Egg Dum Biryani

I have been procrastinating to blog this recipe for quite some time and today, I had to post it. Today is the last day for the Rice Mela and had to get to work as soon as I woke up. I did not prepare the biryani today, I just had to draft the post, select […]

Mysore Pak

Srilekha of Me and My Kitchen has asked us to prepare sweets and send it over to her. I am sending Mysore Pak for her Event of the Month: Sweets event.  I am also sending this over to Sweet Series: Halwa, kathli, burfi & peda, hosted by Mythreyee. Cooking Time: 30 minutes Yields: 25 – 30 […]

Carrot Fry

I remember eating this side dish a long time ago, back in India. I usually don’t cook carrot stir fry at home, but do love eating it raw in my salads and raitas. Few days ago, a pack of carrots was helplessly staring at me and didn’t want to end up in the trash, the […]

Chana Dal Khichdi

It has been a while since I last blogged.   Today I am here to share with you a quick and easy, one dish meal.  Chana Dal Khichdi is a quick and easy recipe that can be served anytime of the day.  It can served for breakfast,  if one doesn’t mind eating rice for breakfast, or […]

Mushrooms in Almond Gravy

It is has been a while since I updated my blog.  I was under the weather for past few days.   I am gradually getting back to normal and guess what, I lost 2 lbs 🙂   Isn’t that nice. I think that is the only good thing about falling sick 😮  These past few […]

Vanilla Apple Cake

Rosie and Maria at Sweet and Simple Bakes have a baking event, where they post a recipe for a bake at the beginning of the month and we have the whole month to bake the goodie and put it up on our blog.  This is something similar to Daring Bakers, only difference being, these bakes […]

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 […]

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