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!
Summer is the season for mangoes. Mango season starts from March. The first to come into the market during the mango season is vadu mangai . Tender, raw mangoes are called as vadu mangai or maa vadu in Tamil. It’s mainly used for making pickles. It’s usually made in large quantities and stored for aRead more about Vadu Mangai Kosmari… Read More!
Khaman dhokla is a traditional Gujarati dish and my family’s favourite. I make it quite often at home as it’s a healthy breakfast dish and can be made in a jiffy. For a long time, it has been in my mind to make sandwich dhokla. Finally, I made it few days back for breakfast. IRead more about Sandwich Dhokla… Read More!
This is my own creation, inspiration from a South African recipe which I saw in a tv show, The Global Menu by chef Ranveer Brar. I don’t remember the name of the dish though. The dish was made with green apple, yam, sweet potato, chicken, eggs and milk. I was very fascinated to see appleRead more about Yam, Sweet Potato and Green Apple Stew… Read More!
I made this almond and paneer rice on Vijaya Dasami ( Dussehra). I had lots of chores to be completed and so wanted to make a simple, but wholesome lunch. Also, I did not have much vegetables. It’s like making regular vegetable pulao. Since I wanted the paneer to be crisp, I added the sautéedRead more about Almond and Paneer Rice… 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!
Few days back, I made this for lunch as I wanted to do an one pot meal. I had been thinking of trying out this recipe for sometime. Inspiration for this recipe is the Grilled Paneer Tikka Sandwich which I had made few months back. As usual the recipe fell in place as I startedRead more about Paneer Tikka Fried Rice… Read More!