The recipe I wanted to share with you this week is a delicious, restaurant worthy, Kadai Mushroom Masala. This is one famous Punjabi dish cooked with small button mushrooms in rich tomato gravy with lots of spices and colorful bell peppers. It gets this unique name from the cooking vessel, similar to a wok, in . . . → Read More: KADAI MUSHROOM MASALA RECIPE
Elephant Foot Yam is a very nutritious vegetable which can be used to make tasty dishes. We can prepare a variety of dishes like masiyal, roast, cutlets, curry, kuzhambu , kootu and list goes on. Among all, my favorite is the yam roast which is very simple and makes a scrumptious side for any . . . → Read More: ELEPHANT YAM FRY / SENAI KIZHANGU ROAST RECIPE
Biryani happens to be one of my favourite dishes and can have it at any time of the day! I love to try new biryani recipes whenever I visit Indian restaurants and recently happened to taste a Chettinad speciality at Anjappar and was quite impressed! I wanted to try something similar at home and . . . → Read More: Kaikari Biryani Recipe – Chettinad Vegetable Biryani
It is very hard to cut and clean Vazhaipoo/ Banana Flower /Banana Blossoms. It’s a difficult and time consuming process but it ultimately pays off. It usually takes about 45 mins to an hour to clean one whole Banana Blossom. Asian grocery stores carry fresh ones once in a while and I make it . . . → Read More: VAZHAIPOO PORIYAL RECIPE – BANANA FLOWER STIR-FRY
Traditional South Indian sweet rice porridge prepared during the harvest festival called Pongal / Sankranthi. In villages freshly harvested rice is cooked with jaggery and dal in clay earthenware pots and offered to God along with vegetables, lentils, sugarcane and fruits. This is also prepared as neivedyam or prasadam during other auspicious occasions and festivals.
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Ven Pongal is one of the breakfast item from South India, mainly popular in Tamil Nadu, prepared during Pongal Festival and also served as a special dish on auspicious occasions like wedding ceremonies. Fresh curry leaves and Ghee is a must for this dish.
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Silver Pomfret / Vavval, is a great fish for frying. Here is a recipe for simple South- Indian style fish fry.
Vavval in Tamil, Chanduva In Telugu, Velutha Avoli in Malayalam, Thondrette in Kannada, Surangat in Konkani, Chandi in Bengali.
Vavval Meen Varuval / Vavva fry / Varutha Meen / Pomfret Varuval / Masala . . . → Read More: Pomfret Fry (Vavval Meen Varuval)
A slow cooker, also popularly known as Crock-pot is a countertop electrical cooking appliance, used for cooking food at a low heat set up for a long amount of time. A person using a slow cooker must have some planning as to what goes into it – like some prep work done in . . . → Read More: Slow Cooker / Crockpot Recipes – Sambar ( Spicy Lentil Soup)
Snacking is an effective way to stave off hunger and lose weight. Just have to make sure that we munch on something which is both nourishing and satisfying. Here’s one easy and tasty snack which you can enjoy anytime of the day. This is one Cerealously awesome snack which is pretty addicting, so be . . . → Read More: Cornflakes Mixture – Healthy Version