September 2015

Beans Poriyal Recipe

Hello foodies. Today I made a simple yet delicious dinner all by myself. Dad had a hankering for beans poriyal and Mom for yellow moong dal with a tempering of garlic and red chili. So I made both the dishes today. They were served with both roti and rice. Beans poriyal is a South Indian recipe that makes a delicious side dish for rice and dal. Beans poriyal is an incredibly

Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

Looking for quick and easy shrimp recipe? This garlic butter shrimp recipe is easy and quick to prepare but most importantly, it tastes good. I love this dish and I know that many people loved eating shrimps cooked in butter and garlic. In fact, this dish is very popular in night market eateries and restaurants. Shrimp sautéed in butter and garlic is very tasty and easy to cook. If you

Coconut Milk Recipe / How to Make Coconut Milk

How to extract coconut milk at home with step by step pictures. Hello foodies. Today I am going to share the recipe of coconut milk. Coconut milk has a special place in several recipes, especially those from the South India. There is nothing like the sweet freshness of coconut milk mingling with the spiciness of the chicken curry. I have used coconut milk in making Virgin Pina Colada. You can

Paneer Kadai Recipe with Scrambled Paneer

Paneer Kadai Recipe with Scrambled Paneer with step by step pictures. Hello foodies. Today I am sharing a very popular paneer recipe. It’s called Kadai Paneer. Kadai means skillet and this dish is made in a skillet and uses a special Kadai Masala. I had shared the recipe of Kadai Chicken. You can check it out here. It also mentions the recipe of Kadai Masala. Restaurant style Kadai Paneer is

Shrimp Balls in Sweet and Sour Sauce

I love shrimp balls. My family often dines at Kowloon, a popular Chinese restaurant in the Philippines. My parents would order a serving of shrimp balls in sweet and sour sauce. Well, I think it was sweet and source sauce. LOL! And I would always eat these shrimp balls, my favorite food from Kowloon next to siomai and chicken feet. When I moved to the province, there is no more

Three-Lentil Stew Recipe / Tridali Dal Recipe

Three-lentil Stew with step by step pictures. Triple-Lentil Stew with step by step pictures. Hello, foodie buddies. Today I am sharing a dal recipe. This recipe consists of three different kinds of pulses/lentils that have been cooked together and tempered with an extremely feisty and aromatic tempering of chilies and garlic. In India, where pulses are a part of daily diet, this lentil dish is had with Indian flat bread and

Cheesy Herbed Chickpeas Recipe

Cheesy Herbed Chickpeas Recipe with step by step pictures. Chickpeas are so versatile that you can make so many delicious meals with it within minutes. Previously, I had shared the recipes using chickpeas. All of them are spicy and zesty curry recipes. The one which I am sharing today can be had on its own. You can take a look at my other chickpea recipes given below. Chole Masala Recipe

Sindhi Poha Recipe / Kanda Batata Poha Recipe

Sindhi-Style Poha Recipe / Kanda Batata Poha Recipe with Step by Step Pictures. Hello foodies. Looking for healthy breakfast recipes, are we? Today I sharing the recipe of Sindhi-Style Poha. This the one which is prepared at  my grandmother’s place and also my place. We like our breakfast filling and delicious and would go an extra mile to make it so. Poha is called beaten rice flakes in English. It

Upma Recipe With Step by Step Pictures

Hello buddies. Today I am sharing a very healthy breakfast recipe – Upma recipe with step by step pictures. Upma, a traditional South Indian breakfast dish, is a thick porridge made with semolina or sooji/rava what it is called in Hindi. Upma is a very nutritious breakfast. I made about 3 varieties of upma. This one is one of them. I intend to share the other two recipes soon. This is

Chana Dal Halwa Recipe / Chane ki Dal ka Halwa Recipe

Chana Dal Halwa Recipe / Chane ki Dal ka Halwa Recipe with step by step pictures. Chana Dal or the Skinned Bengal Gram, which is a yellow lentil has a very rich flavor profile. When added to savory dishes, it lends it a flavor similar to that of the meat. You can also use it to make desserts like barfi or halwa. When used in desserts, the chana dal gives

