Author: Abhishek

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 Pops

Brigadeiro Pops

The first time I had this delicious Brazilian dessert was on a Christmas eve and it was made by a Brazilian. So I know the authentic taste. So my colleague introduced me to Brigadeiros and I loved it.  The Brazilian chocolate fudge balls are sweet, […]

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. […]

Coconut Barfi Recipe

Coconut Barfi Recipe

A barfi with a coconut base and flavored by cardamom is a sweet confectionary. Using freshly grated coconut is always preferable. But if you use dessicated coconut them do soak it in some warm milk for about an hour before preparing the barfi. The color […]

Rava Ladoo Recipe

Rava Ladoo Recipe

Rava ladoo is a festival recipe. The sweet is made of semolina(rava), khoya/condensed milk, sugar and dessicated coconut along with some cashew nuts, raisins and cardamom powder. The recipe is a mix-all-ingredients recipe but the important thing is to shape the ball like ladoos by […]

Pakorewali Kadhi Recipe

Pakorewali Kadhi Recipe

This is a traditional granny recipe at home. The pakoras soaked in the dahi kadi is delicious and goes well with rotis. There is mix of spices give a great taste and aroma. I usually make more pakoras than required as I tend to eat […]

Bagara Baingan Recipe

Bagara Baingan Recipe

Bagara baingan is a spicy and tangy curry where egg plants are cooked in a masala gravy. The masala is a fine paste of onions, peanuts, poppy seeds, sesame seeds and dry coconut powder. The bangara baingan recipe involves a slight fry of egg plants and then […]

Sheer Khurma Recipe

Sheer Khurma Recipe

Sheer Khurma is delicacy made of vermicelli, milk and loads of dry fruits. Sheer translates to milk and khurma to dates. The vermicelli pudding is simple in preparation but is rich, aromatic and heavenly. History says that since Saudi Arabia has bountiful harvests of dates, […]

Masala Papad Recipe

Masala Papad Recipe

An ideal snack and a perfect bar food without…..wait for it….without any oil. The masala papads are roasted papads with a topping of finely chopped tomatoes and onions. The topping has a sprinkle of fresh lime juice to give it the citrus taste. Ingredients: Roasting […]

Ragi Chocolate Cake Recipe

Ragi Chocolate Cake Recipe

Ragi chocolate cake is made using finger millet flour or ragi flour and whole wheat flour to give a healthier cake alternative. The ragi chocolate cake recipe is egg-less and has two variations. You can use oil & yogurt or you can use condensed milk. I […]