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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
This is my other entry to Mixed Rice Varieties Event. This is a good recipe to finish the leftover rice in your refrigerator. It can be served for brunch, lunch or dinner. I am reposting this recipe for the event. Read More….
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 […]
This is my second entry to Jihva For Ingredients (JFI), hosted by Sig of Live to Eat. Total Time: 40 minutes Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes Serves: 3-4
This is one of my early posts and I was meaning to either redo the post or update the pictures. For now I will update the post with a new picture. [April 2016] I shall leave this old picture, just to reflect the progress I made in photography in these 8 years. 🙂 Total Time: […]
Last month I was in Chicago to attend my niece’s first birthday. The food for the party was catered from an Indian restaurant. My aunt wanted to make something at home for the party, her own touch for her first grand child’s, first birthday. For a gathering of 70-80 people, what would be easier than […]
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 […]