Cheese Straw

Cheese Straw

Cheese Straw is great to serve with tea in the evening. This can be part of a picnic basket and great to munch as you drive. Time required: 1 Hour Cookie method: Bread Crumbs … [Read more...]

Kurtakoti Saaru

Kurtakoti Saaru

Saaru also known as Rasam in other parts of South India can be prepared in many different ways.  While on holidays at my maternal grandfather house, the Saaru used to be so different as the powder … [Read more...]

Falafel

Falafel

Falafel can be compared to Ambode. Fritters prepared using Chik Peas and these can be used in Falafel Pita Bread Sandwich. Cuisine: Mediterranean Time Required: 30 Minutes + Soaking … [Read more...]

Alasandekayi Masala

Alasandekayi Masala

Alasandekayi Masala is a side dish prepared using Yard Long Beans. Cuisine: Indian Time required: 20 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Bowl, Chopped Alasandekayi / Yard long beans 1 Tomato, Chopped … [Read more...]

Pudina Raitha

Pudina Raitha

Pudina or Mint is considered to introduce coolness in any dish that it is tossed into.  Now, that the summer is here, Pudina Raitha offers the welcome respite from  heat. Cuisine: North … [Read more...]

Raw Mango Dry Coconut Chutney

Raw Mango Dry Coconut Chutney

Mango season is here and I just love to churn out some irresistible dishes from Mangoes.  Raw Mango Dry Coconut Chutney known as Mavinakayi Khobbari Chutney in Kannada, is an accompaniment much … [Read more...]

Saunth Panak

Saunth Panak

In Maharashtra, during Rama Navami, Saunth Panak a drink is prepared using Dry Ginger and Jaggery to distribute among friends. Cuisine: Maharashtra Time Required: 5 Minutes … [Read more...]

Peda Holige

Dharwad Peda Holige

Wish you all a very happy Ugadi! May you have a wonderful new year with new joyous beginnings! Ugadi festival is the time when the kitchen is filled with the aroma of Mavinakayi Chitranna, … [Read more...]

Kurtakoti Saarina Pudi

Kurtakoti Saarina Pudi

Loved the change in cuisine when I visited my maternal grandfather's house in Kurtakoti. The Saaru prepared there was so different from Mysore Saaru. Hence, I named it Kurtakoti Saaru and here is the … [Read more...]

Methi Chaman

Methi Chaman

Methi Chaman is a side dish prepared using Cottage cheese and Fenugreek leaves. Cuisine: North India Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 1 big bunch Methi (Fenugreek) leaves, cleaned … [Read more...]

Banana Flower Vada

Banana Flower Vada

Banana Flower Vada is a delicacy prepared in South India. Cuisine: South India Time Required: 45 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup Banana Flower, Separated and the hard pistil removed and … [Read more...]

Radish and Onion Salad

Radish and Onion Salad

When in a hurry to make a side dish, try Radish and Onion Salad.  It is quick to make and delicious to have with Indian Bread. Cuisine: Karnataka Time Required: 10 Minutes Ingredients: 4 … [Read more...]

Gulla Sangla

Gulla Sagle

Gulla Sagle is a dish prepared using Matti Gulla, a variety of brinjal grown in Udupi region. Cuisine: Konkani Time Required: 40 Minutes … [Read more...]

Strawberry Drink

Strawberry Drink

Strawberry-Orange season and the weather turning warm are the right reasons to churn out this Strawberry Drink. Time Required: 5 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup Cleaned and Chopped Strawberries 1 … [Read more...]

Chapparada Avarekayi Rasa

Chapparada Avarekayi Rasa

Chapparada Avarekayi Rasa is a simple to make side dish. Cuisine: Karnataka Time Required: 20 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Cups, Chopped Chapparada Avarekayi (Indian Flat Beans) 2 Small … [Read more...]

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani is  a complete meal, which is prepared using Rice, Vegetables, and spices. My friend "A" prepared this Biryani when we had a small get-together. It was an instant hit with all of us … [Read more...]

Crispy Baby Corn

Crispy Baby Corn

You cannot stop at just eating one of these Crispy Baby Corn.  This is the recipe for a party, as it can be prepared and stored in the refrigerator overnight and deep fry as the guests start coming … [Read more...]

Paneer Kali Mirch

Paneer Kali Mirch

Paneer Kali Mirch is a side dish where Cottage Cheese cubes are cooked in Cashew and Cream gravy. Cuisine: North Indian Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Bowl Paneer Cubes 4 - 5 … [Read more...]