Jonnalu Senagalu (Sorghum & Chickpea Saute)

BM# 77: Week 1/ Day 2 Theme: Recipes with Whole Grains Dish: Jonnalu Senagalu (Sorghum/ Jowar & Chickpea Saute) For the second day of this week’s blogging marathon, I have a healthy and nutritious snack made with sorghum aka jowar (in Hindi) aka jonnalu (in Telugu). This Jonnalu senagalu which literally means sorghum and chickpeas is a…

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…

Brussels Sprouts Coconut Stir fry (Brussels Sprouts Thoran)

BM# 74: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Quick and Delicious Stir Fries Dish: Brussels Sprouts Coconut Stir fry My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is ‘Quick and delicious Stir fries’. Most of us usually think of Chinese food when we hear the word stir fry, but there are many Indian vegetable side dishes that can be classified as stir…