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]

Jun 022015
 
Tomato dal recipe or andhra pappu recipe

Andhra-style pappu or tomato dal is a very easy and nutritious recipe perfect for everyday lunch and lunch box. It is made using tuvar (toor) dal or kandi pappu that is packed with protein and is very filling as well. In my house, this is the basic recipe that we make again and again with rice. Every month I buy [Read more]

Nov 262014
 
Creamless Creamy Penne Pasta

I mentioned a lot of times in my posts, that I am an Italian food fanatic. I can gorge over pizzas and pastas daily 😀 I have shared many number of pizza recipes – some the authentic international way and some with an Indian twist like uttapam pizza and pizza pancakes. Today I am sharing  my tomato-based creamy penne pasta, but of [Read more]

Nov 212014
 
Vegetable Dum Biryani (Stove-top method/No-oven method)

Biryani is a delicacy at home. It is like the king of rice recipes 🙂 We, being South Indians just love our biryanis and my husband is more so as he is from hyderabad – the city known for its Dum Biryani 🙂 🙂 I make biryani atleast once a week, I am not joking, I make it in several forms [Read more]

Nov 182014
 
Stir-fried Eggplants/Brinjal with Coriander leaves (Vankaya Kothimeera Koora)

In my previous post on Coriander-stuffed Eggplants, I mentioned that this simple combination works really well and there I stuffed my eggplants with the coriander filling. Today’s recipe is a slight variation to it, where instead of stuffing I simply add the filling to the curry itself. Coriander leaves when used fresh creates magic in any food. There is no [Read more]