Smitha Kalluraya

Hi , I am Smitha - the face behind the blog " Cook With Smile " . An ex Engineer turned to blogger , food stylist and amateur photographer through passion . My blog is my journal , my space to pen down some food related memories .i always believe in homemade food created with love is the best way for a healthy lifestyle .

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Uggani Recipe (Puffed Rice Upma)

Friday, 06 October 2017 00:00

Uggani is a variety in Upma made from Puffed rice. One can find it very common in North Karnataka and parts of Andhra Pradesh. Usually in the road side stalls they are usually served along with Mirchi bajji. Easy to make and yummy to taste, enjoy them as a breakfast or snack or light dinner. Serve Uggani ...

Karnataka Style Orange Peels Curry Recipe

Thursday, 05 October 2017 00:23

Did you know that we can make a yummy curry out of Orange Peels? It is tangy, sweetish, spicy, slightly bitter and bursting with flavors. It is an unique recipe. So next time you have some guests at home, make this recipe and impress your friends and family. It is filled with flavours and tastes delicious ...

Guava Jam Recipe

Sunday, 17 September 2017 00:15

Guava Jam is an easy homemade no preservative recipe. This jam recipe preserves its fresh flavor with nothing but sugar, salt, and lime followed by proper storage. Once ready, you will be surprised to see the jars emptied sooner than you anticipated.That addictive it is.  Serve Guava ...

Savoury Baked Arbi Chips Recipe

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 07:23

Savoury Baked Arbi Chips Recipe is a delightful and a healthy way to indulge in chips since this recipe uses oven baking, instead of deep frying them. This is a great alternatively that can avoid the bags of ready to eat deep fried chips. Simple baking of the thin sliced arbi with olive oil and seasoning ...

Crispy Corn And Bell Peppers Chaat Recipe

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 07:15

Crispy Corn and Bell Peppers Chaat Recipe is an absolute lip smacking chaat which is liked equally by all age groups. It is a dish thrown together with cornflour coated deep fried corn tossed in dhaniya pudina chutney and date and tamarind chutney to make a delicious chaat. This chaat recipe is an apt ...

Guava And Papaya Mimosa Drink Recipe

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 07:22

Guava And Papaya Mimosa Drink Recipe is very colourful , refreshing and super easy to make drink. It is an elegant cocktail that can be served during any parties. Mimosa is basically a cocktail having equal parts of champagne and any other fruit juice. But this recipe can taste divine even with addition ...

Published in Cocktail Recipes

Methi Malai Paneer Recipe

Monday, 11 September 2017 00:23

Methi Malai Paneer is a famous North Indian dish that is very common in restaurants, parties, and get-togethers. It is a very tasty, aromatic yet easy to make recipe. Bursting with flavors of fresh methi leaves this creamy gravy tastes just awesome. This recipe will win everybody's heart at the dining ...

Sweet Potato Pineapple Skewers In Spicy Sweetish Peanut Dip Recipe

Sunday, 10 September 2017 11:23

Sweet Potato Pineapple Skewers In Spicy Sweetish Peanut Dip Recipe is an excellent and delicious party dish. This is a crowd pleaser and can be made when you have your guests at home. In this recipe, sweet potato and pineapple are marinated in a spicy sauce and later grilled in a tandoor or a pan. The ...

Goan Sorak Curry Recipe

Sunday, 03 September 2017 00:20

Goan Sorak Curry is a Goan style soup like curry made with sauteed onions, coconut milk, kashmiri red chillies and few more spices. It is specially made during monsoons when fresh fish is less in number in Goa. This curry tastes great with rice. It is easy to make and is perfect for your weekday ...

Goan Gawar Bhaji Recipe

Saturday, 02 September 2017 00:20

Goan Gawar Bhaji is a simple dry recipe which is made using cluster beans and day to day masalas. You can also add potatoes to this recipe if you want to give an extra flavour to the recipe. It is very easy to make and is perfect to make during busy mornings to pack in your and your kid's lunchbox.  Serve ...

Punjabi Mixed Vegetable Kadai Recipe

Friday, 01 September 2017 00:20

Punjabi Mixed Vegetable Kadai is a popular restaurant style side dish that goes well with Phulka, Paratha, Naan or any Indian Bread. It is usually served in kadai. One can make it dry, semi dry or gravy version. This gravy is made with lightly roasted spices which give an extra flavour to this recipe. ...

Tangy Tomato Pie Tart Recipe

Sunday, 27 August 2017 00:00

Tangy Tomato Pie Tart is an easy to make simple recipe that is great for evening snacks or get together parties. One can make regular size tart or bite sized small tart. Filled with some oven roasted tomatoes, herbs and cheese they taste just awesome. It is easy to make and is loved by everyone. The ...

