BM 100 Meet in Hyderabad – Part 2

Day 3, July 19th Dress Color – Pink. Agenda for the day – South Indian thali, sakinalu demo, Andhra avakaya demo, mango ice cream demo and chaat. Veena, Sandhya, Priya Srinivasan, Priya Suresh and Gayathri prepared a delicious Tamil meal for us. While the ladies were busy cooking away in the kitchen, the rest of […]

BM 100 Meet in Hyderabad – Part 1

Meeting virtual friends and especially friends with common interest is always fun. Here is a nostalgic post of our blogging group meet up which had cooking, baking, singing, dancing, chatting and loads of memories! Those of you who follow the blog know I participate in monthly blogging marathons (BM). BM group is 8+ years old […]

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 […]

Zucchini Moong Dal – Zucchini Pappu

Zucchini moong dal is a delicious Indian side dish for rice and Indian flatbreads. Theme of the week is cooking with one ingredient and the ingredient featured here is zucchini. Dals are integral part of Indian cuisine and often cooked along with vegetables. So today’s recipe is zucchini moong dal or zucchini pappu. Pappu is […]

Besan Zucchini Stir Fry

Besan zucchini stir fry is a quick and easy side dish that gets done in 10 minutes. Tender yet crunchy zucchini is a perfect summer side dish for rice, Indian flat breads and even grilled meats. Theme for this is week is one ingredient, multiple recipes. As you may have guessed, the ingredient of the […]

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 […]

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