Jolada Hittina Poori ~ A to Z Indian Pooris

Jolada Hittina Poori

Jolada Hittina Poori is a delicious mixed flour poori from North Karnataka. The flour is majorly made of Jowar flour, with the addition of few other flours to make a healthy version. This poori or vade can also be referred to as five flours vade as it is made with a mix of five different […]

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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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Chennai Chicken 65

Chennai Chicken 65

Chennai Chicken 65 is a deep fried chicken starter with marinated spices and works as a delicious party starter. This is an easy to make starter dish. Since kids love chicken we have to plan for different dishes and they love starters. So Amma saw this in a tv program and wanted to try it […]

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Dry Bread Manchurian | How to make Bread Manchurian

Bread Manchurian

Dry Bread Manchurian is a delicious deep fried Indo Chinese snack made with bread and vegetables. Kids love this one as you can make it for their evening snack. I made this one as part of the April BM, since there are too many dishes to be shared, I decided I might as well share […]

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Paneer Pakora ~ Easy Snack for Kids

Paneer Bajji

Paneer Pakora or Paneer Bajji is a favorite snack that kids would love to enjoy for their evening snack. These deep fried snack is very easy to make for a quick snack as well. While Paneer Pakoras or Bajji as we call it in south, is something you can so quickly make for hungry kids. […]

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Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop

Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop

Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop is a popular Kolkata Street food. These are deep fried chops made with beetroot, potato, carrots and peanuts which gives a nice crunch and are often served as an evening snack. As I was following two different recipes, the bhaja masala differed in this from what I have made in Spice […]

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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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Ratlami Sev ~ Madhya Pradesh Special

Ratlami Sev

Ratlami Sev is a very popular snack of Ratlam city region of Madhya Pradesh. In this version the spice mix used is pepper powder and cloves. The extra addition of clove powder along with pepper makes it slightly different from the other version I posted on Spice your Life. I referred this for details and […]

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Urulai Kizhangu Curry

Urulai Kizhangu Curry

Urulai Kizhangu Curry is a typical southern side dish made with boiled potato and basic spice powders, that makes an excellent side dish served with sambar and rice. While there are so many ways one can make this addictive potato fry, this method is yet another easy to make dish to highlight your meal. You […]

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Pariba Khechudi | Puri Jagannath Temple Style

Pariba Khechudi

Pariba Khechudi is a popular Odisha Satwik dish prepared in the Puri Jagannath temple way. This is a healthy comfort dish as it has loads of vegetables in the dish. When it was the turn to finalise for P, I decided to do Pariba Khechudi from Odisha. I was also keen to select from all […]

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Samai Khara Ven Pongal, Sakkarai Pongal Day 1

Ven Pongal

Navratri begins today and for day 1 Neivedyam it was Ven Pongal and Sakkarai Pongal. Since I have already made Ven Pongal in different combinations, thought of including Samai and made this dish. The sweet was Sakkarai Pongal and since I made sakkarai pongal every Tuesday for Ganapathi Homan, the method I am following to […]

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