Ratlami Sev ~ Spicy Sev

Ratlami sev is a spicy, crunchy, deep fried snack prepared with gram flour. Last month for Mega BM snacks series, one of the mandatory snack was Ratlami sev, a specialty of a town Raltami in Madhya Pradesh India. The uniqueness of the sev is the addition of a spicy spice mix and was tempted to […]

Bendakaya Tamata Shorva ~ Okra Tomato Stew

Bendakaya tamata shorva is a flavorful Indian stew where okra is cooked in a tomato gravy. It is an easy side dish for busy hectic weekdays. Theme for this week is easy side dishes and bendakaya tamata shorva is one easy recipe to have on weeknight menus. The first two recipes for the theme were […]

Mirchi ka Salan ~ Long Green Chilies Curry

Mirchi ka salan is a tangy, flavorful long green chilies curry with peanut sesame spice mix. It is a popular side dish for Hyderabad biryani. Theme for this week is easy side dishes for rice and roti. First recipe for the theme was North Indian paneer masala and today it is a South Indian mirchi […]

Instant Pot Paneer Masala

Instant Pot paneer masala is a creamy Indian curry for flatbreads. It is a make ahead recipe and works great for weeknight dinners and parties as well. What is Paneer? Paneer is fresh Indian cottage cheese prepared by curdling milk. Collect the Milk particles in a cheese cloth and press it into a block of […]

Senaga Pappu Laddu ~ Chana Dal Laddu

Nutty, aromatic, yummy senaga pappu laddu is a 3 ingredient, gluten free, no bake easy Indian dessert! It is also one of the offerings to the deity during Bathukamma festivities. What is Senaga Pappu Laddu or Chana Dal Laddu? Laddu is one of the most popular Indian sweet. Preparation of laddu depends on the ingredients […]

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. Latest update July 2019 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 […]

Gajar Methi Subzi ~ Carrot Fenugreek Stir Fry, Haryana

Gajar methi subzi is a simple stir fry with carrots and fenugreek leaves. It pairs well with both rice and Indian flatbreads. Jump to recipe or Pin It for later Haryana Indian Food Odyssey, culinary journey through Indian states goes to Haryana, to taste gajar methi subzi. Haryana is a north Indian state carved out […]

Indo Chinese Chili Shrimp Gravy

Chili shrimp is a quick and easy Indo Chinese side dish. Serve it with fried rice, steamed rice or noodles. Second dish for this week’s Indo Chinese theme is Chili shrimp gravy. Seasoned and battered Shrimp is deep fried and then cooked in a gravy. For a healthier version, as in this recipe, sauté shrimp […]

Indo Chinese Egg Fried Rice

Egg fried rice is an easy rice preparation great to serve with any Chinese gravy or with some sauce on the side. Under 15 minutes recipe is great to use up left over rice and good lunch box idea. Chinese cuisine is very popular in India but it is not authentic. However, Indianized Chinese or […]

Zucchini Oats Chocolate Cookies

Chewy, crunchy, hearty and addictive cookies. Last recipe for cooking with one ingredient is zucchini oats chocolate cookies.  Zucchini is a bland vegetable and is easily to sneak into dishes in a disguise. Zucchini lime cookies and zucchini rice are such dishes where one would not even guess it’s presence. So are today’s zucchini oats […]

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