Monthly Archive: July 2015

Lauki/Sorakaya/Bottle Gourd Chutney/Pachadi – Yumm is the word!!

Lauki/Sorakaya/Bottle Gourd Chutney/Pachadi – Yumm is the word!!

Lauki/Sorakaya/Bottle Gourd is one vegetable which I was really not fond of until I had it in the form of this chutney or pachadi. Andhra is famous for its spicy pachadis and chutneys that we usually mix it with hot steamed rice and ghee. This is one such Pachadi that...

Chutney…Have u heard of apple chutney?? Read on!!

Chutney…Have u heard of apple chutney?? Read on!!

Had loads of apples at home. Kiddo does not like apples. And we people are bored of eating it again and again. So wanted to do something else with the apples when I came across this recipe in a cookbook. Trust me, this tasted extremely yummy!!! Ingredients: Apples – 2...

Kesari it is!!! Yes, it is healthy ragi milk kesari :)

Kesari it is!!! Yes, it is healthy ragi milk kesari :)

Kesari – the name generally takes our thoughts to rava!! But this is different. This uses ragi as the main ingredient. I keep experimenting in my kitchen and this recipe is one of my experiments and was extremely successful. I just loved the taste and can be done in a...

Plantain Sesame Curry

Plantain Sesame Curry

Was bored of the usual plantain curry that is done!! So tried this recipe and it tasted good. Serves: 3 Ingredients: Raw Bananas/Plantains – 2 White Sesame seeds – 2.5 tbsp Tamarind – Gooseberry sized Green Chillies – 2 or 3 Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder – 1/4...

Thuthuvalai Pachadi – Straight from mom’s kitchen!!

Thuthuvalai Pachadi – Straight from mom’s kitchen!!

Down with a sore throat and cold. That is when mom’s home remedy pitches in. Yes, this recipe is a super remedy for colds and cough. Healthy and tasty right from mummy’s kitchen just for you people!! To know more about thuthuvalai plant, please check this link:¬†http://www.naturalherbmedicine.com/2013/11/thuthuvalai-purple-fruited-pea-eggplant.html Ingredients: Thuthuvalai leaves...

Snake Gourd in Masoor Dhal – absolutely comforting n simple!

Snake Gourd in Masoor Dhal – absolutely comforting n simple!

Was down with cold and fever last week. So am back now. What else can be more comforting than a simple dhal mixed with hot rice and ghee! Here comes my dhal recipe which has snake gourd in it. I used masoor dhal as against the normal tuvar dal or...

Bisibelabaath – the breezy way!!!

Bisibelabaath – the breezy way!!!

Bisibelabaath – one of the traditional recipes of Karnataka does involve a lot of work. However, this recipe is an easy version of the same without any difference in taste or flavour. This is one of the OPOS (One Pot One Shot) recipes from www.ramkicooks.blogspot.in. This recipe has to be...

Tired of the same idlis daily?? Try these Broken Wheat Idlis for a change!!

Tired of the same idlis daily?? Try these Broken Wheat Idlis for a change!!

Idlis are the one of the healthiest foods. Make these fluffy little ones more interesting and tastier with this recipe. Yield: 8 idlis Ingredients: Broken Wheat – 1 cup Sour curd – 1/2 cup Carrots – 1 grated Green Chillies – 2 Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp(optional) Oil – 1...

Banana Walnut Choco Smoothie…mmmm…yummmm

Don’t feel like eating your meal?? Ha..Smoothie time now!! Go grab some bananas and try combining this absolutely yummilicious fruit with milk, walnuts and choco(see the recipe for a surprise ingredient) to a super delicious,healthy and filling smoothie. Ingredients: Bananas – 2 big Broken Walnuts – 8-10 Cocoa Powder –...

Microwaved Potato Chops - Copy - Copy

Microwaved Potato Chops

Potatoes – those are the veggies that I can die for. just love them!! And I know a lot many are like me. Satisfy your appetite with this easy potato chops recipe. Cuddle the potatoes with the masalas, lock them in the microwave and tada, your chops are ready in...

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