Pudina Pulao | How to make Easy Mint Rice

Pudina Pulao

Pudina Pulao is one of that easiest pulaos you can make for your Kids lunch box as this is cooked in a pressure cooker and gets done very quickly. I have used a ground paste for this pulao. If you have time in the morning to grind you can, else this can be done ahead […]

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Easy Paneer Pulao for Kids Lunch Box

Easy Paneer Pulao

Easy Paneer Pulao is a great dish to make when you are planning to pack Lunch for your Kids. While I have been packing lunch for my kids ever since Konda started her school, off late it becomes little stressful with kids becoming very picky eaters. I like to work around a menu with preplanned […]

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Falafel Pav Burger | Chana Tikki Pav

Falafel Pav Burgers

Falafel Pav Burgers or Chana Tikki Pav is a fusion dish that got created on demand. I am best known for such fusion dishes when it comes to my kids’ meal. I can’t be fussing about the origin of the dish nor try to see if this really belongs to some specific cuisine. The tikkis¬†I […]

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Jeera Rice | How to make Jeera Pulao

Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice is one of those staple rice dishes I end up cooking very frequently. While this is very much like the ghee rice, including different whole spices makes this different each time you make. Packing Kids lunch box is one of the most tiring tasks I do every week. When it was only Konda’s […]

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Cabbage Masala Kura

Cabbage Masala Kura

Cabbage Masala Kura is yet another side dish for Rice, that I seem to have completely forgotten. Amma reminded me of this when we were wondering what to do with the huge cabbage we got in. She suddenly reminded me that we could make this instead of the regular Cabbage Kootu or Cabbage Poricha Kootu. […]

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Aloo Bhindi Sabzi | How to make Aloo Bhindi Sabzi

Aloo Bhindi Sabzi is one of those simplest side dishes you can make for your working lunch. It’s quick to make and goes so well with rotis. While I have tasted this many times, I never got around making it until I planned this Punjabi Thali sometime back. Since then I have made just this […]

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Kobbari Pal Annam | Coconut Pulao

Kobbari Pal Annam is my final recipe shared under family recipes loved by kids. This is one of our most frequently prepared rice dishes, served with many different masala kura. I already have a Coconut Pulao or Coconut Milk Rice, which is slightly differently prepared. In today’s version, I have used only coconut milk as […]

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Kandula Kura | Fresh Toor Gravy Andhra Style

Kandula Kura is one of my most favorite gravies that Amma makes during the season. Fresh Toor is mostly available during the winter season and as always, every winter we see these fresh tender beans being cooked in different ways. This masala gravy made with simple spices tastes awesome with Kobari Annam or Coconut Milk […]

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Thakali Rava Kichadi

Thakali Rava Kichadi is mostly a dish that’s made for breakfast. However, I make it for dinner, though. It’s always been Rava Kichadi for one of the Saturday nights. For the Tamil Nadu Hotel Style Mini Tiffin, I wanted to make a different form of Kichadi. Since the regular Kichadi has less tomato added, I […]

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Simla Mirch Aloo Gobi Sabzi ~ Side Dish for Rotis

Simla Mirch Aloo Gobi Sabzi is a simple and easy to make the side dish for roti. With the winter setting, we get fresh cauliflower and capsicums. I know these days all the vegetables are available through the season. However, I have always associated cauliflower with winter. We have carts that sell huge fresh cauliflowers […]

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