Banana fritter with chocolate

In Bangalore you’ll see lots and lots of banana stalls. I think it’s in whole of South India that you find so many varieties of bananas everywhere. Just today one of my friends who came back from Kerala said that out of the 22 species of banana that are found in India 21 of them…

Chichingar Tarkari/Snake Gourd Curry

Snake gourd to me is a very peculiar type of vegetable. Its white and green stripes and more than 2 feet in length, it really looks quite similar to the reptile from which it has taken its name. Serves 2 Ingredients: Chichingha (Snake gourd):  200gms Peyaj(Onion): 1 medium, fiely chopped lengthwise Ginger paste (Ada bata):…

Mama I’m coming home

After a long long time I am going home. Though the stay is only for 5 days, I’ll be back to Bangalore on Monday with lots and lots of recipes from my mom’s kitchen. If I can I’ll post a couple of posts within these few days. Have a great Sankranti everybody.

Egg Fried Rice

No much of a prelude, all I want to put up is my version of the Chinese egg fried. Yesterday, when I came back home from office all tired and repulsive to get inside the kitchen I cooked this up. I used these vegetables because I only had those at home, if you like you…

Palak in Paneer Bowl

So the guessing game was fun. Thank you all for the comments. Yes, you all have guessed it right the main ingredients were paneer (famer’s cheese) and spinach. Here goes the recipe for the yummy and delicious recipe from my mom’s kitchen. Serves 6 Ingredients: For making the paneer bowls:- Farmer’s cheese (Paneer): ½ kg…

Guess What!!!!

Hello to all my visitors. Today I am in a jolly mood, and so thought of having some fun with all  my visitors. A couple of days back, my mom cooked up something and sent the pics to me. The pics courtesy my little sister, this she told me to specifically mention on my post…

Masur Dal/Red Lentil Recipe

Legumes are a very important part of our meals. In my family, I have seen my mom cook dal for every meal. Be it an accompaniment for paratha, roti or rice, dal is always there. Among the all types of legumes found in the market, the one that is very popular in my family is…

Announcing event – Harvest: The Festival of Rice

Each day of the year flies off so fast that its hard to believe that we have crossed 365 days and even more on leap years between to New Year celebrations. The winter sets in with loads of happiness. Christmas and New Year rings the bells for enjoyment and merriment. It is the time of…

Dimer Tarkari/ Egg Curry

I wish all of you have a great vacation, and the New Year brought more joy to all your lives. Here in India the only two of vacation in winter are Christmas and New Year, and so there is no bypassing the daily routines. Each night I think of the easiest ways of cooking things….

Roadside Tadka

I have posted this recipe before but its for Srivalli that I am posting it once more to participate in the event hosted by her. Serves 2 Ingredients: Green Mugh dal: 150gms Tomato: 2 medium sizes Onion (Peyaj): 2 large ones Garlic (Rasun): 7 or 8 cloves Kasturi Methi (Fenugreek leaves): 1 tablespoon Green chili…

Christmas Cake in Pressure Cooker

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