Poosanikkai Mor Kootu / Ash Gourd Stew with Buttermilk

When it comes to comfort food, my go to recipe is a kootu. I love eating hot kootu with rice and paruppu. I make kootu on lazy days when I am not in a mood to cook anything elaborate. Kootu

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Aloo Raita – Potato Raita

I am not sure why and how I missed out on making such a simple and delicious raita. When browsing through recipes to make for the Haryana Thali, I came across this aloo raita and it caught my eyes right

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Dahi Paneer – Dahi Wala Paneer – Paneer Subzi in Yogurt Gravy

This week I am with an exciting theme of Gravies without tomatoes and the first one I have is Dahi Paneer – Dahi Wala Paneer – Paneer Subzi in Yogurt Gravy. After my last week’s ‘walk through the memory’ street

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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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Thakkali Pachadi – Tomato Pachadi – Tomato Raita

7th Jan, 2016 I love how a complete meal, be it South Indian or North Indian always has a pachadi/raita in it. When eating a large meal, the yogurt in the pachadi does have a very soothing effect on the

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Lassi Patiala – Sweetened Yogurt Drink

28th June, 2015 For the third day of blogging from the partners blog, I chose to make this creamy and delicious Lassi from Kalyani’s space. This lassi is famous in Haryana which is famous for its dairy. I love lassi

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Thayir Oats – Oats Bagalabhath – Spicy Yogurt Oats

17th June, 2015 This week my theme for Blogging Marathon is guilt free indulgences. I am going to be blogging about the basic lifestyle changes that I have made for my family over the past few years. I love cooking

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Thayir Saadham – Curd Rice – Spiced Yogurt Rice with Carrots and Grapes

9th March, 2014 Thayir saadham is something that a South Indian would never get tired of. We finish our meal every day with Thayir saadham and it is probably the first favorite food/meal for many infants and toddlers. Thayir Saadham

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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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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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