Cauliflower Kurma

Cauliflower is one of our favorite vegetables and I love to make many different recipes with it. One of our all time favorite is the Cauliflower Manchurian. Anytime my boys see a cauliflower in the store, they ask me to

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Matar Tofu – Green Peas and Tofu in Smooth gravy

This week I am doing three days of gourmet subzis that has smooth gravies. The last two recipes that I blogged in this series are Matar paneer and Shahi Aloo Matar. Even without realizing I have made all the three

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Shahi Aloo Matar – No Onion, No Garlic Shahi Aloo Mutter – Potatoes and Peas in Rich Tomato Gravy

Making ‘No Onions, No Garlic’ recipes used to be a nightmare earlier, but these days I am finding them a lot easier to cook recipes without onion. When Thinking of making a subzi under the theme of gourmet subzi’s with

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Matar Paneer – Mutter Paneer – Paneer and Peas in Smooth Gravy

Summer vacation has started and I am in a very relaxing mode. The boys do drive me crazy through the day, but I am sort of enjoying that (I did not say it out loud)! It is just my poor

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X for Xtra Flavorful Rasam Powder – Homemade Rasam Podi for Xtra Flavorful Rasam

Right from the beginning, I knew that X was going to be the alphabet that I will definitely be using an adjective. Even after deciding that, it took me forever to decide on one single recipe that I would be

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Kathirikkai Podi Curry – Eggplant Poriyal with Spice Powder

Eggplant lovers, this is a recipe for you. We love eggplant our house and I often get requests to make eggplant curry. My usually curry / poriyal is eggplants with red chili powder, but I love what my best friend

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Dahi Baingana – Fried Eggplant in Yogurt Sauce

  Dahi Baingana is a very delicious Orissa recipe that is made during their feasts. I was researching on few different recipes with eggplant and that is when I came to the Wiki page about this recipe. There were many

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Kadappa – Tanjore / Kumbakonam Special Kadapa for Idli and Dosai

Kadappa or Kadapa is a Tanjore / Tanjavur special side dish for idli and dosai. Being from the Tanjore district, I should have known about this dish, but unfortunately I have never eaten this before. I have been hearing about

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Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usilli – Steamed Lentils with Banana flower

One of the best things about moving to the South is the ease of finding Indian vegetables. Banana flowers were very hard to find in North East and so we hardly got to it. Once we moved here, I buy

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Ezhu kari kuzhumbu/Ericha Kuzhumbu (Thiruvadharai Kuzhumbu)

27th Jan, 2015 This recipe is a combination for Thiruvadharai Kali. Thiruvadharai or Aarudhra darshanam is celebrated in the month of margazhi. This kuzhumbu is made of seven vegetables. When I was talking to my mother this morning, she was

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