Mango Pie

Mango Pie is an easy recipe to prepare. One of my cousin’s makes delicious desserts and is Queen of Desserts. She makes yummy souffles and I am adapting her recipe to prepare this pie. I wanted to send this to Meeta for her Monthly Mingle: Mango Mania event but some how I missed the deadline. […]

Corn Salad with Yogurt Dressing ~ Corn Raita

Corn raita is Indian version of corn salad in yogurt dressing. This is a quick, easy, under 15 minutes recipe and makes a great side dish as well as a light snack. Update March 2018 – This post is updated with new images and re-edited in March 2018. Corn is one of my favorite foods […]

Sorakaya Pachadi / Bottle Gourd Chutney

Sorakaya or anyapakaya belongs to squash family and is called bottle gourd in english.  In Indian cooking, it is used to make curries, gravies, chutneys or a dessert.  Sorayakaya pachadi is one of my favorite pachadis  or chutneys.  When making chutneys, whole spices are roasted in oil and ground to a fine paste with other […]

Fried or Sauteed Sweet Corn Kernels

How to make Fried or Sauteed Sweet Corn Kernels Total Time: 15 minutes Preparation Time: 2 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Serves: 1-2 Ingredients: 1 tbsp Oil 3 Curry Leaves (opt) 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds 1/2 small size Onion chopped 3 Green Chillies chopped (adjust to your taste) 1 tsp Garlic […]

Onion Raita / Onion Salad in Yogurt

Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 small Onion chopped or diced 1 small Tomato thinly diced 2 Green Chillies seeded and chopped Cilantro chopped 1/2 tsp Lime Juice 1 cup Non Fat Yogurt 1 tbsp Non Fat Sour Cream (opt)  Salt to taste Method: Mix all the ingredients together refrigerate until ready to serve.

Murmura Upma

Total Time: 15 minutes Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Serves: 3 Ingredients: 2 tbsp Oil 4-6 Curry Leaves ½ tsp Jeera ½ tsp Mustard Seeds 1 small Onion chopped 10-12 Green Chillies chopped 2 tsp Garlic Paste ½ tsp Turmeric Powder Salt to taste 15 cups Murmuras or Puffed Rice Cilantro chopped for garnish […]

Tomato Canapes

I recently joined an online community, TIA.  This month is the 2 year anniversary of the community.  As part of the celebrations, we have a few contests and recipe contest is one of them.  Category for the contest is a Veg Snack.  This recipe is my entry for the contest that closed last night, June […]

Boiled Egg Curry

Source: This is my Mother-in-law’s recipe. Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 5 eggs 1 – 1 ½ tbsp oil 1 ½ tsp chili Powder Salt to taste 1 ½ tsp coriander Powder 1 ½ tsp garlic Method: Boil the eggs, peel and pierce the eggs with a fork or a knife. Heat oil a pan, […]

Pappu Khut / Nimmakaya Pappu Charu

Total Time: 40 minutes Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Serves: 4-5 Ingredients: Moong Dal: 1/2 cup Chillies: 8 – 10 small chopped Onions: 1 small chopped Tomato: 1 small diced Curry leaves: 4 Garlic Paste: 1 tsp Cumin: 1 tsp Salt t taste Lime Juice: 1 lime Seasoning: Oil: 2 tbsp Curry […]

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