Baingan and Paneer Tikki

Baingan and Paneer Tikki

My cook who is from Orissa cooked this delicious Baingan and Paneer Tikki for a dinner party at home.  Usually except for the Paneer (Cottage Cheese), the rest of the ingredients are used to prepare … [Read more...]

Paneer Patties

Paneer Patties

Paneer Patties are prepared using Cottage Cheese. Cuisine: North India Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup Paneer / Cottage Cheese, Crumbled 1 Onion, Chopped finely 1 Potato, … [Read more...]


Kharada Kadelekayi Beeja

Spicy peanuts is a famous evening snack in the Mysore region.  You are sure to find Kharada Kadelekayi Beeja in all the condiment stores.  It is also known as Congress Beeja! Cuisine: South … [Read more...]



Last weekend I was in Mangalore and enjoyed Podi with my friends. Podi is a crispy and tasty snack, which is very popular in this coastal region. Time Required: 30 Minutes + Soaking … [Read more...]


Paneer Kabab

Shallow fried Spicy Cottage Cheese slices. Time Required: 25 Minutes Ingredients: 10 square pieces of Paneer / Cottage Cheese 10 square pieces of Capsicum or 10 square pieces of Onion 10 … [Read more...]


Paneer Tikka

Cottage Cheese coated with spices and grilled or shallow fried. This dish is very suitable to be served as a starter. Time Required: 20 Minutes Ingredients: 10 – 15 1” square pieces of … [Read more...]


Kadalepuri Vaggarane

“Kharad kadlekayi beeja bisi puri / spicy groundnuts mixed with hot puffed rice” - long ago an old man used to yell this tag line after every 5 minutes as he walked on the roads of Mysore after 6:00 … [Read more...]


Alu Tikki

Boiled potatoes mashed and shaped into cutlet and shallow fried. The street food in North India is incomplete without Alu Tikki. You can see huge thick griddles outside chaat shops with mouth watering … [Read more...]


Crispy Calocassia

This is a shallow fried snack using Calocassia tuber.  This dish is also known as Podi in coastal regions of Karnataka. Time Required: 25 Minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: 6 – 8 Calocassia / … [Read more...]


Baingan Bhaja

Baingan Bhaja is a shallow fried snack prepared using Eggplant/Aubergine. Time Required: 15 minutes Serves: 3 Ingredients: 1 Big Brinjal/Eggplant 3 Green Chilies 3 Red Chilies 1" piece … [Read more...]