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Oct 16, 2016

Baked Namak Pare Recipe | Baked Namak Para | How To Make Namak Pare | Baked Namkeen Snack Recipe

Baked Namak Pare
 Baked Namak Pare/Namkeen recipe with step by step photos. Namak Pare or Namkeen is nothing a deep fried flavorful North Indian Snack recipe. Again, this is my neighbor Aunt's recipe and I did only few changes due to lack of my ingredient and also instead of deep frying I baked them. Baked Namak Pare also turned out so perfectly crunchy and tasty.

Oct 15, 2016

Onion Raita Recipe | How To Make Onion Raita For Biryani/Pulao

Onion Raita
Onion Raita is one of the best and most served accompaniment for any Biryani & Pulao. This onion raita doesn't involve cooking or partial cooking just a mixing of onion and few other ingredients with curd that's it. But it sure require some tips and tricks to make a perfect tasty onion raita without the strong onion pungent smell and taste. Hope this method of Onion Raita will help you to make a perfect tasty onion raita without any strong undesired flavor and taste and at the same time a tasty and crunchy onion slices.

Oct 12, 2016

Pudina Rasam | Easy Pudina Rasam Recipe | Mint Rasam

Pudina Rasam
Weather is getting colder these days and last week I was not feeling well, caught with cold and sore throat and wanted to have something warm and spicy. I craved for some hot soup but I don't have vegetable stock/broth and also not well to cook something elaborate. Then our south Indian clear soup aka Rasam came to my mind and also rasam doesn't need much preparation or time, you can make it in a jiffy. Instead of plain Rasam I made this Pudina Rasam/Rasam With Fresh Mint Leaves and it was so soothing and perfect for my sore throat, sipping hot piping rasam with some extra crushed black pepper instantly relieved my congestion and sore throat. I actually, felt better after drinking a cup of Pudina Rasam. Even my kids like to drink rasam more than having it with rice. So next time, when you make rasam do try this Pudina Rasam, it is so flavorful and healthy. Now off to the recipe..

Oct 10, 2016

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe | Restaurant Style Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe
Paneer Butter Masala | Restaurant Style Paneer Butter Masala Recipe with step by step photos. Paneer butter Masala is a popular restaurant menu which is loved by kids and paneer lovers. My kids are not exceptional and whenever we visit any Indian restaurant, their constant order will be Butter Naan & Paneer butter Masala or Butter Chicken if it is Sunday. Paneer Butter Masala is a rich buttery  tomato based mildly spiced gravy with paneer. There are so many recipes for PB Masala I am sharing the easiest one that tastes even more yummy and flavorful than the restaurant one without any artificial color and freshly prepared ingredients.

Oct 7, 2016

Karamani Masala Sundal | Masala Sundal Recipe | Black Eye Bean Sundal With Sundal Masala | Varuthu Aracha Masala Sundal Recipe

Karamani Masala Sundal
Even though i like to include beans/legumes in my diet, I do not like regular sundal but once in a while like this kind of masala sundal with some spice powder/masala powder. The spices blend enhances the taste and flavor of the sundal. Here's is Karamani Masala Sundal/Spicy Black Eye Bean Sundal. This is almost like my Varuthu Aracha Sundal, this time added some pepper corns to make it bit spicy and also to treat my cold and congestion.
Sundal prepared using legumes and pulses are rich in protein, fiber and low in calories and are perfect filling and healthy snack and sometimes makes a nice side with curd rice or with rice and rasam. We had this Karamani Masala Sundal for our lunch along with curd rice. The masala podi i used for this karamani sundal can be used to make any veggies stir fry or even in puli kuzhambu and Sambar for extra flavor and taste. Now off to the recipe..

Oct 5, 2016

Sabudana Vada Recipe - Vrat Recipe | Sago Pearls Vada | Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada Recipe
As now Navarathri time and some people observe fasting and make different neivedyams to offer God. Those who observe Navarathri Fasting, have to eat no onion. no garlic, no grains recipes based on their family's tradition. This sabudana vada is one of the easiest fasting recipe, I made this sabudana Vada when I observed Shravan Somvar Vrat. Sabudana vada is nothing but a deep fried patties made using sago pearls, mashed potato, roasted and crushed peanuts as main the ingredients. These vadas are crispy, flavorful and delicious snack that you can make anytime and enjoy with a cup of hot Tea or Coffee.

Oct 3, 2016

Vegetable Pulao Recipe | Easy Vegetable Pulao Recipe | Restaurant Style Veg Pulao Recipe

Easy Vegetable Pulao
Easy Restaurant style Vegetable Pulao recipe with step by step photos. This is one of the easiest and simple one pot meal with lot of flavor and taste. This recipe of Vegetable pulao is perfect for weekday's lunchbox or a weekend special lunch along with some kurma or paneer gravy. My kids love this veggie pulao for lunch and I make it weekly once for their lunchbox. I wanted to share this recipe here since long time but due to one or the other reason I kept postponing it.
Last week,  I spent some time by cooking and clicking this vegetable pulao and Onion Raita. Cooking and taking food pictures are really helping my mind free from anxiety and stress but, Not all the time. Some how managing and hoping for the heal soon. Now off to the recipe..