Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Dal Fry

Dal Fry
Dal Fry is one of the most popular and common indian dish. There are wide varieties and variations in preparing indian Dal.You can use any type of Lentil/dal to prepare dal fry but

Jeera Rice with Green Peas

Jeera Rice with Green Peas
Jeera rice is not a recipe to blog as it is one of the simplest and easiest recipe.But for all those who are like me, lazy at times to cook can prepare this in a jiffy and can enjoy with a simple dal fry or another indian

Monday, 30 December 2013

Chicken Ghee Roast

Chicken Ghee Roast
This chicken dish is my BIL's  favorite. Whenever i go to Mysore ,i'll definitely cook this chicken dish.It

Friday, 27 December 2013

Bisi Bele Bath / Hot Lentil Rice

BisiBele Bath / Hot Lentil Rice
Bisi Bele Bath is a spicy vegetable rice and daal/lentil based dish from Karnataka. As the name indicates bisi meaning hot ,bele meaning toor daal.This dish is served piping hot topped with lots of  khara bhoondi and

Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Plum Cake

Plum Cake

I wish all my readers a very Happy Christmas.How can a christmas go without a christmas cake , so i'm here with a Christmas special plum cake.Since i started baking i bake this plum cake once in a year,that to only on

Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi
Sabudana Khichdi is one of the most popular dish made during fasting with no onion and no garlic. This dish was introduced to me by a friend of mine when i was in pune. Since then during every fasting i prepare this

Friday, 20 December 2013

Palak Paneer Pulao / Spinach & Cottage Cheese Pulao



Palak Paneer who does'nt know about it,its a traditional punjabi dish.Knowing the benefits of spinach i often do palak paneer but Gp doesnt like it as much as I .So i wanted to try same palak paneer with a twist,by

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins
These Banana Muffins are light and fluffy,great in taste with a nice flavor of Banana. These goes on very well as a snack or breakfast.I always enjoy Baking , if you haven't tried

Saturday, 14 December 2013

Bili Holige / Stuffed RiceFlour Paratha / Rice Flour Puran Poli

Bili Holige / Stuffed Rice Flour Paratha
This is a Karnataka special dish which is not very common.The name bili Hollige in kannada means bili -white and hollige - stuffed paratha.In general, Hollige/ puran poli is supposed to be a sweet dish but this is a

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Badanekayi Eennegayi / Stuffed Baingan

Badanekayi eennegayi / Stuffed Baingan

Stuffed Baingan / Badanekayi Eennegayi  very popularly known dish in Northern part of Karnataka. This recipe is from a TV show ,which my sister had written it a very long back.I often prepare this and everytime

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Stuffed Mooli Paratha / Stuffed Radish Flat Bread




Stuffed Mooli Paratha
Radishes are a non starch vegetable with lots and loads of health benefits. This root vegetable is very low in

Monday, 9 December 2013

Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese

Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese
Paneer Tikka / Indian Cottage Cheese a very popular vegetarian tandoori snack which is delicious. Paneer is storehouse of calcium and very rich source of protein. It is very good for growing children and also for


Sunday, 8 December 2013

Pudina Chutney /Mint Chutney

T
his version of Pudina Chutney is used as a dip/accompaniment for many of the tandoor snacks/starters.As tandoor food will be rich in flavours with less spices this chutney is a

Saturday, 7 December 2013

Spanish Potato Omelette

Spanish Potato Omelette

Spanish Omelette is referred as Tortilla Espanola is a thick omlette made with fresh potatoes.Source says

Friday, 6 December 2013

Babycorn 65


Babycorn  65

Couple of days back when i was going through a article i got to know about nutritional benefits of babycorn 

Thursday, 5 December 2013

MoongDal Rice/Hesarubelle Anna

MoongDal Rice/Hesarubelle Anna
My friend Vani was asking for an easy and simple recipe which can be packed for lunch.So i thought of

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Penne Rigate with Tomato Sauce


Penne Rigate with Tomato Sauce
 When i feel  bored to cook but  still wishes to eat something good ,I prepare this pasta as it can be cooked

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Spicy Tomato Salsa

Spicy Tomato Salsa
Salsa roja  meaning red sauce is used as a condiment in Mexican and South Western cuisines.Mexican Salsa is traditionally produced using mortar and pestle but can also be done using blenders .There are wide

Monday, 2 December 2013

Veg Pizza


Veg Pizza

After trying out Pizza base at home ,i have stopped eating pizza's from outside. I found pizza's from domino's

Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce
Pizza/Pasta sauce,I call it so because i often use the same sauce for making pizza as well as pasta.These pizza and pasta sauces comes in wide variety of variations,you can never get a single recipe on this. I

Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough
Pizza dough is one of the most important recipe for all those who love to bake breads,buns and pizza. This recipe is a keeper,you can just follow the basic recipe and do variations by adding flavors of your choice.

