Monthly Archive: November 2015

Almond Paneer Capsicum Curry – experimental success!!

I always keep experimenting in my kitchen and come up with some interesting recipe. Specially when I get bored of the usual stuff, I put on the experimenting hat. Today was one such day! Phew, really bored with the usual sabji that is made with capsicum. So, made the usual...

Sweet Corn Chutney -for your idlis and dosas!!

Had some sweet corn lying in my pantry. Wanted to try out something new and this chutney was the result. Paired it with some Broken Wheat idlis and it tasted great. If you are bored of the usual corn chat or soups etc., try this chutney for a change. This...

Beans Stir Fry

Beans Stir Fry – very very easy!!

Beans is one of the healthiest veggies. It is important to somehow include green vegetables in our diet daily.This is a very simple stir fry/poriyal recipe using beans. This mainly uses idli podi/gunpowder for the spiciness and tomatoes. I learnt this from mother in law. Tastes great with hot steamed rice...

Tofu Masala

Guest Recipe – Tofu Masala – finger licking good!! :)

One more guest recipe for the week!! If you have been searching for a good pair to your rotis/chappathis, your search ends here.Thanks to Mrs.Swathi Sandeep for this super yummy gravy recipe. She has used tofu instead of paneer making it a much healthier option. The photo by itself made...

Tindora/Ivy Gourd/Kovakkai Fry – Jusss yummmm!!!

Tindora/Ivy Gourd/Kovakkai Fry – Jusss yummmm!!!

I saw this recipe on a YouTube channel a few days back and tried it at once. It was really good. But since we do not use a lot of oil in our family’s daily cooking, I did not try it out after that. With torrential rains hitting Chennai over...

GUEST RECIPE – Almond Burfi – melts away in your mouth!!!!!

GUEST RECIPE – Almond Burfi – melts away in your mouth!!!!!

Back with a guest post after a long time. Had been to my relatives house for Diwali when I tasted this sinfully delicious burfi/fudge made of almonds. Requested for the recipe and here it is. Thanks to Mrs. Latha Sivakumar for this droolicious sweet recipe. Yield: 40 pieces Time: 30 minutes...

Sojji

Sojji – easy to make tiffin :)

If you are from Tamil Nadu reading this, am sure you must be familiar with the phrase bajji-sojji. Haha, yeah.. This is the same sojji. After all the heavy diwali feasts, if you need something mild and soothing, go with this. This is extremely simple and tasty too. It uses...

Banana Flower Usili / Vazhaipoo Usili – Healthy and tasty!!

Banana Flower Usili / Vazhaipoo Usili – Healthy and tasty!!

Almost every part of the banana plant is edible and the flower is one of the most healthiest option available. Though the cleaning and chopping part involves some work, the health benefits that this offers is worth the effort taken. This is a stir fry recipe and goes very well...

Capsicum Salan – tasty gravy made with tricolor capsicums!!

Mirchi Ka Salan is a very famous gravy that is had with biryani. I tried the salan recipe long back with long chillies that are used to make bajjis. After a long gap, wanted to try the recipe with capsicums. Luckily, had all the three colors at home and this...

Masoor Dal Fry – yummy!!

Masoor Dal Fry – yummy!!

Started to cook masoor dal only recently. And we loved the taste at the very first attempt. This is a very very simple recipe that can be done in a jiffy. It tastes great with jeera rice, pulao and rotis. This uses easily available ingredients at home and can be...

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