Dry Mushroom Manchurian Recipe

Dry Mushroom Manchurian would go well as a Starter or appetizer. This is a kind of Indochinese recipe. People who like Mushroom would definitely love this recipe. This could be a great side dish for Veg Fried rice or Biriyanis. I have added tomato sauce. But it tastes better with Schezwan sauce or Soy sauce…

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Every one loves paneer, especially Indian vegetarians prefers paneer as a side dish for Indian Bread items (roti, chapati, etc.,) The mot famous paneer gravy dish is a paneer butter masala. This recipe is quite simple. It has both sweet and mild spice taste. Ingredients: Fresh paneer – 250 grams Oil – 1 tablespoons Butter –…

Baby Corn & Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Stir Fry

Baby Corn & Paneer Stir Fry, it’s a great combination. It’s similar to Manchurian. It’s a perfect dry side dish for rice and other masala curries. I added tomato sauce for frying the baby corn and paneer at the end. You can use soy sauce as well. according to your taste. 🙂 Ingredients: Paneer / Cottage…

Jeera Rice | Cumin Rice

Very quick and easy recipe. The main ingredients are Jeera (Cumin) and Ghee. It’s a popular dish in all Indian restaurants under rice category. It blends well with basmati rice rather than sona masuri. It goes well with all types of dal varieties and other masala’s like Rajma, Paneer, Chole etc., It’s perfect for lunch box. 🙂 Ingredients:…

Vangi bath Recipe – Brinjal / Eggplant Recipe

Vangi bath is a rice mixed with Brinjal. It’s very popular in Karnataka. The ingredients slightly differ from place to place. Some people make their own spice powder for this rice and some uses ready made spice powder. I have used ready made spice powder, “MTR Vangi bath”. It’s a quite easy recipe and ideal for…

Spinach Vermicelli Pulao

I wanted to try a different vermicelli pulao, I ended up making this spinach one. It was really yummy and I become a big fan of it now. This vermicelli can be made in two different ways, either make your own spinach paste or buy a ready made spinach vermicelli which is available in the…

Ridge Gourd (Peerkangai) Chutney

Ridge gourd chutney is very yummy and it goes well with Idly and Dosa. It is know as Peerkangai in Tamil. Ridge gourd is a fruit and it belongs to cucumber family. Ridge gourd is popular as vegetable in Asia. It’s rich in fiber and contains anti-inflammatory properties, protects from allergy, helps to fight bad cholesterol…

Vermicelli Pulao with Veggies

Vermicelli Pulao is very similar to Rice Pulao, instead Rice, were roasted vermicelli is added with veggies. It’s a low calorie food. This is perfect for a lunch box and suitable for breakfast when multiple dishes required. Different ways are there to make this, I follow my mom’s recipe. In this way the vermicelli comes…

Non sticky and Yummy Lady’s Finger stir fry (Vendakkai Poriyal)

Lady Finger (Okra) is known as Vendakkai in Tamil and Bhindi in Hindi. It’s very good for Diabetes and Asthma, it’s rich in Fiber, Cholesterol consumption is less in this vegetable, it helps in preventing high blood pressure, obesity, colon cancer and other digestion related problems as well. It’s good for skin and hair also. Many people like…

Paneer Matar (Cottage Cheese and Green Peas) Fry

Paneer and Matar is a great combination when it comes to lunch it could be prepared in any form like gravy or fry. This recipe doesn’t require any additional masala or spices, I prepared with some basic ingredients. This fry will go well with fried rice, pulao varieties and with plain rice as well. The Nutritional…

Raw Banana / Green Plantain Fry (Valakkai Poriyal)

There are lots of health benefits in Plantain (Raw Banana). In Tamil we call it as Valakkai. It’s considered as Vegetable not fruit. It cannot be consumed raw, it could be either boiled or steamed before eating. It’s rich in dietary fiber, Vitamin A, B-6, C , Potassium and Carbohydrate. There are many ways of…

Mushroom Stir Fry with just three ingredients

We all knew Mushroom has lots of health benefits. The Standard name “Mushroom” came from the white button mushroom, Agaricus bisporus; There are different kinds of Mushrooms available, Edible Mushrooms, Toxic Mushrooms, Psychoactive mushrooms and  Medicinal mushrooms. If you are more interested in this topic, here is your wiki link  I love Mushrooms, especially fried ones, When I…