Lemon Rice

Leftover rice? Don’t know what to do with it? Here’s a solution.  Just make South-Indian style Lemon rice out of it.  Time Taken: Prep. Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 5-7 mins Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2-3 cups cooked rice  1.5 to 2 tbsp lemon juice or add as required 1 tsp mustard seeds  1 tsp split black gram …

Fried Cauliflower Florets

A Cauliflower dish may sound unappealing and boring. But when made in an interesting way, even a Cauliflower dish can blow your mind and tingle your tastebuds and make you crave for more. Cauliflower is a bland veggie with no distinctive taste. So its important to make it edible and lipsmackingly yummy with the appropriate…

Stuffed Bottle Gourd Curry

Bottle Gourd seems a very uninteresting vegetable. But its very versatile when used well. It can be used in sweet as well as savoury items. This recipe gives Bottle Gourd a tangy and spicy twist.  Time taken:  Prep. Time – 30 mins ,  Cooking Time – 30 mins Serves: 2-3 Ingredients: For stuffing Bottle gourd…

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Beer battered onion rings are simply delicious and easy to make. It is the perfect finger food for any party. Serve it hot with cold chilled beer.  Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup Beer of your choice ( I used Budweiser) 3 large onions Salt to taste Black pepper powder Garlic Powder Oil for…

Bread Rolls

Bread Rolls are perfect for an evening snack. Crispy on the outside with a soft potato filling inside. Give it a try. Ingredients: 8-10 White bread slices  3 medium sized potatoes, boiled and mashed  1 medium sized onion, finely chopped 4-5 green chillies, finely chopped 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp…

Prawn Pulao

Prawn pulao is a dish that can be prepared in a jiffy. This dish doesn’t require too much prep but still packs a punch. Ingredients: Oil/Ghee (i.e clarified butter) 1 stick of Cinnamon 3-4 Cardamom 6-7 Black peppercorns 2-3 Cloves 2 medium sized onions, finely sliced 1 tomato, finely chopped 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste…

Spicy Okras

Okras or Ladies Finger are my utmost favourite vegetable. Some people may dislike the stickiness or gooeyness of this veggie. But if cooked well, it’s the most delicious thing in the world. (At least that’s the case for me) This is a very simple and hassle free recipe that can be made in a jiffy….

Kadai Prawns

I am a diehard fan of Prawns. Prawns are so versatile that they can be made in many different styles. And I am sharing with you one of my favourite recipes that feature….. Yes…. no guesses there….Prawns. Kadai Prawns is a very popular restaurant style prawn recipe that is easy to make at home too….

Veg Crispy

This recipe works great for a starter. It’s the perfect finger food for a party. Ingredients: 10-12 Cauliflower florets 1-2 Capsicum chopped into big dices 8-10 Baby Corns Cabbage leaves Sunflower Oil for frying For the batter ½ cup cornflour ½ cup all-purpose flour Water Black Pepper Powder Ginger-Garlic Paste Salt 1 tsp lemon juice…

Carrot and Plum Soup

On a dull rainy day or a cold winter night, this carrot and plum soup can become the comfort food you need. Its tasty and healthy and just one hearty bowl of this soup will warm you right up. Ingredients: 2-3 medium sized Carrots 2 Plums Peppercorns (as per your preference) 5-6 Garlic Cloves 1…

Masala Potato Chips

Ingredients:  3-4 Potatoes  Sunflower oil/olive oil for frying  1 tbsp chili powder  2 tbsp coriander powder 1 tbsp cumin powder 2 tsp dry mango powder Salt to taste Time taken: Prep.time: 5 mins, Cooking time: 10 mins Serves: 2 Calorie intake: 100 gms = 228 cal Procedure:  First step is to slice the potatoes. Just in the…

Spicy Minty Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 bowl (roughly 500-600 gm) boiled and peeled potatoes 1/2 cup mint leaves 1/2 cup coriander leaves 1 tbsp Oil or ghee (clarified butter) 1 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp Udad Dal (split black gram) A pinch of asofoetida 2-3 green chillies, finely chopped 1-2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 1…