Sep 302015
 
Palak paneer - spinach cottage cheese gravy

Palak paneer is a very famous Indian curry made with cottage cheese and spinach. It is a healthy side dish for roti or phulkas as it has the nutritional benefits of spinach (palak) and paneer (cottage cheese). Palak paneer tastes best when you use homemade paneer in it. It is very easy to make and I always prepare my own paneer [Read more]

Sep 292015
 
Dhokla - besan dhokla - khaman dhokla recipe

Dhokla has been on my menu for a long long time now. Honestly, I was always intimidated to make dhokla at home, because it felt like a very tiresome process to me. That was the only reason I never gave it a try in my kitchen for all these days. Being a south Indian, dhokla is not a regular item [Read more]

Aug 282015
 
Chakra pongali or sweet pongal recipe or sakkarai pongal

Chakra pongali is a sweet that is often prepared during Indian festivals like pongal or sankranti and other pujas at home. It is a sweeter version to ven pongal or khara pongal. Chakra pongali or sweet pongal is made using moong dal and rice, cooked in ghee, milk and jaggery. It is easy to prepare and even healthier since it [Read more]

Aug 272015
 
Instant Bread Uttapam

Bread uttapam is again one of those easy and instant recipes that can be prepared for breakfast, lunch or dinners. I normally make this bread uttapam for dinner whenever I want something quick to prepare and light on the tummy. These uttapams are a healthy breakfast and lunch options too. You can pair them up with any salad or fruits [Read more]