Vankaya Masala Koora ~ Sauteed Indian Eggplant

Vankaya Masala koora is a dry Indian eggplant curry. It is a delicious side dish for rice and Indian flatbread. Sautéed eggplant is jazzed up with peanuts and sesame seeds powder. Easy Dinner Dishes Rice and flat breads are staple in Indian cuisine and are served with side dishes. Quick and easy side dishes are […]

Cranberry Dal ~ Cranberry Pappu

Cranberry dal is a tart and delicious side dish for rice and Indian flatbreads. Easy Dinner Dishes Wish you all a happy new year! First post of the new year is for blogging marathon (BM) and the theme for this week is easy dinner dishes. Quick and easy dinner recipes come in handy on busy […]

Sauteed Ivy Gourd ~ Dondakaya Koora

Sauteed ivy gourd is an easy Indian side dish. Serve it with rice or any Indian flatbreads. Theme of the Week Theme for this week is meal time dishes. Sauteed ivy gourd was the first dish I made for this theme, though I am posting it last. The other two recipes are carrot radish salad […]

Tamata Chaaru ~ Tomato Rasam Recipe

Tamata chaaru is a spicy, light, flavorful South Indian soup. It is a side dish for steamed rice. Theme of the Week Theme for this week is meal time dishes and I picked one of the staple side dishes from South Indian cuisine. It is a simple and easy tamata chaaru and this is a […]

Instant Pot Carrot Sabudana Kheer ~ Tapioca Pudding

Instant Pot carrot sabudana kheer is a delicious, easy Indian sweet. Theme of the Week – Colorful Food As my regular readers know, I do blogging marathons with a group of bloggers and we post theme based recipes 3 times a week. Theme for this week is colorful food and the first recipe is Instant […]

Easy Sauteed Sweet Corn Kernels

Sauteed sweet corn kernels is a quick and easy snack. My theme this week is redoing old posts. There are many posts from my early days of blogging that are not SEO friendly with bad images. Fried or sauteed sweet corn kernels is one of them. When I redo old posts, I update the post […]

Zucchini Tomato Pachadi ~ Chutney

Zucchini tomato pachadi is a south Indian dip or chutney that goes well with dosa, idli and rice. It also tastes amazing as a spread on sandwiches and wraps. Jump to recipe or Pin It for later Theme for this week is chutneys, dips and spreads. Indian chutneys with vegetables are one of my favorite […]

Instant Pot OPOS Sakkarai Pongal

Instant pot OPOS sakkarai pongal is a one pot one shot way of preparing sakkarai pongal in instant pot. Sakkarai Pongal or chakkara pongal is a sweet rice moong dal porridge like preparation offered as prasadam to god in many South Indian temples. Jump to recipe or Pin It for later Pongal is a must […]

Sweet and Savory Diwali Recipes

Diwali/Deepavali is just around the corner and everyone is getting ready to prepare savories and sweets for festival of lights. I do not have a new recipe to share today but here are some savory and sweet Diwali recipes for this festive season. In the Diwali round up I includes both baked and deep fried […]

Radish Stir Fry ~ Mooli Stir Fry

Radish stir fry is a quick and easy Indian stir fry with hot Madras curry powder. Curry powder is optional and enhances the flavor of the stir fry. Substitute Madras curry powder with sambar powder or any other spice blend. Serve radish stir fry with steamed rice or any Indian flat breads such as roti […]

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