Fire Roasted Corn Stir Fry, Semi Homemade

Fire roasted corn stir fry is a quick snack prepared with frozen roasted corn kernels. Roasted corn is stir fried for few minutes with onions and green chilies until flavors blend in. Using frozen fire roasted corn makes it easy and semi homemade. Corn is one of my favorite foods and eat it in any […]

Jonnalu Shenagalu ~ Sauteed Sorghum & Black Chana

Jonnalu shenagalu or sauteed sorghum black chana is a snack from Telangana, India. Jonnalu shenagalu are one of the popular gudalu varieties prepared in my maternal family. Jonnalu are sorghum or jowar and shenagalu are black chana. These two pair well and make a filling evening snack or even a breakfast if one doesn’t mind […]

Veggie Cheese Sandwich ~ Fusion Sandwich

When I cook for myself, I look for easy recipes to fix my meal and this veggie cheese sandwich is one of them. Vegetables and spread for the sandwich differs based on my mood on a given day. For the last recipe in Cooking for One, series is fusion veggie cheese sandwich. I used tomato […]

Sooji Dhokla ~ Rava Dhokla ~ Semolina Dhokla

Dhokla is a farsan (snack) from Gujarati cuisine. It is a savory steamed cake prepared with fermented batter. The most popular and well known dhokla is khaman dhokla. However, there are many varieties of dhoklas prepared in Gujarat and sooji dhokla or rava dhokla or semolina dhokla is one of them. This reminded me of […]

Gujarati Thali – A Meal from Indian State of Gujarat

Last month I took a break from blogging and am back with another edition blogging marathon, # 70. Though I am back, I am going through a phase where I do not want to cook, click and edit anything for the blog. I hope I come out of this phase very soon. This week my […]

Dahi Vada ~ Savory Doughnuts in Yogurt Sauce

The next recipe with yogurt for this month’s Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients is dahi vada. Dahi is yogurt~curd and vada is savory doughnut prepared with urad dal. In Telugu these are perugu garelu and recently came to know that these are also called aavadalu. When growing up we always called these dahi […]

Sprouted Moong Beans Chaat

For the last recipe of the week, I had many ideas but chaat was not one of them. Had I had sprouted moong bean chaat on mind, I would have replaced sprouts stir fry with another recipe. The plan was to cook either a moong dal tikki, bottle gourd dal, dal soup, moong dal wadi […]

Moong Dal Dhokla ~ Savory Steamed Cake

When finalizing the list for moong dal recipes for this month’s Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients, I remembered the moong dal dhokla I tried when we did the Indian Cooking Odyssey couple of years ago. I ended up posting Khaman Dhokla and I completely forgot about this moong dal dhokla. When I considered […]

Homemade Moong Sprouts and Sprouts Stir Fry

Today is one of those days where I don’t know what to write or rather not in a mood to write much but lots of pictures. I usually write at least 2-5 sentences between each picture. This way I feel the post is balanced with pictures as well as some content to read. Since there […]

Nuts 4 Nuts Roasted Peanuts

For this month’s blogging marathon, I opted to blog in last two weeks of the month. This week my theme is regional cuisine and picked New York cuisine or food from New York. For day one, I have a street food from New York City. If you visited New York City, you probably must have […]

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