TAG Side Dishes

A bowl of Indian eggplant curry jazzed up with peanut sesame powder

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…

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Panchmel Dal – Flavorful Five Lentils Dal

Panchmel dal is prepared with five lentils and is a great accompaniment for Indian flatbreads. Dazzling Dals Theme of the week is dazzling dals. The first recipe I posted yesterday is dal tadka which is prepared with toor dal and the second recipe is panchmel dal. What is Panchmel Dal? Dazzling panchmel dal is made…

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Beerakaya Alshantha Kaya Koora, Ridge Gourd Black Eyed Peas Curry, Indian Curry, Telangana Food, Telangana Cuisine, Turai ki Subzi,

Beerakaya Alshantha Kaya Koora ~ Ridge Gourd Fresh Black-Eyed Peas Curry

Beerakaya alshantha kaya koora is a classic Telangana dish from Karimnagar district. Beerakaya is ridge gourd and alshantha kaya is fresh black-eyed peas or cow peas. Beerakaya alshantha kaya is a common combination when alshantha kaya is in season. This curry is served with rice and also goes well with roti, Indian flat bread. Preparation…

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Dudhi chi bhaji, Dudhichi bhaji, Doodhi chi bhaji, Sorakaya koora, Lauki ki sabzi, Bottle Gourd Curry, Maharashtrian Food, Side Dish, Indian Curry,

Dudhi Chi Bhaji ~ Bottle Gourd Curry with Goda Masala

Dudhi chi bhaji is a curry from Indian state of Maharashtra. Dudhi or bottle gourd is cooked with goda masala, a popular and common spice mix in Maharashtrian kitchens. Bottle gourd curry or dudhi chi bhaji is served with rice or poli (roti/Indian flat bread). I made dudhi chi bhaji as part of Maharashtrian thali.…

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Food of the World, Russian Cuisine, Russian Food, Russian Side Dish, Fried Mushrooms & Potatoes with Sour Cream,

Fried Potatoes with Mushrooms ~ Kartoshka s Gribami for Food of the World

This month, Food of the World is in Russia. Blini, Russian pancakes have been on my to try list for some time and could not cook them even for this event. Another recipe which I also want to try from Russia is Shchi, a cabbage soup. Maybe next time. For this month, I chose a…

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Cabbage Egg Bhurji, Egg Bhurji, Cabbage Bhurji, Indian Food, Bhurji, Scrambled Egg, Indian Scrambled Egg, Blogging Marathon,

Cabbage Egg Bhurji

Cabbage bhurji is the last recipe under the theme bhurji recipes, for the first week of this month’s blogging marathon # 62. This is an interesting recipe and I was skeptical when saw it online. To my surprise, cabbage blended well into the bhurji. To be on the safe side, I added four eggs instead…

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Beerakaya Kodi Guddu Koora, Turai Anda Bhurji, Chinese Okra Egg Curry, Blogging Marathon, Bhurji,

Ridge Gourd Egg Bhurji ~ Beerakaya Kodi Guddu Kura

For the second day of bhurji recipes, I have a ridge gourd egg bhurji. Initial plan was to cook this without egg. I wasn’t sure if there would be any takers for it and threw in a couple of eggs to camouflage the ridge gourd. Husband liked it and said he would not mind eating…

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