Palak Vada

Palak Vada

Palak Vada is a fritter prepared using Split Black Gram and Spinach.  This does not need any accompaniment and can be served hot with Tea. Cuisine: South Indian Time Required: 20 minutes + … [Read more...]

Star Gooseberry Pickle

Star Gooseberry Pickle

Star Gooseberry is available around the year.  Making Star Gooseberry Pickle is easy and also adds a little zest to the mundane lunches and dinners. Time Required: 10 Minutes Cuisine: Karnataka … [Read more...]

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush with Yoghurt

The Brinjal or Aubergine is roasted on direct flame like in Indian cuisine to prepare the delicious dish known as Baba Ganoush.  This can be prepared with or without yoghurt. Cuisine: Laventine or … [Read more...]

Masala Soda

Masala Soda

Masala soda is best served with Punjabi food.  It is good for digestion and also to quench the thirst. Time Required: 5 Minutes Ingredients: Juice of 1 Lemon 1 bottle plain Soda or Coke or … [Read more...]

Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Squares

Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Squares

Sweet and sour crispy pumpkin squares is a healthy and tasty side dish.  Serve it with Rice and Dal or with your choice of Indian Bread. Time Required: 30 Minutes Cuisine: North Indian … [Read more...]

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Seared Bean Sprout Salad

Seared Bean Sprout Salad is tasty served as a side dish or can be served as a meal with some garlic bread.  A very interesting salad with crunchy Sesame Seeds and Orange flavor. Time Required: 20 … [Read more...]

Oats Idli

Oats Idli

As India discovered the goodness of Oats and started consuming it the way the English did, some liked it and some did not, and the some who do not like it the English way can now easily have the Oats … [Read more...]

Ginger Burfi

Ginger Burfi

A very simple to make burfi, having a small piece of Ginger Burfi everyday is good for keeping the tummy cool and acidity free! Cuisine: North Karnataka Time required: 20 … [Read more...]

Tomato Onion Masala

Tomato Onion Masala

When you have only Onion and Tomatoes at home, you can make Tomato Onion Masala as an accompaniment to Indian Bread. Cuisine: South India Time Required: 10 Minutes Ingredients: 4 Tomatoes, … [Read more...]

Maddur Vada

Maddur Vada

The ubiquitous Maddur Vada on Mysore – Bangalore train and highway is a hit among the passengers. You can see many enjoying the Maddur Vada with a cuppa. Cuisine: Maddur Time Required: 45 Minutes … [Read more...]

Carrot Raitha

Carrot Raitha

Carrot Raitha is very easy to make and delicious to relish. Cuisine: Indian Time Required: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 Carrot 1 Bowl Curds 1 Onion, Chopped finely 1 Green Chili, Chopped … [Read more...]

Mallige Idli

Mallige Idli

Mallige Idli is steamed rice cake. This is a healthy breakfast served in almost all South Indian households. Mallige means Jasmine flower. The end product of this recipe are Idlis as soft as the … [Read more...]

Falafel Sandwich

Falafel Sandwich

Falafel Sandwich is a Falafel Sandwich middle eastern favorite where chik pea fritters and vegetables are stuffed into a Pita bread. Cuisine: Middle East / Mediterranean Time Required: 15 … [Read more...]

Punjabi Mango Pickle

Punjabi Mango Pickle

Pickle is an integral part of Punjabi cuisine and Punjabi Mango Pickle is a favorite among one and all as it is a good accompaniment with Parathas.  Cut Raw Mangoes are mixed with coarsely ground … [Read more...]

Kathal Kofta Curry

Kathal Kofta Curry

Kathal Kofta Curry is a dish with deep-fried raw Jackfruit balls in a spicy gravy. Cuisine: North India Time required: 1 hour … [Read more...]

Sihi Aralittu

Sihi Aralittu

Sihi Aralittu is a very healthy breakfast prevalent in North Karnataka.  The Jower/Sorghum Seeds Pop is ground to a coarse powder, which is mixed with Milk, Jaggery, and Ghee!!! Yum and I am down the … [Read more...]

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 time … [Read more...]