Yummy Potato Sabji

After a good vacation, it’s so hard to go back to routine. To make things easy I always keep pre cooked potatoes in my fridge. Let me show you how easy it is to whip up a good sabji (side dish), that can double up as a filling for sandwiches and wraps. Potato Sabji –…

Methi Aloo – Flavorful Herbed Potatoes 

If you have to make a side dish that is tasty and simple, potatoes are your best bet. Seriously, who doesn’t like potatoes? A simple potato dish can be easily tweaked into a healthy one, just by adding fresh herbs. And that’s exactly what I did, an Indian style Pan fried, Herbed potatoes. It is…

Mouthwatering Mango Pickle

Pickling is a culinary art, it’s there in every culture and cuisine around the world. It’s a wonderful way to preserve seasonal produce and enjoy them throughout the year. This mango pickle is a very popular Indian condiment. It is made with a special type of raw green, pickling mangoes which are available only during…

Spicy Sautéed Okra – Vendakkai Poriyal 

Okra is also called vendakkai or bhindi in India. It is considered a delicacy in southern cuisine too. But this is a slimy vegetable, that’s why people are hesitant to buy and make anything with it. I make this dish in a special way so that they are slime free and taste absolutely delicious.  Eating…

Kothu Parotta – Flatbread Hash 

This is an ingenious dish we’ve invented to make use of the stale bread or flatbreads. This recipe is so simple and easy to make, it’s tangy with crisp veggies and it tastes so good. This could be a quick snack or a side or it could be a lunch or a dinner depending on…

Pattani Sundal – Peas Salad 

This is a very unique green salad which is exclusively made with peas and topped with shredded carrots, raw mango and coconut. This is such a tasty and healthy snack that everyone will enjoy, even the kids who hate green peas.  This is a boardwalk special at South Indian beaches. Among the other contenders like…

Skillet Fried Rice – Indian Style

Fried rice is one tasty dish we all love to eat. This is a healthy version made with a ton of vegetables and Indian spices. This recipe is eggless but you get the protein, carb and the veggies all in one bowl. Sounds yummy! right?  This a such a simple yet a delicious dish that…

Tasty Tapioca Dish

Many of us know tapioca is used mainly as a thickener and used in most of the gluten free products. In south India we make really tasty dishes out of it.  This is my grandmother’s recipe and it’s extremely flavorful.  Tapioca is normally found in groceries near the root vegetable section. Here it’s called Yuca…

Cauliflower Kadai {stir fry}

Sometimes you need a little inspiration to cook something new. This recipe is inspired by my visit to the local farmers market. Their freshly harvested produce is extremely good and they taste amazing. I found these beautiful, colorful sweet peppers, couldn’t wait to cook with it. Baby Bell Peppers I cook cauliflower in many ways…

Potato Fry 

Everybody likes potatoes, Anything you make with it is never going to go wrong. Whatever you do, bake, fry or mash it tastes good. This is a quick and easy recipe for all the beginners who are learning to cook.  This golden fried potatoes are truly mouthwatering. It is a delicacy in South India. We…