Vegetarian

Tomato Rice

Tomato Rice

Ingredients 3 Tomatoes (chopped) 1 cup Cooked basmati rice 1 Onion (finely chopped) 2 Garlic (finely chopped) 1/2 inch Ginger (finely chopped) 1 Green chillies (slit) 1/2 tbsp Mint leaves (finely chopped) 2 tbsp Coriander leaves 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp […]

Mini Vattayappams/ Steamed Rice Pancakes

Mini Vattayappams/ Steamed Rice Pancakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Rice flour 1 cups Grated Coconut 1/4 cup Cooked rice 1 tsp Dry yeast 3 tbsp Sugar 1/2 tsp Sugar Water as required 1 tbsp Raisins (for garnishing) A pinch of salt 1 tsp Ghee Method Wash and soak the rice […]

Paneer Lababdar

Paneer Lababdar

  Paneer Lababdar, which is one of the popular restaurant style paneer dishes made in northern India, it is actually a classic Punjabi dish made with soft melt in your mouth cottage cheese and cooked in spicy tomato sauce and fresh cream. The recipe I am sharing today […]

Spinach & Egg Stir Fry/ Cheera Mutta Thoran

Spinach & Egg Stir Fry/ Cheera Mutta Thoran

Ingredients 3 cups Spinach (washed & chopped) 1 small Onion (chopped) 2 tbsp Grated coconut 2 Garlic pods (finely chopped) 1 inch Ginger (finely chopped) 2 Green chillies (chopped) 3 Dry red chillies 1 tsp Mustard seeds Salt to taste 1 Egg 1 tbsp Coconut […]

Masala Dosa/ Indian Savoury Crepe

Masala Dosa/ Indian Savoury Crepe

Masala dosa, a crispy thin savoury crepe made of  fermented lentils and rice batter and filled with flavourful potato filling is easily one of the favourite foods of South Indians. This popular dish has been listed as the ‘Top 10 foods to try before you […]

Masala Vada/ Lentil Fritters

Masala Vada/ Lentil Fritters

Ingredients 1 cup Channa dal/ Split Bengal Gram 1/4 tsp Fennel seeds 1  large Onion (finely chopped) 2 tbsp Rice flour 1/2 inch Ginger (finely chopped) 1 Green chilli (finely chopped) 1 sprig of Curry leaves 2 tbsps Corriander leaves (finely chopped) A pinch of Asafetida […]

Greek Salad

Greek Salad

Horiatiki salata or Greek salad as it is called outside Greece, is a simple dish made with fresh summer vegetables, olives and  feta cheese. Its full of flavour, so easy to make and a vibrant and healthy option for any meal of the day. Ingredients 2 Tomatoes (cut into irregular […]

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Ingredients 1 cup Grated Coconut 3-4 Shallots (sliced) 6 Dry red chillies  Tamarind (Gooseberry sized) 1 inch Ginger  3-5 Curry leaves Salt to taste 2 tsps Coconut oil Method Heat oil in a pan, add shallots, dry red chillies, ginger and curry leaves. Fry for 2-3 […]

Idiyappam/ String Hoppers

Idiyappam/ String Hoppers

  Idiyappam also known as Nool Puttu or String Hoppers is a traditional South Indian dish made of rice flour, and is a very healthy breakfast as it is steamed cooked. I remember it used to be an all time favourite recipe at home. I used […]

Spinach and Coconut Stir Fry/ Cheera Thoran

Spinach and Coconut Stir Fry/ Cheera Thoran

Ingredients 2 cups Spinach 1/2 cup Grated coconut 1/4 cup Shallots (sliced) 2 Green chillies (slit) 2 pods Garlic (finely chopped) 1 sprig of Curry leaves 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds Turmeric powder Salt to taste 2 tsp Coconut oil Method Heat […]