Pepper Fried Plantain Chips | Pepper Plantain Chips

Plantain Chips or Banana Chips reminds me of my college days. It was last of my teens. We were living in apartments that had about 12 flats. We used to frequently have potluck dinners, together for festivals and a generally lot of social activity that had lasting impressions on a young mind. I am sure […]

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Methi Pakora | How to make Methi Pakoda ~ Party Snacks

Methi Pakoda is a crunchy snack that can be prepared in no time and this version is very crispy and dry without oil. I love pakodas and never really cared if it was deep fried. So it comes as a great pleasure when this pakoda turns out crispy and not oily. The trick is always […]

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Hara Bhara Kebab | Vegetable Spinach Cutlets

After a full month of blogging non stop all of last month, we took a short break of three days to start yet another Edition. I know it might sound really strange that we end up cooking so many dishes. Reality is, this time round, I tried to be little smarter and saved up dishes […]

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Rajma Kabab using Arabic Spice Mix

We always have some soaked lentil on hand, and making a sundal out of it is almost a religious thing we do on daily basis most days. Sometimes when we don’t have any inclination to make vegetable subjis for dinner, we turn to these dried lentils for ideas. so many times the Rajma gets made […]

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Spinach Paneer Balls ~ Bite Size Appetizers

We are starting the second week of BM#54. I will be sharing ideas for Bite Size appetizers. The idea for this theme is to showcase those starters that lets the guests leave one arm free to shake a hand, hold a drink or grab another. I borrowed this line from elsewhere, as I felt it […]

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Kung Po Chicken | Spicy Kung Pao Chicken Recipe

Kung Pao chicken or Gong Bao or Kung Po, is a spicy stir-fry dish made with chicken, peanuts, vegetables, and chili peppers. The classic dish in Szechuan cuisine originated in the Sichuan Province of south-western China and includes Sichuan peppercorns. Although the dish is found throughout China, there are regional variations that are typically less […]

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Loose Prawns Fry | How to make Loose Chili Prawns Dry

This is yet another starter made with Prawns from Amma’s hand written dairy. She had that recipe for quite sometime, though everytime she makes prawns, she makes the regular Prawns Roast. So she said she was looking for a new recipe and was leafing through her dairy, when she saw this recipe being noted down […]

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Karuvepillai Eara Varuval | Prawns Fry

Never realized that making one post in this space would be such an effort! I had been trying and trying to write one post but time was never right to do that. Amma made this prawn fry last week and I thought this will be a good one for the Cooking with Cookbook Challenge. Athamma […]

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Cabbage Urad Dal Bonda

I have yet it another vada that I had made during the lunch thali that I had posted couple of weeks back. This simple, yet delicious bonda is made with shredded cabbage in urad dal. Try this and enjoy for a wonderful snack or as a side dish for sambar. Cabbage Urad Dal Bonda For […]

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How to make Paneer 65 ~ Restaurant Style

Paneer 65

I have with me one of the most ubiquitous dishes of all! The Paneer 65 Restaurant Style. In fact, any restaurant will run for its money after this. That’s a tall order, I know. However, that’s the feedback we got after our cousin tasted this and were not satisfied with just what was served. The […]

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