Tawa Pulao is a simple rice preparation made over a hot tawa with rice smothered in butter, mixed vegetable and Pav bhaji masala, also a popular Mumbai street food. Well, I’ve never been to Mumbai nor tasted this dish but was inspired to try after watching Chef Sanjeev Kapoor making it. Turn your leftover . . . → Read More: Tawa Pulao
Chivda is a kind of crispy snack prepared with roasted poha, puffed rice and combination of nuts and dals. This version is slightly healthy as its roasted in traditional oven instead of deep frying. You can make this ahead time and store in air-tight container to retain freshness. Just serve as a tea time . . . → Read More: Oven Roasted Poha Chivda
Dal Tadka is a staple dish in several Indian households and generally eaten with pipping hot rice or rotis. Traditionally its made with yellow lentils or combination of lentils and tempered with simple spices. This is the most simplest form of dal fry and is quite easy to prepare. Sometimes simplest dishes like these . . . → Read More: Dal Tadka
Simple Tindora stir-fry with gram flour. Tindora / Ivy Gourd / Gherkin is the most infamous of all veggies, poor thing! Somehow it has never been my favorite ,I usually hesitate to buy either considering it to be too boring or fearing the time involved in cutting. Like it takes forever! Well I don’t . . . → Read More: Tindora Stir Fry
Microwave Paal Kova is one simple preparation which can be made with few ingredients in under 30 minutes. It can’t get any easier than this, you got to try!!!
Pal Kova / Pala Khoa / Condensed Milk Halwa / Theratti Paal / Milk Halwa / Microwave Cooking / Condensed Milk Desserts / Sweets / . . . → Read More: Microwave Paal Kova
Pan-fried brinjal slices with spicy curry powder. Club it with tempered yogurt rice or sambar sadham.
Vankaya Vepudu / Eggplant Roast / Eggplant Fry / Kathirikai fry / Kathrikai roast / Kathiri Varuval / Pan-fried Eggplant / Brinjal
Ingredients 2 nos Purple Brinjal 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder 2 tsp Coriander powder 1/4 tsp . . . → Read More: Brinjal Roast
Colourful medley of vegetables in rich creamy gravy.
Kadai Vegetables / Veggie Butter Masala / Kadai Veggies / Kadai Curry / Gravy / methi Curry / Methi Vegetable Curry
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My husband was all praises for this snack which he used to get in the IIT canteen when he was in mumbai. He was asking me to try this recipe for a long time which i did finally. I had no idea what it tasted llike or what ingredients it had, and my husband couldnt do much help. So with the name as guidance i used my own formula and it came out sucessfully as a clone to the original recipe. This would make a yummy evening tea time snack or a surprise lunchbox snack for kids. . . . → Read More: Maggi Bonda
Are you looking for a simple effortless pulao recipe ?? Then you should try this yogurt/ curd pulao which is takes less time to prepare and goes perfectly well with any spicy gravy. Good for party menu and even makes a good recipe for lunch box.
Yogurt Pulav/ Yogurt mixed rice / Ghee pulav
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Methi leaves – one bunch
Tuar dal–2 cups
Tomato- 5 to 6 nos
Ghee- 2 tbsp
Garlic pods- 6 to 8
Jeera – 1tsp
Haldi – 1/2 tsp
Mirchi powder – 1 to 2 tsp
Sugar – 2 tsp
Salt- to taste
Wash methi leaves and dal thoroughly.
Put it together in a cooker adding enough water. Add sugar and haldi to it.
Pressure cook it .
Grind mirchi powder + jeera+ garlic to a fine paste. . . . → Read More: Methi Dal