Rajma Masala

Rajma Masala – How to make Rajma curry Recipe Rajma is red kidney beans and we use it often in India as a side dish to rice. It is an excellent plant protein source for vegetarians. And this curry is one of my favorites and the combination of this curry with hot and fluffy basmati…

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Egg Malai Masala

EGG MALAI MASALA Egg Malai Masala, is a spicy creamy egg side dish for Roti/Chapathi or any kind of Indian flat breads. Malai means cream in Hindi language and this recipe uses milk to bring the creaminess into the masala. If you would like to make it richer, you can swap with cream as well….

Matar Mushroom Curry

Matar Mushroom Curry Matar mushroom curry is a simple tomato based curry made with green peas and mushrooms. I have used button mushroom variety is used in this recipe, but any mushroom variety would work. This curry goes well with most Indian breads. I like to serve it along with hot poori. If you want…

Spicy mushroom fry recipe (sukka)

Mushroom Pepper fry / Mushroom Pepper Sukka  Mushroom pepper roast or Sukka as we call it in south India… sukka means any dish that’s cooked to a dry consistency or sometimes it is called roast … This is an imitation recipe of the famous chicken pepper roast or sukka. I wanted to re-create the same…

Indian green chicken curry

Indian green chicken curry This green chicken curry was an accidental recipe of mine when I had to use the left over green chutney. But turned out to be one of my favorite recipes to have with roti. This is yet again another one pot / pressure cooker recipe. So simple to make and is…

Gutti Vankaya Curry / Gutti Vankaya Kura

Gutti Vankaya is one  recipe which was on my bucket list for two reasons, one is because it is  my sarasu Avva’s recipe, (my moms mom who is in her late 80s,) and secondly brinjal is my favorite vegetable. If there is a soulmate in vegetable it must be brinjal, I could eat it in…

Thayir Vadai / Dahi Vada

Thayir Vadai or dahi vada is a popular indian snack. Perfect for hot summers. This recipe is a south indian version of it. Check out medu vada recipe here

Chana masala (Chickpea curry)

Chana masala / Chickpea curry Chole / chana / chickpeas is one of the best vegetarian protein source available to us. There are many popular recipes from India, from kadala curry from the south to popular chole in the northern part. As a food lover and as I love to explore different cuisines, I keep trying…

Tomato Pickle | Thakkai thokku

Tomato Pickle | Thakkai thokku Pickles are an essential condiment in indian cusine. There is no elaborate meal without a small piece of pickle in it. Usually it is a preserved item which adds a lot of good probiotics in to the diet. This Tomato pickle ( Thakkali thokku ) recipe is an instant pickle…

Hyderabadi Chicken 65

Hyderabadi Chicken 65 Hyderabadi chicken 65 is a recipe that I came across when I was initially trying to figure things out in the kitchen and when I was craving chicken 65. This looked like an updated version of chicken 65 we make at home.   It is sweet and spicy and has a generous…