Gutti Beerakaya Kura ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#84

Gutti Beerakaya Kura is a typical Andhra Style side dish, served best with hot rice and ghee. This stuffed Ridge Gourd Curry goes well with Rotis as well. The best part is, this is a no onion, no tomato side dish and that makes it really easy and quick to make for a packed lunch […]

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Quick and Easy Chicken Fry

Quick and Easy Chicken Fry is just what the name says, this gets done very quickly as we deep fry the chicken. Konda is very fond of dry starters and semi sautes as well, whereas my boys like chicken dishes like the Chicken 65 or Chilly Chicken. If we make any semi saute, they don’t […]

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Spicy Soya Sauce ~ Quick and Easy Sauce

Spicy Soya Sauce is a quick sauce that can be assembled with what you already have on hand. This makes a nutty sauce to dip because of the toasted sesame seeds on top. It only took me about 5 mins to get this made as it needs assembling what you have on hand. I came […]

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Kalyana Ven Pongal

Kalyana Ven Pongal is a recipe from Meenakshi Ammal’s Samaithu Paar. I have the entire collection in English edition that my brother had bought. I think he got it to learn cooking. I remember he did carry it with him when he travelled to the US. Between both of us, we must have collected so […]

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Dark Chocolate Orange Ganache

Dark Chocolate Orange Ganache is infused orange dark chocolate ganache that makes a wonderful frosting for cakes and even as just a dip. I was thinking very hard on what to make when I suddenly remembered discussing with Gayathri on the ganache she made. She was talking about the new ganache she made by infusing […]

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Munagaku Vepudu | Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

Munagaku Vepudu is a healthy stir fry made with Drumstick leaves with very less oil and with boiled toor dal. The toor dal adds a good protein goodness to the stir fry. Though I have used the telugu name for this stir fry, its cooked similar way in Tamil Nadu as well. To be frank, […]

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Cabbage Poriyal | Cabbage Stir Fry Tamil Nadu Style

Cabbage Poriyal is a classic stir fry from Tamil Nadu. It’s my favourite way of eating cabbage and I was surprised that I haven’t shared this till date. The whole everyday Tamil Nadu thali I cooked a while ago, was almost an afterthought for this. In Tamil Nadu style of making this poriyal, we add […]

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Aratikaya Nuvvu Podi Vepudu

Aratikaya Nuvvu Podi Vepudu is a classic stir fry from Coastal Andhra, part of Andhra Cuisine. I love plantain fries and make it in different ways for lunch. There was a time when Amma used to pair different dals and sambar with each of the different ways she used to cook this vegetable. Since she […]

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Eggless Oreo Chocolate Cake

Eggless Oreo Chocolate Cake is the cake I decided I should make as a special Valentine’s Cake. I took some efforts to frost it with Dark Chocolate Ganache and Oreo Biscuits. Kids were so impressed and said I should have waited for Valentine’s day to bake this cake. I said I won’t have been able […]

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Nutella Oreo Ice Cream | 4 Ingredient Ice Cream

Nutella Oreo Ice Cream is yet another easy 4 ingredient Ice Cream. I made this as part of my Valentine’s day special. Since I am travelling next week, I wanted to make something special for my kids. I used my 2 Ingredient Ice cream and added Nutella with Oreo Biscuits. I have been trying so […]

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