Monthly Archives March 2014

Pav Bhaji Recipe

March 28, 2014 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBreakfast/DinnerHoli Recipes  9 comments

Pav Bhaji is a popular Mumbai street food. This is one recipe me & my sister used to make when we were in our teens and delight our parents. I had noted this recipe from a TV show – cant remember which one as it has been so many years now. But this is the perfect recipe and we still make it the same way. It tastes awesome!!

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Keerai Kootu

March 26, 2014 Kootu / Poriyal Varieties  6 comments

Keerai Kootu is a very healthy kootu variety made with greens(spinach), dal & coconut. It is our family favourite. It goes very well with Puzhi Kuzhambu / Vatha Kuzhambu. I personally love to have it with hot steamed rice & papad – No kuzhambu is required.

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Chocolate Banana Milkshake – Choco Banana Milkshake

March 24, 2014 DrinksKids BaySummer Special  5 comments

Milkshakes & Ice-creams are always a “YES” for me – No matter, how cold the weather may be.. Hope its the same with you, especially KIDS!! I have one fussy kid at home who refuses to eat fruits.

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Pudina Paneer Pulao

March 22, 2014 Paneer DishesRice Varieties  6 comments

Pudina Paneer Pulao is a refreshing one pot meal cooked with the aromatic flavour of mint leaves and paneer that adds an extra richness to the dish. Its perfect for lazy Sundays as it can be made very quickly and goes well with a simple raita…

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Brinjal Chutney – Kathirikkai Thuvayal

March 20, 2014 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  10 comments

Brinjal, Eggplant, Kathirikkai is my hubby’s hereditary enemy. Unfortunately it is a favourite for me & Chotu. So I end up making dishes with brinjal only mostlyΒ when hubby eats outside. But the convenience with this Brinjal Chutney is that it gets perfectly disguised & hence, very easy for me to trick him saying “It is a normal Tomato Chutney or Kara ChutneyΒ “.

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Vazhakkai Varuval – Raw Banana Fry

March 18, 2014 Bachelor Friendly RecipesKootu / Poriyal VarietiesNO Onion NO GarlicTamil New Year Recipes  7 comments

Vazhakkai Varuval / Raw Banana Fry is a simple fry with no fancy items. It pairs well with any South Indian meal combo(sambar,rasam, curd rice)I have already posted a Vazhakkai Poriyal recipe with freshly ground spices. This Vazhakkai fry does not involve any grinding though and can be made in 10 mins.

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Carrot Halwa

March 16, 2014 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  6 comments

Carrot Halwa or Gajar Halwa is a popular Indian dessert made with carrots, milk & ghee. There are many versions of making it. This version is a very simple & quick one that can be made in a jiffy in a microwave. This is a NO FAIL recipe with very less ingredients.

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Aloo Palak Recipe

March 14, 2014 Dals/GraviesPotato Recipes  7 comments

Aloo Palak is a simple & straight forward gravy recipe made with potato & pureed spinach(Palak) along with spices. It goes well with roti & any mild pulao varieties. This is perfect for fussy kids as their favourite potatoes are dunked in it πŸ™‚

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Plum Rasam Recipe – Rasam Recipes

March 12, 2014 Rasam Varieties  8 comments

Plum Rasam!! Yes you read it right!! This is an easy rasam recipe with plums. Had recently bought some plums as they looked bright in color & very attractive. But tasted very sour & tart. Could not eat them as is & at the same time did not want to waste too.. So tried this plum rasam & came out very well.. So do try this nutritious rasam.

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Baby Corn Fingers – Baby Corn Golden Fry

March 10, 2014 Kids BaySnacks / Starters  4 comments

Finger foods are always a hit among kids. This Baby Corn Fingers is one such example. Ever since I made Baby Corn Manchurian, Chotu has become a fan of baby corn. This baby corn fingers is an easy, crispy snack perfect for tea time or when kids come back from school.

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