February 2016

Aloo Paratha Recipe

Hello, my dear foodie buddies! Today I’m sharing a recipe of an Indian flat beard stuffed with savory potato filling. It is also called as ‘Aloo Paratha’ in Hindi. Aloo paratha is generally had for breakfast, accompanied with plain yogurt, pickle or buttermilk, as per one’s choice. Easy and quick to make! For the purpose of measurement, 1 cup = 250 ml. This recipe yields 4 to 5 parathas. Ingredients Potato-

Idli Chilli Recipe

Idli Chilli Recipe with Step by Step Pictures Hey foodies! I am back again with a mouthwatering recipe. Today I am going to share a recipe where you can use your leftover idlis. You could use any idlis, rice, rawa, ragi, whatever kind of idli you have at hand. So the recipe is a Chinese style stir fry with vegetables. You can say that Idli Chilli is the vegetarian cousin

How to Make Paruppu Rasam

Paruppu Rasam Recipe with Step by Step Pictures | Toor Dal Rasam Recipe with Step by Step Pictures Hey foodies! A few minutes earlier I shared the recipe of Ulundu Vadai or Urad Dal Vadas. They are crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside and you can find the recipe of Ulundu Vadai here.here.. I served them with Paruppu Rasam the recipe of which I am sharing now

Ulundu Vadai Recipe

Hey dear foodies! Hope you are having a great weekend. For me, weekends mean cooking something special. So today I made Ulundu Vadai and Paruppu Rasam (Recipe here). Ulundu Vadai or Urad Dal Vadas are deep-fried fritters made with skinned, split black bengal gram. The lentil is soaked for a few hours and ground to a fine paste next morning and left to stand for 8-10 hours to ferment. You add the


Today, I am sharing the recipe of vegetable kurma.  It is a perfect side dish for chapati, roti or poori or pulao. Kurma is a dish popular in India. It is a curry made with a combination of vegetables like carrot, beans, peas, potato and cauliflower.  My kids love kurma and I often make this veg kurma for chapati.   It is a perfect way to serve vegetables in a


Thoran is a side dish which is prepared in Kerala.  It is made with vegetables and a mixture of coconut.  Today, I am sharing an easy to make thoran recipe made with papaya. I have made this thoran with grated papaya.  But you can also make it with chopped papaya also.  It is entirely your wish.  I have made it exactly in the way I make cabbage throan. Papaya is

Chicken Sweetcorn Soup Recipe

Hello buddies. Today I am sharing a very nutritious and healthy soup recipe. It’s the Sweetcorn Chicken Soup, that I made without using canned creamed corn or any cornflour. Creamed corn does lend a creamy texture but it is laced with preservatives and smells nothing like fresh sweetcorn. I used fresh sweetcorn kernels to prepare the base of this soup. Using water in this soup won’t give you the best flavor.

Yakhni Recipe/ Chicken Stock Recipe

Hey buddies! It’s been a really long time since I shared any recipe. Today I am back with two! This one is a yakhni recipe or chicken stock recipe. The other one is the chicken sweetcorn soup recipe that I have used this stock in. You can check it out here. Yakhni is a clear chicken soup. This is very healthy and nutritious. You can have this whenever you feel


Instant rava idli is a very popular South Indian breakfast.  It is an instant and easy to make recipe.  It is made with rava or sooji or semolina.  Rava is mixed with dal and curd and steam cooked to make soft idlis.The method of making this idli is very easy.  Temper all the ingredients, add curd, little water mix well.  Add eno fruit salt or baking soda or baking powder


Today’s recipe is cashew cookies – an easy cookies with cashew nuts.  It is a very delicious and buttery cookies. These cookies can be made very easily at home with very few ingredients available at home – maida, butter, sugar, cashew, milk, and vanilla essence. You can also try making these cookies with wheat flour.  Cashew nut cookies are very easy to make.  You can also use more nuts and


Lady’s finger or bhindi is very often used in Indian cooking.  Besan bhindi is a very tasty and easy to make side dish for chapati, roti or for rice.  There are various ways in which besan bhindi can be prepared.  Besan bhindi is nothing but okra or lady’s finger cooked in besan or gram flour and few other indian spices.  This is a very easy recipe which can be easily