Recipe : Coconut Chutney
May18

Recipe : Coconut Chutney

Any South Indian dish is incomplete without the iconic coconut chutney. It is a staple diet for people down south. It is super easy to make and if you plan to make a south indian meal, then this is  a must. Be it uttapam, idli, dosa or vada, without coconut chutney they seem incomplete. This popular accompaniment can be readied in minutes Ingredients Grated Coconut – 1 cup Green Chillies – 2  Ginger – 1 tsp (grated)...

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Recipe : Soya Shammi Kebab
May04

Recipe : Soya Shammi Kebab

Shami kebab or Shaami kebab, or shami tikka, is a popular local variety of kebab especially in Punjab. It is usually made with lamb, however I decided to make a vegetarian version of the same with soya nuggets. Soya nuggets is a great substitute for meat for all vegetarians out there. It is super nutritious and delicious too. Here is the detailed recipe. Recipe : Soya Shammi Kebab Ingredients Soya Nuggets – 2 cups (soaked in hot...

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Recipe : South Indian Sambar
May02

Recipe : South Indian Sambar

South Indian food is one of my all time favourites, I can gorge on South Indian delicacies at any time of the day. South Indian cuisine is known for dishes like dosa, coconut chutney, idli, medu vada, uttampam and sambhar, all over the world, but in reality this is only a part of their elaborate cuisine. Infact these items are considered just a snack.Personally, I cannot even think of a South Indian meal without sambar, it is my...

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Recipe : Vegetable Cutlet With Cheesy Surprise
Apr28

Recipe : Vegetable Cutlet With Cheesy Surprise

Whenever I go back to Kolkata, I end up experimenting a lot with food. So this time around, I found this marvellous snack recipe of simple Vegetable Cutlet, which I tweaked a bit to create a snack which may sound familiar but taste quite different. This recipe does require a bit of preparation but it tastes so good, that all your efforts will be completely worth it.Here is the detailed recipe Ingredients For White Sauce Butter –...

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Recipe : Green Mango Salad
Apr23

Recipe : Green Mango Salad

Thai food is gaining popularity all over India.Now a days you find so many restaurants claiming to serve authentic Thai food everywhere, while some have excellent food, others fail miserably. Two things which highlights Thai food, is their use of peanuts and lemon grass. If you are not fond of these , you may end up not liking Thai food either. Anyways, I love thai green mango salad, and inspired by that  I made this green mango salad...

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Recipe : BisiBelaBath
Apr17

Recipe : BisiBelaBath

BisiBelaBath is a famous dish in Karnataka. It is a one pot meal, which are adored by people all over southern part of India. BisiBelaBath literally means ‘Hot Lentil Rice’. I tasted these at a South Indian wedding and since then have been trying to replicate this dish in my kitchen. I got this recipe from a South Indian friend, and according to her the most important part of the recipe is the BisiBelaBath masala. You can...

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Recipe : Masala Idli
Apr13

Recipe : Masala Idli

Whenever I make Idlies at home, inevitably there are some leftovers and then I have to rack my brains as to what I can do with these leftovers, the next day.I have tried various recipes found over the internet for leftover idlis,none have turned out to be any good,until I found this recipe, which is inspired by Tarla Dalals recipe, though I have tweaked it a little. The Masala Idli is super easy to make and is a great evening snack,...

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Recipe : Masala Toast
Mar26

Recipe : Masala Toast

Masala Bread is actually my spin off of the famous Mumbai street food Masala Pav,which is made by stuffing spicy tomato-onion gravy inside butter-laden pavs. However I substituted pav with bread, now you can use regular bread slices or brown bread slices either way, this dish tastes delicious.It is super easy dish which you can make in 10-15 minutes and serve as snacks at tea time or even as a breakfast. Ingredients Onions – 1...

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