Vellai Kurma | Restaurant Style White Vegetable Korma

Vegetable White Kurma

Vellai Kurma or Restaurant Style White Vegetable Kurma is one of the most popular side dishes served in hotels. The gravy is a creamy white base with mixed vegetable in it. Hotel Saravana Bhavan is famous for its Vellai Kurma, many simply get the gravy just for the way it tastes and recreating it at […]

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Mysore Rasam | How to make Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam is an aromatic dish made with freshly roasted and ground spice powder and this light dish makes a wonderful lunch or dinner meal. Though the name goes as Mysore Rasam, I am not sure of the connection between the Indian State of Mysore in Karnataka and this rasam. While there are many rasams, […]

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Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi

Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi

Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi is a simple and easy one you can make quickly for your dinner meal. The seasonal fresh cauliflower makes a wonderful combination with the methi leaves. When we make the weekly paneer butter masala, we search for other simple dishes that can go well with rotis for the elders. So when […]

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Peas Potato Curry ~ Easy Dinner Ideas

Peas Potato Curry

Peas Potato Curry is yet another easy to make side dish for rotis and especially when you are busy to plan much ahead, this is one simple one to make. When Peas are fresh in the season, this is one of the sabzis that is often made. Of course, each time I make it differently […]

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Mushroom Potato Curry

Mushroom Potato Curry

Mushroom Potato Curry is a semi dry side that works very well to be served with hot rotis. The dish gets done very quickly and only needs basic spice powders. You must have noticed I hardly post any Mushroom recipes, that’s because I don’t eat Mushroom. Of course, I share nonveg because I have people […]

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Vankaya Batani Kura | How to make Brinjal Peas Curry

Brinjal Peas Curry

Vankaya Batani Kura is one of those simplest curries that get done for dinner most weekdays at home. This used to be our favorite and frequent curries done and served with rotis on a busy weekday and you only have about 40 mins on hand to make dinner. Brinjal is Daddy’s favorite vegetable and Amma […]

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No Onion No Tomato Aloo Sabzi

No Onion No Tomato Aloo Sabzi

No Onion No Tomato Aloo Sabzi is an easy side dish for poori and is very simple to make. When I decided to make some stuffed pooris like Yellow Pumpkin stuffed pooris, I wanted some easy and simple side dish and what else is better than a potato dish which is easy as well. I […]

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Nawabi Aloo Masala

Nawabi Aloo Masala

Nawabi Aloo Masala is a rich creamy gravy that can be served with Naans or Rotis or even Jeera Rice and is an easy side dish to make. Amma made this many weeks ago and we all liked it so much that we had to repeat it soon. This surely makes even a hurried weekday […]

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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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Creamy Rajma Aloo Masala

Creamy Rajma Aloo Masala with Roti

Creamy Rajma Aloo Masala is simple and quick side dish you can make for Chapathis. With regular Indian spices, you can make this quick. Continuing in my theme of showcasing everyday meals for Lunch or Dinner, for the final day I have a creamy Rajma Masala that I made with small Rajma Variety along with […]

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Mamidikaya Pesarapappu | Andhra Style Mango Moong Dal

Mamidikaya Pesarapappu

Mamidikaya Pesarapappu is an Andhra Style Mango Moong Dal with just season special unripe mango. This makes an excellent side dish with steamed rice and Avakaya or Andhra Mango Pickle. As I was telling about my mini vacation with my parents, I made it a point to cook all their favorite dishes. One such dish […]

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