HOMEMADE SCHEZWAN SAUCE/CHILI PASTE

This bright red beauty is a fusion of indo Chinese recipe. The combination of red chilies,ginger,garlic,soy sauce and honey.Lots and lots of dishes can be experimented with this simple homemade sauce.Its shelf-life is more than a month so with this sauce u can make many dishes in a jiffy.I planned 4 simple recipes using this…

BHELPURI/CHAT ITEM WITH PUFFED RICE,VEGETABLES AND ROASTED PEANUTS.

Posting a chat item after so many months.Bhelpuri is a savory snack loaded with lot of vegetables and puffed rice.To make it more healthy and homely have added dates for sweetness and green chilli,mint and coriander for spiciness.Its a popular street food in Mumbai,but now u can find this chat item everywhere.There are lot of…

INSTANT RAW MANGO PICKLE

Yet an another recipe with mango,this time not a dessert.Its a tangy,spicy raw mango pickle which goes very well with curd rice.Not a pickle lover so I rarely prepare and store them.But this instant pickle is a must in mango season.Parrot beak mango/kili mooku manga is the best variety for this pickle and its such…

CHETTINAD MOONG DAL TOMATO SAMBHAR/SIDEDISH FOR IDLY/DOSAI/THAKALI SAMBHAR

Idly/sambhar is a staple food in every south-Indian houses.We add dal in sambhar,kulambu and also half cooked dal in vegetables too.This gravy is loaded with tomatoes cooked in moong dal along with green chilies.No overpowering of masalas but filled with goodness of dal served with idly and dosai for breakfast/dinner.Your tummy will be happy for…

MINT(PUDHINA)CORIANDER POORI

Poori as u all know its all time favorite for all age groups. In restaurantsĀ  poori always falls in the hit list and the best is chola batura.Kids most favorite stuff is poori and if its perfectly puffed they would love it.Coriander and mint leaves we mostly use it for decoration purpose only, but it…

CURD MACARONI/CURD(YOGURT) PASTA

Pasta in CURD?Don’t worry..just an Indian version of the Italian dish.Trust me it tastes awesome too.This was my childhood days favorite macaroni by my mom.Its very simple to make, even ur little ones can give it a try.This Italian macaroni has a south-Indian twist by adding urad dhal and mustard seeds which gives a unique…

HONEY ROASTED BABY POTATOES WITH VEGETABLES AND SESAME SEEDS

Lengthy title right? Yes!but believe me the recipe goes very simple and absolutely a delightful tasty starter or sidedish for pulav.Both way it tastes yummy for the tummy.Look wise also its appetizing as I have added my favorite homemade chili paste which have posted two days back.Have a look(HOMEMADE CHILI PASTE/CHILI PASTE WITH TOMATO)The recipe…

MANGO FLOAT/NO BAKE MANGO DESSERT WITH GRAHAM CRACKERS

Mango season is on and you can smell them even in the air.Its rightly called the king of fruits.This decadent mango float is a famous Filipino dessert which is the must recipe during Christmas and New year.Due to mango fever all around I have tried this recipe.Had some left over whipped cream in my freezer…

HOMEMADE CHILI PASTE/CHILI PASTE WITH TOMATO

The chili paste I have posted here is very popular in Singapore hawker centres.Its a place where we can find all variety foods from different countries. This paste is a must in every stalls. They call it as SAMBAL which is a thick red paste made out of badagi chilies. They make variations in this…

BUTTER CHICKEN/CHICKEN GRAVY/MURGH MAKHANI

Yet an another non-vegetarian favorite recipe butter chicken which is a popular hit in every restaurants.The recipe is quite easy and simple which bursts with flavors and looks like restaurant style gravy prepared at home.I have followed the same steps as how paneer butter masala is cooked and u can find the recipe here.(PANEER BUTTER…

DRY FRUITS NUTTY BARS WITH DATES AND FIG/ENERGY BARS

Sounds interesting right. YES! its absolutely a sugar free delicacy. This guilt free nutty bars are fully loaded with nuts and sweetness comes from natural iron rich dates and figs.Usually kids avoid dates and dry figs when we pack for snacks and also they feel its not appetizing to have it as such.As usual followed…