Arbi Deep Fry

Arbi Deep Fry

Arbi Deep fry is a delicious side dish made with besan and basic spice powders. Deep frying makes this very delicious and a wonderful dish to feast on. Colocasia or Chamagadda as it is called in Telugu is a root vegetable that is boiled, peeled and fried in different ways. This vegetable is at times itchy […]

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Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu, a typical dish from the Tamil Cuisine, is an easy side dish made for meals and served with rice. The Poricha Kootu concept is more of a TamBrahm cuisine where the gravy is seasoned with peppercorn and a ground masala and uses different water vegetables. I share my lunch with my colleagues and […]

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Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu | How to make Mor Kulambu

Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu

Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu is a delicious side dish made with seasoned curds or yogurt. It bursts with flavour and makes a wonderful side dish for mixed rice like Coconut Rice. We mostly make a mor kuzhambu with Lady’s Finger along with Thengai Sadam, so we thought we could change the vegetable and see how […]

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Aratikaya Masala Vepudu

Plaintain Fry - Lunch box Series

Aratikaya Masala Vepudu or Vazhakkai Masala Varuval is spiced dry saute made with plantain or raw banana. The roasted spice powder added to this makes it a very delicious side dish with plain dal and rice. While I love banana fry that Amma makes as plain with just chili powder and coriander powder, this spiced […]

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Char Dal Tadka | How to make Yellow Dal Tadka

Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka

Char Dal Tadka or Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka is a simple and easy dal that can be served with pulkas. The dal is mild on the stomach and tastes wonderful. I chose to make this yellow dals and highlighted the colour by including turmeric powder as well. We make a simple dal with pulka at […]

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Easy Dum Aloo Masala

Easy Dum Aloo Masala

Easy Dum Aloo Masala is a simple potato gravy that gets done under 30 mins and you can easily make this for your kids lunch box. This simple gravy is made with baby potato and makes a delicious side dish with rotis. Sometime back when I was in need to make a quick side dish […]

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Bharli Batata | How to make Stuffed Potato Masala

Bharli Batate

Bharli Batate is stuffed potatoes cooked in a similar way to the stuffed brinjals a popular dish from the Maharashtrian Cuisine, using their Goda masala along with more spices. This is a rich gravy that pairs well with roti or rice. When I planned my Maharashtrian Thali, I again checked Vaishali’s Thali and then consulted […]

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Jodhpuri Aloo | How to make Rajasthani Jodhpuri Aloo

Jodhpuri Aloo

Jodhpuri Aloo is a dry saute made with a mix of whole spices and spice powders that make it so delicious and spicy. This makes an excellent side dish with dal and rice. When I made the Thalis during March, I had done a mixed North Indian Thali and this was one of the dishes […]

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Caramelized Potatoes ~ How to make Karamelliseret Kartofler

Danish Karamelliseret Kartofler

Caramelized Potatoes, a typical Danish Christmas classic, is a wonderful twist to the regular potato wedges made by cooking potato wedges in caramelized sugar and butter sauce. The salty sweet wedges with the caramel taste so heavenly. This week, its all about Scandinavian Cuisines, where the focus is on Denmark, Norway and Sweden. I have […]

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Tawa Potato Fry

Tawa Potato Fry

Tawa Potato Fry is one of the delicious and addictive versions of Potato to indulge in. While Potato fry is a regular and easy to make, making it on the tawa gives it an extra texture to the roast. When I was deciding on the recipes for Tawa dishes, I had a tough time deciding […]

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