Vanitha

A full-time foodie with a passion for cooking and baking; now a full-time food blogger!!! Curryandvanilla is a vegetarian blog started to chronicle all my tried out recipes to share with all of you!!!

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Recipes and Articles by Vanitha

Karathe Nonche Recipe | Bitter Gourd Pickle

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 11:14

Karathe Nonche Recipe is a spicy, tangy, mildly sweet and pleasantly bitter Indian pickle made with bitter gourds and some aromatic Indian spices with some tamarind for the sour element. Enjoy Karathe Nonche Recipe | Bitter Gourd Pickle with rice and Lauki Chana Dal Recipe or along with any Indian ...

Sooji Manpasand Burfi Recipe | Semolina Coconut Fudge

Monday, 30 October 2017 11:14

Sooji Manpasand Burfi Recipe is an easy to prepare semolina coconut fudge with clarified butter (ghee) and freshly ground cardamom with saffron. This is a festive recipe but you can make when you are expecting guests at home, or when for potluck parties. Serve Sooji Manpasand Burfi Recipe | Semolina ...

Vegan Chocolate Mocha Banana Cake Recipe

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 11:18

Vegan Chocolate Mocha Banana Cake Recipe are soft, fluffy, super moist, eggless, vegan chocolate cake with bananas and a hint of coffee, showered with chocolate chips for a more chocolaty experience! Enjoy a slice with coffee/tea or with a scoop of your favorite ice cream. You can serve this recipe for ...

Bhindi Huli Recipe (South Indian Style Tangy Okra)

Thursday, 05 October 2017 00:14

Bhindi Huli Recipe (South Indian Style Tangy Okra) is a quick side dish of bhindi/okra flavored with red chilli, sambar powder, tamarind and onions; a healthy side dish with any meal. You can also pack this easy and tasty sabzi for your's and your kid's lunch box. You can serve Bhindi Huli Recipe (South ...

No Onion No Garlic Malai Kofta Curry Recipe

Sunday, 24 September 2017 00:15

No Onion No Garlic Malai Kofta Curry is a gravy which has Koftas made from Paneer and Potato and then cooked in tomato cashew gravy. These are easy to make and tastes delicious. You can also make koftas from other vegetables and cook along with this gravy. It is a perfect dish to serve along with Parathas, ...

Easy Homemade Sugar Free Dates Flavored Yogurt Recipe

Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:14

Easy Homemade Sugar Free Dates Flavored Yogurt Recipe is a smooth, creamy and delicious homemade yogurt, flavored just with naturally sweetened dates; no added sugar, no preservatives, no gelatin; just pure and decadent healthy yogurt loaded with date sweetness moderately. Serve Easy Homemade ...

Published in Party Dessert Recipes

Whole Wheat Poori With Aloo Raswala Sabzi Recipe

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 01:14

Aloo Raswala Sabzi Recipe is a tangy, and spicy potato curry and served with fried Whole Wheat Puris. Traditionally, this combination is served for breakfast and many times, as a part of a festive meal. Serve Whole Wheat Poori With Aloo Raswala Sabzi Recipe and Indian Vegetable Salad Recipe or Turmeric ...

Easy Homemade Queso Dip Recipe

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 00:14

Creamy, spicy and cheesy Queso sauce or dip is a flavorful cheese sauce, perfect to be used as a dip with tortilla chips, as a nacho sauce or even as a ready sauce in macaroni and cheese. It is easy to make and can be used in different ways.  Serve Easy Homemade Queso Dip with Homemade nachos, ...

Published in Dips

Carrot And Coriander Soup Recipe

Saturday, 09 September 2017 00:14

Perfect as a light lunch, an appetizer at any party or even as a side along with any sandwich/crusty bread, creamy and light carrot and coriander or cilantro soup is healthy, hearty and comforting. Perfect for the cold rainy days, it also makes a perfect dinner. A perfect combination of carrot and coriander, ...

Published in Soups

Coriander Semiya Recipe (Vermicelli Pulao)

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 00:14

Coriander Semiya is a spicy, coriander flavored rice vermicelli pulao, fragrant with aromatic spices and tinged with the sweetness of coconut (for the south Indian flavor) and crunch of vegetables; ideal for a quick lunch or a main dish for any party. It is an easy recipe to make and this you can even ...

Carrot Cake Parfait With Custard And Strawberries Recipe

Monday, 14 August 2017 00:05

Moist chunks of carrot cake (with whole wheat) layered with creamy custard and a bright berry licious strawberry compote! Easy to assemble and a gorgeous sight to behold, it is an ideal dessert for any time! Serve Carrot Cake Parfait With Custard And Strawberries as a dessert after your Italian ...

Published in Party Dessert Recipes

Spinach, Apple and Walnut Salad Recipe

Friday, 21 July 2017 00:04

Fresh spinach, crunchy walnuts, juicy raisins and crisp apples drenched in a light and mildly sweet dressing with honey and lemon juice for the perfect healthy and light salad! This is a perfect salad when you want to eat something healthy and craving something delicious. Serve Spinach, Apple and ...

