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 […]

Spinach Rice

Rice can be cooked in many varieties such as Biryani, vegetable pulav, green peas rice, green chana rice, spinach rice and so on. I cook all the above mentioned rice very often in my kitchen, except spinach rice. Any variety of rice served with raita is a feast to me. When I saw the Mixed […]

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.

Pappu Charu

This is a common dish in the state of Andhra Pradesh. This is a lentil stew made of toor dal, tamarind and variety of vegetables such as okra, brinjal or egg plant, beans, carrots, radish, bottle gourd or aanyapakaya or kadhu, drum sticks, pearl onions and beans. In this recipe I use bottle gourd, carrots […]

Roasted Corn Kernels with Garlic Butter

Cooking Time: 20 minutes Serves: 1-2 Ingredients: 3 cups Fresh Corn Kernels 1 tbsp Butter 1 tsp Garlic crushed/paste 1 tsp Chili Powder Salt to Taste Method: Heat the pan, add corn kernels, cover and cook on medium heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. When the corn is golden brown, remove the cover, increase the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Poni/Popu Annam (Indian Fried Rice)

This is a very good recipe to use leftover rice. Total Time: 20 minutes Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: Oil: 2 tbsp Cardamoms: 2 (opt) Cloves: 1 (opt) Bay Leaves & Flower: 1 (opt) Sahajeera: 1tsp (opt) Curry Leaves: 3 Methi Powder: ¼ tsp Onion: 1 medium sliced Green Chillies: 3-4 […]

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