Sunday, 1 December 2013

Pepper Chicken with Curry Leaves

Pepper Chicken with Curry Leaves
Today i'll be giving you all one of the finest delicacy pepper chicken dry with curry leaves. In Bangalore there are chain of Andhra restaurant known has Meghana Foods, i love the boneless pepper chicken in that

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Tomato Pulao / Tomato Bath

Tomato Bath/Tomato Rice

Tomato Bath/ Pulao is is one of the best lunch box recipe. There are many versions of  tomato bath.I have tried and tested many versions too but this modified version of tomato bath is the best i have ever tasted.

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Masala Oats Upma


Masala Oats Upma
Oats is very rich in fiber and also it help in weight management.Though i'm aware of the fact,still it becomes so difficult for me to eat oats along with milk.I normally used take 30 minutes to complete a cup of oats

Poached Egg Curry -North Indian Style

Poached Egg Curry

I  was alone at home bored and started going through my old recipe notes  and found  north indian style egg masala recipe scribbled in my book.I don't actually remember from where i had taken the recipe from.When

Monday, 25 November 2013

Sour Poha / Gojju Avalakki

Sour Poha/ Gojju Avalakki
Gojju Avalakki is something which reminds me of my childhood.When i was young i always used to wait for krishna janmashtami so that i would get this gojju avalakki from temples and neighbors who used to 

Akki Roti /Rice Flour Roti

Akki Roti / Rice Flour Roti
Akki Roti is very famous and common in southern part of Karnataka.We eat this for breakfast .There are many versions of Akki roti ,today i'll be giving you one of the simplest and delicious recipe of akki roti. 

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Instant Rava Idly

Rava Idly
We all know that idly is very healthy and known breakfast in India.But at times we  don't get enough time soak the ingredients to prepare rice idly and we do feel that we need to have idly then this version of rava

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney is very famous throughout South India. Though these days every one tries to avoid coconut

Monday, 18 November 2013

Urali Bas Saaru & Palya / Stewed HorseGram Curry

Urali Bas Saaru / Stewed Horsegram Curry

Urali Bas Saaru and Urali Bas Palya is very popular among people belonging to Mandya and Mysore. This is one of the authentic recipe and very common in all villagers house.Bas or Basidu in kannada means strain

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Spicy Peanut Chutney

Spicy Peanut Chutney
Spicy Peanut chutney is one of my favorite. It tastes to its max when had with Greengram Dosa . Peanuts has many health advantages like boosting memory power,fertility ,aids  in  blood sugar regulation and also

Greengram Dosa / Hesarukallu Dosa

Greengram Dosa /Hesarukallu Dosa
Today i'll present you all with one of the healthy version of  Dosa i.e,Greengram Dosa. This is quite different from the regular dosa and tastes good when served hot accompanied with  Spicy Peanut Chutney.

Dry Vegetable Manchuri

Dry Vegetable Manchuri
Winter has already started and evenings are cold enough to treat our taste buds with something spicy and delicious.

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Tangy Stir Fried Okra /Bendekai Palya

Stir Fried Okra / Bendekai Palya
Hi Everybody, if your are looking for something healthy dish then you can always try this simple yet delicious okra recipe. Okra is commonly known as Ladies Finger or Gumbo.It has got amazing health benefits, it is

Monday, 11 November 2013

Sihi Avalakki / Sweet Poha



Sihi Avalakki/Sweet Poha
Sihi Avalakki /Sweet Poha  is something which is very simple and requires no cooking. Even this is consumed during fasting. I dont say that it is very delicious but its good can have it once in a while.

Chinese Veg Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice
Today i'll be presenting  you with a  very good recipe of Chinese fried rice. I always get a doubt about authentic Chinese fried rice because whenever i visit  Chinese restaurant like Mainland china and Chung wag

Friday, 8 November 2013

GreenGram Usal / HesaruKallu Usali

Greengram Usal/Hesarukallu Usali

Today i'm here with a recipe which is meant to have during fasting. Initially whenever i  used to fast i only used to consume fruits and milk but when i went out to temple in the evenings ,as prasadam i always used to