Published in Salads

Mangalorean Style Ambe Upkari Recipe (Tempered Ripe Mango Curry)

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 13:00

Mangalorean Style Ambe Upkari Recipe is a spicy, tangy - sweet curry made with ripe mangoes, jaggery, along with simple South Indian spices, and tempered. Mangalorean Style Ambe Upkari Recipe is usually served as a side dish with a South Indian Meal of Steamed rice, Mangalorean Style Sajjige ...

Creamy Mocha Lassi Recipe

Sunday, 21 May 2017 11:00

Creamy Mocha Lassi Recipe is a simple yogurt based icy cold beverage with coffee and cocoa powder, laced with the sweetness of honey. It is an easy and quick recipe to prepare and can be made with handy ingredients. Always use thick yogurt, which is not sour, to make lassis. Instead of cocoa ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Ice Cream Cake Recipe With Chocolate Mocha Frosting

Saturday, 20 May 2017 09:00

Ice Cream Cake Recipe With Chocolate Mocha Frosting has the base layer of rich chocolate mocha cake drenched in chocolate ganache, and layers of your favorite ice creams within the chocolate mocha frosting. I have used store bought ice cream in the recipe but you can do it homemade as well. Serve Ice ...

Published in Party Dessert Recipes

Moong Bean Sprouts Upkari Recipe (Moong Beans Stir Fry)

Sunday, 30 April 2017 00:16

A simple and highly nutritious quick dry curry made with moong bean sprouts cooked in simple but exotic Indian spices. This recipe is best to serve during your weekday lunch or dinner and you can even pack it for your lunch box or your kids lunch box. Serve Moong Bean Sprouts Upkari along with Methi ...

Crispy Fried Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Spiced With Cumin & Chaat Masala

Monday, 10 April 2017 15:01

Crispy Fried Kurkuri Bhindi Recipe Spiced With Cumin & Chaat Masala is a delicious Indian crispy bhindi recipe which is traditionally deep fried dish. Bhindi are slit and are deep fried after coating with a mixture of besan with many spice powders like coriander powder, cumin powder, chaat masala, ...

Mango, Bean Sprouts And Sweet Corn Salad Recipe

Friday, 07 April 2017 13:02

Raw mango, sprouted mung beans, sweet corn kernel and carrot salad tempered with mustard seeds and red chilli powder with a twist of lemon. It is easy to make and can be served as a side dish or you can even have it on its own for a light dinner or as a snack. Serve this delicious Mango, Bean Sprouts ...

Published in Salads

Vietnamese Style Vegetarian Spring Rolls Recipe With Peanut Dipping Sauce

Friday, 07 April 2017 00:15

Vietnamese Style Vegetarian Spring Rolls Recipe With Peanut Dipping Sauce is a recipe with fresh and healthy ingredients rolled in the rice paper. I have made a peanut dipping sauce to go along with the spring rolls. These Vietnamese Style Vegetarian Spring Rolls Recipe With Peanut Dipping Sauce are ...

Published in World Appetizers

Chilke Wali Mung Dal Curry Recipe

Thursday, 06 April 2017 00:22

Split Mung bean dal cooked in aromatic Indian spices, onions and tomatoes; perfect with a bowl of hot steaming rice or any Indian flat bread. It is a perfect recipe to serve during your weekday lunch or dinner. Chilke Wali Mung Dal goes well with steamed rice, any pulao or biryani and any Indian flat ...

Mushroom Tikka Masala Recipe (Mushroom & Bell Peppers In Spicy Tomato Gravy)

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 00:15

Mushroom Tikka Masala Recipe is a perfectly roasted chunks of marinated mushrooms and bell pepper in a fragrant and spicy tomato based gravy. Skillful to make and a crowd pleaser for sure. Mushroom Tikka Masala Recipe can be served for lunch or dinner along with Pudina Tawa Paratha or Butter ...

Strawberry Yogurt Lassi Recipe

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 00:00

Strawberry Yogurt Lassi is a quick and refreshing way to beat the summer heat. Chilled yogurt tastes all the more delicious when it's hot and add to that the flavours of strawberries, a delicious drink is ready. Serve Strawberry Yogurt Lassi for breakfast or as an after school beverage. Other Lassi ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe

Friday, 17 March 2017 00:15

Salem Thattu Vadai Set is a spicy, tangy and tasty street food from south India; fresh and tangy beet, carrot and onion filling is sandwiched between crispy set of thattu vadai, smeared with spicy chutneys on the inside, for a crunchy and spicy bite. Serve Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe with Irani ...

Published in Indian Street Food

Mango Flavored Mixed Fruit Popsicles Recipe

Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00

Mango Flavored Mixed Fruit Popsicles Recipe is a delightful, fresh and colorful mango flavored ice candy with your favorite fresh fruits in every bite. Mango pulp can be thinned to juice with or without sugar to be used in this recipe, or store bought mango juice also can be used in this recipe. ...

Published in Party Dessert Recipes

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