Panch Phoron Tarkari From Arunachal Pradesh

2nd April, 2014  Arunachal Pradesh is a state in Northeast India, which borders with Assam, Nagaland, Bhutan, Myanmar and China. Arunachal Pradesh, which means ‘Land of the Dawn-lit mountains’, is also known as the ‘Orchid state of India’ or the

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Asparagus Curry – Asparagus Poriyal with Coconut

14th March, 2014  Asparagus is the new found favorite vegetable in our family. I have made the roasted asparagus couple of times in the last few days and I again brought a bunch of it this week. When talking about

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More Kuzhambu with Urulaikizhangu Curry – Spiced Buttermilk Stew with Roasted Potatoes

11th Jan, 2014 More kuzhambu and potato curry is such a comforting combo dish. I love to eat this on a lazy Sunday afternoon. I have the more kuzhambu recipe in the blog already, but I still decided to make

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Beans Paruppu Usilli (Steamed lentil with green beans) – BM # 30

26th July, 2013 This is the last day of the blogging marathon 30 and also my last post under native dishes. After yesterday’s post about my favorite native memory, the Paneer soda, today I am writing about one of the

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Podalangai Curry (South Indian Dry Snake Gourd Curry)

2nd July, 2013 Podalangai or snake gourd is one of my ever favorite vegetable. I never really thought that I would miss this vegetable so much after I moved to US. This is one of the vegetables that are hard

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Aloo Methi (Potato and Fenugreek leaves curry) – No Onion, No garlic recipe (Vegan Thursday)

29th May, 2013 Recently I came across an event called the Tried and Tasted, in which we had to try out recipes from a particular given blog and post about that. This month’s chosen blog is Maayeka, which happens to

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Sweet Potato Curry (Version 2) (Sweet Potato cooked with ground spices and coconut)

31st Jan, 2013 Sweet potato has been one of my recent favorites. I have been using this vegetable in lot of dishes that requires potatoes, and my family absolutely loves it. When I had made my sweet potato curry (the

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Cabbage Carrot Curry/Cabbage Carrot Poriyal

26th Jan, 2013 In this curry I have two of my favorite vegetables combined together. This is one of the side dish I often see in the Indian restaurants here. This is my take on this curry which is loaded

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Vendakkai/Ladies Finger Curry/ Okra curry (Okra dry curry made the South Indian style)

3rd Dec 2012 Growing up vendakkai or okra was one of my favorite vegetables. Lot of people shy away from this vegetable because of its slimy texture, but if we cook it right we can get rid of that texture

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Aloo Kasuri Methi Subzi (Potatoes with dried fenugreek leaves)

Kasuri methi is dried fenugreek leaves. It is used as a flavoring agent in Indian cooking. Compared to the fresh leaves, the dried ones have very strong flavor and has a very long shelf life. India is the largest producer

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