Malai Mushroom

Malai Mushroom

Mushroom is a very nutritious food for the non-meat lovers. You will fall in love with Mushrooms once you try this delicacy. More »

Instant Tomato Pickle

Instant Tomato Pickle

This is an instant pickle made with very less chilli powder and can be used right away without any wait time unlike the typical Pickle which needs lot of chilli powder and marination time. More »

Gongura Pachadi / Chutney

Gongura Pachadi / Chutney

Spicy and Tangy Chutney made of Gongura leaves. It might feel like an exaggeration to say that this is the first thing that comes to people mind when they think of More »

 

Masala vada

Ingredients Chana Dal : 1 Cup (Soak in water for 4hrs)Onion : 2 medium size cut into small piecesGreen Chilli : 6 cut into small piecesCumin Seeds : 1/2 TspCurry leaves : Few choppedCoriandar Leaves : 1/4 Cup choppedSalt :1/2

Pulihora / Tamarind Rice

Ingredients: Rice – 1 1/2 CupTamarind – small lemon size (adjust)Peanuts – 2 TbspChana dal – 2 TbspUrad dal – 1 TbspZeera – 1 tspMustard seeds – 1 tspGreen chillies – 4Red chillies – 2Curry leaves – 1 sprigHing –

Creamy Paramannam / Rice Kheer

Ingredients:Rice – 1 CupMilk – 8 Cups ( or Milk + Water = 8 Cups, use as per your milk availability and interest) Sugar + Jaggery – 1 CupGhee – 2 Tbsp Cashews – 15Raisins – 10Cardamom -2 (crush into powder)Maida –

SEMIYA PAYASAM

Milk-5glswater-1glsvermicelli-1glssugar-3/4glscashew nutsraisinsghee-2tbspilachi-2 pieces(powder) Procedure:1.In a pan, heat ghee and fry cashews, when they turn to golden yellow take them out.2.Add raisins in pan and fry them, once they bulge take them out.3.Roast vermicelli in the same pan with the remaining

BABYCORN CURRY

Ingredients: Baby corn–1cup(sliced/you can use directly)Tomatoes–5(tomato puree)onions–4(chopped)ginger-garlic paste-1tbspzeera-1tspmustard seeds–1tspturmeric–1/4tspred chilli powder-1tspdhania powder-1/2tspGaram Masala pwder-1/2tspcurry leavescorriander leavesoilsaltwater Procedure:1.Put Baby corn in a microwave-safe bowl with a lid. Add more water, salt and microwave for 5 mins.Drain water and keep Baby Corn

Tomato Rasam

Ingredients: Tomatoes – 3Tamarind – tamarind seed size (I use more tomatoes and less tamarind)Rasam powder – 1/4 tspCoriander leaves – fist fulGreen chillies – 2Red chillies – 1Garlic – 1 big pod – crushed and choppedMustard, zeera, curry leaves

How to make Ghee / Clarified Butter?

Don’t you like the ghee brought from Desi grocery store or is it expensive? or Do you live in place where Indian grocery store is far away and you only have an American grocery store like Walmart? Then here is a

Vegetable Fried Rice

Ingredients: Basmati rice – 2 cups Carrot – 1 big – chopped into small, pea size Green peas – 1/2 cup Cabbage – 1/2 cup grated /shredded Onions – 1 – cut into thin slices Green chillies – 5 Ginger

PesaluBiyyam Pindi Dosa / Moong+Rice Flour Dosa

Ingredients:Moong flour – 1 cup(available in Desi stores as whole moong flour)Rice flour – 1 cupGinger – 1 inchGreen chillies – 5zeera – 1/2 tspsaltMethod: Grind ginger and green chillies to a fine paste. Mix both the flours with water

Gongura Pachadi / Chutney

Spicy and Tangy Chutney made of Gongura leaves. It might feel like an exaggeration to say that this is the first thing that comes to people mind when they think of Andhra... such is the taste of this traditional