Bagara Baingan is a very popular vegetarian dish from the Hyderabadi cuisine. It’s generally served along with Hyderabadi biryani or plain steamed rice. It’s a very delicious dish made with brinjals. Peanuts and sesame seeds add a very nutty and unique flavour to this dish. I made this few days back for lunch. I hadRead more about Bagara Baingan… Read More!
Kola urundai is a very famous Chetinad dish made with meat. Few weeks back, in a tv cookery show by a famous chef, Mr Venkatesh Bhat, I watched him making raw banana kola urundai as a snack. Inspired by that recipe, few days back I made Raw banana Kola urundai Khuzhambu. It came out justRead more about Raw Banana Kola Urundai Khuzhambu… Read More!
Ladies finger or Okra, is known as bhindi in hindi and vendaikai in Tamil. It’s good source of protein, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus folic acid and fibre. It’s low in potassium and sodium, hence can be included for renal patients when the diet has to have restricted sodium and potassium. My family loves bhindi in allRead more about Stuffed Bhindi Masala… Read More!
Mango Shrikhand, also known as Amrakhand is a traditional dish from the Maharashtrian cuisine. It is made with hung yogurt and ripe, sweet mango purée. It’s a no cook dish, very simple to make and absolutely delicious. Chilled, rich, creamy and delicious mango shrikhand served with hot puris is an absolute delight to the palateRead more about Mango Shrikhand… Read More!
My family loves paneer. Anything made with paneer is always welcome at home. Yesterday, for lunch, I made Paneer Methi, a new gravy for lunch. Fenugreek leaves are known as methi in hindi and Vendhaya keerai in tamil. Methi leaves are rich source of iron, potassium and vitamin C. This is my own recipe. IRead more about Paneer Methi… Read More!
My daughter wanted me to make thepla ( Gujarati flat bread/ roti) for lunch today. I had bhindi, so I decided to make a gravy with bhindi ( lady’s finger is known as bhindi in Hindi and vendaikai in Tamil). I saw that I had coconut milk too. That gave the idea to make aRead more about Bhindi Stew… Read More!
Mojito is basically a cocktail made with mint leaves, lemon, white rum, sugar and soda water. Today I made a mocktail with mango based on this recipe. It’s very easy to make and truly a very refreshing summer drink:) Ingredients Ripe mango – 1 Sugar – 4 -6 tsps Mint leaves – 2 tbsps LemonRead more about Mango Mojito… Read More!
Today morning, I bought some fresh and yummy litchis. I wanted to make litchi milkshake as everyone at home loves litchi milkshake. When the opened the fridge to take out some milk, I saw few left over milk pedas. Immediately I got this idea of making instant rabdi to serve with the litchis. It justRead more about Litchi in Instant Rabdi… Read More!
Paneer Bhurji is a very popular North Indian dish. It’s a very delicious dish that can be made in a jiffy. Soft crumbled paneer is cooked with onion, tomatoes and spices. It’s a dry dish which can be served along with roti, paratha, bread or dosa. Few days back, I had made this dish forRead more about Paneer Bhurji… Read More!
I had bought paneer and bread yesterday as I had planned to make paneer sandwich for today’s breakfast. In the morning, when I opened the fridge, the first thing that I saw was fresh mint leaves and fresh, colourful capsicums. It acted as an instant inspiration to make paneer tikka and since I had toRead more about Grilled Paneer Tikka Sandwich… Read More!