Sorakaya Snack ~ Bottle Gourd Fries!

Thank you, friends, for indulging me. It’s been great fun reading all the answers. I know its very hard to guess the ingredient from the finished dish, so I thought a clue is very much needed. That’s why that clue that it belongs to the Gourd family! And two of them got it right, Jayashree […]

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Kasara Kaya Vepudu

Kasara Kaya Vepudu

Kasara Kaya Vepudu is a dry saute made with Kasaya Kaya, a vegetable that is diabetic friendly and belonging to the Bitter gourd family. I haven’t seen this vegetable in Madras, having come to know about it from Athamma who said that this is available during season in her place. And the whole family loves […]

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Mixed Dal Dosa Recipe~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Mixed Dal Dosa

Continuing on the Dosa Celebration, today’s special is this Mixed Dal Dosa. This mixed dal dosa is Athamma’s pure innovation. On Sunday, when I was telling her that the next 10 days might see a lot of dosas for breakfast, she said she doesn’t want those dosas based on rice. She remembered Amma making some […]

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Rava Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

There is something about Rava Dosa that pulls my heart strings in many ways. This has been my most favourite tiffin item that I would want to order in a hotel. Most times, it would not be available as it’s so popular!. If Amma had the challenge to conquer, it was Rava Dosa. And she […]

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Bindi Masala ~ The search stops here!

If there are few things that I have been trying to prepare for my hubby dear, but unsuccessful so far, they must be surely be Bhindi Masala and Moong Dal Halwa. These are his most favorite dishes that he remembers eating in Delhi and has been asking me to prepare them at home over the […]

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Stuffed Aloo Parathas ~ The Making of one!

Aloo Paranthas bring back lovely memories of bygone days from teenage to youth to adulthood. Its been a saga! Amma makes a mean Aloo Parantha, as most of the other dishes she does. The early times of remembering Aloo parathas was during teenage. We used to live in a colony, which had lot of trees […]

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Rajma Masala with Aloo!

Rajma Masala is mostly served with Rice and is famously referred as Rajma Chawal. However, when you are serving with roti,  you will want a little thick gravy, so in today’s recipe, I have a thick gravy, where I haven’t used any electronic gadgets to grind any of the ingredients. To make the gravy thick, […]

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Aloo Mutter Masala | How to make Punjabi Aloo Matar Gravy

Aloo Mattar Masala

Aloo Mutter Masala is a delicious gravy dish mostly prepared for Rotis and Pooris. However I was once attempted to make these for Appam after a chance eating of this served with Appam. Tantalizing aroma was sneaking out of the hot box that was laid on the table. When I peeped in, saw some rich […]

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