Feb 032015
Kadai Paneer

‘Kadai’ means Indian wok/pan and the name kadai paneer means paneer or cottage cheese cooked in kadai. This is another easy recipe like mutter paneer that can be prepared instantly once you have the kadai masala ready. I love the taste of freshly prepared homemade paneer for this recipe as it becomes very soft once cooked in the tasty kadai gravy. If [Read more]

Feb 012015
Cabbage raita or dip - low calorie, high fibre recipe

Cabbage raita is a very quick dip for any parathas or biryani and pulao. It is packed with fibre and also low in calories. The addition of dry mango powder and cumin gives it a nice tangy flavor and goes well especially with sour curd/butter milk. Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 mins Ingredients: Cabbage – ½ cup, shredded Dahi/curd – 1 [Read more]

Jan 292015
Peanut or groundnut chutney

This is a quick and easy chutney for any south Indian breakfast recipe. It tastes super tasty and if I have to pick any chutney recipe, it would always be either tomato chutney or this yummy peanut chutney. A light seasoning with mustard and hing takes to an entirely new level. Do try this out with any breakfast and you [Read more]

Jan 212015
Mutter Paneer (Green peas and Cottage Cheese) - Semi dry curry

I have shared several paneer recipes already, some of which are dry tawa paneer, paneer in mutter gravy, paneer dum biryani, chili paneer etc. Today, I share another easy and quick recipe that goes well with roti, parathas or even rice. Paneer and green peas/mutter cooked with some spices in a tangy tomato base. This is a semi-dry curry as [Read more]

Jan 192015
Onion-coriander chutney (for idly/dosa)

Coriander is a very aromatic and versatile ingredient that pairs up well with pretty much anything. Previously, I have shared my recipes for coriander chutney and onion chutney. Today, I share a combination of both – onion coriander chutney. This is an accompaniment with dosa or idly and also with pongal. Serves: 2 Preparation time: 15 mins Ingredients: Coriander leaves – [Read more]