Mysore Rasam | How to make Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam is an aromatic dish made with freshly roasted and ground spice powder and this light dish makes a wonderful lunch or dinner meal. Though the name goes as Mysore Rasam, I am not sure of the connection between the Indian State of Mysore in Karnataka and this rasam. While there are many rasams, […]

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Cabbage Pakoda Fried Rice

For the final day of BM#66 Bookmarked Recipes, I have a different Rice dish made with Cabbage Pakodas. We mostly end up stocking cabbage all the time and it mostly gets done as a kootu or a poriyal during the week. However this one particular time we were not happy with the same dishes and […]

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Ghugni | Bihari Style Peas Potato Gravy

When I was doing the Mega BM on Indian Regional Cuisine, for B I had so many dishes short listed with the help of my Bihari colleague. However as I was doing a series on Indian Bread, I had to drop out quite a few of them. Many got bookmarked and left for posterity.However when […]

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Capsicum Bath | How to make Bell Pepper Mixed Rice

For the final day of cooking with Capsicum, I have a spicy delicious bath made with Indian spices and capsicum. This is a typical Mixed Rice version where a roasted spice powder is ground and mixed with a sauteed capsicum into cooked Rice.  I was inspired to make this right away when Nandita posted on […]

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Capsicum Coconut Masala ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#83

Today’s dish is from a Telugu cooking show. The combination of pepper and coconut sounded interesting and so I tried it right away. It is definitely a different and delicious combination. For the second day of cooking with Capsicum under 1 Vegetable 3 dishes, I have a Capsicum Coconut Curry. This has been in the […]

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Quick Pulao under 20 mins

For the second day of quick dishes, this is one of the pulaos I make for my kids for their lunch. I never thought of clicking it before. However this particular picture was taken during the floods we had in Madras and we were short of ideas being at home through the day. While I […]

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Vazhakkai Podimas | Raw Banana Stir Fry

Its Vazhakkai Podimas again, a recipe that I got from a colleague. She has been getting it frequently. However everytime I taste, I keep asking and forgetting it prompting. Last week, when I had this on hand, I decided I have to make it if I have to remember. This recipe is made with Sambar […]

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Colour Rice with Vankaya Kura ~ A Quick Andhra Meal

Colour Rice Vankaya Kura is a delicious combo meal and an excellent way to welcome you all to the New Year! I am looking forward to a wonderful Foodie year ahead!. It’s with great pleasure I am sharing yet another edition of Blogging Marathon that’s entered its 60th edition this month. It surely makes it […]

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