Malaysian Spice Mix

Malaysian Spice Mix

Malaysian Spice Mix is a ground spice blend combining about 12 different spices and ingredients. This gives a wonderful taste and aroma to the cooked dish. I selected Condiments as the theme for my Pick 3 dishes from 3 Asian Countries, I chose Srilanka as the first country to explore, then decided on making this […]

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Andhra Style Chicken Gravy with Step By Step Pictures

Andhra Style Chicken Gravy

Andhra Style Chicken Gravy is a spicy gravy made with chicken, coconut milk and a variety of spices. This gravy tastes equally good with both with ghee rice or chapathi. Over the years, we have prepared different versions of Chicken gravies. Each reflecting the moods and habits of the person eating that period. There are […]

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Junior Kuppanna Style Chicken Biryani

Junior Kuppanna Style Chicken Biryani

Junior Kuppanna Style Chicken Biryani is an aromatic biryani made with Seeraga Samba Rice along with various spices and herbs. This is an attempt at creating the popular biryani at home. My kids are very fond of the biryani from Junior Kuppanna and we never leave a chance to make something like that at home. […]

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Mutton Biryani with Step by Step Pictures

Mutton Biryani - Weekend Special

Seeraga Samba Mutton Biryani is yet another version of Mutton Biryani using the fragrant short grain Rice popular in Tamil Nadu. In this version, a variety of whole spices and herbs are used to make this one pot meal. I have another version of Mutton Biryani using Seeraga Samba Rice made in different ways, using […]

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Paneer Butter Masala Recipe with Roasted Spices

Paneer Butter Masala

This version of Paneer Butter Masala is a rich creamy gravy made with roasted paneer in a gravy of roasted spices and onion sauce. While I have so many versions of Paneer Butter Masala, one better than the other, I have yet another version coming up and this is from Amma’s dairy. In fact, this […]

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Easy No Tomato Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker

Vegetable Biryani

This Easy No Tomato Vegetable Biryani is the easiest one you can make for packing for your lunch or as a party dish. The first time we made, we used all the vegetables, it was still good as I need not worry about removing the onions from the kids lunch box. Everybody loved it and […]

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Sri Lankan Yellow Rice

Srilankan Yellow Rice

Sri Lankan Yellow Rice is a popular rice dish made during all festival gathering or any party. It is served with Chicken Curry or even Dhal Curry makes a wonderful side dish for this. When I had planned a meal, I was keen to make this Yellow rice that seems to be popularly served on […]

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Seeraga Samba Mutton Biryani

Seeraga Samba Mutton Biryani

Seeraga Samba Mutton Biryani is a popular Mutton Biryani in South, especially in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is famous for the Dindigul Thalappakattu Biryani, Ambur Biryani. The aroma and the goodness of these biryanis come from using the famous Seeraga Samba Rice, popularly used in making biryanis in Tamil Nadu. This biryani is Amma’s signature […]

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Greek Carrot Cake | Vegan Carrot Cake

Vegan Carrot Cake, greek style, tastes more like our Carrot halwa as the carrots are boiled and mashed before being added to the batter. The site that I referred talks about steps that can be done ahead and I happened to read about the author today. I was surprised to read her notes that said […]

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Hotel Style Vegetable Kurma for Parotta

Hotel Style Kurma for Parottas is a recipe from a cook who sells parottas in a Madras. If Madras Street Food is famous for its eatery, then it’s the Biryanis and Parottas. Nowhere else will you find those flaky parottas made on the road side more prevalent than in Tamil Nadu. Today’s recipe is shared […]

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