Vegetable Masala Bhaath – Instant Pot Vegetable Masala Bhaath

I got into the ‘Instant Pot’ madness during the holiday time and finally gave in and indulged myself in one. I have to say, I was pretty overwhelmed with it in spite of having cooked in pressure cooker for a

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Oatmeal Banana Whole Wheat Pancakes – Egg Less Pancake

16th Feb, 2015 Weekends are pancake or waffle days. I love trying out different pancake recipes, but my most favorite would be the classic Pancake that I make. There are days (read most of the days), that I don’t have

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Kerala Style Poosinikkai Kootu Curry

16th Jan, 2014 Finding poosinikkai (ash gourd or white pumpkin) is not very easy in many parts of US. I am very excited to have moved to where I am right now for this reason. I am able to find

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Mullangi Pachadi / Mooli Raita – Spiced Yogurt with Radish

16th Feb, 2014 I found some fresh radish (mullangi) in my local Indian store. The radish was very tender with fresh greens attached to it. I usually remove the greens and just buy the radish, but this time I bought

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Naan – Garlic Naan (Oven baked Flatbread)

2nd Feb, 2014 Naan is a flattened flatbread that is very famous in many parts of Asia. The Naan is from the Persian origin and is usually cooked in a Tandoor. Also what differentiates the naan from the rest of

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Baked Vegetable Pasta

27th Jan, 2014 When browsing through few cooking magazines during one of my very often long waits in the Haircut place (I have two boys and this is one of my most frequently visited places), I came across the vegetarian

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Bulgur Salad – A recipe from North Africa

19th Jan, 2014 For the third and last day of my African cuisine series, I made this simple yet very flavorful salad made with Bulgur and few vegetables. Doing series like these gives me a chance to do lot of

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Parangikkai Vathal Kuzhambu / Pumpkin Vathal Kuzhambu

6th Jan, 2014 I come from South India and for someone from Southern part of India; this should have been one of those very first recipes that should have been written in the blog. Unfortunately that did not happen in

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Palak ka Raita – Spinach in spiced Yogurt

22nd Dec, 2013 This recipe is from the same book, Cuisines of India, from which I made the Tamatari Kasoori Pulao. The author, Smita Chandra has captured all the festive flavors used in the ancient India’s cooking. I would have

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Tamatari Kasoori Pulao – Flavorful rice with juicy tomatoes and fragrant dry Fenugreek leaves

15th Dec, 2013 Off late I have been getting a lot of cook books from the library. This recipe is from one such book that I brought back from the library. The book not only has some delicious recipes but

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