Mixed Vegetable Pulao

One of my favorite preparation during a week day is a simple vegetable pulao…something which does not take much time and yet is very delicious Print Recipe Mixed Vegetable Pulao Servings Ingredients 2 Cups Cut / diced mixed vegetables incl corn, carrots, beans, potatoes, peasCooked Basmati Rice As per requirement Whole masalas Bay leaf: 2 … Continue reading “Mixed Vegetable Pulao”

Aloo Paratha

Another of D’s speciality…round and nicely made aloo paratha..eaten with some dahi (curd) and pickle..ahh what a combination Print Recipe Aloo Paratha Servings Ingredients 2 Nos Boiled Potatoes1 Tsp Finely choppedonions1 Tsp Ginger-garlic paste1 Tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)1 Tsp-Each Masala powders dhania, jeera, chilli powder, turmeric and garam masalasJaggery According to tasteSalt According to taste1/2 … Continue reading “Aloo Paratha”

Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usli

Well this flower cum vegetable preperation is a little messy and should be made only when one has some time on hands. Vazhaipoo (Plaintain flower)┬áis nothing but the flower from which we go on to get bananas…This is my entry for JFI-Banana The flower will be in between layers of red skin… The important thing … Continue reading “Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usli”

Capsicum Rice (with mint)

I have made capsicum rice and phudina rice..so thought of combinig these two and see how it comes out…since i like coconut very much…have also added coconut to get that coconutty, minty flavour in the capsicum rice Print Recipe Capsicum Rice (with mint) Servings Ingredients Basmati rice3-4 Medium Caspsicum1-2 Handful Mint (depending upon how much … Continue reading “Capsicum Rice (with mint)”

Mor Kuzhambu

After a busy office day, i usually like to prepare a dinner which does not take much time…One of the preperations that falls into this category is Mor Kuzhambu, roughly translated as Buttermilk soup ( i guess) Print Recipe Mor Kuzhambu Servings Ingredients 1 tbsp Kadalai paruppu (Channa Daal)1 tbsp Thuvaram paruppu (Toor Daal)1/2 Cup … Continue reading “Mor Kuzhambu”

Malai Kofta

Sunday….what is the first thing that comes to ones mind…for me it is leisure, good food and rich food…This sunday D (my lil sis) decided to make Malai Kofta…a very north indian preparation, rich with cheese, cottage cheese and cream…she put lot of effort and the end product was just awesome…well me, i was in … Continue reading “Malai Kofta”

Sasve Kai Chitranna (Mustard & Coconut Mixed rice)

Being a foodie, i love to learn and make different preperations made across the country. This particular mixed rice is “Sasve Kai Chitranna” and is a coconut rice variety made in Karnataka… Here ‘Sasve’ means ‘mustard seeds/kadugu’, ‘Kai’ means ‘coconut’ and ‘Chitranna means ‘mixed rice’. So this is a recipe with coconut and mustard seeds … Continue reading “Sasve Kai Chitranna (Mustard & Coconut Mixed rice)”

Dantin Soppu (Greens with coconut)

Soppu is kannada for greens..any variety of keerai (in tamil) like palak, arekeerai, fenugreek leaves etc. Dantin soppu is a variety of greens which is available in Karnataka. This particular green/keerai has thick stems and has leaves attached to the stems…This particular item goes well with rotis as well as sambhar rice etc as a … Continue reading “Dantin Soppu (Greens with coconut)”