Apple raitha / Yoghurt Dip with Apple

Apple raitha is a delicious Indian side dish that is served along wtih pulao and biriyani. Adding raw vegetables and fresh fruits into curd along with the spices makes it not only tasty but also filling too. This goes best with pulao, biriyani and stuffed parathas. This raitha can be made with some variations too. Instead of red chilli powder,...

Lucknowi Dal / Nawabi style Toor dal/ Awadi Dal

Lucknowi dal or Nawabi style toor dal that is rich & creamy dal that is quite different from the regular dal we make at home. The Awadh region has been greatly influenced by Mughal cooking techniques, and the cuisine of Lucknow bears similarities to those of Central Asia, Punjab, Kashmir and Hyderabad. The city is also known for its Nawabi...

Mango Frooti / Maaza

Mango Frooti – Mango frooti fresh and juicy is a popular ad line that we all have enjoyed from childhood days. Yes, it is also my favourite drink when I was kid and even now. I dont prefer aerated drinks but there is no “No” for Mango Frooti. How about making it at home without any preservative. Interesting, right? Yes,...

Gooseberry- Amla pickle / Nellikai Oorugai

Nellikai oorugai or gooseberry pickle is a South Indian style made with gooseberry wedges after removing the seeds. The wedges are spluttered inĀ  mustard and then tossed in fenugreek powder, asafoetida, chilli powder. This one is different from nellikai thokku where the gooseberry is grated or ground. Here it is so simple and can be made in a jiffy. This...

Capsicum Masala

Capsicum masala or Capsicum Sabji is one of the easiest gravies that can be made in a jiffy. This calls for ingredients that are easily available at home. This can be had as a side dish with roti, phulka, chappathi or even Jeera rice. Capsicum is a refreshing vegetable that comes in an exciting range of colors, like green, red,...

Corn Methi Sandwich

Corn Methi Sandwich is one of the healthy breakfast that you can serve your family. Even if one doesn’t like fenugreek leaves, they will start eating if you give it in this way. I have not done anything to remove the bitterness of the fenugreek. I washed it well, and sauteed in the butter along with corn and garlic. Saute...

Mumbai Pav bhaji Dosa / Pav Bhaji Dosai

Dosa or Dosai is a popular breakfast recipe in South india but has become popular in North India too. Due to the cultural influence of the local place, the dosa started getting new form and hence the 99 Variety dosa was born. Among that one is Pav bhaji dosa.  These are extremely popular street food in Mumbai. Some people spread...

Lady’s finger / Bhindi Masala

Lady’sfinger masala or bhindi masala is a simple gravy that can be made with easily available ingredients. There are a lot of recipes that can be made with lady’sfinger like Vendakkai pachadi, Vendakkai poriyal, Vendakkai sambar, Kurkure bhindi, Stuffed bhindi etc., This is one of the easiest gravies that can be made in less time. For the A to Z...

Chinna Vengaya Vathakuzhambu

Vathakuzhambu is a famous and popular gravy from South that uses dried vathal like dried Manathakkali, dried sundakkai in the gravy. But we can also make this gravy without vathals. Instead we can use shallots. The tanginess of the tamarind and mild sweetness of the shallots makes this gravy a lip smacking one. This gravy tastes better the next day...

Pongal

Pongal is the harvest festival celebrated by the people of Tamilnadu in mid January. They reap the crops and offer it to Sun God. It is also called as thanks giving festival. ‘Pongal’ comes from the word ‘ponga’ which literally means ‘boil’ and so ‘pongal’ denotes ‘spillover’ or that which is ‘overflowing’. It’s also the name of the special sweet...

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