Published in World Appetizers

Macaroni Chaat Recipe

Thursday, 24 August 2017 00:23

Macaroni chaat is a simple, easy and one of the most super hit kid friendly dish. It's as simple as tossing together few ingredients and voila, you are left with a lip smacking Macroni chaat. Pretty to look at, easy to eat, yummy to taste. this macaroni chaat recipe is a perfect appetizer for any ...

Dal Bukhara Recipe (Punjabi Style Black Urad Dal)

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 00:23

Dal Bukhara is a classic Punjabi style curry made from whole black urad dal which is creamy and melts in the mouth. This Dal Bukhara tastes awesome with rice or roti. Simmer this dal on a slow flame for a long time till you get the creamy texture which is the key to this dal Bukhara. Serve Dal ...

Amritsari Chole With Kala Chana Recipe

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 00:23

Amritsari Chole with Kala Chana is one of the top selling dish in any Punjabi dhabas. Cooked slowly and later simmered in an onion tomato puree along with few spices. They taste great with poori, chapati, naan, roti etc. Unlike regular white chana, these are made with black kala chana. Absolutely ...

Marrakesh Vegetable Curry Recipe

Friday, 11 August 2017 06:23

Marrakesh Vegetable Curry Recipe is loaded with veggies like beans, carrot, sweet potato, eggplant, spinach, zucchini, bell peppers, and onion. It's mixed with blanched almonds, orange juice, raisins, and spices. Serve Marrakesh Vegetable Curry Recipe along with cooked couscous or Steamed Rice and ...

Macaroni With Tahini Sauce Recipe

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 00:23

Macaroni with Tahini sauce is so easy and flavourful. Addition of Tahini sauce makes this pasta delicious and mouth watering. The  simplicity and taste makes this as an absolute crowd pleaser. Impress your family and friends with this tasty Italian dish during house parties or weekend night dinners. ...

Buckwheat Cracker Recipe

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 06:23

Looking for some healthy tea time snacks to binge without feeling guilty? Buckwheat Cracker Recipe is a perfect dish for a guilt free snacking during anytime of the day. This can also be made for unexpected guests since the baking time is short. Or can be made at any time you want to munch some crisps. ...

Guava Empanadas Recipe

Monday, 07 August 2017 07:00

Guava empanadas is a tasty snack or dessert with guava, cream cheese and nuts stuffed inside a pastry dough. One can make big size empanadas or cute bite sized ones too. This can be a nice option for the kids party and snack parties too. This can make a party dessert or an evening snack. Serve Guava ...

Published in Party Dessert Recipes

Jharkhand Dal Peethi Recipe

Thursday, 03 August 2017 00:23

Dal Peethi is an authentic complete meal from Jharkhand Bihar region. It is basically flowery shaped wheat dumpling simmered in a lentil based soup. Though its very simple to make but tastes awesome when served hot.  Serve Dal Peethi along with Boondi Raita, Phulka and Kachumber Salad for ...

Goan Tendli Bhaji Recipe

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 00:23

Today’s post 'Tendli Bhaji recipe' is one comforting dish made from steamed Ivy gourd that is very popular in Goa. This mildly spiced ivy gourd curry tastes perfect with roti/hot rice accompanied with some Dal. Do try this easy and healthy dish and we are sure you will like it. Serve Goan Tendli ...

Goan Vegetable Curry Recipe

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 00:00

Goan Vegetable Curry is a classic dish from Goa. It is a part of day to day meal. It is made with mixed vegetables. This dish is simple and easy to make.You can add vegetables according to your taste and preference. Its creamy and coconut based and will spice up your everyday meal. Serve Goan Vegetable ...

Mushroom Poha Cutlets Recipe

Monday, 31 July 2017 11:19

Mushroom Poha Cutlets Recipe is a delicious and filling snack or party appetizer that is made with poha as a binder and plenty of mushrooms blended along. Spices like ginger, chillies, garam masala, chaat masala, amchur, coriander and more are put to enhance the flavour of this high protein cutlets. ...

Udupi Red Parboiled Rice Shavige Recipe

Monday, 24 July 2017 00:22

Shavige, a popular Udupi Indian breakfast recipe prepared with Red parboiled rice dough. Though it is labour intensive but the end result is all worth it. One can relish it with rasayana / sweet coconut milk / season as lemon sevai. Do try and enjoy this age old recipe.  Serve Shavige along ...

Published in Rice

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