STUFFED BRINJAL MASALA

STUFFED BRINJAL MASALA

If you have been following my recipes for a while, you would have seen that we have a sort of vegetable garden. This time around, we’ve been having a good harvest of brinjal. These small brinjals are extremely juicy and tasty. There is something very 

KUMBAKONAM KADAPA

KUMBAKONAM KADAPA

The name Kumbakonam Kadapa is quite elusive. It is very hard to figure out what the dish is going to be. I recently read an interesting article on this dish. I then learnt that, Kadapa was actually the name of a Chozha-era chef and this 

MANGO PAYASAM/KHEER

MANGO PAYASAM/KHEER

A while back, we completed 100 recipes in this blog. To celebrate that, I posted mango kesari, and I told that I’ll be posting more mango recipes. Hence, the mango payasam/kheer. This Mango Payasam/Kheer is very easy and simple to make. As I’ve already mentioned, 

KARAMANI (LOBIYA) MASALA

KARAMANI (LOBIYA) MASALA

Karamani (Lobiya) Masala is a simple and delicious side dish, that can be served with both chapathi and rice. Karamani is called ‘Lobiya’ in Hindi and ‘Black Eyed Beans’ in English. It is a very healthy legume packed with a tonne of health benefits. There 

BRINJAL MASALA

BRINJAL MASALA

In my opinion, brinjal can be wildcard vegetable. Some dishes made with brinjal are downright amazing. While, some are not so much. How can we pick a dish that will undoubtedly be a hit ? Look no further than this Brinjal Masala. I had an 

MANGO KESARI/SHEERA

MANGO KESARI/SHEERA

It’s been a year since we started this blog, and we’ve reached 100 recipes. Now, I wanted the 100th recipe to be something special and celebratory. What better way to do that, than with the very best of fruits and summer. Hence, the Mango Kesari/Sheera. 

PUDALANGAI PORICHA KOOTU

PUDALANGAI PORICHA KOOTU

Pudalangai (snake guard) Poricha Kootu is a gravy like side dish made using snake guard. Like I have mentioned in my previous recipes, I have actively been trying to incorporate a wider range of vegetables in our diet. And Snake guard is a very good 

CHOW CHOW MASALA

CHOW CHOW MASALA

Chow Chow Masala is a yummy, versatile side dish made with Chow Chow. It is a type of squash, available throughout the year. It is quite famous in South India, and it is also referred to as ‘Bangalore Kathrikai’. Chow Chow is easily available, and 

BRINJI RICE

BRINJI RICE

I know veg biryani is not a thing, and is scoffed at all the time. But, this veg brinji rice can really give a run for everyone’s money. With the lockdown in full force now, it is hard to find dishes that excite you anymore. 

HOT METHI PURI

HOT METHI PURI

Methi is a type of Palak and has lot of medicinal properties. To understand the benefits of methi click here. It is known as Fenugreek in English. We have a good space in the terrace and we have around 30 plants planted in our terrace 

SALNA (Without Vegetables)

SALNA (Without Vegetables)

I am writing this recipe after a long time on account of getting tied up with some other issues. I will now try to post regularly hereafter. Actually we were trying to prepare some tasty side dish for Methi Puri. After deliberation for quite some 

FUDGY EGGLESS BROWNIE

FUDGY EGGLESS BROWNIE

The ultimate Fudgy Eggless Brownie. I really cannot say anything more than that for this amazing brownie recipe. This recipe is as simple as it is delicious. To make this Fudgy Eggless Brownie, I will be using a combination of dark chocolate, and cocoa powder. 

AVIYAL

AVIYAL

This is a traditional South Indian recipe. However it is associated a lot with Kerala. In Kerala, no function is complete without this traditional Aviyal. We use many vegetables to prepare this dish. This dish has lot of nutrient value. There are various stories available 

OMAM KUZHAMBU

OMAM KUZHAMBU

Last year we had been to Jaipur and other important cities of Rajasthan on a long trip. Our trip lasted more than ten days and all throughout we had food at lot of restaurants. This was such a long trip and that too during the 

VEGGIES IN PIRI PIRI SAUCE WITH HERB RICE

VEGGIES IN PIRI PIRI SAUCE WITH HERB RICE

Veggies in piri piri sauce with herb rice. The name sounds too long right ? But trust me, these two dishes are very very easy to make. I was intent on making herb rice for dinner, and I wanted something simple and quick to go 

MUMBAI TAWA PULAV

MUMBAI TAWA PULAV

Why is the Tawa Pulav so famous ? If you know, you know. But if you don’t you need to try this recipe. We haven’t been able to post regularly on this website lately. We’re going through some changes in the household. Haha, getting a 

BANANA HALWA

BANANA HALWA

Banana Halwa, sounds a bit strange doesn’t it ? Sure, we have all heard of halwa made with wheat, and other such ingredients. They are great, but to me I felt like halwas made with fruits were much more flavourful. One such dish that is 

SENAKIZHANGU MASALA

SENAKIZHANGU MASALA

Senakizhangu Masala is a much welcome take on cooking yam. Yam is a starchy root vegetable, and it is highly nutritious. To know more about the health benefits that is offered by this vegetable check this link out. However, its taste is not really preferred 

VAZHAIPOO VADA / PLANTAIN FLOWER VADA

VAZHAIPOO VADA / PLANTAIN FLOWER VADA

We know everybody loves Vada, and a lot of people scrunch up their noses for vazhaipoo. How to make a dish with this plantain flower that everyone will like and appreciate ? Mix it with vada, ofcourse. Vazhaipoo vada is delicious, and I serve it 

KOZHUKKATTAI (MODAK)

KOZHUKKATTAI (MODAK)

Am sure we are all very familiar with Kozhukkattai. It is a delicious sweet that we most often associate with festivals and puja. Kozhukkattai is made as an offering for Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chathurthi. But we like making it as a nice snack or