Thursday, 19 May 2011

Special Vegetable Jalfrezi


Vegetable Jalfrezi, is easy to make stir fried vegetables. They go well with noodles or with fried rice. They are simple easy to make and can be prepared in jiffy with simple ingredients available at home.

Special Vegetable Jalfrezi



Spinach Cheese Balls / Palak with Cheese Balls


A perfect north Indian delicacy, for any lazy Sunday afternoon. Spinach with cheese balls can be eaten with rotis or rice, the crushed masalas give extra flavor while the coarsely grinded spinach and onion renders a wonderful texture to the curry.

Spinach Cheese Balls / Palak with Cheese Balls



Bharwan (Bharvan) Baingan / Stuffed Brinjals / Stuffed Eggplant


Bharwan baingan translates into stuffed brinjals. An irresistible delicacy, a true gourmet treat. The brinjals are stuffed with mixture of onions, tomatoes, peanuts and sesame seeds cooked in dry masalas and finally shallow fried.

Bharwan (Bharvan )Baingan / Stuffed Brinjals / Stuffed Eggplant



Spicy Sundal / Spicy Chickpeas


Sundal in basically Tamil recipe, made with chickpeas. It is prepared in various occasions, festivals and as prasadams. Here is a masaledaar twist to the regular sundal. Enjoy spicy sundal.

Spicy Sundal / Spicy Chickpeas



Chowli (Chavli / Chawli) Ma Dhokli / Flat Beans Curry


Chowli Ma Dhokli is another popular dish from lip smacking Gujarati platter. Made with flat beans (chowli), gram flour (besan) and gourd (tori/ turai), gravy, with , gram flour (besan) balls.

Chowli (Chavli / Chawli) Ma Dhokli / Flat Beans Curry



Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Kaju Curry / Cashew nut Curry


Kaju Curry or Cashew nut Curry is curry for pure indulgence the gravy so thick and rich while the fried cashews renders a wonderful texture to the curry. Be it kids or adults, everybody loves to binge on them with hot naans or pulao or biryani. Prefect recipe for any occasion, they truly make your day.

Kaju Curry / Cashew nut Curry



Cheese Paratha / Cheese Flat Indian Bread


A cheesy flat Indian bread for any occasion!

Cheese Paratha / Cheese Flat Indian Bread


Coconut Rice / Thenga Sadam / Nariyal ke Chawal


Coconut Rice is basically a South Indian Cuisine, made in all the four south Indian states with little variation. This version is prepared in Tamil Nadu and is one of the most popular rice cuisines.

Coconut Rice / Thenga Sadam / Nariyal ke Chawal



Sweet Potato Wheelies / Shakkarkand ki Chakli


Every tried making chaklis of shakkarkand or sweet potato. Its easy, sweet, made with all purpose flour, sweet potatoes with subtle hint of cardamom. Makes, tasty evening tea time munchies.

Sweet Potato Wheelies / Shakkarkand ki Chakli


Crunchy Papdi / Thatai / Chekkalu


Thatai is a popular dry snack from Tamil Nadu. The similar preparation is known as chekkalu in Andhra. It is made with rice flour and Bengal gram flour with peanuts and masalas.

Crunchy Papdi / Thatai / Chekkalu


Phirni / Sweet Rice Pudding


Phirni is sweet Indian dessert from the north Indian platter. It is served chilled after hearty Indian meal. It is prepared with rice flour, sugar, milk and is loaded with dry fruits.

Phirni / Sweet Rice Pudding



Aloo Poshto / Potato with Poppy Seeds / Aloo Posto


Aloo Poshto is a Bengali cuisine, served with other curries over bed of rice. It is prepared with poppy seeds, chillies and other dry masalas with potatoes and served hot.

Aloo Poshto / Potato with Poppy Seeds / Aloo Posto


Chilli Cheese Toast


Having a hectic schedule and don’t know what to quickly fix for breakfast. Quick and easy snack, that could be made instantly. It’s spicy and leaves you with nice chilly taste.

Chilli Cheese Toast



Double ka Meetha / Bread ka Meetha / Sweetened Bread


Double ka Meetha is a Hyderbadi recipe, made with fresh milk bread cooked in milk with condensed milk topped with generous sprinkling of almonds.

Double ka Meetha / Bread ka Meetha / Sweetened Bread


Sunday, 15 May 2011

Kerala Chicken Stew



Try Kerala Chicken Stew with authentic Appams

Kerala Chicken Stew


Vanga Batata Bhaji / Eggplant Potato Curry / Brinjal Potato Curry


Vanga Batata Bhaji translates to Eggplant Potato Curry also known as Brinjal Potato Curry. It is a Maharashtrian preparation. It is prepared with simple ingredients and can be prepared in a jiffy.

