Oralu Chitranna | Mixed Rice with Ground Masala

Oralu Chitranna

Oralu Chitranna is a Chitranna is made with ground spice powder and rice. It’s especially popular during festivals. Chitranna or Chitrannam is a mixed rice variety where rice is pre cooked and mixed with the masala of your choice. So we have Lemon Rice, Coconut Rice, Tamarind rice, Mango Rice, Sesame Rice, etc. During this […]

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Methi Matar wara Chawaran

Methi Matar wara Chawaran

Methi Matar wara Chawaran is a typical Sindhi Pulao made with fresh methi leaves and green garlic with simple tadka that makes this pulao very flavorsome. During winter when fresh garlic is available, this rice is made frequently. Vaishali got me this green garlic that is roasted in ghee and frozen. So I still have […]

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Eggless Vegan Whole Wheat Chocolate Loaf Cake

Eggless Vegan Whole Wheat Chocolate Loaf Cake

Eggless Vegan Whole Wheat Chocolate Loaf Cake is a basic cake that you can make for any fancy decorated cake. This one is just right with sweetness and excellent crumb. Going along with the theme I have for this week, with Wheat flour and chocolate, next is this chocolate cake made vegan and eggless. While […]

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Gluten Free Vegan Butter less Sticky Banana Bread

Gluten Free Vegan Butter Less Sticky Banana Bread

Gluten Free Vegan Butter Less Sticky Banana Bread is as the name says, a sticky cake made with gluten free flours, sweeten with demera and honey. I am not into gluten free or vegan or butterless. I am always for moderation and won’t mind trying everything within my vegetarian diet. However, with the theme being […]

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Kuthravaali Puli Sadam ~ Day 8

Kuthiraivali Puli Sadam

Kuthravaali Puli Sadam or Barnyard Millet Tamarind Rice is an easy millet dish you can make as neivedyam this Navratri Season. For the Navratri Day 8, the neivedyam was a Puli Sadam with Barnyard Millet, Whole Moong Dal Sundal and Sakkarai Pongal as it was Tuesday. Check out the Navratri Special dishes for more ideas. […]

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Samai Elumichai Sadam, Kondakadalai Sundal ~ Day 3

Samai Elumichai Sadam

Samai Elumichai Sadam is the millet version of lemon rice made with Little Millet. This is prepared the same way as you would with regular Rice. So for Navratri Day 3 Neivedyam, I made Samai Elumichai Sadam and Kondakadalai Sundal. My plan was to cook all the main dishes with different millets this year. Somehow […]

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Zucchini Dosa | How to make Zucchini ka Cheela

Zucchini Dosa

Zucchini Dosa or Zucchini Ka Cheela is a pancake made with Besan. This is a quick, no ferment Dosa that can be done within minutes for an easy breakfast. When it was time to decide what I should make for Z, I immediately thought of Zucchini and decided to make this quick dosa. I got […]

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Surnali Dosa ~ Vegan Gluten free Dosa

Surnali Dosa

Surnali Dosa is a popular dosa from the Konkani region that is soft and spongy made with just 3 simple ingredients. This dish is a vegan and gluten free dish making it suitable for all age group. I adapted this recipe from this site and I read more about, coming to know that there are […]

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Dhuska | Deep Fried Pancake from Jharkhand

Dhuska

Dhuska is a deep fried pancake from Jharkhand and Bihar. The batter is made of raw rice, Urad dal and chana dal. It can be spiced with vegetables to make it more filling. While Dhuska or Dhooska has become popular over the net because of our earlier marathon, I remember talking to my Bihari Colleague […]

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Munakkaya Gojju | Drumstick Masala Curry

Drumstick Masala Curry - Indian Lunch Box

Munakkaya Gojju or Drumstick Masala Curry is an authentic Rayalaseema dish from Andhra. In this dish, spices and coconut paste is cooked till almost dry to give a nice coating to the Drumstick. I learned this dish from Athamma and previous to this, I have never eaten Drumstick in anything else other than Sambhar. When […]

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Mushroom Pepper Chilli Fry

Mushroom Pepper Fry

Mushroom Pepper Chilli Fry is a dry saute made with button mushroom and all three colored capsicums or Bell Peppers. This dry saute can be enjoyed as such or as a side dish during a meal. I don’t eat Mushroom and that’s one of the reasons why I don’t feature that many Mushroom dishes. However, […]

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