Monthly Archives February 2015

Onion Chutney – Vengaya Chutney

February 23, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  8 comments

Onion Chutney is a simple and spicy chutney for Idli/Dosa. This is yet another no-coconut chutney that can be made in a jiffy. This is a comfy chutney to make as onions are always available in my pantry.  I love to have this with idlis. It tastes best when made with sambar onions/shallots. I have used a combo of sambar onions and normal onions here!! ( Actually what I had in hand)

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Jeera Aloo – Cumin Roasted Potato

February 19, 2015 Dry SabjiPotato Recipes  12 comments

Jeera Aloo is a simple yet mouth-watering side dish with potatoes spiced with cumin seeds and freshly ground curry powder. It gives a magical taste to it. Potato is our favourite, its almost everybody’s favourite. We love potato in any form, be it a dry sabzi like Baby Potato Fry or a gravy like Dum Aloo. This Jeera Aloo goes well with roti or rice. I enjoy eating it with bread too.

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Chocolate Cupcake – Cream Cheese Frosting

February 10, 2015 Cakes/MuffinsChristmas Recipes  12 comments

Cupcakes are ideal for any parties or celebrations. This Chocolate Cupcake is very moist and spongy. Making cream cheese frosting had been in my to-do list since a very long time. I tried this combo of Choc Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting and it was a super-hit at home. Click here if u want to frost your cupcake with Butter Cream Frosting.

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Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu – Lentil Balls in Tamarind Gravy

February 8, 2015 Kuzhambu Varieties  12 comments

Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu is a traditional recipe of Tamil Nadu. Its a lip-smacking kuzhambu  prepared by cooking lentil balls in tamarind gravy. Lentil balls are steamed and then added to the kuzhambu. Alternatively it can be added directly to the kuzhambu without steaming. It serves well with rice, idli, dosa or even chapathi.

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Bread Cutlet – Cutlet Recipe

February 4, 2015 Bread RecipesHoli RecipesSnacks / Starters  13 comments

I love cutlets, be it with mixed vegetables or just with potato. Wanted to try something different and made this Bread Cutlet. The actual reason was I had some left-over bread that was about to expire 😉 I did make good use of them and it was a super hit 🙂 This bread cutlet was crispy outside and soft inside. Additionally to look attractive I made them in  shapes specially for Valentines Day  

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Baby Corn Pepper Fry

February 1, 2015 Baby CornDry Sabji  3 comments

Baby Corn is Chotu’s favourite veggie. He will be the first person to pick a pack of baby corn when we go shopping. Though he loves baby corn fingers, he liked this Baby Corn Pepper Fry too. I try and use pepper in most of my dishes, as it is essential for the cold weather in which we live. This baby corn pepper fry is an easy stir fry that goes well with roti or rice.

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