May 032016
 
Brinjal curry - vankaya podi kura - eggplant curry

Vankaya or brinjal curry (eggplant) is a very versatile vegetable. You can prepare curry, use it in sambar and even make pachadi(brinjal chutney) out of it. We find a lot of different brinjals in market today. For this recipe, I specifically use the green brinjal (not the violet/black ones). This brinjal curry is a simple recipe that uses a podi or [Read more]

Oct 202015
 
Instant oats and urad dal dosa - soft, spongy dosa

Today, I am posting this lovely soft and spongy dosa recipe — oats and urad dal dosa. This is an instant dosa and needs no fermentation. Also, the addition of oats makes this very high in fibre and urad dal gives it the protein advantage. I highly recommend you all to try this oats and urad dal dosa, because this [Read more]

Oct 162015
 
Peanut rice - easy lunch box recipe

A very simple and quick recipe to pack for lunch box is this peanut rice. By using just 3 main ingredients, you can make this amazingly aromatic and flavorful rice. We know that peanuts are healthy, high on protein and raise your good cholesterol(HDL) levels when taken in moderation. Both me and KS love peanuts, I prepare peanut chutney very [Read more]

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]