Poha Mixture ~ Flattened Rice Mixture

Poha mixture is a crispy, savory Indian snack with flattened rice, peanuts and fried gram. Poha is flattened rice and atukulu in Telugu. Atukula mixture is one of the easiest mixtures to prepare. Peanuts and fried gram are roasted along with curries leaves, chilies, cumin and mustard seeds, and then mixed with poha. It is […]

Carrot Radish Salad ~ Gajar Mooli Koshimbir

Carrot radish salad is a quick, easy and delicious salad. It is a great side dish to serve with rice, roti or even grilled meats. Theme of the Week This week’s theme is meal time dishes and it could be any meal. The first recipe for this theme is carrot radish salad or gajar mooli […]

Peanut Rice

Fried rice is such a comfort food on lazy days when not in a mood to cook. I often make an omelet and Indian style fried rice when I don’t want to sweat too long in the kitchen. Last month someone posted a peanut rice picture on Facebook and that made me try today’s recipe. […]

Nuts 4 Nuts Roasted Peanuts

For this month’s blogging marathon, I opted to blog in last two weeks of the month. This week my theme is regional cuisine and picked New York cuisine or food from New York. For day one, I have a street food from New York City. If you visited New York City, you probably must have […]

Peanut Spread & a Sandwich

For the final day of this mini marathon, I have a quick and easy spread. However, I had a hard time coming up with a name for this recipe. I made it as a spread for sandwiches and named it as a spread. This recipe can be tweaked to make yummy chutney or a filling […]

Spicy Southwestern Chicken Salad with Peanut Butter and Lemon Dressing

Spicy southwestern chicken salad is delicious, crunchy, wholesome, healthy grilled chicken with peanut lime dressing. As I mentioned in my last post, we are on a low carb diet and trying to cut back on rice in-take. We are on this diet for past couple of weeks and so far it is going well. Spicy […]

Microwave Roasted Spicy Peanuts

Microwave roasted spicy peanuts are a quick, easy and a healthy snack for anytime of the day. Serve it as an evening snack, after school snack, a light snack before meal or while watching television! Theme for this week is ‘cooking with a given ingredient’ and today’s recipe is microwave roasted spicy peanuts. There was […]

Peanuts Powder

For this weeks cooking from cookbooks challenge, I have an easy breezy flavorful podi/powder from Chandra Padmanabhan’s Dakshin, Vegetarian Cuisine from South India. With all the cooking I am doing for the upcoming mega blogging marathon next month, I did not want to cook anything elaborate for this event. I chose a quick and easy […]

Flax Seeds Peanuts Podi (Powder)

Today we start 37th edition of the blogging marathon. This month I am doing the first two weeks and for the first week, my theme is Kitchen Basics. According to the rules, it includes spice powders, homemade mixes and condiments, ready to use toppings and includes any dish that can complement another dish but cannot […]

Baked Spicy Peanuts

For the last day of “deep fried food made healthy by baking” theme, I chose to do spicy peanuts. I contemplated between peanuts & potato fries. Potato fries have been on my to-do list for quite some time but I have seen way too many baked potato fries making rounds in the blogosphere and was […]

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