May 2015

Schezwan Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Remember the last time when I said there is something very strangely delectable about the Indo-Chinese food that makes it so irresistible? It got the better of me today again and I ended up making Vegetable Schezwan Fried Rice. I had prepared half a bottle of schezwan sauce sometime back, the recipe of which you can get here. Then I posted the recipe of Chicken Schezwan Noodles and Schezwan Bread


Gram flour ladoo / besan ladoo is a tasty ladoo made with besan or gram flour.  It is very easy to make and requires very few ingredients mainly : besan or gram flour, sugar and ghee.  You can also add any nuts of your choice, but that is optional.  This is a delicious and rich sweet which can be prepared during diwali. The secret to this recipe lies in the

Milk Pudding Recipe

Milk pudding is  an easy-to-make dessert and requires only a handful of basic ingredients. This delicious dessert recipe gets ready in just 5 minutes and sets in 15 minutes. When you don’t have much time to whip up a fancy dessert after your meal, this one will certainly save the day. Ingredients Milk-1 cup China grass-3 sticks Sugar -1 tbsp Cardamom-1, powdered How to make milk pudding Take all your

Rice Papadi Chat Recipe

Rice Papadi chat is made of leftover rice. It’s a very interesting breakfast. We generally fry leftover rice; I usually avoid oil so thought of innovating something new with leftover rice. It is one of my innovations. It has spicy tangy taste; all kind of people love it. Kids usually demand for new dishes, it can be one for them; something new and interesting. Let’s Begin Note: When making for

Drumstick Aviyal Recipe

Aviyal is the main side dish with rice for vegetarians. The meaning itself is a curry with all vegetables. If you don’t have enough vegetables at home ,and Aviyal is must for lunch, you can try this. Drumstick is the rich source of iron,calcium,phosphorus and  carotinoids. It is a blood purifier and helps to maintain healthy lungs.It is high in digestive proteins. It is a good source of Vitamin.C. It


Idli is a very healthy breakfast dish made in South India.  It is served with chutney and sambar.  But the process of making idli requires soaking, grinding and fermenting which takes a lot of time.  But this idli recipe is an instant, easy to make and healthy idli made with oats.  Take care to roast oats in low flame till you get a nice aroma.  Otherwise, idli will be sticky.


Rava kesari is a very tasty and very popular Indian dessert.  It is very easy to prepare and makes use of very few ingredients namely rava / semolina (cream of wheat), sugar and ghee.  This is such an easy dessert which can be prepared in a jiffy.  This is available in all the restaurants in South India.  The softness of kesari depends on the amount of ghee added.  You should


kadai soya chunks is a tasty side dish for chapathi / roti / paratha.  Usually I make kadai paneer which is very popular in India.  But today, I made this kadai soya chunks and it was very tasty.  I followed the same procedure for kadai paneer.  One thing to be taken care while making kadai soya chunks is that, roast the soya chunks well so that all the water gets

Homemade Schezwan Sauce Recipe / Homemade Schezwan Chutney Recipe

  There is something very special about the Indo-Chinese cuisine. We Indians swear by it. It’s so tangy and zesty that no matter what, you can’t say no to a platter of well-made Schezwan Rice or a bowl of piping hot Manchow Soup. Recently, I have shared the recipe of Chicken Schezwan Noodles and Veg Hakka Noodles. Earlier before that, I had shared the recipe of Vegetable Manchurian. To top it,


Turkey berry is called as sundakkai is Tamil.  It can be cooked as such or dried and used.  Here I have made use of dried sundakkai.  Turkey berry contains all essential nutrients and minerals which are helpful in preventing and curing diseases.  It is better to have fresh sundakkai than the dried ones.  You can prepare sambar with fresh sundakka.  It has the ability to kill germs and also helps

Ottada Recipe

  Ottada is a special snack of Keralites. The meaning is rice cakes made in clay pot. People in different places making it differently. Some use jaggery, others make it with white sugar. My mother used to make this as an evening snack. It gives me such nostalgia. The smell of the banana  leaves itself is mouthwatering. This is a very easy to make recipe. Whenever I go to Kerala I

How To Make Beetroot Cake In Cooker

Beetroot has been in use for its medicinal properties since long time. It’s very helpful in lowering the blood pressure and enhancing circulation. It also decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease. It increases energy. In spite of its many health benefits, not many people like beetroot. This cake is a yummy way to include beetroot in your diet every now and then. It’s a great way to get


In Malayalam muringakka means “drumstick” and manga means “mango”.  This is a very easy Kerala style side dish for rice made with drumstick and raw mango.  The addition of mango gives a tangy taste to the dish.  There are various kinds of thenga aracha ozhichu curry.  Thenga aracha means cooked in coconut gravy and ozichu curry is one which can be poured and had with rice.  The addition of drumsticks

Oats Upma Recipe

Preparation Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 15 mins Oats consider as a very healthy and low calorie breakfast. Some use sugar in oats and some use salt in it.  It’s very boring to have same breakfast daily. Well we can make interesting and yummy breakfast from oats.  Today I am sharing oats upma recipe it’s very easy to cook. Classic and tradition upma is made of semolina (suji). Semolina contains

Palak Wali Moong Daal Recipe

Hello there! Looking for light and nutritious lunch recipes, are we? Well here is one such easy recipe that you can make. It’s called Palak Wali Dal. It is a made from yellow moong dal and spinach. It pairs up excellently with rice. We also had some rotis, salad and aloo-gobi on the side. This dal is mildly spicy and smells great because of the flavors of spinach and garlic. Let’s

Hand-Beaten Coffee Recipe / Indian Cappuccino

Hello, dear buddies. Today’s recipe is a much requested one. It’s the recipe for Hand Beaten Coffee, also known as Indian Cappuccino. This coffee is deliciously creamy, rich and frothy. A bit time-consuming but you can make the concentrate in advance. Beaten coffee is very different from the regular coffee we make at home using instant coffee powders. This one is certainly a nice upgrade, because of its opulence and

kashmiri kahwa Recipe

Here is a kashmiri kahwa recepie.This is a special kahwa with spices and dry fruits.Its a comforting drink which comforts our mind and body.As we add spices it helps to increase the circulation and burns fat.Whoever visits  Kashmir can’t  forget this drink.Two months ago my paster and family visited Kashmir.They were amazed by the taste and she used to make daily even today.I had it just’t explain….. You can


Kerala is very famous for their prawns dishes.  This is a dry prawns roast recipe.  It is very easy to make and uses very few ingredients which are readily available in almost all houses.  When you are in a hurry and want to make some non vegetarian dish, then, this is the right one you can go for.  Apart from the marination process, it takes hardly 20 – 25 minutes


Masala corn is a tasty snack which I usually make as a tea time snack.  It is not only easy to prepare, but healthy too.  It is a guilt free snack which can be served for people of any age group.  My kids like masala corn very much and they always ask me to get it from local street shops.  But considering the hygiene factors, I started preparing them at

Chhattisgarh Mango Chutney Recipe

Preparation Time: 8 Mins Cooking Time: 2-3 Mins Mango chutney is one of the famous and side food dish in summer all over India. Main hero of the dish is raw mango. Every state has different style of preparing it. I am using Chhattisgarh style of preparing Mango chutney. It is a very simple and easy recipe. We generally eat it with rice but you can have it with pratha