Baby Potato Roast – How to make Baby Potato Roast

March 22, 2021 Kootu / Poriyal VarietiesPotato Recipes  17 comments

Potato being our family favourite, appears in my kitchen quite often. Especially when I run out of vegetables, this comes to my rescue as it is always in stock. This Baby Potato Roast is a simple, spicy and yummy side dish for rice or roti. With very few simple ingredients, this can be made in a jiffy!!

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Kala Chana Gravy – Black Chickpea Curry

March 17, 2021 Dals/Gravies  No comments

Kala Chana is a protein rich, one pot gravy recipe. It can be made easily and quickly too. All you need to do is a little bit of planning to soak the black chana. Goes well with phulka. Do check out the No fail Phulka recipe too. This black chana is much healthier than the white ones. It is rich in iron and dietary fibre, making it a diabetic friendly recipe. Helps is indigestion and constipation too. Having known all the health benefits, let us move on to the process of making it 🙂

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Thandai Recipe – How to make Thandai

March 10, 2021 DrinksHoli RecipesShivaratri RecipesSummer Special  5 comments

Thandai – this was totally a new term to me until I started blogging. I had no clue what it was. But this recipe would be circulating in the food blogging world during Maha Sivaratri or during Holi. Out of curiosity I found out what it was. I should say it is a very interesting and flavourful drink not only for the festival but also as a perfect summer treat. After a lot of googling, finally adapted this recipe from Tarla Dalal’s recipe. Its my turn to post Thandai recipe during Sivaratri now. Post updated with video.

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Kambu Dosai – Pearl Millet Dosai – Bajra Dosa

March 8, 2021 Breakfast/DinnerDosa Corner  7 comments

Kambu is a millet variety, known as pearl millet in english and bajra in hindi. It has a very unique flavour and aroma by itself. As a child, I never used to like this Kambu Dosai. But now-a-days I love these kind of recipes. To my surprise Chotu also liked it. Unlike me, he is a good child 🙂 This Kambu Dosai does involve grinding/fermenting like the normal dosa. It is a much healthier option than the normal dosa. Post updated with video..

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Aloo Matar Pulao – Potato Peas Pulao

March 3, 2021 Biryani/PulaoRice Varieties  One comment

Aloo Matar Pulao is an easy one pot meal. Its a quick fix meal for those buzzing busy days. Perfect for lunch boxes too, though under the current circumstances, tiffin boxes are not being packed! With just the usual ingredients available in your pantry, this can be done in less than 30 mins. Do check out my other Pulao Varieties too if you are interested. Recipe with video and voice-over in tamil.

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Vazhaipoo Pakoda – Banana Blossom Fritters

February 23, 2021 Pakoda RecipesSnacks / StartersVazhaipoo Recipes  No comments

Vazhaipoo Pakoda is a healthy, tea time snack. Vazhaipoo or Banana Blossom is known for its health benefits. This pakoda is a super easy snack, once you are done with cleaning the vazhaipoo. Do check the Vazhaipoo Cleaning Video. Cleaning the vazhaipoo is a time consuming task, but it is worth the effort. Kids might not like Vazhaipoo, this pakoda is a perfect way to sneak in Vazhaipoo. Do check out my other Vazhaipoo recipes.

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Masala Tea – Masala Chai – How to make Masala Tea

February 10, 2021 BasicsDrinks  7 comments

Tea is a very common beverage in any Indian household. I had recently posted the Masala Tea Powder recipe.. All these days, we had been consuming normal tea i.e plain tea. After making the masala tea powder, we just loved our tea. This Masala Tea is a such a comforting drink that can be had almost any time during a day!! It is simple to make too. Am sure most of you might know how to make a tea, this post is especially for beginners and bachelors!!

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Masala Tea Powder – Chai Ka Masala Powder

February 9, 2021 BasicsCondimentsPodi/Powders  8 comments

Tea is a most common beverage in any Indian household. I love Masala Chai, especially the flavour and the mild spiciness in it. Always used to wonder what ingredients went into the making. This Masala Tea Powder is such a simple and handy powder which adds a magical aroma and flavour to the normal tea, and with the ingredients that are normally available in the kitchen. Saw this Masala Tea Powder in Tarla Dalal’s show and was really excited to try it. I just skipped the nut meg powder that was added in the original recipe.

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Instant Pot PIP – Keerai Sambar Rice and Beetroot Fry

February 5, 2021 Instant Pot RecipesLunch Menu Series  No comments

Indian cooking in Instant Pot PIP method is relatively easy when compared to stove top cooking. Multiple dishes can be cooked at the same time, provided they all take the same time to cook. So here is one such combo – Keerai Sambar, Rice and Beetroot Fry in just 30 mins. All cooked at the same time and all you need to do is just fry the beetroot in stove top.

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Egg Kothu Parotta – Kothu Parotta Street Style

January 22, 2021 Breakfast/DinnerEgg Recipes  No comments

This post is about street style Egg Kothu Parotta. Well If you do not eat egg, just dont turn off this post, you can skip the eggs and make it. Or check this another version of Chilli Parotta if interested. Road side shops are very famous for this Egg Kothu Parotta. They will have a large dosa pan and literally mince the parottas along with other ingredients. Just love it. But I have just made it in an usual kadai. Do check out the video with my voiceover 🙂

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