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Baby corn peas masala – quick side dishes for chapatis – easy recipes in pressure cooker

At my place everyone loves baby corn. For several months now, I have been making a quick baked baby corn snack, a recipe given by a friend. My kids loved it and I did not try to make anything else with it. Somehow I never posted that recipe . I will do it sometime soon. I made this side dish for beetroot rice few days back when my son had to stayback in school for some extra classes. During such days, I find it very convinient to make variety rice along with some curry or some stuffed paratha. Its really…

 

Mutter paneer recipe – No onion garlic tomato quick dishes

Hope you all(read tamilians) are celebrating the new year in a grand manner. I made a few delicacies too today.It would have been apt to post a payasam I tried today. But I have been working on this post since yesterday and with the little time I got, I thought of posting the same. Uploading and editing the pictures would have taken up a long time and as usual I would not have managed to do any post. A similar recipe was posted by someone in a facebook food group almost a year ago. It sounded too good and I…

 

Tandoori paneer gobi tikka recipe – Paneer recipes

We hardly eat out nowadays.Its around once or twice a month. So during weekends, I try to make something special for all of us. Its only during the weekends, I get to spend a decent amount of time in the kitchen.I make naans and exotic subji or masala dosa with some restaurant style sambar and chutneys or poori masala. One such day, we felt like having something really dabba style, spicy and delicious. So I decided to make this kind of tandoori style paneer and also add some cauliflower in it. I served some with some rotis and we had…

 

Potato bread ball/rolls recipe -easy low fat snack recipes

How I wish I could post everyday or atleast in every 2- 3 days.It really gives me lot of joy right from cooking to taking photos , editing them and doing a post. But of course other things takes the priorites pushing blogging at the end. It was super long weekened last week and I did cook some yummy stuff. There are a list of posts to be done , but that will be done gradually in the following days. I saw this recipe here and I immediately wanted to make them. It sounded too good and was sure the…

 

Millet (kuthiraivali) dhokla recipe – Easy snack recipe

If you are a regular reader here, I have mentioned before that I make use of millet once or twice a week.Thanks to blogging that I have actually come to know about this important healthy ingredient. I mostly make upma or use instead of rice in a rice variety. But seeing other blogs , I also decided to be more creative with this ingredient. I have been making alot of dhokla varieties off late and so decided to make the same with millet too. We all loved it. Its not as spongy as the regular dhokla. Its also a bit…

 

Sandwich dhokla recipe – Easy and quick snack recipes

Days are getting busier as the school starts.Keeping track of the kiddo’s studies and other activities takes a good amount of time, though I enjoy that too.Its good to take interest in every phase of life.But blogging becomes slower. I started writing this post yesterday and I am still doing it today morning. I usually make tiffin/ snacks for dinner. I cook rice only for the kids. I and my hubby prefer something light. So one of this days, I made this sandwich dhokla. I had bought a readymade packet of this kind of sandwich dhokla years back which I…

 

Bhutte ka kees recipe- Grated corn upma – Easy corn recipes

I buy corn quite often as my son loves it.I roast the corn directly on fire and coat them with spices and lemon juice and he loves it this way. Sometimes I microwave the corn for a few minutes and then serve it. I have also tried pakode/fritters with corn and posted it before. A couple of years ago in India , I used to buy lot of sweet corns and bring back home. They used to sell fresh from the farms near a place I worked. I really miss the farm fresh fruits and vegetables we used to get…

 

Indori poha recipe – Easy indian breakfast recipes

Poha has been a regular thing at my place since my childhood. Its made once or twice every week for our breakfast or sometimes even a snack. Its made so often that I never ever thought of posting it in my blog. My mother used to serve poha often garnished with some sev or grated coconut on the top. But I make it quite plain without much of the fancy ingredients and garnishings. But when I saw the recipe for indori poha in several blogs , I thought of making it that way for breakfast one day as it was…

 

Paneer and small onion in southindian tamarind based gravy – Side dish for rotis and rice

Whenever I make arachuvitta sambar or the paste for vathakuzhumbu , I always think of trying out a fusion variety with paneer ,mushrooms or tofu added into the same gravy /kuzhumbu. This would make a different and delicious side dish for rice and rotis. So I finally tried it one day and it tasted really delicious. I made it with paneer , but am sure you can add in some fresh mushrooms and tofu and some peas too. I had it with phulkas , but my hubby insisted that I make some steamed rice or cumin rice for this gravy…

 

Tofu tikka masala recipe – Baked tofu recipes

Tofu has become a favourite at my place after I started using it in Indian recipes just like we use paneer. I make it quite frequently as it is very healthy especially with high protein content. Inspite of all this , it is not as tasty as paneer. So I often marinade with suitable spices.Tofu absorbs the spices very well. I decided to bake like we often do for paneer tikka. This really tastes delicious and if you are not too fond of tofu, try this recipe. I am sure you will start liking it. It makes a good starter…