Simple South Indian Vegetarian Thali — Fresh Cucumber Salad Recipe

BM# 74: Week 3/ Day 2 Theme: Thalis/ Spreads Dish: Simple South Indian Vegetarian Thali Today I have a simple South Indian vegetarian thali. Coming up with a menu is quite a task — picking dishes that complement each other is an art. So I took the help of my Dakshin cookbook. The author, Chandra Padmanabhan, has…

Vegetarian North Indian Thali — Dal Makhani Recipe

BM# 74: Week 3/ Day 1 Theme: Thalis/ Spreads Dish: Vegetarian North Indian Thali – Dal Makhani My theme for this week’s Blogging Marathon is ‘Thalis/ Spreads‘. I usually stay away from this theme because cooking a whole spread is a tedious and time-consuming thing and even if I did make the whole spread, I…

Coconut Malai Laddoo Recipe

BM# 73: Week 4/ Day 1 Theme: Bookmarked Recipes Dish: Coconut Malai Laddoo from Manjula’s Desi Fiesta We are in the last week of this month’s blogging marathon and my theme for this week is probably one of my most favorite themes, ‘Bookmarked Recipes‘. This theme gives me a chance to try some of the recipes…

Aloo Bhindi ki Subzi (Potato-Okra Curry)

Okra aka Ladies Finger is one of my favorite vegetables. My daughter recently started liking it and keeps asking me to make okra curry. So nowadays I make sure to buy okra everytime I’m at the grocery store. Today I made a simple Aloo Bhindi ki Subzi (Potato Okra Curry) from 660 Curries by Raghavan Iyer. I usually…