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

Tindora Ka Salan Recipe

Sunday, 14 May 2017 14:53

Salan is an accompaniment which is usually had with the Biryani's. There are several types of salan, the most common being Mirchi Ka Salan. Here, we have used tindora or Ivy Gourds to make the salan. Ivy gourds have many nutritional benefits. It is highly beneficial for the diabetic patients as it contains ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Allahabadi Tehri Recipe (UP Style Vegetable Rice)

Sunday, 14 May 2017 12:52

Allahabadi Tehri Recipe is a very famous rice dish from the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a one pot meal made using rice and vegetables along with whole garam masala and yoghurt. It is cooked using mustard oil which gives this tehri that pungent flavour. The yoghurt adds the softness and slight tartness ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Paan Gulkand Sharbat Recipe

Sunday, 14 May 2017 09:00

With temperature of weather soaring high, we all look forward to drink something cool and refreshing. Paan Gulkand Sharbat Recipe is a summer drink, that keeps the body cool. Gulkand, which is a sweetened jam made using dried organic rose petals helps in cooling the body. Paan Gulkand Sharbat Recipe ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Vegan Malai Gobhi Recipe

Saturday, 13 May 2017 12:53

Gobhi or cauliflower are everyone's favourites. Vegan Malai Gobhi Recipe, is an easy to make curry which gets done in no time. It is creamy and mildly spiced making it a great accompaniment with parathas or pulao's. The cashew paste renders a rich and delectable flavour to the curry.  Serve the ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe-Chayote Squash Cooked in Peppery Lentil Curry

Friday, 12 May 2017 09:00

Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe is a mildly spiced kootu recipe, usually had along with rasam and steamed rice in southern india. Kootu is a curry made using vegetables and lentils, cooked with minimal or no spiced. It also makes for a light and flavourful accompaniment for the phulkas. The freshly roasted ...

Published in Kootu Recipes

Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe

Saturday, 29 April 2017 00:16

Mangodi are a dried lentil dumplings widely used in the Rajasthani cuisine. Moong dal is soaked and then ground into paste with salt and chilli and then dried in the sun in small round shapes. You can easily find dried mangodi available in the market. Rajasthani Methi Mangodi Sabzi Recipe is a traditional ...

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Zucchini Oatmeal Omelette Recipe

Monday, 24 April 2017 00:00

Zucchini Oatmeal Omelette Recipe is an interesting twist to omelette recipe. Omelettes are easily the most preferred breakfast dishes on a busy morning. If you have eggs readily available, just thrown in a few more ingredients and a delicious breakfast gets ready in no time. Here, we've have made the ...

Published in Omelette Recipes

Zoodles In Tomato And Cashew Cream Sauce Recipe (Vegan)

Thursday, 20 April 2017 13:15

Zoodles are a healthy way of introducing the fibre rich zucchini in our diet. Zucchini's are rich in dietary fibre, and lower in calories making it a superfood for weight management and in lowering cholesterol, diabetes. Due to its high water content, zucchini is beneficial for maintaining a healthy ...

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Karnataka Style Harive Soppu Bendi Recipe (Amaranth Leaves Cooked in Coconut Broth)

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 17:16

Karnataka Style Harive Soppu Bendi Recipe is basically Amaranth Leaves Cooked in Coconut Broth. Bendi means broth in Kannada. Harive Soppu Bendi is a simple yet flavourful. The freshly prepared coconut paste is added to the cooked spinach and finished with a simple south indian tempering. It is easy ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Roasted Garlic Tomato Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 19:02

Roasted Garlic Tomato Chutney Recipe is a lip smacking accompaniment made by using garlic as a main ingredient. Fried Garlic Chutney is a spicy, tart and delicious chutney which goes pretty well with the south indian breakfast recipes. Serve the Roasted Garlic Tomato Chutney Recipe along with steaming ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Beans Vepudu Recipe (Andhra Style Beans Cooked With Spicy Sesame Spicy Mix)

Monday, 17 April 2017 17:22

Beans Vepudu Recipe is a delicious Andhra Style beans cooked in mildly spiced spice mix made using sesame seeds and coconut. The sesame seeds renders a beautiful nutty taste to the dish. The spice mix is prepared freshly which brings out amazing flavours.  Serve the Beans Vepudu Recipe (Andhra ...

