Palak Paneer | Palak Tofu | Tofu or Paneer in Spinach Gravy

Palak Paneer / Palak Tofu made with fresh spinach leaves and simple masala is a great side dish with some Phulkas / rotis and rice.    This is the third recipe that I am updating my pictures. It is always

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Baingan Bharta | Roasted Eggplant Subzi

Roasted Eggplants with spices brings out the wonderful flavor of Baingan Bharta. Serve with roti, Paratha or rice and enjoy this Punjabi delight subzi.   I have been blogging for over 7 years and have more than 700 recipes on

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Pavakkai Urukkai/Pavakkai Pickle/Bitter gourd Pickle/Karela Achaar – BM # 32

19th Sept, 2013 This is yet another recipe that I had changed at the last moment for the alphabet P. Like I mentioned earlier, this is a very busy time for me in the kitchen. The vegetables are being harvested

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Kathirikkai Kaara Kuzhambu (Spicy Eggplant/brinjal in Tamarind gravy)

8th August, 2013 Eggplants are in overload in our backyard. So for the past couple of weeks I have been making eggplants almost every other day. I usually freeze the produce that grows in our backyard and use it through

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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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Green Cutlets – Lentil Patties with greens (BM # 29)

For the second day with the theme ‘cooking from a cookbook’, I wanted to use greens. We had just harvested a big bunch of spinach from my backyard and I wanted to use it right away. More than me, my

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