Capsicum Coconut Masala ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#83

Today’s dish is from a Telugu cooking show. The combination of pepper and coconut sounded interesting and so I tried it right away. It is definitely a different and delicious combination. For the second day of cooking with Capsicum under 1 Vegetable 3 dishes, I have a Capsicum Coconut Curry. This has been in the […]

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Tamatar Biryani | How to Make Tomato Rice

We are starting the third week of BM#57, with yet another interesting theme. This theme was suggested by Mir and I ended up checking out so many wonderful dishes. Its called the Food52 and they have recipe contest where winning recipes are selected on different contest. Though I wanted to stay clear of Indian dishes, […]

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Alasandalu Curry without Tomato ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#82

For today’s Cooking from Cookbook, I am going to share a new series that we have taken on ourselves. We refer to Amma and myself. Its a challenge to cook gravies, side dishes for both Rice and Roti, without using Tomatoes.  Today’s recipe is Black Eyed Peas Gravy without Tomato. Black Eyed Peas is called […]

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Tadka Dal | Dhaba Style Mix Dal Fry

For the second day of cooking Lentil in 3 different way, I have yet another Tadka dal. I know you must be wondering after having posted so many different dals, what more can I possible have! Even I thought so and was surprised that combining different dals, can get you such differently tasting and so […]

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Schezwan Fried Rice | How to make Schezwan Fried Rice

For the Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, I referred the handy cookbook that was handed out during a Schezwan Cuisine Festival. Kung Po Chicken was from the same book and as I had said we were keen on making all of the dishes listed in that book. Everything that we have tried now, has turned out […]

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Kakarakaya Ulli Karam ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#80

After an unexpected miss of this Cooking from Cookbook Challenge last week, I am back with a traditional dish from Andhra, especially from Amma’s dairy. She saw this in a cook show and had noted it down.   While Ulli Karam is quite famous in Andhra, we somehow never make it quite often at home. […]

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Vazhaipoo Poriyal | Vazhapoo Thoran

Wondering what happened to me all of sudden, that I am not being regular? Well I think it has to happen sometime right. I was so totally unprepared for the summer vacation and it hit me unaware. First was my nephew and niece coming over and then kids being at home, simply catches up with […]

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