3 Ingredient Sauteed English Peas

3 ingredients sautéed English peas is a quick and easy side dish to serve along with grilled meats. Easy Dinner Dishes One need not spend hours in the kitchen to serve a fancy meal. There are quite a few recipes that are quick and easy, and taste delicious as well. The theme for this week […]

Methi Pulao

I love rice dishes and specially one pot meals. I prefer biryani, pulaos, fried rice and different rice varieties any day over rice and curries. When Valli announced rice dishes, I picked this theme without any hesitation and will pick it again next time we have this theme. Just three days of rice dishes is […]

Oats Upma

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I spend the least amount of time preparing it. U doesn’t eat breakfast at home and I am lazy to prepare something just for myself. I usually make instant oatmeal in the microwave or eat puffed rice seasoned with some chili powder garlic & salt […]

Mexican Rice ~ Spanish Rice

Today is the last day of the marathon and I can’t believe it is already over! When we started the marathon, I had second thoughts of the theme I picked and to my surprise, of all the themes I have done so far during the marathons, I enjoyed this the most. Also, to this edition […]

Green Soup

This Monday, group 2 started their blogging marathon. I am joining them in the marathon for couple days, today and tomorrow, sticking to my soups theme. Today’s soup is green soup which I made cooking spinach, green peas, celery and cabbage in some stock, and then pureed it. Green vegetables give this soup a nice […]

Bell Peppers & Green Peas Curry

My athamma (mother-in-law) use to make this curry a lot.  She use to cook bell peppers with some green peas and  tomatoes.   She used to add some madras curry powder to spicy it up.   She was a very good cook and used madras curry powder a lot in her cooking.  I too make this […]

Indian Cooking Challenge – Khasta Kachori

Last summer, Srivalli challenged us all to cook authentic Indian food and named the challenge Indian Cooking Challenge (ICC). Some of you took up the challenge and are cooking along with her every month. I was pre-occupied and busy traveling to UK and later to India, when Srivalli announced the challenge. I did not pay much attention […]

Vegetable Dum Biryani

Biryani is one of my favorite one pot meals. I usually make non-veg biryani and when it comes to vegetable biryani, it is always Vegetable Pulao or Vegetable Bagara. For some reason, I am obsessed with kaccha (raw) biryani, where the meats & rice are cooked together in layers. I wanted to replicate the same […]

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