Thuna Paha ~ Sri Lankan Curry Powder

Srilankan Curry Powder

Sri Lankan Curry Powder is called as Thuna Paha, a Sinhalese unroasted curry powder used to spice the curry dishes, especially Vegetarian dishes. The name Thuna Paha roughly translates as “three or five” is a spice blend traditionally made with three or five ingredients. Though this means three or five, every cook has a different […]

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How to make Maharashtrian Amti

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Maharashtrian Amti is comforting dal spiced with the cuisine’s special Goda masala. You can serve this dal with rice or roti as well. When I picked up Maharashtrian Thali to make, I completely forgot that I haven’t made their popular Amti yet. I always thought I had already done it. So when I was planning […]

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Rajasthani Moong Ki Dal

Rajasthani Dal

Rajasthani Moong Ki Dal is one of the simplest dal that is very light and so very easy to cook. This makes a wonderful side dish when you plan a feast featuring Rajasthani Khanna. While simple Moong Ki Dal / Pesarapappu Kura is very commonly made at home, when Vaishali suggested I make this for […]

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Easy Brinjal Curry | How to make Vankaya Kura

Brinjal Curry

Brinjal Curry makes a lovely side dish for a mild biryani or a pulao. This easy Brinjal curry is made with just handful of ingredients that works out very easy to make this Brinjal Curry in no time. While packing lunch boxes, during the weekdays, the important factor is always about how quickly you can […]

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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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Vastad Rotti | Konkani style Banana Flatbread

Vastad Rotti

Vastad Rotti is a tawa or pan fried version of the famous breakfast from South Karnataka, Mangalore buns. While Mangalore Buns are made from refined flour or All Purpose flour, and deep fried, it can also be made with wheat flour. When I first made Mangalore Buns, I went the regular way and made it […]

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Peas Paratha | How to make Matar Paratha

Stuffed Peas Paratha

Peas Paratha is a filling delicious stuffed paratha made with fresh peas in season. Spiced with different flavours, this stuffed peas paratha is easy to make. During winter when peas is in season, we often make different dishes with the fresh stock apart from freezeing major part of it for use during the later months. […]

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Sri Lankan Dhal Curry

Sri Lankan Dhal Curry is a staple dish and is very quick to make. This delicious dhal recipe made with masoor dal is popularly served along with nonveg or any rice or roti. Though I had decided to make this dal, I didn’t read through the recipe until the morning I decided to make. I […]

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Sri Krishna Vilas Style Kanchipuram Idli Recipe

Sri Krishna Vilas Idli Recipe

Kancheepuram Idli from Sri Krishna Vilas Hotel is still of the few hotels that continue to make these famous Sri Varadarajaperumal Temple Koil Idlis. The slight variations one might have given to the recipe evolved into a new dish that is still so popular among people who visit this hotel. In an article featured in […]

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Spicy Vegetable Oats Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Spicy Vegetable Oats Dosa

Instant Spicy Vegetable Oats Dosa is an easy instant breakfast and healthy breakfast dish made with oats, rice flour, rava and vegetables. It only takes about 10 to 15 minutes to get all the ingredients ready to make the dosas. We are starting the BM#82 week 3 and I will sharing some Crepes for all […]

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Gongura Pulihora | Andhra Style Red Sorrel Leaves Rice

Red Sorrel Leaves Rice

Gongura Pulihora is an Andhra special spicy mixed rice prepared with red sorrel leaves with spices. This is very quick and easy to make Pulihora. Andhra is famous for its gongura pachadi, which we make in couple of different methods. I have a Gongura Podi, Gongura Pappu, I have even made a fried rice with […]

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