BM# 72: Week 3/ Day 3 Theme: Milk based Sweets Dish: Custard with Gulab Jamun and Praline topping After posting rawa payasam and Syrian rice pudding for the first two days of this week’s marathon, I was wondering what to make for the third day. Then I saw this recipe on Vaishali’s blog and I…
This will be my very first post for this year’s ‘Cooking from cookbook challenge‘. This year Valli wants us to cook strictly from cookbooks and may be some magazines. In the previous editions we were cooking from cooking shows, paper cuttings, mom’s recipes etc. So I already picked 4 books and listed the recipes I…
BM# 71: Week 1/ Day 1 Theme: One Pot Dishes Dish: Achari Vegetable Pulao We are starting a new month of Blogging Marathon today and my theme for this week is ‘One Pot Dishes‘. Who doesn’t like one pot meals, they are easy to make, very convenient and only 1 dish to clean. For the first day…
Indian style pizza with creamy curried spinach on an instant pizza crust — take about 15~20 minutes to put everything together. If you don’t want to be bothered with making the crust, just use store bought naans instead — they would work beautifully here.
Indian style Beet Salad with Peanuts and Cashews. It takes just a few minutes to make and tastes fresh and delicious.
A simple curry with methi leaves, tomato, paneer to serve with roti, rice or pulao.
Dal dhokli is a filling one pot meal where dhoklis aka Indian style wheat pasta 🙂 are simmered in dal until cooked through.
Rotlis are super soft paper thin rotis. They are easy to make and make any meal special when served with a yummy.
Recipe to make Masala coconut rice. It is a spicy version of regular coconut rice with some added masalas as well. It is great to pack for lunch boxes and is special enough to serve for guests too. My only addition is fried tofu on top to add some protein to the dish. You can even add paneer or cooked chickpeas or other beans instead. It doesn’t need any side dish and can be served with some papad and raita or plain yogurt.
Whole grain twist to traditional Souuth Indian rice dish — Lemon pulihora made with Barley instead of rice. It’s hearty, nutritious and delicious.