes it ...

Karnataka Style Avarekalu Sagu Recipe-Hyacinth Beans/ Mochai Kurma

Sunday, 18 February 2018 09:00

Avarekalu or Avare Bele are the Hyacinth Beans. These beans are seasonal and found in abundance during the winter months in South India. It is widely used in the Karnataka Cuisine.  Avarekalu Sagu Recipe is a delicious side dish prepared using Avarekalu and Potato. The masala is prepared fresh ...

Karnataka Style Avarekalu Usli Recipe

Saturday, 17 February 2018 09:00

Hyacinth Beans are called the Avarekalu in Kannada. Many dishes are prepared using Avarekalu during the winter months and Avarekalu Usli Recipe is one of the famous ones from the state of Karnataka. The hyacinth beans are boiled and then tempered in a simple tadka of mustard and curry leaves, finished ...

Pomegranate And Chia Seeds Yogurt Smoothie Recipe

Saturday, 17 February 2018 08:00

Smoothies are the healthiest and fun way of including fruits or vegetables into our diet. Pomegranate and Chia Seeds Yogurt Smoothie Recipe is a delicious smoothie made with seasonal pomegranate arils, Chia seeds, Yogurt and sweetened with honey. Pomegranate and chia seeds are both high in iron ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Carrot and Ginger Spiced Dosa Recipe

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 08:00

Carrot and Ginger Spiced Dosa is a delicious way to incorporate healthy carrots into our diet. Carrots, as we all know contain high content of Vitamin A and beta carotene which are necessary for the healthy eye, skin and increasing the immunity. Here, in this Carrot and Ginger Spiced Dosa Recipe, ...

Ringan Methi Nu Shaak Recipe - Gujarati Style Eggplant & Fenugreek Leaves Sabzi

Thursday, 11 January 2018 09:00

Ringan Methi Nu Shaak Recipe is a Gujarati style eggplants cooked with fresh fenugreek leaves. Here the eggplants along with fenugreek leaves are mildly flavoured with the regular spices - red chilli, turmeric, coriander, cumin powder and finished with a bit of jaggery and amchur, which lends the dish ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 using Rava or Semolina. This not only reduces the time for preparation ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

     
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