14 Idlies and a Sambar!

14 Idlies is the way this dish is called in the restaurants in Madras. These are mini idlies soaked in buckets of Sambar. Being a native of this city, I enjoy my Idlies the way it is eaten natively. Idlies are quite popular in Andhra also but Tamil Nadu is famous for its Idlies and […]

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Erra Karam Masala Dosa ~ Andhra Specials!

This is my 100th post and I am celebrating it by posting my hubby dear’s favorite dosa types – Erra Karam Masala Dosa. Erra Karam as in Telugu means Red Chilli Masala, this I came to know is hubby favorite dish which he very passionately confessed during my Athamma’s earlier visit. He said his mother […]

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Kori Kundapuri ~ Chicken Kundapuri & Ghee Rice

One of my readers asked me if I knew how to make Coondapur style Ghee Roast Chicken. Well I didn’t, but then there is no point why I should not try to know what it is, right?. When I did a little research, I came to know that this is chicken roast dish served with […]

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Jeera Aloo Sabji

Jeera Aloo Sabji is one of the easiest dishes you can make. It hardly takes time and very quick to prepare. Jeera or Cumin is my favourite spice. I tend to add it more to many of my regular dishes as well. When I started cooking, this was one of the spice I was very […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#9

Todays lunch was a simple Potlakaya Kootu with Andhra Vadiyalu or Odiyalu. and homemade Avakai Urukai. Potlakaya is what is called Snakegourd in English and Pudalankay in Tamil. Amma makes this potlakaya kutu quite frequently. This version is adapted from the Tamil Kootu but I guess she has changed quite a few things to suit […]

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Tomato Rice Oriya Style

RCI : Oriyya was nearing its deadline and I didn’t have anything to contribute. So when I checked the sites given by swad, this seems to be easiest that I can prepare….I adapted the recipe from here. This is also my contribution to JFI: Rice hosted by Sharmi Preparation Time : 10 mins Cooking time […]

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Vankai Urulagadda Kura and a new Award

Vankai Urulagadda Kura or Brinjal Potato Curry as it can be called is a very simple yet tasty curry that goes as an excellent combi for Chitramma and of course with Rotis. But the strangest part was accepting the fact that at my in-laws place, they eat this with Sweet Polis or Puran Polis as […]

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