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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Alasandalu Bonda | Black Eyed Pea Potato Bonda

Alasandalu Bonda

Alasandalu Bonda or Black Eyed Pea Potato Bonda is a delightful deep fried snack that can brighten any party. These small bombs are addictive and crowd pleasing. Amma had recently made these for snacks and everybody loved it so much that we had to repeat it again in the evening. Black Eyed Peas are quite […]

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Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda

Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda

Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda is yet another way of making pakoda that is everybody’s favorite. In today’s version, I have marinated cauliflower florets with spices and corn flour and added besan just before frying to give that crispy and different texture to the fried cauliflower. I am celebrating 10 years of blogging at Spice your Life! […]

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Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori

Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori

Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori is a spicy poori make with pumpkin or kaddu along with spices to make a filling meal anytime. When I came to selecting for Y, I didn’t have anything in mind. Didn’t know what to make and finally decided to on Yellow colour and had Yellow Pumpkin, Yellow Split dal to […]

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Xacuti Potato Stuffed Paratha

Xacuti Potato Stuffed Paratha

Xacuti Potato Stuffed Paratha is a fusion paratha made with aloo spiced with Goan Special Xacuti Masala Powder. This paratha makes a wonderful meal anytime. When I came to pick up X, I suddenly remembered that I had Xacuti from Goan to make forever! So I thought it was a wonderful try with making these […]

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Tikadia | How to make Rajasthani Masala Tikadia

How to make Tikadia

Tikadiya is a masala paratha from Rajasthan where the chapati is made with a mix of spice powders and cooked over a griddle. This is mostly served with a mild Rajasthani Dal or Gatta Sabzi. I had made this Tikadiya when I did my Rajasthani Thali. I based all my dishes from Vaishali and ensure […]

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Qeema Naan | Hyderabad Special Keema Naan

Qeema Naan

Qeema Naan or Keema Naan is a popular flatbread available in Hyderabad, made with minced meat in a flaky parotta. In this vegetarian version, I have used minced soya granules and stuffed in a flaky flatbread, typical to the version popular in Hyderabad. I have often heard Hubby Dear mention this Keema Naan that he […]

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Masala Paratha | Parath Paratha from Delhi

Masala Paratha

Masala Paratha or Parath Paratha is a spicy layered roti that has a spice mix spread and cooked as such. One can enjoy these parathas as such. The first time I ever saw this was when we had out BM#50 Meet in Madras, where we had a cooking session. Some of our friends cooked some […]

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Hariyali Paratha | Methi Multi Grain Thepla from Gujarat

Hariyali Paratha

Hariyali Paratha is a healthy gluten free version of thepla, with the goodness of greens and the spices added makes it a filling and satisfying meal anytime. I was planning to make either a roti or a poori with complete greens, however, when I had checked my recipe index, I realized I have made all […]

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Vada Curry with Appam ~ Combo Breakfast Series

Vada Curry is one of the most popular side dishes made for Idlis or Appams in many eateries and uses leftover Masala Vada in an onion tomato base. Vada Curry is mostly made with leftover masala vadas and is recycled into a delicious side dish for tiffin. In many eateries in Madras, it is popularly […]

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