Today’s recipe is an easy to make rice dish made with peanuts – peanut rice.  It is very easy to make, healthy and tasty.  It is a perfect dish to pack for lunch box. These variety rice dishes are very helpful when you want to make a quick lunch.  I often make these easy lunch dishes like lemon rice, tamarind rice, raw mango rice and many others.  If you have


Today’s recipe is yet another Indo chinese dish which is very easy to make at home – Chilli paneer.  Most of us might have tasted chilli paneer in the restaurant.  But it is very easy to make at home.  Easy, tasty and healthy. Here I am sharing a dry version of chilli paneer, but you can also make it in a gravy form.  Also, this dish can be made with


Palak paneer is a very tasty North Indian style paneer dish.  It is a dish where paneer is cooked in a very smooth and creamy spinach gravy.   Palak paneer is very easy to prepare.  You can prepare palak paneer by either blanching the palak first, then grinding it and cooking it.  Or you can first chop the palak, cook it and then grind it.  I am sharing the first


Halwa is a very popular dish made in India.  It can be made with many kinds of vegetables, fruits, sooji, or I can say, halwa can be made with almost anything. Today’s recipe is an easy to make halwa made with bread.  Bread halwa is very simple and tastes great when made with milk bread.  But if you don’t have milk bread with you, you can use other varieties also.


Today’s recipe is a simple fried rice.  It is an Indo Chinese dish which every Indian likes to have. There are various ways in which fried rice can be made like chinese fried rice, schezwan, egg and so on. This veg fried rice is one of our favorites and a dish which is ordered very often whenever we go to a restaurant.  The addition of celery is important in the


Mutton roast is an easy to make kerala style dish.  It is a very basic dish but a very tasty one too. This is a very popular Kerala style nonvegetarian dish which is very easy to make and makes use of readily available ingredients.  It has a lovely flavor which makes everyone hungry. I wanted to try mutton chukka, but time was very less and I wanted to finish off


Gawar is a vegetable used in Indian cooking.  It is known as kothavarakkai in Tamil, kothavarakka in Malayalam and cluster beans in English.  It is very often used in Indian cooking, and each region has its own special preparation with gawar.  From thoran in Kerala, poriyal in Tamilnadu, gavar nu shaak in gujrati, but whatever be the name given, it is very easy to make and tasty. This gawar ki


Mor kuzhambu is a tasty curry made with buttermilk and vegetables.  It is a very easy to make and tasty Tamilnadu special dish which can be served as a side dish for rice. It is a special South Indian dish made with curd.  Here mor means buttermilk.  It is one dish which is prepared during all the festivals. It has a slight similarity with Kerala style mor ozhicha kootan.  Mor


Sweet corn balls is a dish which can be served as a starter or as a snack and is loved by kids and people of all ages.  It is best combination of sweet corn, potatoes and other spices.  You can also add cheese to this and make cheesy sweet corn balls. It is crispy outside and soft on the inner side.  This can be served with some tomato ketchup.  It


Rava kichadi is a very tasty South Indian breakfast item.  It can be called as a variation of our traditional upma.  It is one of our favorite breakfast dish. It is made using semolina or rava or sooji and vegetables.  It is very easy to prepare and tasty.  The addition of spices make it more flavorful. This is one of the easiest and quickest recipe that comes handy when you


Ambur is a place in Tamilnadu very famous for its biryani dishes.  Their mutton biryani is very famous. Star biryani is a very famous restaurant in this area.  This arcot biryani is very unique compared to the other biryanis. They follow traditional dum cooking method.  A special rice variety called as jeeraka samba rice is used for making this biryani. The preparation is very simple, not at all complicated, and


Today’s recipe is banjara gosht.  Banjara is a Hindi word for people who don’t have a permanent house, who roam about here and there like gypsy.  And gosht is mutton. It is a dish which is made with a combination of mutton, curd and freshly ground spices.  This dish is called banjara gosht because it is cooked in a banjara style. Banjara gosht does not make use of tomatoes instead the sourness


Aval ladoo is a healthy ladoo made with aval or beaten rice or poha.  I always make these ladoos as a snack for kids.  These ladoos are rich in iron. Aval or beaten rice is used in many ways in Indian cuisine.  It is eaten as breakfast item.  Not only for breakfast, it is also served for lunch or for dinner.  Batata poha, kanda poha are very famous Maharashtrian food


Pori unda is a very tasty and easy to make snack. It is made with pori or puffed rice.  Pori or puffed rice is tasty when eaten alone.  It tastes great when mixed with jaggery.  This is a crispy and crunchy snack and can be made in minutes.  My kids love this sweet.  Moreover, it is very easy to prepare.  Not only as a snack, it is often made during


Paneer butter masala is a very tasty North Indian style curry made with paneer.  Paneer is also called as cottage cheese and is very often made use of in North Indian cuisine.  Paneer is now very popular throughout India and is liked by all.  This paneer curry is one of the popular paneer recipes and is also one of the tastiest. It is a creamy, delicious and smooth gravy.  It

Ragi ladoo recipe

Ragi ladoo is a tasty ladoo made with ragi flour.  It is very easy to make and healthy. This ladoo is made with jaggery.  Ragi is very much used in South India to make ragi roti, idiyappam, dosa, and even cookies. Many people don’t like the taste of ragi.  I have seen many of my relatives using sugar while making these ladoos.  To make it healthier, I have used jaggery


Today’s recipe is aloo chana curry.  Potatoes are called as aloo in hindi and chickpeas is called as chana in Hindi.  Potato with chana is a very tasty combination and can be served as a side dish with chapati, roti, paratha or with poori.  This is one of the easy chana masala gravy and makes use of very few ingredients. There are many versions of aloo chana which are made


Today’s recipe is chow chow kootu. It is a south indian special side dish for rice made with moong dal, vegetables and coconut.  It is a tasty curry made with chow chow. At home we all love cabbage kootu, mainly because of its similarity with kerala style molakushyam.  It is a very comfort food and is also satisfying with rice. Kootu is very easy to make at home.  First cook


Sundal is a very popular South Indian dish.  Chana sundal is a South Indian style sundal recipe made with black chick peas.   It is often made during Navratri festivals. But apart from that, it can also be made and served as a guilt free snack.  I always make sundal for my kids snack box as it is protein packed.  This is one of the easiest sundal you can prepare for


Chettinad prawns curry is a tasty prawns dish from Chettinad.  Chettinad is a place in Tamilnadu, very famous for its aromatic and spicy cooking.  Chettinad is very famous for its non-vegetarian dishes. This prawns curry can be served along with rice.  Like all other chettinad dishes, this prawns curry is very aromatic and is easy to make too.  The freshly made spice powder gives the dish its aroma.  The leftover