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Month: July 2017

Ridge Gourd/Turai Chutney/Peerkangai Thogayal

Ridge Gourd/Turai Chutney/Peerkangai Thogayal

Presenting a delicious chutney as an accompaniment for almost any cuisine – from Idli,Dosa,Vada to Pakodas and Rotis,this chutney is awesome with anything including Nachos.This was made by my great grand mother and continued in the family since then.In the family we enjoy it with […]

Creamy Vegetable Pasta (gluten free)

Creamy Vegetable Pasta (gluten free)

A great method of cooking healthy food is through steaming and this was the theme for the 103rd Foodiemonday Bloghop.This delicious theme selected by Priya Iyer from thephotowali.wordpress.com I chose something really healthy which would justify the process of steaming.Something gluten free and which was […]

Elvis Presley’s Favourite Pound Cake

Elvis Presley’s Favourite Pound Cake

As this Blog celebrates its 4th Blogiversary I am too happy and excited to stop myself from cooking something special!Obviously it had to be something baked and I decided on a delicious cake as part of the celebrations. Elvis Presley was a great singer and […]

Baked Egg Biryani

Baked Egg Biryani

We need a change at some point of time from our routine and we have to do something from the normal and boring everyday humdrum.Today being a Sunday I decided to do fireless cooking and so used the oven as my means of preparing lunch.Being […]

Falahari Cutlet (for fasts and religious occasions)

Falahari Cutlet (for fasts and religious occasions)

Presenting a delicious cutlet for fasts and occasions where we have no Onion,Garlic,Legumes and food grains.It can even be made on rainy days when you love to have fried snacks! Making this recipe for Foodiemonday Bloghop where the theme of the week was Saawan Vrat […]

Aashirvaad – Aata with Multigrains Masala Puri

Aashirvaad – Aata with Multigrains Masala Puri

This is another delicious recipe with ITC’s wonderful Aashirvaad Aata with Multigrains!Beautiful golden brown puffed up Puris made with multigrain flour,served with accompaniments of choice!Check out the recipe! Preparation Time : 45 minutes Makes : 9 – 11 Puris INGREDIENTS 1 cup Aashirvaad Aata with […]

Pudina Laccha Paratha (Mint Leaves Paratha) – Made with Aashirvaad Multigrain Aata

Pudina Laccha Paratha (Mint Leaves Paratha) – Made with Aashirvaad Multigrain Aata

Since my childhood revolved around the Northern part of India,I was exposed to primarily North Indian,Punjabi and Bengali cuisines while the South Indian cuisine (the culture I belong to) was relegated to an occasional luxury the prime menu for lunch and dinner was Roti,subzi,dal and […]

Hot Spiced Apple Drink (for winters and gloomy rainy days)/Mulled Apple Juice

Hot Spiced Apple Drink (for winters and gloomy rainy days)/Mulled Apple Juice

This drink originating in Europe,most probably Russia is a very delicious apple beverage which is perfect for cold and rainy days.A cup of this taken in small sips drives away the cold,cures inner ailments like flu,cold and cough and enlivens your spirits.People preferring alcohol can […]

Cabbage and Carrot Medu Vada (Lentil fritters with crispy veggies)

Cabbage and Carrot Medu Vada (Lentil fritters with crispy veggies)

We all know about the very famous South Indian Medu Vada – the doughnut shaped roundels of lentil batter!This avatar combines tasty vegetables in the vada which give nutrition as well as taste to pep up our mood!Serve with piping hot Sambar,Ketchup,Coconut Chutney or an […]

Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of Tomato Soup

Cream of Tomato Soup is a rich,creamy and thick soup which will make you smack your lips in delight.These days when the rains are in full force everywhere a bowl of soup with bread or croutons will satisfy your hunger and make you warm and […]