Broccoli Moong Dal Stir Fry

I have fall in love with broccoli in last 2 years.  Prior to that, just the mention of broccoli would turn me off. I knew it is a very healthy, nutritious vegetable, but just could not eat it. Couple of years ago, I gave it a try again. I steamed it for 2-3 minutes and […]

Cilantro Pesto Pinwheels

I am very happy to share with you all a recipe I came up with.  How I came up with this recipe is a long story.  I tried out a recipe I saw in a magazine. The recipe called for wrapping sausage meat in a pastry sheet, cutting it into ½” circles and baking it. […]

Event Entry and an Award

New post, new picture and an archived recipe for Srivalli’s Microwave Easy Cooking (MEC) Event.  The theme for this month is Chocolate and what better than Chocolate Strawberries, to make my debut into MEC events!  I use my microwave purely for reheating food and to boil milk, for making yogurt.  I don’t use it for […]

Mixed Variety Omelet

This recipe is my mamayya’s (my father-in-law’s brother) recipe. I usually call this mamayya’s omelet. Since I want to send it to Sangeeth’s 101 Omelet Recipes, I named it Mixed Variety Omelet on the fly.  Anyway, what is in name, as long as it tastes good, right?  This recipe is very flexible and has no […]

Fenugreek Cauliflower Stir Fry

I use fenugreek aka methi extensively in my cooking, both as a herb and as a spice.  However, I do not use it as a fresh herb, as much as my mom, aunts and cousins do.  This herb is a must ingredient for tadka or popu in all their curries, stir fries, gravies and pulaos […]

Frozen Berries with Warm White Chocolate

Past few weeks, all I seem to have done is cook, clean, cook, clean and blog. I got so addicted to my cooking blog that all I thought about day and night was food. I woke up thinking about food, went to bed thinking about food and the blog, and I dreamt about food and […]

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