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Couscous Burrito with an Indian Twist

Couscous Burrito with an Indian Twist

Recently, we were having burritos for dinner and I had this idea for a NONG (No Onion No Garlic) substitute for habanero sauce. This recipe comes from my own kitchen. A few days later, I tried to implement my idea and it has received a […]

Quick Vegetable Sabzi with Instant Gravy Sauce

Quick Vegetable Sabzi with Instant Gravy Sauce

I had shared the recipe for my Homemade Instant Gravy Sauce recently. Today, I’m going to show you how to make a quick sabzi for chapattis using this Sauce. If you’re one of those who feel it’s way easier to make chapattis than a sabzi, […]

Instant Gravy Sauce

Instant Gravy Sauce

Yo, you have to try this recipe! No, seriously, go ahead and try it. You’ll thank me later. This recipe will save you so much time and it’s one of my must haves in my kitchen! Read in Tamil   Ingredients: 1 cup – Homemade […]

Milagu Puliyodharai / Pepper Tamarind Rice

Milagu Puliyodharai / Pepper Tamarind Rice

Iyengar puliyodharai is something very special in our south Indian culture. Memories of having puliyodharai as prasadam at temples come flooding back at the mention of the dish. It is also traditionally prepared for many an Iyengar festivals. And as we celebrate Kanu tomorrow, I […]

Poli – 2 Varieties, 2 methods

Poli – 2 Varieties, 2 methods

It is a tradition in many households to prepare Poli (Obbattu/Holige) during the festival of Bogi or the previous day of Makara sankranthi.  Most of us find preparing Poli at home a tedious process but it actually is not so, or atleast, it need not […]

Pongal – Another way

Pongal – Another way

Get ready to wow your family and friends with this recipe. Whichever method of making Pongal you prefer, try this seasoning with it. You’ll be surprised how good it tastes!   Read in Tamil Ingredients: 1 bowl –cooked rice ¼ cup –Cooked Mung dal ½ […]

Sweet Aval Pongal (No Rice, Less Ghee!)

Sweet Aval Pongal (No Rice, Less Ghee!)

If nothing else, just from the trend of posts on this blog you must be able to tell that Pongal festival is right around the corner! In that same line, here’s a recipe for Chakkarapongal made with aval. The most wonderful thing about this recipe […]

Chakkara Pongal

Chakkara Pongal

Marghazhi is just not complete if we only make Ven Pongal every day. Why don’t we see a few sweet variations to Pongal? First, in this recipe we’ll look at traditional Chakkara Pongal made with rice, dal and jaggery. Read in Tamil   Ingredients: ¾ […]

Paal Kesari/Mohanbhog

Paal Kesari/Mohanbhog

Kesari is one of the simplest Indian desserts that even a novice in the kitchen can prepare with ease. All you need are everyday ingredients such as sugar and rava which I’m sure you’ll have on hand at all times. If you switch out the […]

Eggless Coffee Brownies

Eggless Coffee Brownies

Brownies…. the wonderfully decadent squares of cocoa divinity. Who doesn’t know of them? And who, of those that know of them, has claimed to not like them? Brownies are rich, chocolate desserts that are delicious to taste and easy to make. A small square goes […]

Palak Paneer in Pressure cooker

Palak Paneer in Pressure cooker

Palak Paneer is just one of those side dishes that we immediately order as soon as we see it in any restaurant menu. It’s loved by all because it’s nutritious, tasty and visually attractive! But, no matter how much we love, most of us shy […]

2 minutes Tomato Chutney/Pickle

2 minutes Tomato Chutney/Pickle

In this recipe, I am going to show you how to use the Homemade Tomato Puree to prepare Tomato chutney or Tomato thokku instantly. Read in Tamil   Ingredients: 1 cup – Homemade Tomato Puree ½ tsp – Turmeric Powder ½ to ¾ tsp – Red […]

Mixed Flour Appam

Mixed Flour Appam

In our Indian Culture, we celebrate several festivals in a year.  Among them, there are three festivals for which making Appams is an absolute must – Avani Avittam, Sri Krishna Jayanthi and Karthigai. Making Appams is a very versatile art.  You can see a different […]

Nellikai (Gooseberry) Rice

Nellikai (Gooseberry) Rice

Gooseberry is a highly nutritious fruity. It’s rich in vitamin C, high in water and fiber content which improves digestion and bowel movements. But more importantly, I’m pretty sure you’ve seen it listed on several brands of shampoos in India. So, it must be good […]

Manogaram

Manogaram

There is just two more weeks for the festival of Karthigai.  I think it’s time we start the preparations! Nel Pori Urundai, Aval Pori Urundai and Manogaram are traditional sweets that are made without fail for Karthigai.  Manogaram is a sweet murukku dish made by […]

Simple Mulaikeerai Kootu

Simple Mulaikeerai Kootu

The next  recipe I am going to share here is a Simple Mulaikeerai or Amaranth Kootu with Lentils.  This recipe is suitable for both growing kids and elderly people, as it is not spicy.  All kinds of spinach can be cooked in this way. Let […]

Fusion Pickle

Fusion Pickle

Every part of a lemon has got tremendous nutritional benefits. We normally squeeze the lemon and throw away the peels. But, studies say that lemon peels can prevent and even cure cancer, when taken regularly. I found an interesting way to use lemon peels – […]

Dosa Pizza

Dosa Pizza

Want to make Pizza? Only have Dosa Batter on hand? Quick, scroll down!!! Skip to read in Tamil   Ingredients: 2 cups – Dosa Batter 2 cups – Chopped Vegetables 4 tbsp + 2 tbsp – Tomato Sauce + Chilli Sauce Pizza Cheese – as […]

Jalebi

Jalebi

Hope you had a great time making Jangiri at home from my previous post! For those who are not comfortable with grinding the Urad dal to prepare Jangiri at home, here is a sweet similar in taste and looks but can be made in fewer, […]