Imli ki Meethi Chutney Recipe / Sweet Tamarind Chutney Recipe

Hello foodie buddies. Today I am sharing one of the most demanded chutney recipes. I am sharing the recipe of Sweet Tamarind Chutney or Imli ki Methi Chutney with step by step pictures. We Indians love our samosas. And having a samosa without imli chutney is a lost cause. The same goes for kachoris. You can use this chutney to make dahi vadas as well. The consistency of this tamarind

Homemade Pancake

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day so I make it a point to prepare hearty and heavy breakfast for my family. Rice is a staple food in the Philippines, probably why breakfast usually consists of fried rice, egg, tapa or longanisa. For the kids, I would often serve pandesal or pancakes with maple syrup and butter on top. Large box of readymade pancakes is around

Virgin Pina Colada Recipe

Hi, foodie fellas. You might have seen some of the summer cooler recipes that I have been posting until now. Today I am adding another gem to the crown. This recipe is for Virgin Pina Colada. It’s a mocktail, hence, non-alcoholic, and can be enjoyed by kids and elders alike. What makes me like the homemade Virgin Pina Colada is its naturalness and wholesomeness. Fruits are always good for our

Vegetable Sambar Recipe with Coconut Milk

Hi again foodies. If you have been following me regularly, you would notice that I have been sharing the recipes of popular South Indian dishes recently. I am a big fan of dosas, idlis, and uttapas. I had previously shared these recipes and you should take a look at them. Mysore Masala Dosa Masala Dosa Sambar Recipe Idli made with Rava Idlis Masala Rava Idlis Rice Idlis Instant Bread Medu Vadas

Coconut Chutney Recipe / Coconut Yogurt Chutney Recipe

Hi again foodies. Today I am sharing the recipe of coconut chutney with step by step pictures. This is quite different from the usual white coconut chutneys that you get in restaurants. This one has the zest, tang and a hint of hotness. This particular recipe of coconut chutney uses dahi or yogurt, which lends it a very creamy texture. The sourness from the yogurt balances well with the hotness

Aloo Masala Grilled Sandwich Recipe

Aloo Masala Grilled Sandwich Recipe with step by step pictures. Sandwich recipes are a lifesaver. Be it for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can have sandwiches that only satisfy your hunger but also the need for nutrition. It all depends what kind of stuffing you use. Using chicken and lots of vegetables in a sandwich would make a healthy lunch recipe. If you are looking for easy dinner ideas when

Achari Aloo Baingan Recipe

Eggplant and potato make a really nice combination when you have to make dry curry or sabzi as a side dish for rotis. This recipe is not like the run of the mill aloo baingan masala. It is very flavorful, tangy and zesty eggplant recipe. If you like just eggplants, you can skip the potatoes. Since they love eggplant with potato, I tossed in a couple of them diced. You

Vegetable Balls in Hot Schezwan Sauce (Dry)

Vegetable Balls in Hot Schezwan Sauce (Dry) with step-by-step pictures. This is one of the most popular Indo-Chinese recipes. This one is pretty close to Vegetable Manchurian, just that it has a different sauce base. Also, the gravy in this dish is very thick, just enough to coat the veg balls. It is a perfect appetizer recipe. You can make the veg balls a day in advance and make the

Lemon cake with lemon curd and lemon frosting without oven

Hi Friends, Today i am back with a lemon cake recipe . This is not a simple lemon cake, i am preparing lemon curd and lemon frosting for it. Here i am sharing the recipe of not only the cake but also the lemon curd and frosting recipe. And this time i would like to dedicate this recipe for my lovely younger brother … because of him i was inspired to

Sindhi-Style Aloo Gobi Recipe

Aloo Gobi Recipe with Step by Step Pictures. Aloo gobi is one of the most popular Indian vegetarian recipes. It makes a delicious side dish for rotis and rice-dal. The potato and cauliflower bits are fried and then seasoned with zesty spices that fill your house with the mouthwatering aroma. Every household has their own special way to make this dry side dish. I am sharing the recipe of Sindhi-Style Aloo Gobi