Monthly Archive: September 2015

Cashew Potato Gravy

Cashew Potato Gravy – Rich and yummy!!

Sunday lunches always turn out to be something special as against the usual sambar or poriyal stuff. Me and hubby generally like pulaos and some gravy accompaniment. So, today’s menu was Peas Pulao with the rich, yummy, tangy, all-time favourite Potato Gravy. We had a scrumptious lunch and now after...

Bread Upma – The Chinese Style

Bread Upma – The Chinese Style

Have some leftover bread in the pantry??? No ideas on what to do with it?? Try this yummy bread upma loaded with lots of veggies and some chinese sauces to give that tangy, yummy taste. Here goes the recipe Serves: 1 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: Bread Slices...

Beetroot Poriyal/ Stir Fry with Peanuts

Beetroot Poriyal/ Stir Fry with Peanuts

Source: Beetroot Poriyal/ Stir Fry with Peanuts

Beetroot Poriyal/ Stir Fry with Peanuts

This beetroot poriyal/stir fry is a tasty mix of beetroots and peanuts. Hubby tasted this when his colleague brought this for lunch and he loved it instantly. So, this recipe comes from there. The reddish beauties are highly nutritious and very good for the heart. They offer protection against coronary artery...

Simple Mushroom Gravy – if you love mushrooms, you will love this too :)

Simple Mushroom Gravy – if you love mushrooms, you will love this too :)

This was a guest recipe for one of my fellow blogger and good friend Kalyani VT’s blog https://kitchenkathukutty.wordpress.com/. Kalyani is a very good friend and I am amazed by the importance that she gives to the health quotient in all her recipes. If you are a new mother or if you...

Coconut Upma – Different Upma recipe!!

Coconut Upma – Different Upma recipe!!

Ok, now this is a different upma recipe again from mummy’s cookbook passed on from granny’s. Needless to say, my grandmother is a wonderful cook and I can literally die for this dish!! Best part is this doesn’t even require any side dish. This tastes great with raw finely chopped...

Lemony Cabbage Dal – Tangy and yummy :)

Lemony Cabbage Dal – Tangy and yummy :)

This is something that my mom prepares often. Simplest of the simple I would say. It tastes great neverthless 🙂 It is authentically called Cabbage Pullanga Pappu at home. Couldn’t find a better translation, so named it ‘Lemony Cabbage Dal’. As I already said, this is so simple that it...

Stuffed Okra/Bhindi/Ladies Finger with Paneer

Stuffed Okra/Bhindi/Ladies Finger with Paneer

This is the first time I tried stuffed okra/ladies finger and we loved it. The authentic “Bharwan Bhindi” recipe uses a mixture of spices as the filling. For a change, I tried with paneer masala as the filling. Ladies Finger/Okra/Bhindi is a highly nutritious vegetable which helps in weight loss,...

Almond Raisin Chutney for idlis,dosas,pongal etc..

Almond Raisin Chutney for idlis,dosas,pongal etc..

Does the word Chutney remind you of the usual Coconut chutney or tomato chutney?? Time to change!! I had already posted a recipe of Apple Chutney. Now is the turn to make some nutty chutney – No not coconut but almonds…Got the basic idea from my co-sister. Almond is to be...

Brinjal Onion Curry – Vankaya Iguru

Brinjal Onion Curry – Vankaya Iguru

Well, I had already posted a simple brinjal curry recipe which is more of a gravy kind. The one I am posting right now is a semi-solid curry and it goes really well with hot steamed rice. Again this one is from the cookbook called “MUMMY” and of course, one...

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