Mushroom Bell Peppers Curry

This is an archived post, which I am reposting to send it to EC for her What’s You Favorite – Side Dish.  I was thinking of changing the picture for this recipe for a long time and this was perfect  time to do so.  When I made it this time I add some chopped red […]

Lisa’s Black & Yellow Chickpeas in a Sweet & Spicy Sauce

For the month of April, Lisa’s Kitchen is the featured blog for Tried & Tasted event, started by Zlamushka.  Aparna of My Diverse Kitchen is hosting it this month.  Lisa has an array of Indian vegetarian recipes on her blog.  I usually cook Indian food at home and hence tried her Black & Yellow Chickpeas […]

Chikkudukaya Kura – Indian Broad Beans Fry

Chikkudukaya kura or Indian broad beans fry is an easy dry curry. It is a delicious side dish for rice and roti or any Indian flatbread. Update March 2018 – This post is updated with new images and re-edited in March 2018. When I took new images, I plated the food in a platter, in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Poori, Pitla and Tomato Shorva

Every Saturday morning, it is always, Pooris for Breakfast, Honey? To go with the pooris, it is either tomato shorva or chicken shorva. A few weeks ago, I was on phone with my sister-in-law.  We talked about my blog and then she asked what we had for lunch. When I told her what we had […]

Mushroom Green Bell Pepper Curry

Total time: 30 minutes Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Serves: 3-4 Ingredients: 1 ½ – 2 tbsp Oil 1 Small Onion chopped 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste 3 Green chillies chopped 1 ½ tsp Coriander Powder ½ tsp Turmeric Powder 1 tsp Chili Powder Salt to taste 14 oz Mushrooms peeled and […]

Tomato Lima Beans Curry (Tamata ukkera)

Total Time: 30 minutes Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Serves: 2-3 Ingredients: Oil: 4 Tbsp Curry Leaves: 5 (opt) Fenugreek Powder: ¼ tsp (opt) Onions: 1 medium (1/2 cup) chopped Green Chiles: 4 small slit Ginger Garlic paste: 2 tsp Coriander powder: 2tsp Cumin Powder: ½ tsp Turmeric powder: ¼ tsp Chili […]

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