Category Archives: Quick recipe

Senagapindi Mirapakayalu (Green chillies in Besan)


This Senagapindi Mirapakayalu is very simple to make and can be served as a side dish to go along with simple steaming white rice mixed with a bit of ghee. Spice lovers will love this mouth watering side dish!

Capsicum Patoli

Ingredients: Capsicum/Bell Peppers – 2Seasame seeds – 2tbspsCoconut – 1/2 Cup gratedGreen chillies – 5Cumin seeds – 1/2 tspSalt – as per tasteOil – 2 TbspMethod: Wash the capsicum and chop it into small cubes. Take a saute pan, pour

Kanda Attu / Yam Dosa

Ingredients: Kanda/Yam/Suran – 2 cups chopped as above (fresh/frozen)Chana dal – 1/8 cupRed chillies – 4Zeera – 1 tspSaltOil Chopped Yam Method: Soak chana dal in water for 30 mins. Meanwhile, grind kanda/yam in a mixer coarsely like grated coconut

Daddojanam / Seasoned Yogurt Rice

This is a quick and easy recipe that can be done with fresh or left over rice. If you are travelling for the weekend, and want to have home food on the go, you can make this dish and take

Kothimeera Nimmarasam Pachadi / Coriander Lemon Chutney

Ingredients: Coriander leaves & stems chopped – 1 Cup (tightly packed)Green chillies – 4Lemon – 1Salt Method: Grind chopped coriander, green chillies, salt and lemon juice together. That’s it! Coriander chutney is ready to serve with Idli/Upma/Gheed rice/Curd rice.

Kobbari Rasam / Coconut Rasam

Ingredients: Grated coconut – 1/4 CupTomatoes – 2Green chillies – 4Corriander leaves – 1 fist fullGarlic – 2 podsMustard – 1tspZeera – 1 tspOilSaltWater – 3-4 cups Method: Prepare coconut paste with coconut, chillies, garlic and corriander leaves. Keep it

Steamed Okra Fry

Ingredients: Okra (Bendakayalu) – 15 tenderRed Chilli PowderSaltOil Method: Wash okra and wipe off with paper towel. Trim the ends and slit vertically. Arrange them on a Microwaveable plate like corelle and cover with another plate and microwave for 5

Kattu Pongal / Spicy Pongal

Ingredients:Rice – 1 cupMoong dal – 1/2 cupPepper seeds – 8 – groundedGinger – 1/2 inch – Chopped finelyGreen chillies – 2 long – cut into thin circlesCurry leaves – 1 sprigZeera – 1 tspOil – 2 tspGhee – 1/2

Chana fry

Ingredients: Carrots – 2 cups DicedChana dal – 1/2 cupGrated Coconut – 1/4 cup (fresh/frozen)Green Chillies – 3Red chillies – 2Garlic – 6 clovesMustard seeds – 2 tspUrad dal – 2 tspZeera – 1 tspCurry leaves – 1 sprigOil –

Marinated Carrots

Simple, Healthy and yummy, fat free recipe..! Ingredients:Carrots – 5big ones or Baby carrots – 20Green chillies – 5Lemon – (1-2) Big juicy onesSalt to taste (needs more quantity of salt because of lemon juice and raw carrots) Method: Wash