Vanga Batata Bhaji / Eggplant Potato Curry / Brinjal Potato Curry


Bendekaayi Gojju / Andhra Okra Curry / Andhra Ladyfinger Curry


Bendekaayi Gojju is basically Andhra style lady finger curry. It has typical Andhra ingredients like, coconut, tamarind, jaggery along with traditional dry masalas like fenugreek, cumin and mustard. It goes well with any Indian flat bread like, chapatti or parathas.

Bendekaayi Gojju / Andhra Okra Curry / Andhra Ladyfinger Curry


Papad Ki Subzi / Poppadam Curry


Papad ki subzi is a delicacy of Rajasthan. It is mostly prepared in Jain, Marwari’s and Rajasthani household. It is prepared with curd, poppadam and other dry masalas. It can be eaten with rice or rotis.
                                                                                      
Papad Ki Subzi / Poppa dam Curry 


Cheese Tandoori Mushrooms / Tandoori Mushroom


A delectable recipe, made with mushrooms, grated cheese with subtle hint of spices, makes it hot favorite among all ages.

Cheese Tandoori Mushrooms / Tandoori Mushroom


Paneer Salsi


Paneer Salsi is easy to make recipe. It is usually eaten after meal. It makes a perfect light snack or very light simple dessert. The canap├ęs gives an unusual twist to Indian popular cottage cheese or paneer. Try paneer recipe in different way this time.

Paneer Salsi


Puran Poli / Bobbatlu / Boli

Puram Poli is sweet flat Indian bread made with jaggery and split bengal gram, rolled in all purpose flour dough to flatten discs, it is basically Maharastrian recipe. In Andhra it is known as bobbatlu, while in Tamil Nadu as boli.

Puran Poli / Bobbatlu / Boli



Thursday, 12 May 2011

Corn Spinach Rice / Corn Palak Rice / Makai ke Chawal / Palak Chawal


Corn Spinach Rice is a nourishing, wholesome food. It is prepared with fresh spinach, sweet corn. Simply irresistible!

Corn Spinach Rice / Corn Palak Rice / Makai ke Chawal / Palak Chawal



Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Potato Sago Murukku Wadam / Aloo Sabudana Muruku Wadam


With commencement of summer, prepare this home made wadams and papads. Tasty, crunchy, they go well with rice and curry.

Potato sago Murukku / Aloo Sabudana Murukku



Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Bread Halwa / Bread Ka Halwa


Ever thought of making sumptuous halwa of simple bread. It is a nutritious low fat dessert, one can add to its nutrient value by adding nuts.

Bread Halwa / Bread ka Halwa

Snake Gourd Dal / Chicheda ka Dal


Made with snake gourd and pulses this dal is nutritious and easy to make.

Snake Gourd Dal / Chicheda ka Dal



Besan Roti/ Gram Flour Roti


Besan Ki Roti or Besan Roti is flavorsome flat Indian bread. It goes with any gravy curry, tastes well when served immediately.

Besan Roti/ Gram Flour Roti




Dhokla Chaat / Dhokle ka Chat


Tangy dhokla chaat can be prepared with left over dhoklas. If you want to make a quick snack for tea time, make some fluffy fresh dhokla, some chutneys, throw in some onions, sev, masalas and you are done, tasty evening tea time snack.

Dhokla Chaat / Dhokle ka Chat



Khichadi / Pongal / Venpongal / Khichdi



Khichadi is a simple diet, healthy food, made in northern part of India. Down south intamil Nadu it is known as pongal or venpongal. It is made with split gram, with rice topped with seasoning. A light and healthy diet!

Khichadi / Pongal / Venpongal / Khichdi




Coconut Burfi / Coconut Barfee / Nariyal ki Barfee / Nariyal Burfi


Nariyal ki Barfee or coconut Burfi is a popular indian sweet. It is preperad in the northern as well as in southern part of India. It makes place in most of the Indian festivities and functions.

Coconut Burfi / Coconut Barfee / Nariyal ki Barfee / Nariyal Burfi


Boorelu/ Koyakattai/ Kozhakattai /Sweet Dumplings


Sweet dumplings are prepared basically in southern part of India. In Andhra they are called as boorelu, in Tamil Nadu as Koyakattai or Kozhakattai. The are made with rice flour dough with coconut, jaggery filling.

Boorelu/ Koyakattai/ Kozhakattai /Sweet Dumplings


Boondi Laddu / Boondi ka Laddu


One of the most quintessential Indian sweets that are prepared in most of the auspicious occasions is boondi laddoo’s. Be it weddings, pooja’s, festivals, you name any occasion, boodi ka laddoo are everyone’s favorite.

