Sundal Varieties for Navarathri Festival

Navarathri and Sundal goes hand in hand and the festival is incomplete without sundal. Every evening, after we light the lamps, any one kind of sundal is offered as neivedhiyam. There are days when I get bored of making sundal

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Khatta Meeta Moong Dhal | Sweet and Sour Whole Green Mung

Nothing can be better than this Khatta Meeta Moong Dhal | Sweet and Sour Whole Green Mung, for weekend brunch or lunch. It is filled with flavors and works great with rice or roti.    I can’t have enough dal recipes

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Aloo Bhujia | Potato and Gram flour Sev

A delicious Savory snack made with mashed potato and chickpea flour / besan. A perfect savory snack to make for this festival season. After the A to Z International Flatbread series, I am back to the routine BM and my

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Rajgira Aloo Poori | Amaranth Flour Poori

This month’s Mega BM has allowed me to experiment me with several new whole grains. Amaranth seed is one such whole grain that I have wanted to try for a long time. Vrat ki Poori or this Rajgira Aloo Poori |

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Jaisalmeri Chana | Black Chickpeas in Yogurt Gravy

Jaisalmeri Chana | Black Chickpeas in yogurt gravy is a  side dish that is very flavorful and made with simple ingredients. It is a delicacy from the state of Rajasthan in India. Jaisalmeri Chana, is such flavorful side dish for

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Vegetable Stew – Kerala Style Vegetable Stew – No Onion No Garlic Vegetable Stew

There have been days when I thought that making vegetable stew is very hard and time consuming, but once I learned how to make it, I realized that it is so simple to make. Making the vegetable stew takes no

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4 Ingredients Fruit Salad with Mango Pulp

The 4 ingredients theme is so interesting and it is allowing me to use the ingredients from my pantry and to think out of the box. Lately the Indian restaurants in our region have been serving a fruit salad which

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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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Maangai Saadham | Raw Mango Rice

Prepared rice / Kalandha saadham is something I make when I have no clue what to make for lunch or dinner. Maangai Saadham | Raw Mango Rice was something I have always wanted to make but for some reason the

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