avarakkai kootu recipe, broad beans kootu

Avarakkai kootu is a simple south Indian vegetable side dish for rice. Made with moong dal, broad beans and a hint of tanginess with tomato. Step by step pictures recipe. I make broad beans kootu rarely but still was surprised to realize I have not posted avarakkai kootu and avarakkai poriyal in my blog. So […]

Khara pongal recipe hotel style

Khara pongal or ghee pongal made in restaurant/ hotel style with whole black pepper, cumin, green chilli, ginger and cashew nuts. Flavoured with asafoetida and curry leaves. Mom makes pongal this way only from the day I know. I love both ven pongal and this version of pongal made with turmeric. Most of the hotels serve […]

Masala poori recipe, masala puri breakfast

Masala poori is a breakfast with twist to our regular poori, by adding the spice powders and making it special. During childhood, poori used to be my favorite food and till now have never got bored of poori for breakfast. While regular poori itself is a special breakfast treat these days, When I was browsing […]

Avocado Greek Salad & Greek Salad Dressing

Avocado Greek Salad with a Greek Salad Dressing is a family favourite side salad served with anything! Avocado Greek Salad A twist on the traditional Greek Salad! Normally, an authentic Greek salad does not contain avocado or lettuce, but consists of green peppers (or capsicum), tomatoes, cucumbers, feta, olives, and onion. In this house, however, […]

The Best Frozen French Fries You Can Buy

Frozen french fries have so many great things going for them. First, they’re a fast and easy side dish that go with almost anything. Second, when fries are on the menu, you don’t have to beg your kids to come to the table. And best of all, you can satisfy your french fry cravings without […]

Garlic ribbon murukku recipe, South Indian snack

Ribbon murukku is a crispy South Indian snack made with rice flour, besan (chickpea flour). This is special with garlic flavour and add red chillies to spice up. Perfect tea time snack. Wishing all my readers a 🎄Merry Christmas🎄  I thought I will post something like last year, but couldn’t. So posting at least a snack […]

Greek Lamb Chops – Cafe Delites

Save yourself from going out and cook up these Greek Lamb Chops right at home! Greek Lamb Chops Dare I say just like a Greek restaurant or even better! Whether you decide to grill them or fry them in a cast iron skillet (or regular pan), these homemade Greek Lamb Chops have been a family favourite recipe […]

Cabbage Pakora (Bhajia) – Manjula’s Kitchen

Combine all the dry ingredients, to cabbage besan, rice flour, cumin seeds, coriander, red pepper, salt, asafetida, cilantro, and green chili in a bowl. Mix it well. Add water as needed, mixture consistency should be of sticky soft dough. Heat at least one inch of oil in a frying pan over medium high heat. To […]