Ghugni | Bihari Style Peas Potato Gravy

When I was doing the Mega BM on Indian Regional Cuisine, for B I had so many dishes short listed with the help of my Bihari colleague. However as I was doing a series on Indian Bread, I had to drop out quite a few of them. Many got bookmarked and left for posterity. However […]

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Masala Stuffed Urad Paniyaram | Masala Ponganalu

I am back to Cooking from Cookbook challenge after a month’s gap. Though I had recipes to share, didn’t realize how the days flew. We were cooking from the books, Amma was sharing the recipes she saw on the TV. I had made some of them myself right away. So today’s recipe is a fancy, […]

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Urulai Gobi Korma | Aloo Gobi Subzi

There are times that call for quick dishes. And one must plan in such a way to present the same dish in a different way. This is what I have learnt when it was time for quick dishes to make, with the same ingredients and yet please the folks to assume its a new one. […]

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Kerala Style Urulaikizhangu Thoran

I know it must look like a Potato theme, rather than a Dry Vegetable Sautes. I went with the logic that everybody loves potatoes and having it on the menu made things easy for me, as if other vegetables were not liked, atleast they had the potato to fall back. This happened with the Onam […]

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Batata Nu Shaak | Gujarati Style Potato Sabzi

We are starting the BM#58 edition and for the first week I will be sharing some Dry Vegetables. The need came up with we all cooked up thalis during September Mega BM and it felt like overload when we had to post about 10 plus recipes for the same day. Since many had leftover posts, […]

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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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Aloo Channa Kurma ~ Side Dish for Rotis

Here’s yet another simple and delicious side dish for Chapatis. This gravy is almost a take on a mix of chettinad and a fusion, that I am not aware! Amma has a flair of mixing different different regional cuisines and arriving at a delicious gravy. We had a neighboring aunty, an excellent cook with a […]

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Aloo Pie | How to make Trinidad Aloo Pie

For the second day of Pick one do 3 or Pick 1 from each, I have opted to pick one dish from each of the three lists I had given. Today it is going to be List of Potato Dishes.Now I am sure we already have so many potato dishes to talk about and so […]

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Potato Fry | Urulai Kilangu Varuval

To think I never liked potato fry during childhood or actually eaten much would be quite surprising right. Fact was, since Amma was making a curry with potato, either as Potato Masala for Poori or for Masala Dosa, she never made a dry curry as side dish. Infact during my childhood, I used have some […]

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Aloo Sabzi | How to make Aloo Sabzi for Poori

For the Matar Kachoris, I had to make this thin gravy with potatoes. The interesting fact in this recipe is the usage of Pickle masala. I used our Andhra Avakkai Urugaya. And yes with all the spice that already went into this gravy, the spicy pickle masala made it more spicy as well. I adapted […]

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