Groundnut Podi (Groundnut Powder)

Groundnut Podi or Groundnut powder is a very tasty and easy powder to make. It goes well with almost all the South Indian Breakfast dishes like Dosa, Idly, Pongal, Poha Upma etc. Groundnut powder, Steamed Rice and a spoon of melted Ghee is a ultimate easy dish to relish. No traditional occasion or function is…

Kadai Masala Powder

Kadai Masala Powder  is used  to prepare many types of dishes like Kadai Paneer(Cottage Cheese), Paneer Jalfrezi , Kadai Chicken Curry and many other  Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian items. It is like a multipurpose spice powder. It is a very milder spice powder compared to  Garam Masala powder. It is always better to use freshly…

Vegetable Dum Biriyani

Vegetable Dum Biriyani prepared in a traditional dum style looks heavenly and aromatic. Basically preparing dum style biriyani involves 4 steps. In the first step sliced onions are fried till golden brown. In second step Rice is half cooked in whole spices like bay leaf,Cumin Seeds,salt and Some Ghee and kept aside. In the third…

Paneer Jalfrezi

Paneer Jalfrezi is a very easy and somewhat mild Paneer dish. All the vegetables are cut into strips and stir fried. As cooking is also faster it preserves the flavor and texture of the peppers and onions. It is a quick fry dish that is made with simple tomato sauce. In addition to tomatoes, vinegar…

Kadai Paneer(Gravy)

Kadai Paneer is a very simple Paneer recipe among all Paneer recipes. Kadai Paneer can be prepared  both dry as well as gravy variety. It goes well with Roti, Paratha or any flavored rice like  Jeera Rice, Cabbage Rice or Vegetable Biriyani. As  we are using lot of  tomatoes to prepare this dish it is…

Kadai Paneer(Dry)

Kadai Paneer is a very simple  Paneer recipe among all Paneer recipes. Kadai Paneer can be prepared  both dry as well as gravy variety. It goes well with Roti, Paratha or Jeera Rice. For dry kadai paneer curry we need only 1 or 2 medium sized tomatoes. Freshly roasted and pound spices adds a lot of…

Mooli Paratha(Radish Flat bread)

Mooli paratha/ Radish paratha is a Indian break fast preparation. Whole wheat flour and grated radish is mixed to prepare dough. Prepared dough is rolled in to a paratha or flat bread and fried on a pan using some butter or oil. Preparation Time:15 Minutes Cooking Time: 15 Minutes Makes: 8 to 10 paratha Ingredients…

Upma

Upma is a traditional south Indian breakfast dish made from Wheat semolina. There are 3 to 4 verities of Rava available in the market. A finer polished Rava is called  Suji in Hindi and is mostly used to prepare sweets like Suji Halwa, Sheera etc.The Rava i have used is called Bansi Rava in India…