A memorable Culinary Journey!

Month: September 2016

Fruit and Vegetable Dill Raita

Fruit and Vegetable Dill Raita

This is a very delicious Raita which is great with all kinds of rice items like Biryani,Pulao and Tehri.The ingredients itself make this recipe a classic! I have used Dill leaves popularly known as Sua Bhaji which are easily available in the green leafy veggies […]

Simple Walnut Fudge

Simple Walnut Fudge

For those people who feel that a chocolate fudge is required to pep up their day and bring back their vigour and spirit wen they feel blue!And yes this is THE Fudge recipe for Christmas and New Year!So bookmark it now itself! Preparation Time : […]

Chettinad Egg Curry (A curry using boiled eggs and delicious Chettinad Masala)

Chettinad Egg Curry (A curry using boiled eggs and delicious Chettinad Masala)

Chettinad is a beautiful place nestled in the Sivaganga District of Tamil Nadu!Its reminiscent of the Chettiars or the wealthy landowners and money lenders who lived there 2 – 3 centuries back.They were so rich that they built palatial bungalows and mini palaces which are […]

Hyderabadi Veg Dum Biryani

Hyderabadi Veg Dum Biryani

Me having posted some Biryani recipes,you might be knowing the basic method of preparing rice,preparing the Masala,layering and cooking on Dum!Presenting a classic Indian Biryani which has received International fame!This Biryani however is made with either Chicken or Mutton (substituted with Beef or Pork in […]

Onion Coconut Chutney (Especially for Idli and Dosa)

Onion Coconut Chutney (Especially for Idli and Dosa)

This Chutney was concocted by my great grandma back in the 1930’s!Its lip smacking and perfect with Idli and Dosa!You can also have it with plain steamed rice or just off the spoon!Yummy! Preparation Time : 20 – 25 minutes Makes : 5 – 6 […]

Vengaya Sambar (Sambar with Onions)

Vengaya Sambar (Sambar with Onions)

This is an extremely delicious Sambar which is wonderful with plain rice,Idlis or Dosas.It is made with Mini Onions or Shallots or what we call Madras Onions.I did not get Madras Onions so made them with normal Onions sliced in quarters!The grated coconut and curry […]

Sambar Masala

Sambar Masala

A fail proof Sambar Masala which gives you excellent taste and aroma!Add 1 tbsp to the Sambar when you boil the vegetables in the Tamarind water!I am sharing the Masala made by my grandma!This is a sure hit! Preparation Time : 30 minutes Makes – […]

Chakka Pradhaman (Ripe Jackfruit Kheer)

Chakka Pradhaman (Ripe Jackfruit Kheer)

Wishing all the readers a very happy Onam! With barely 2 days left for Onam I want to proudly present a recipe which my Grandma used to make with infinite dedication and pride!Kerala being a coastal region has a lot of produce especially coconuts,rice and […]

Khaman Dhokla (made with gram flour/besan)

Khaman Dhokla (made with gram flour/besan)

I have posted Khaman Dhokla Sandwich which was relished by many people.Now I am presenting a delicious instant Dhokla which is easy to prepare and has one of the spongiest textures possible!Just like how it is available in snack outlets!There is a simple funda here […]

Fruit Cake Loaf and Cupcakes

Fruit Cake Loaf and Cupcakes

How often do you fret about baking a quick fruitcake?You worry about the recipe,the fruits going down to the bottom of the cake,the time taken to bake and the outcome!Well here is a recipe which is tried,tested and got a thumbs up from more than […]