A memorable Culinary Journey!

Month: August 2013

Spaghetti in Homemade Tomato sauce with Herbs and Basil

Spaghetti in Homemade Tomato sauce with Herbs and Basil

I love Spaghetti..its one of the Comfort Foods I crave for and am most passionate about it in the Pasta line.There is something so much slurpy,comforting and warm about the shape of this pasta which forces me to make more of the thing.I recently cooked […]

Besan Cheela(Garbanzo Bean Flour Pancake)

Besan Cheela(Garbanzo Bean Flour Pancake)

Besan Ka Cheela is a typical Northern India Pancake which is one of the popular breakfast dishes.Very simple and tasty this Pancake is served with any Chutney or Pickle.I serve this with Green Chili Pickle which is too tempting to resist! Preparation Time – 20 […]

Okra Stir Fry – Simple as it is!

Okra Stir Fry – Simple as it is!

This is another of those dishes which I find irresistible with Rotis and Paranthas and incredible easy and simple to make!I have made it with Okra but sometimes add Onions which add their characteristic lovely taste.That recipe will be shared later on but this is […]

Eggplant,Spinach and Tomato Stir Fry

Eggplant,Spinach and Tomato Stir Fry

This recipe is adapted from ISCKON Feasts where they serve super-delicious food – no onion and no garlic with only fresh ingredients.This combination would be termed as “deadly” and “revolting” by many but believe me…this is very delicious,healthy and can be counted as a diet […]

Bhatura

Bhatura

Bhatura is a fried bread – very chewy,puffed up and wonderfully delicious with Chole – Chickpeas Curry*.Many people crib about not being able to make the perfect Bhatura,but this is THE recipe for it.Measure the ingredients in exact amount and you will marvel at your […]

Jeera Aloo(Potatoes with Cumin Seeds)

Jeera Aloo(Potatoes with Cumin Seeds)

This dish is categorized as a “subzi”,meaning that it goes well with Rotis or Dal-Rice Combos.It requires less time and energy to cook up this mouth-watering stir-fry.I have used Mustard Oil to temper but any Oil can be used – vegetable,blended oils or even Olive […]

Radish Sambar(Mullangi Sambar)/South Indian Lentils)

Radish Sambar(Mullangi Sambar)/South Indian Lentils)

Fond as South Indians are of Sambar – a dish which has gained International prominence,there are certain variations of the same which are sometimes unknown to people and this is one of them.This is a simple but uber-delicious dish which can be had with plain […]

Matar Poori/Matar Kachori/Koraishutir Kachuri(Bengali)/Fried Peas Bread

Matar Poori/Matar Kachori/Koraishutir Kachuri(Bengali)/Fried Peas Bread

This Poori/Kachori is the highlight in the Breads section of all weddings in Uttar Pradesh. Normally because of the Peas filling inside the dough is colored green by adding food colors which makes the dish even more palatable.But here I am using plain Wheat Flour […]

Thepla

Thepla

Thepla is a Gujarati Bread which can be made in minutes.The simplicity of the making and the deliciousness ¬†go hand in hand making this an option for a quick meal. Thepla is also wonderful as a travel option as it does not spoil fast.Check the […]

Chana Chutney(Whole Gram Chutney)

Chana Chutney(Whole Gram Chutney)

This Chutney is FAB!It is a must for those who are denied Coconut for South Indian Chutneys for Idlis and Dosas due to health reasons or for people who dislike Coconut.This Chutney is made with whole Chana – the roasted variety of Chickpeas or Grams(roasted […]