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 […]

Yendu Kobbari Rava Laddu ~ Dry Coconut Rava Laddu

Letter ‘Y’ was one of the tough letters in this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine. However, dishes for these two letters were decided months ago, when I first made the initial list back in Fall. When I seriously started working on this BM couple of months ago, I realized there might be a hole […]

Tutti Frutti Cupcakes

Bake-a-thon is a baking event where a bunch of us share our bakes virtually in the month of December. When the event started few years ago, it was a month long event with posts everyday. Later, it was changed to 3 days a week; Monday, Wednesday & Friday, all of December. This year it is […]

Coconut Shrimp for Food of the World

Food of the World is visiting island nation of Aruba. This is a small nation in the Caribbean sea, 18 miles from the north coast of Venezuela. Aruba is one the four countries that forms the kingdom of Netherlands and the residents of all these four countries are Dutch nationals. Aruba has dry climate and […]

Apple Cake

In one of FB groups, whenever someone requests a recipe for apple cake, one of my virtual friends V always recommends Padma’s apple cake. I never got an opportunity to bake the cake until 10 days ago. The made 1/3rd of the recipe in my mini bundt pan and it was delicious. The cake is […]

Besitos de Coco ~ Venezuelan Coconut Cookies

The above picture is for Varada’s photography event. She asked us to pick one picture and share it with her. She also wants us to tell why this is one of the best pictures of all the pictures I posted from Nov 17th to this 17th.

Cornflake Coconut Cookies

This month I am very late in posting my recipe for Baking Partners. I apologize for the delay. The theme for this month is cookies. We were given three cookies and asked to bake at least on recipe. When the recipes were revealed, I deiced to bake Oreo cookies. Instead, I ended up baking cornflake […]

Tomato Coconut Chutney

For the last day of the marathon, I made another condiment, tomato coconut chutney. I saw this chutney on yesterday’s Sanjeev Kapoor’s Khana Khazana. I tuned into the show just before it concluded and he had a South Indian specials and this tomato thokku (as he called it) was part of the menu. I usually […]

Coconut Garlic Powder

For day 6 of the marathon, I am sharing with you all coconut garlic powder. This is one powder that can be fixed in matter of minutes and is just perfect for one of those lazy days when one doesn’t want to sweat in the kitchen. I am posting this powder under the theme condiments […]

Vangibath Powder

During the 7 day marathon, Harini’s theme was rice varieties and she used vangibath powder in 2 or 3 rice varieties that she prepared. Couple of other bloggers also used it in their rice dish. I was surprised to see the versatility of the powder. Vangibath is a rice preparation made with brinjals or eggplant […]

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