Boondi Laddu / Boondi ka Laddu



Beetroot Halwa / Beet ka Halwa


Indians love halwa’s most in desserts. So why not go bold and try beetroot halwa also known as beet ka halwa today.

Beetroot Halwa / Beet ka Halwa

Monday, 9 May 2011

Vissal Cutlets


Vissal cutlets are made with black gram batter with seasoning. This black gram batter is filled in discs prepared with all purpose flour and cooked in water. It’s finally tempered with green chillies and coriander. A tasty lip smacking evening snack served with chutney or sauce.

Vissal Cutlets

Banana Parathas / Kele ka Parantha


Banana parathas are sweet and salty parathas. Try this unusual, healthy dish, the kids will love it most. 

Banana Parathas / Kele ka Parantha


Uttapam/ Uthappam



Uttapam is a south Indian break fast recipe made with idli batter. It is generously mixed with chopped vegetables like, onion, tomatoes, carrots, peas, green chillies coriander leaves. Pancakes are prepared with the batter and served with chutneys.

Uttapam/ Uthappam



Besan Omlette / Gram Flour Omlette / Besan ka Chilla


Besan Omlette or Besan ka Chilla is a vegetarian recipe. The batter can be prepared instantly, tasty, appetizing, it can be made instantly to meet your untimely hunger pangs.

Besan Omlette / Gram Flour Omlette / Besan ka Chilla



Saturday, 7 May 2011

Dahi Brinjal / Eggplant Yoghurt Curry / Dahi Baingan Subzi

Dahi Brinjal/ Eggplant Yoghurt Curry / Dahi Baingan Subzi

Easy to make side dish.



Khoya Makhane / Puffed Kernel of Gorgon Nut (Fox nut ) Curry


Khoya Makhane is interesting recipe from the central India. A mouth watering usual delectable recipe, loaded with goodness of kernel of gorgon nut, popularly known as makana in India. Its good for kids, taste good and healthy.

Khoya Makhane / Puffed Kernel of Gorgon Nut (Fox nut ) Curry 




Lauki ke Kofte / Bottle Gourd Curry / Doodhi ke Kofte


One of the most delectable recipes of the north is the lauki ke kofta. This is delicacy is from the central part of India and can be eaten with rotis or phulkas. The koftas give wonderful texture to the curry, while the gravy renders moist and succulent tang to the koftas. Indulge in lauki ka kofta this weekend.

Lauki ke Kofte / Bottle Gourd Curry / Doodhi ke Kofte




Khoya Mutter / Indian Peas Curry


Khoya Mutter is interesting recipe from the central India. A mouth watering usual delectable recipe, loaded with goodness of fresh or frozen peas. Its good for kids, taste good and healthy.

Khoya Mutter / Indian Peas Curry 



Bread Upma


Ever thought of preparing upma with humble bread. Well try today, the best thing is that it can be prepared in a jiffy in 5-6 minutes.

Bread Upma

Multi Grain Idlis


Multi grain idlis ferment faster than regular conventional idlis taste wise there is no difference. They are extremely healthy too. Add grain of your choice and make your own version of multi-grain idli.

Multi Grain Idlis 





Rajma Vermicelli / Red Kidney Beans with Vermicelli / Semiyan Upma


Irked with the regular vermicelli upma dishes, why not try this, combined with nourishing, wholesome Red kidney beans or rajma. Combine with variety of vegetables and dig on.

Rajma Vermicelli / Red Kidney Beans with Vermicelli / Semiyan Upma

Adai


Adai is a south Indian recipe, from the tamil platter. It is prepared with rice and gram, soaked in water and grind to smooth batter. It is extremely delicious and goes with coconut chutney, sambar or any podi.

Adai

Friday, 6 May 2011

Simple Baingan Karela Subzi / Simple Brinjal Bitter Gourd Curry


 A very simple baingan karela ki subzi. Easy to make hassle free recipe, that could be prepared in jiffy. Made with simple ingredients and masalas, prepare any time, be it dinner or lunch.

Simple Baingan Karela Subzi / Simple Brinjal Bitter Gourd Curry

Vegetable Egg Curry / Vegetable Anda Curry


For all the vegetarians who have been longing to try the popular Indian egg curry. Here is the vegetarian version. The vegetarian are eggs prepared with cottage cheese, rice and khova. While the luscious gravy is prepared with onions, tomatoes, cream, curd. The curry so rich while the eggs so succulent to the core.

Vegetable Egg Curry / Vegetable Anda Curry

Vegetable Do Pyaza


Vegetable Do Pyaza is an exotic north Indian delicacy. It’s rich and loaded with vegetables of all kind. It is prepared with marinated veggies and cooked in onion, fresh cream gravy. Tastes really good, a true lip smacking dish, goes well with any rice preparation or flat Indian bread.

