Palak Moong Dal ~ Spinach in Mung Bean!

This was supposed to be the first post to be followed by the Palak Puri. But somehow it got first! Things always happen that way right. We plan something, and something else happens. Anyway how we cope with it and make the best, is the part of the game called life! Well I guess I […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#34

Today I had great difficult thinking of what I am going to write. It happens at times that I am lost to think of anything. This blog has now come to mean my way of recording small details in my everyday life and I am most happy sharing it with my readers. It gives such […]

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Gongura Pachadi or Gongura Chutney ~ Andhra Special!

For this Weekend Herb Blogging, I am going to blog on something that’s very dear to my heart and land! Gongura Pachadi or Gongura Chutney. Gongura akku as in telugu are the sour leaves known as Red Sorrel leaves, Hibiscus Cannabinus, roselle, Pulicha keerai (Tamil), Ambad bhaji, ambada, ambadi (Hindi). Gongura is a very rich […]

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Karivepaku Annam ~ Spiced Curry Leaf Rice!

Karuveppilai sadam or Karepaaku Annam is our all time favorite rice. This rice can also be made with the Spiced Curry leaves Powder or in a very simpler way too. Curry leaves are so important to our Indian cooking. Most of our dals are incomplete without a curry leaf in it. That not being enough, […]

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Spinach Masala Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

We normally use palak or Spinach as Palak Paneer or mostly make Palak Dal. But when I saw this dosa variety calling for a Palak, I was wishfully wondering if it will be liked. Sometime earlier, Athamma used to grow Palak in our backyard. Whenever we feel we don’t know what to prepare, she used […]

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Plain Bhujias, Palak Bhujias ~ My Crispy Temptations!

What is it that motivates you when you feel little low? Or what is that you do, when you have some time on hand? For me, its always been leafing through the many cookbook collected and mostly through the files that I created with so much care and affection. When I feel a want for […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#26

The thoughts of a lovely puff takes me back to one summer day, when I first dug my teeth on a crisp, greasy but heavenly puff. During my 11th grade summer holidays, being very ambitious to secure a place in our chosen field, my parents along with few others, decided to send us off for […]

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