Kheema Shimla Mirch ~ Ground Goat Bell Pepper Curry

Kheema Shimla mirch is a dry Indian curry cooked with ground goat meat and bell peppers. Kheema is ground meat and Shimla mirch aka capsicum is bell pepper and these two pair well. This kheema Shimla mirch curry is served with rice or roti ~ Indian flatbread. For the last week of this month’s blogging […]

Tameta Batata nu Shaak ~ Tomato Potato Curry

Tameta batata nu shaak is a Gujarati tomato potato curry. Gujarati curries are quick and easy to prepare with basic spices available in the kitchen. This is one of the everyday curries in Gujarat. Curries from this cuisine are on the sweeter side and since we do not like sweet in curries, I skipped jaggery […]

Chicken Curry with Cashew Powder

Depending on the region, the base for Indian curries is usually onion, tomato and/or yogurt along with combination of poppy seeds, coconut powder and/or nuts. In parts of South and south western regions of India, yogurt is replaced with coconut milk and some mughlai curries have cream. At my place and at husband’s place, the […]

Sauteed Ground Chicken ~ Chicken Kheema

Sauteed ground chicken aka chicken kheema is a quick and easy side dish for rice, roti (Indian flatbread) and makes a great filling for tacos, quesadillas and puff pastries. Theme – Protein Rich Ingredient Welcome back to third week of Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients. This week’s protein rich ingredient is Chicken. I […]

Steamed Eggs Curry

Eggs are one of the easiest protein rich ingredients to cook. There are many ways to cook eggs and similarly there are numerous ways to prepare a side dish with eggs. Egg curry is go to side dish when there is no non-veg at home. There are many ways to cook egg curries; dry curry, […]

Green Beans Poriyal

I was going to post this recipe last Sunday but had to change my recipe in the last minute. Poriyal is a vegetable saute from South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Vegetable is sauteed with tempering ingredients, dry chilies and finished off with fresh grated coconut. In this poriyal, red chilies are used for spice […]

Green Beans Mini Soya Chunks Fry

Starting today, I will be posting recipes with one vegetable for the next 3 days. The vegetable I chose is green beans. My first choice was ridge gourd and the day I did my Indian groceries, ridge gourd wasn’t fresh. And second, Indian groceries is one shopping I never look forward to and I do […]

Vankaya Poornam ~ Stuffed Baby Eggplant Curry

V for vankaya poornam is what I made for this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine. Vankaya poornam is nothing but stuffed brinjals or baby eggplants and also known as gutti vankaya in some parts. In Telangana, any stuffed vegetable such as gutti vankaya or gutti dondakaya is called vankaya poornam and dondakaya poornam respectively. […]

Royyala Koora ~ Rustic Shrimp Curry without Tomato

In this A-Z challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, for R, I have royyala koora (prawn curry). I already have three versions of royyala koora on the blog; shrimp curry with onion paste, shrimp curry without onion paste and shrimp curry without tomatoes, and one might ask what is so special about this one? Last summer […]

Iguru ~ Goru Chikkudukaya Iguru ~ Cluster Beans Fry

‘I’ was another difficult letter. I could not think of any dish or vegetable starting with ‘I’, that fits my theme in this A-Z Challenge,Journey Through the Telangana Cuisine, except inguva (hing~asafoetida). And I could not think or find any recipe where inguva is the main ingredient. All I could think of is ‘I’ for […]

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