Vankaya Gongura Masala | Gongura Gutti Vankaya

Knowledge is knowing Brinjal is a fruit, Wisdom is not adding it in a Fruit Salad… This is what led me to think about those fruits that are used as vegetables. Technically fruits are those that have seeds and develops from flowers. However, some are used as vegetables. So some of the vegetables that are used […]

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Rajma Tomato Biryani | How to make Rajma Biryani in Pan

For the second day of Holiday Dishes, I have a biryani that I cooked on a weekend during my kids vacation. Kids love biryanis and if the vegetarian version tastes like a chicken they like it better. I wanted to make with this Rajma as I love lentils in rice combination. We are very fond […]

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Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe | Valakkai Podimas

For the final day of Regional cuisine, from Tamil Nadu, I have a favorite dry saute, that I have always enjoyed, yet made it myself for the first time. This Vazhakkai Podimas is famous in the circle it gets done and I have been in the recieving end many times. To think I have never […]

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Ponnanganni Keerai Paruppu Poriyal

Happy New Year to all my readers! I am very happy to share this 60th Edition of BM with you all. A special thanks to all my BM friends. Starting this week with a Regional special and I will be featuring some Tamil Nadu dishes.  First in the series is this stir fry that we […]

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How To Make Olan | Kerala Olan Recipe

Coming to the second Side dish for the week, under BM#57, I have yet another Onam Sadya recipe, The Olan! Though we all love Kerala dishes and make some of them regularly as the Avial etc, few traditional dishes like the Olan, Kootu Curry were never made before. So while preparing for the Kerala Sadya […]

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Balekai Kodilu | Raw Banana Sambar ~ Udupi Style Sambar

For the third day of Indian States, under BM#56, Buffet on Table, I am going to give you a feast from the Udupi Cuisine. Of all the cuisines of Karnataka, Udupi Cuisine is very famous and renowned for its vegetarian feast. As you all might know already, I am very fond of Indian Thalis and […]

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Parsi Style Masoor Daal

The other dish that I made with Vaghareli Khichri was this Masoor dal, parsi style. I made Tareli Vengna ni pori as a side as well. Though Hubby Dear didn’t like the Brinjal much, I enjoyed it and the over all experience of serving all these three dishes was good.  Though I had planned some more elaborate […]

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Vaghareli Khichri | Parsi Khichri

For the final day of cooking under Parsi Cuisine, I am sharing their style of making Khichri. I had made all these dishes for lunch and was planning on sharing together. However I ended up sharing it separately. This was our vegetarian lunch and Hubby dear loved the Khichri.  Though the method sort of looked […]

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