Gujarati Kobi Marcha No Sambharo Recipe - Cabbage & Bell Pepper Stir Fry

Monday, 17 April 2017 15:15

Gujarati Kobi Marcha No Sambharo Recipe is a Cabbage & Bell Pepper Stir Fry recipe.  Gujarati cuisine is one of the very few cuisines in India known for its simple yet clean flavours. The dishes are not overpowered by the use of various spices. Kobi Marcha No Sambharo Recipe is one such ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Maharashtrian Style Patichya Kandyachi Zunka Recipe -Spring Onions and Besan Sabzi

Sunday, 16 April 2017 13:20

Maharashtrian cuisine surprises us with many recipes that are prepared using the day to day kitchen ingredients, when we run out of fresh produce in the pantry. Maharashtrian Style Patichya Kandyachi Zunka Recipe -Spring Onions and Besan Sabzi is one of those, which is prepared using spring onions and ...

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Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala)

Saturday, 15 April 2017 17:22

Matki Chi Rassa Bhaji Recipe is the Maharashtrian Styled curry of Moth Beans Cooked with Goda Masala. Goda masala is one famous spice blend used predominantly in the maharashtrian cuisine. The spice mix is pungent but not too spicy due to stone flower and the little sweetness is imparted by the dry coconut ...

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Pudina Khara Pongal Recipe (Rice and Lentils Cooked With Mint Leaves & Mild Spices)

Friday, 14 April 2017 15:10

Pudina Khara Pongal Recipe is a delicious savoury rice and lentil dish popular as a breakfast item in South India. We have created a wonderful twist to the traditional recipe by flavouring traditional pongal recipe with the Pudina leaves. Pudina renders a refreshing flavour to the dish making it even ...

Pakistani Style Tinde Ki Tarkari Recipe - Apple Gourds Cooked With Tomatoes

Thursday, 13 April 2017 17:16

Pakistani Style Tinde Ki Tarkari Recipe is an Apple Gourd's curry recipe cooked with tomatoes. Since the apple gourds have abundant moisture in them, this is a summer perfect vegetable to include often in summer time dinners.  The red chillies and chilli flakes used in the recipe balances the sweetness ...

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Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices)

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 13:15

Trevti Dal is a classic gujarati recipe which is cooked using three different lentils. The lentils are tempered with mild spices making Gujarati Style Creamy Lentils simple yet delectable. The mashed chana dal renders a nice creamy texture to the dal. Serve the Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Carrots And Coriander Fritters Recipe

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:01

Carrots and Coriander Fritters are a healthy way of including carrots into the diet. Usually fritters are fried in oil, however we have adapted the healthy method of pan searing them over the skillet with minimal oil. Also, chickpea flour is added to bind the ingredients together and also to make you ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Palak And Moong Dal Pakodas Recipe

Saturday, 08 April 2017 15:20

Pakodas or deep fried fritters are everyone's favourite. They make the perfect accompaniment for the evening tea, and best enjoyed in the monsoon season. Here, we have prepared the pakodas using split moong dal, which gives the pakodas a light and airy texture. And the addition of palak makes it even ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Beet Carrot and Apple Salad in Orange Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe

Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:23

Salads are a healthy and a complete meal in itself. It has ample amount, of nutrition and fibre, making it a healthier choice. Beet Carrot and Apple Salad in Orange Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe is a clever and delicious way to incorporate fruits and vegetables into our diets. Beetroot and carrots are known ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Togarikalu Akki Recipe - Karnataka Style Rice Rava Upma with Fresh Pigeon Peas

Friday, 24 March 2017 00:15

Togarikalu Akki Recipe is a very popular recipe from the state of Karnataka. The upma is made with fresh toor dal and rice rava along with simple spices.  Fresh pigeon peas or tuvar is a great source of proteins, apart from it also has ample vitamin and minerals to take care of our daily needs. ...

Published in Upma Recipes

Kashmiri Style Rajma Gogji Recipe - Kidney Beans & Turnip Curry

Friday, 24 March 2017 00:00

Kashmiri cuisine is characterised by the pungent flavour due to the use of mustard oil and whole garam masalas. It is rich and flavourful without including much spices. Although it mainly consists of meat dishes, it has a handful of vegetarian dishes which are cooked with unique spices. Kashmiri Rajma ...

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Mooli Gobhi Aur Methi Sabzi Recipe

Thursday, 23 March 2017 00:30

Mooli Gobhi Aur Methi Sabzi Recipe is a simple stir fry of winter vegetables. We have added very little spices to bring out the flavours of the winter produce. Fresh fenugreek leaves are a great source of iron and antioxidants, hence it is good to include in our diets regularly. Serve the Mooli ...

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Æbleskivers Recipe- Danish Chocolate Pancake Puffs

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:23

Æbleskivers Recipe-Danish Chocolate Pancake Puffs are danish desserts made using pancake batter to form small round shaped light puffs. It is traditionally cooked in a cast iron Æbleskiver mould pans resembling our paniyaram pans and served during the Advert. It is soft , fluffy and makes a wonderful ...

Published in Dessert Recipes
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