Gutti Vankaya Masala – Stuffed Baby Eggplant Curry

Gutti vankaya masala is a flavorful South Indian stuffed baby eggplant curry. Eggplants stuffed with peanuts, sesame seeds and coconut pairs well with steamed and flavored rice. What is stuffed eggplant curry? Baby eggplants stuffed with peanut sesame coconut spice mix and cooked in an onion tomato base. I usually make a drier version of […]

Cabbage Bell Pepper Sandwiches, Video Recipe

Cabbage green bell pepper sandwiches are packed with nutrients and easy to prepare as well. Cook cabbage ahead and sandwiches are ready in minutes. Today it is cabbage green bell pepper sandwiches for the second day of stuffed food. Last December on Delhi Hyderabad flight, one of the sandwiches served on board were cabbage capsicum […]

Aloo Paratha Recipe ~ Potato Stuffed Indian Flatbread

Aloo paratha is a potato stuffed Indian flatbread. It is a filling breakfast, lunch and a dinner and great for lunch boxes. Theme for this week is stuffed food and the first recipe is a staple North Indian flatbread, aloo paratha. A spicy potato fill stuffed in paratha dough, rolled and cooked with some ghee. […]

Healthy Black-Eyed Peas Beets Salad

Black-eyed peas beets salad is a healthy yummy salad. It makes a good side dish for dinners and bbq parties. This year winter was extremely cold. Finally the temperatures are warming up and Spring is just around the corner! That means more salads on the menu. Deborah’s black eyed beets salad is just perfect for […]

Mini Cucumber Sandwiches

Mini cucumber sandwiches are 3 ingredient, under 10 minutes finger food, kids friendly snack and a light meal. How About Elevenses? ‘How about elevenses’ is this week’s theme. Elevenses is a short refreshments break, taken around 11am. The first recipe for this theme was fresh cranberry pecan brownies and today, how about mini cucumber sandwiches […]

3 Ingredient Sauteed English Peas

3 ingredients sautéed English peas is a quick and easy side dish to serve along with grilled meats. Easy Dinner Dishes One need not spend hours in the kitchen to serve a fancy meal. There are quite a few recipes that are quick and easy, and taste delicious as well. The theme for this week […]

Vankaya Masala Koora ~ Sauteed Indian Eggplant

Vankaya Masala koora is a dry Indian eggplant curry. It is a delicious side dish for rice and Indian flatbread. Sautéed eggplant is jazzed up with peanuts and sesame seeds powder. Easy Dinner Dishes Rice and flat breads are staple in Indian cuisine and are served with side dishes. Quick and easy side dishes are […]

Sauteed Ivy Gourd ~ Dondakaya Koora

Sauteed ivy gourd is an easy Indian side dish. Serve it with rice or any Indian flatbreads. Theme of the Week Theme for this week is meal time dishes. Sauteed ivy gourd was the first dish I made for this theme, though I am posting it last. The other two recipes are carrot radish salad […]

Tamata Chaaru ~ Tomato Rasam Recipe

Tamata chaaru is a spicy, light, flavorful South Indian soup. It is a side dish for steamed rice. Theme of the Week Theme for this week is meal time dishes and I picked one of the staple side dishes from South Indian cuisine. It is a simple and easy tamata chaaru and this is a […]

Carrot Radish Salad ~ Gajar Mooli Koshimbir

Carrot radish salad is a quick, easy and delicious salad. It is a great side dish to serve with rice, roti or even grilled meats. Theme of the Week This week’s theme is meal time dishes and it could be any meal. The first recipe for this theme is carrot radish salad or gajar mooli […]

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