Yearly Archives 2013

Jeera Rice – Jeera Pulao – How to make Jeera Rice

December 7, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesLunch Box MenuRice Varieties  3 comments

Jeera Rice or Jeera Pulao is a flavourful & delicious rice variety. Honestly, this is no big deal a recipe to blog… But a friend of mine wanted me to post this. So this is especially for my friend “S” 🙂

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White Sauce – How to make White Sauce

December 5, 2013 Dips/SauceKids BayPasta / Pizza Recipes  3 comments

This creamy white sauce is so easy and takes just 15 mins to make. The moment I think of this white sauce the first dish that comes to my mind is Pasta. I love to have Pasta in white sauce (Recipe coming soon) Click HERE for recipe.. You can use it to make pasta or as a dip to dunk in some french fries or tortillas. Am sure it will be a hit among kids. No fancy ingredients are needed.

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Methi Roti – Thepla – Methi Paratha

December 3, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBreakfast/DinnerKids BayNO Onion NO GarlicRoti/Paratha  One comment

Methi Roti or Methi Thepla is a simple & nutritious flat bread made with wheat flour & methi leaves (fenugreek leaves or vendhaya keerai) . It stays softer for a long time making it an ideal lunch box item. It does not require any side dish as such. It can be had with pickle or a simple raita, Or it can be ahad with this simple Dal Fry. If u are wondering if methi leaves would give a bitter taste to the roti, trust me, it will not.

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Cabbage Pakoda – Crispy Cabbage Pakoda

November 30, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesHoli RecipesKids BayNO Onion NO GarlicSnacks / Starters  3 comments

Winter has started and its getting colder and colder these days. What would you crave for, on a day like this? Hot Pakodas and a cup of coffee? I would love to have this combo !! Cabbage Pakoda is an all time favourite in my family. It is a crispy pakoda which am sure your kids would definitely ask for more. Even kids who are fussy about eating vegetables would like to eat it in this form. Onion Pakoda is another favourite.

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Dal Fry – How to make Dal Fry

November 28, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesDals/Gravies  One comment

Dal Fry is usually prepared with toor dal. Dal is a staple food in most Indian homes. Chotu & myself are big fans of this Dal Fry. We can  live with this simple Dal Fry for days together, along with steamed rice and a sabji. It is perfect for a lazy day, yet a complete & satisfying meal. Garlic Potato Fry is the best combo for this. This Dal Fry is so easy that even Bachelors can make it in a jiffy..

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Adai Recipe – Healthy Adai Recipe

November 25, 2013 Breakfast/DinnerDosa Corner  No comments

Adai is a wholesome breakfast/dinner recipe. Unlike dosa u dont have to wait until the batter is fermented. You can use it right away after grinding. This protein packed adai goes well with jaggery & ghee, coconut chutney, dosa podi or aviyal. My favourite combo is jaggery and ghee 🙂 Adding Vazhaipoo to this Adai makes it even more healthier.

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Puzhi Kuzhambu – Puli Kuzhambu

November 21, 2013 Kuzhambu/Rasam Varieties  2 comments

Puzhi Kuzhambu is one traditional recipe that we make quite often at home. It goes well with steamed rice and some kootu variety.  For some reasons it tastes best the next day. This stores well outside for 2-3 days and for a week if refrigerated. This Poondu Kuzhambu is a varation to this Kuzhambu.

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Baby Corn Manchurian – Manchurian Recipe

November 16, 2013 Kids BaySnacks / Starters  2 comments

Baby Corn Manchurian is a popular Indo – Chinese starter/appetizer. Baby Corn is rich in fiber content. This manchurian is a crunchy, sour & spicy dish which am sure is almost everybody’s favourite. Chotu simply loves this and Gobi Manchurian too. Check the recipe HERE.

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Dal Makhani – Dal Makhani Recipe

November 14, 2013 Dals/Gravies  No comments

Dal Makhani is a popular recipe that u can find in any restaurant’s menu card. It is made with whole black lentils(urad dal) and kidney beans(rajma). Its rich and creamy texture along with aromatic spices is a perfect side dish for rice, roti or naan. Try my simple Dal Fry recipe too.

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Oats Upma – Healthy Oats Upma

November 12, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBreakfast/DinnerKids BayOats Recipes  No comments

Oats Upma is my favourite, though I am not a big fan of oats(the porridge variety) I like this upma. This is a healthy breakfast/dinner recipe which can be made in a jiffy. Its kids friendly too. It supplies a steady stream of energy that kids require especially to kick start the day. Loaded with vegetables this is completely nutritious. If u are a fan of sambar sadham, try this Sambar Sadham recipe with Oats.

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