Pomegranate Masala Raitha

A very simple, colorful and delicious Pomegranate Raitha. Pomegranate is rich in a variety of nutrients from Vit.C, Iron- an important one for women and children. While pomegrante can be eaten as such, you definitely have to try this Pomegranate Masala Raitha. It is easy to make, healthy, fresh and colorful. It is definitely a...

Airfried Gobi Tikka ( Tandoori Cauliflower)

Gobi/ Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable that can be used in various cuisines and in different forms from soups to curries to fry. Gobi Tikka is a very traditional dish made from fresh spices and cooked in a tandoor. I have used the air fryer to make this Gobi Tikka with only one tablespoon of...

Spicy Pori Upma

Pori/ Puffed Rice is usually used in making snacks. During ayudha Poojai, Pori is served along with jaggery and roasted gram. After this, most of the households leave them as such. I tried making a spicy version of this Pori upma with the leftover puffed rice/ pori. The secret ingredient in this recipe is the...

Fresh Homemade Masala Paneer

Paneer is a favorite ingredient for many from kids to adults. We can make any number of dishes with Paneer from paratha to curries, sandwiches and incorporate them into rice. It is so versatile, that it can be used in any cuisine. Being rich in protein, Paneer is a very filling one. While Paneer is...

Karuvepillai kulambu

Karuvepillai is an important ingredient in any southIndian food. Though its presence is very prominent, most of the people throw them away. However, Curry Leaves is a very nutritious and healthy ingredient. It is very rich in Iron and anti-oxidants. After a heavy Deepavali meal, I decided to make a simple, and healthy meal. I...

GARLIC KARA SEV

Kara Sev is a variation of murukku which is usually spiced with pepper or red chilli powder along with flavors from different combination of spices. While I love pepper kara sev, specially the thick ones, I also equally love this garlic /Poondu kara sev for it outstanding flavors. The combination of garlic/poondu with omam just...

Rava-Coconut Burfi

Deepavali is all about celebration. when theres celebration, theres definitely good food. How about a quick sweet recipe that does not take much time and can be made with easily available ingredients at home? Heard it right! Rava and Coconut are easily available . Add in sugar and a bit of ghee to bring in...

Kerala Mushroom Capsicum Fry

Mushrooms are a rich in Vit B, which is not very much available in vegetarian diet. It has no carbs and rich in water content. Hence it can be eaten without guilt by people who are in their weight loss journey. Also, the cooking process is very quick . Mushrooms are so versatile that they...

Spicy Kara Boondhi

It is that time of the year, where we don’t might on the calories. Diwali is an important festival celebrated all over India with great joy. While I try making different sweets and savory every year, there are some standard recipes, that are very special and brings nostalgic memories. One such is the karaboondhi that...

Orange Rasam

Every South-Indian meal has atleast two course. Usually it begins with sambar and followed by rasam. Rasam is an integral part of any south-Indian full meals. It is made of spices that can soothe the tummy after any heavy meal. While there are many traditional rasam varieties, I have used oranges to make this rasam....