Monthly Archives March 2018

Pulikaichal – Puliyodharai – Tamarind Rice

March 19, 2018 Bachelor Friendly RecipesCondimentsLunch Box MenuNavaratri SpecialPongal RecipesRice Varieties  12 comments

Pulikaichal is a ready to mix paste that is used in making tamarind rice/puliyodharai. This pulikaichal paste can be made in advance and kept ready. It is a very handy paste to mix with steamed rice and make puliyodharai instantly. Its a perfect food for travels or picnics. I had posted this recipe long before. Now updated with video.. πŸ™‚ Puliyodharai, Porikadalai Thuvaiyal (Recipe coming soon) & Potato Puttu is an ultimate combo.

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Atta Halwa – Wheat Flour Halwa

March 15, 2018 Sweets/Desserts  2 comments

Atta Halwa or whole Wheat Flour Halwa is an easy sweet/dessert that can be made in less than 20 mins. This is a no fail recipe. With just 3 ingredients, this is a quick sweet for sudden cravings or any special occasion. This halwa is smooth, moist & it will just melt in your mouth. My mom makes this when she makes ghee. She uses the same pan in which she makes ghee to make this Atta Halwa, the idea being – ghee sticking to the pan will not go waste. Am wondering myself, how I missed to post this recipe here for so long. Anyways here it is, the humble Wheat Flour Halwa. This is a very good combo with Poori in North India.

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Paneer Tikka – How to make Paneer Tikka

March 12, 2018 Paneer Dishes  2 comments

Paneer Tikka is a delicious starter made by arranging paneer & veggies in a skewer and then grilled/baked in an oven or tandoor. I made it in a normal pan on stove top and came out really well. It tasted much better than restaurant ones as u all know it is a very popular starter in any restaurant menu. So nothing can stop u if u dont have an oven. I will try the oven method and update here when possible. Check my Paneer 65 recipe too.


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Sambar Onion Pickle – Indian Onion Pickle

March 6, 2018 Pickles  4 comments

I always fancy making pickles at home. My all time favourite is Mango Pickle. A couple of weeks back I happened to buy a whole bunch of sambar onions. Yes, this is the first time I am seeing them tied up like this. See the picture below. Was so excited and bought a whole bunch. So now u know the reason for this Sambar Onion Pickle. It is a totally lip-smacking pickle to go with curd rice. I am glad I made use of it fully in about 2 weeks time without wasting any. πŸ™‚ Do check my other pickle recipes HERE.

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Paneer Sandwich – Kids Sandwich

March 1, 2018 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBread RecipesBreakfast/DinnerKids Bay  4 comments

Sandwich is a quick fix option which I always look forward to! Its an easy and delicious lunch box idea for kids or a filling after school snack. Chotu loves sandwiches, though he has a few choices of filling as favourites. This Paneer Sandwich is one among them. This is loaded with veggies, paneer, cheese & a layer of green chutney (recipe coming next) to add more flavour and spiciness. U can use your choice of bread. And not to forget, this is a grilled Paneer Sandwich.


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