Mutton Pulusu ~ Mutton Gravy

This is our traditional Andhra Non-Veg combination Ragi Sangati with Mutton Pulusu. Though I am a pure veg, love cooking non-veg for my hubby dear. I like to try out different varieties but will have to make this in frequent intervals to satisfy him. I will end my rambling with this…else it might again run […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#6

Today’s Lunch box had my favorite Rice item – Channa Pulao. Channa Pulav is something that we must have prepared some 101 times, still every time we eat it, tastes like the first time we having it. Amma got this recipe from a newspaper cutting. It was during this time, I became more interested in […]

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Endimirapakaya Pappu ~ Red Chilli Dal

Endimirapakaya Pappu with Rice is our comfort food. I thought this deserves a post on its own and not to be clubbed in my Lunch box series, though LBSs features simple dals. Endimirapakaya is Dried Red chillies and this features as main ingredient in this Dal. Colloquially this is also called Pulagora which means a […]

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Stuffed Paneer Parathas

My memories on Stuffed parathas goes back to the time we went to Pune to attend a Punjabi family friend’s marriage. It was one cold December morning when we landed in Pune station. When I got down the steps, cold wind hit my face and I was chilled to bones. I am always very resistant […]

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Masala Vada

Masaal Vaade …Masaale Vaade….wondering what this is all about? then…how about this.. ..”kanyakumariku Sellum Reealli Eranddavathu Flatformaarathil Eruthu Seela dodikalli Kalamba Thaiyaraga Eerukirathu”…wow..finally was able to translate Tamil into English…For my non-Tamil readers – the train leaving for Kanyakumari is about to start in Platform No : 2. I have always had such difficulty writing […]

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Jackfruit Seeds Crispies

This is a simple snacks from jackfruit seeds. When I was in my school days I remember how I used to toast this in fire and eat directly from that. Later, we used to cook this in sambar and other times, I used to dry this and chop finely and fry it with Chilli powder. […]

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A twist in the Semiya Upma nay Chat

Any name other than Semiya Upma, might sound interesting to eat up this dish. Everybody at home dislike Semiya Upma, including me. So I am never seen preparing this. Amma used to make it when in hurry but that was ok, since it was sometimes… When Athamma started making breakfast, we saw we ended up […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#5

For today’s lunch, we made Thotakura pappu made from our own backyard greens. We have this Spinach climber running behind in the backyard. It springs out suddenly, making on and off appearance. I have known Amma plucking these for making dal. Turns out great. Nothing like making out of fresh Vegetables, in this case, leaves. […]

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Chicken Roast

This is the chicken roast that I made for this weekend lunch. It had a nice finish to it as it was completely roasted in oil and Ghee. Meat I heard is good to eat when it is crispy on the out. So I always remember this when making starters or side eats. To get […]

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Spicy Chicken Biryani

I have been waiting to make some non -veg biryani for a long time. And I got the opportunity this weekend when hubby dear wanted me to make him Chicken Biryani. I asked Amma for a recipe and she said there are so many varieties, so which one I want. I said I want one […]

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