Yellina Chitranna | How to make Sesame Lemon Rice

Yellina Chitranna

Yellina Chitranna is our humble lemon rice all decked up. This easy lemon rice is made more interesting with roasted spice powder. I was inspired by Suma’s post on Yellina Chitranna. Yellu is sesame seeds in Kannada and Lemon Rice is called Chitranna, so this simple rice is made more interesting with the roasted sesame […]

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Shahzeera Pulav | Hyderabadi Shah zeera Pulao

Shahzeera Pulav

Shahzeera Pulav or Shah jeera Pulao is an easy one pot meal made with spices and green chilies. This mild spiced pulao is a wonderful dish for lunch box. Though the name says Shahzeera, the recipe calls for cumin seeds and cumin powder. I was little skeptical about packing just this without any side dish […]

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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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Ellu Sadam | How to make Sesame Rice

Ellu Sadam

Ellu Sadam is a spicy rice dish made with the Sesame spice powder. This is a quick and easy rice to make as you can store the spice powder as well. I already have an Ellu Sadam made with toor dal before, so this time I wanted to make the spice powder with Urad dal. […]

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Dal Khichdi | How to make Masoor Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi is a delicious Khichdi made with Masoor dal and a handful of spices and regular vegetables. This surely makes an awesome quick meal. This was the first Khichdi I had made in this series and it was so satisfying. Though I always think I should include Khichdi more in our menu, somehow it […]

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Aloo Poha Tikki Pockets

Aloo Poha Tikki Pockets

Aloo Poha Tikki Pockets is a wrap made with tikkis and regular rotis filled with a dip that makes it a complete and filling meal. Aloo Poha Tikkis are shallowly fried and stuffed inside a regular wheat roti along with a creamy dip made with hung curds, mayo, and sauces. I was planning a wrap […]

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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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No Ferment Instant Cucumber Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Instant Cucumber Dosa

No Ferment Instant Cucumber Dosa is a popular Dosa from Karnataka, that you can make instantly with cucumber for a quick breakfast! Today’s recipe is a Dosa or a Crepe made with Cucumber along with Rice and Rava. This is an instant dosa and has a texture of almost a thin crepe. The basic batter […]

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Sprouts and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

Sprouts and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

Sprouts and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry is a simple and easy dish you can make very quickly. Stir fries such as this has been my meal for many months some time ago. It was a period when I thought I must diet and follow this vegetable diet. I was feeling so full after this meal […]

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Cabbage Rava Upma Recipe

Cabbage Upma

Cabbage Rava Upma is one of the recent add-ons to our Menu. I know many run a mile when spoken about Upmas. Luckily I am not one of those. Even though it’s not something I really remembered eating much while growing up, I remember relishing it as Amma’s Upmas are classic. I know I always […]

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