Prawns Curry | How to make Prawns Gravy

Prawns Gravy

Prawns Gravy / Prawns curry is a side dish made with spices cooked in onion tomato base. This gravy pairs very well with pooris and chapatis. Prawns is available only during a certain season and we mostly make it as gravy as everybody likes it with Poori. However, its again a case of one of […]

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Chepala Kura | How to make Fish Curry

Chepala Kura

Chepala Kura or Fish Curry is a delicious gravy made with fish. This is a tangy dish that is served with steamed rice and mixed. While there are different types of fish used to make the gravy, we have always used only Vanjaram or Seer Fish. This is an expensive fish as it has only […]

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Mutton Dum Biryani

Mutton Dum Biryani

Mutton Dum Biryani is a layered biryani made with cooked basmati rice in a rich mutton gravy with saffron and herbs. This version is a complete meal by itself and makes a wonderful meal for weekend. I have another version of Mutton Dum Biryani, which is prepared differently. Since we always end up making biryanis […]

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How to make Mutton Biryani

Mutton Biryani

Learn how to make Mutton Biryani with the step by step pictures to help you. This biryani is made with Seeraga Samba Rice with ground masala. Weekend means a biryani for the kids and we can’t disappoint them. Moreover, we find making biryani much easier to meet their liking than plan for other dishes they […]

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Chicken Donne Biryani

Chicken Donne Biryani

Chicken Donne Biryani is served in a donne piping hot. This biryani gets its name from this. It is an aromatic biryani prepared with Spices and ground masala. While Biryani on its own is popular among the biryani lovers, vendors find other interesting angle to market their ware. Donne Biryani is of that innovative types. […]

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Poha Idli | How to make Instant Aval Idli

Poha Idli

Poha Idli is an instant breakfast dish that you can make for your busy mornings. If you are fond of Idlis, then this variety is something you surely must try. When you have excess aval or poha on hand, what do you want to make with it? Well the aval upma is the easy answer […]

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Vanjaram Varuval or Seer Fish Fry

Vanjaram Fry

Vanjaram Varuval or Seer Fish Fry is one of the favorite dishes for my family. Vanjaram tastes great a deep fried side dish and kids enjoy it much. I have mostly seen Amma making Vanjaram or Seer Fish mainly because it only has one long bone and is easy to handle. We mostly make fry […]

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Samalu Katte Pongali ~ Navratri Day 1

Samalu Katte Pongali

Samalu Katte Pongali is the special Neivedyam for Navratri Day 1 pooja. It is made with Sama Millet and Moong dal made in similar way as regular Ven Pongal. Navratri Pooja begins today and we have planned our menu for the next nine days of Navratri. Hubby Dear listed out what needs to be cooked […]

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Aval Murukku | How to make Poha Chakli

Aval Murukku

Aval Murukku or Poha Chakli is savory rice based snack made with rice flour and beaten rice or the thick poha. These are Jar snacks that you can make ahead for kids and stock. I have been wanting to make these aval murukku for a while, infact my murukku making is restricted to Deepavali along […]

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Carrot Coconut Milk Halwa

Carrot Coconut Milk Halwa

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi to all my Readers! Carrot Coconut Milk Halwa is a sinful dessert made with grated carrots and cooked in coconut milk. The silky, nutty carrot halwa gets a makeover when cooked in coconut milk and is so delicious. Since I have so many versions of Carrot halwa on the blog, this version […]

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