Vegetable Do Pyaza

Besan Bhindi / Bharvan Besan Bhindi / Stuffed Okras (Okras stuffed with bengal gram flour)

We all love okras, generally it is stir fried in oil. Besan bhindi or bharvan besan bhindi is palatable, appetizing curry. Filled with roasted bengal gram flour in onions and tamarind paste in dry masalas. The filling is stuffed in the slits, fried and cooked in oil. Stuffed okras / Besan Bhindi / Bharvan Besan Bhindi goes well with phulkas and parathas.

Besan Bhindi / Bharvan Besan Bhindi / Stuffed Okras (Okras stuffed with bengal gram flour)



Paneer Pakizah


Paneer Pakizah is a Mughlai recipe. It is rich loaded with cashew nut paste and khoya.

Paneer Pakizah

Malai Matar Paneer


One of the most delectable Indian curries it is loaded with cottage cheese, peas with generous dose of fresh cream. Yummy!

Malai Matar Paneer

Thalipeeth


Thalipeeth is healthy Indian bread made from various kinds of flours. It can be made in variety of ways I am giving you my version of Thalipeeth. It is basically Maharashtrian recipe the multi grain adds to it nutrient value.

Thalipeeth


Ajwain Parathas / Carom Seeds Parathas


Simple and easy to make delicious parathas.


Ajwain Parathas / Carom Seeds Parathas



Thursday, 5 May 2011

Ground Nut Chikki / Peanut Chikki


Chikki making can be tricky, you have to give hand once or twice to master it. Initially prepare them in small quantities and once you are comfortable, prepare in large quantities and store in air tight container. Ground nut Chikki is good source of iron and protein it is healthy and nutritious.

Ground Nut Chikki / Peanut Chikki

Khatta Meetha Aloo Lachcha / Spicy Potato Snack


Tangy, sweet and sour evening time snack to munch on.

Paneer Pakodas/ Paneer ke Pakode


Paneer or cottage cheese is one of the most popular ingredients used in Indian delicacies. Paneer can be used in curries, snacks and any rice recipe. It can bring twist to the most humble simple recipe.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Corn Kachori


 An evening tea time snack!

Pure Veggie Joy / Healthy Vegetable Slush


From chilled fruit shushes, to lip-smacking healthy vegetable drinks, make your healthy mock tails, your daily natural dose of vitamins and anti oxidants tasty too. Veggies are the greatest source of fiber and add protein to your diet. Try these healthy rejuvenating detox drinks, detoxify yourself and feel fresh instantly.

Kachche Aam ka Sharbat / Raw Mango Sherbet


Kachche Aam ka Sharbat / Raw Mango Sherbet is a cool and refreshing drink from the northern part of India.

Caramel Kheer / Indian Caramel Pudding


Very simple easy to make Indian dessert!

Almond Fudge / Badaam ki Burfi


Badam ki burfi or almond fudge is one of the most popular Indian sweets. Any Indian meal is incomplete without delectable dessert sweet.

Almond Fudge / Badaam ki Burfi

Khatta Meetha Petha / Khatta Meetha Kaddu / Sweet Sour Pumpkin Curry


Khatta Meetha Petha or khatta Meetha Kaddu translates to sweet sour pumpkin curry. It is basically north Indian preparation and goes well with phukas, rotis or any flat India bread. Dig into scrumptious, luscious treat.


Khatta Meetha Petha / Khatta Meetha Kaddu / Sweet Sour Pumpkin Curry

Stuffed Capsicum / Bharvan Shimla Mirch


Here is a new version of stuffed capsicum. Bored of usual veggies filled capsicum, try this Bengal gram onion and dried mango filled capsicum. Savor pleasure in every bite. Stuffed capsicum goes well with phulkas.

Stuffed Capsicum / Bharvan Shimla Mirch


Mughlai Kofta


Relish classic royal Mughlai Kofta Curry. Dig in to every bite and savor in the royal, imperial, majestic treat straight from the platter of kings and knights. Mughlai Kofta is prepared in rich gravy of cashew nuts and fresh Indian spices. The koftas are prepared in soft cottage cheese with generous mix of dry fruits; it is dipped in batter and fried. The succulent moist koftas are then dropped in thick, rich cashew nut gravy. Sounds yummy!


Mughlai Kofta

Sprouted Moong ki Khichadi


 A lip smacking healthy recipe!

Sprouted Moong ki Khichadi

Kashmiri Pulao / Kashmiri Pulav


One of the rich and flavorful recipe from Indian own paradise on Earth. Kashmiri Pulao is loaded with dry fruits, a magnificent gourmet to splurge on.

Kashmiri Pulao / Kashmiri Pulav

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