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Capsicum Zunka

Capsicum Zunka

Typing this post will take more time than actually preparing the Zunka, that is how fast and easy it is to make this one. So what we have here is capsicum that is fried and coated with roasted and spiced gram flour. There is some […]

Kidney Bean Salad

Kidney Bean Salad

Like me, if you grow up eating a lot of vegetarian food, then kidney beans end up on your plate in the protein rotation. I have had a lot of kidney beans in Rajma curry either with roti or rice or bread. So, for me rajma […]

Sweet Karela Curry Recipe

Sweet Karela Curry Recipe

Sweet, tangy, hot and a little bitter. This curry is an explosion on the palate. The curry goes well with rice and chapatis. I have to confess, I used to hate Karela as a kid. If given an option, I would not have let Karela […]

Dimer Devil

Dimer Devil

I love the name. When there is devil in the name then it has to be interesting. Eggxactly. There is egg in the center, egg on the outside and it is deep fried. Deep fried is a synonym for delicious. What more can you ask […]

Banana Oatmeal Cups

Banana Oatmeal Cups

“Why are you eating horses’ food ??” That was the first thing I heard at home when oats came into the house. My comeback was of course that I would be able to run like a horse. But I should have foreseen the volley ” […]

Eggless Oatmeal Cups

Eggless Oatmeal Cups

There are tons of recipes which start with “pre-heat the oven…..” and then there is a long list of things to do. More often than less, it feel as though the oven itself would catch fire, melt and burn down the house before we get […]

Spicy Paniyaram

Spicy Paniyaram

If you have seen movies like Tangled, then you know the how often pans are used as weapons. The next time you watch the movie, imagine Fynn getting hit with a paniyaram pan. Ouch !!! Alright, no violence. Lets use the pan for something good. […]

Raw Banana Curry

Raw Banana Curry

Almost every part of the banana plant is useful. Raw banana fry and the bajjis/pakoras are quite common. The curry that is made with them is also quite delicious. Here is one recipe with tomatoes providing the gravy and the peanut powder & the coconut […]

Seedai Recipe

Seedai Recipe

We have so many Gods so I guess everyone has their favourites among them. I know my mom’s is Lord Krishna. So Janmashtami, which is the birthday of Lord Krishna is very significant at our home and we definitely have Seedai made at home. Seedai […]

Kaju Pakoda Recipe

Kaju Pakoda Recipe

I have had Kaju pakoda from various shops across the city of Hyderabad. I often take some for my friends living in other cities. A popular snack in Hyderabad and some shops make some amazing variations with the flavors. I have had kaju pakodas with […]

Raw Mango Rice Recipe

Raw Mango Rice Recipe

If you want to have a lot of different items on you table and make the menu look long & big, then you might want to add mango rice to your list. Mango rice is also made of a lot of Indian harvest festivals. The […]

Medu Vada Recipe

Medu Vada Recipe

Medu Vada is a very popular snack especially in Southern India. At my place the vadas are always made during festivals & special occasions. I am particularly fond of the ones which are really crispy on the outside & have lots of spices on the inside. […]

Mushroom and Egg Salad Recipe

Mushroom and Egg Salad Recipe

Sneaking out of the office on a weekday for a long lunch is not easy. But all the trouble is truly justified if you good company for lunch & of course great food. One such lunch escapade introduced me to this salad. A salad which […]

Brigadeiro Recipe

Brigadeiro Recipe

My colleague introduced me to Brigadeiros and I loved it.  The Brazilian chocolate fudge balls are sweet, chocolaty and delicious. At first I thought making Brigadeiros would be difficult but the recipe is very easy and the best part is that there are a host […]

Eggless Omelette Recipe

Eggless Omelette Recipe

This omelette is vegan, delicious and easy to make. We have the besan or gram flour binding the chilies, the onion and the tomato together in this recipe. The omelette recipe can be tweaked with by adding some bell peppers, ginger etc. The besan omelette […]

Beetroot Halwa Recipe

Beetroot Halwa Recipe

Finally, I got this right. I have been trying to get a good halwa for a while now. Now that I have the recipe seems quite simple. It is actually. The only, slightly not so simple part, is that the halwa needs take about an […]

Sprouts Fry Salad Recipe

Sprouts Fry Salad Recipe

I was asked to share a recipe on air during the food segment. Something that was a healthy, tasty and easy to make. This recipe was the first one that came to mind. Sprouts fry salad is easy to make once you have the sprouted […]

Pav Bhaji Recipe

Pav Bhaji Recipe

The pav toasted with some butter along with some hot bhaji with a sprinkle of lime juice is absolutely divine. I don’t know why but I was always kinda intimidated to try out pav bhaji. It is one the most popular Indian snack. But it […]

Cornflakes Chivda Recipe

Cornflakes Chivda Recipe

Corn flakes chivda or makai chiva is very easy to make. Having a pack of dried cornflakes always comes in handy. It cooks fast and it is easy to prepare a snack using corn flakes. All you have to do is deep fry each ingredient […]

Bajra Wheat Cake Recipe

Bajra Wheat Cake Recipe

This is a spicy cake. Having said that that this Bajra or Pearl millet cake is a take on the Semolina Cake. I am trying out cooking and baking using various millets and this is one such experiment using bajra flour. The other millet cake recipe is my Ragi Chocolate Cake. […]