Friday, March 31, 2017

Tender Jackfruit roast

Jackfruit is rich source of vitamins and minerals. It is very healthy and tasty too. The raw or tender jackfruit can be used in making curry, stir fry/palya, fritters/bajji and also a roast. It makes a good side dish for the food. Tender jackfruit is marinated with a good amount of spices and shallow fried on a non stick pan. We often make it in our home as a side dish along with rice and curry. Make it in your home too as it is tasty and healthy too. The detail of the recipe is described below.

Drumstick leaves Pakoda

Drumstick leaves is very healthy. Leaves have vitamins, carbohydrates, iron, protien, minerals and calcium.Drumstick leaves recipes gives your family a healthy dish and also increases the immunity. Most of the people like drumstick leaves. This leaves can be used to make curry, coconut curry, palya/stir fry, for egg burji and also to make
fritters/pakoda. For those who dont like to eat drumstick leaves, you can just make it as pakoda and give so that they can enjoy the fritters with drumstick leaves.The detail of recipe is given below.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Brinjal Yennegai/Gutthi vankayi koora/Badhanekaayi yennegai

Gutti Vankaaya Koora/Brinjal/Badanekaayi yennegai is an excellent taste gravy for roti, rice, chapathi or mudde[Ragi or sorghum flour ball]. This dish is prepared using Brinjals. Brinjal is filled with  spicy gravy masala and shallow cooked in oil. Adding potato gives good consistency to the gravy and enhances the taste.
The Recipe is described in detail. Do prepare and enjoy an excellent tasty dish in just 30 min.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Rajma Masala

Posting Rajma masala on request by many who follow my recipes. Rajma Masala is a side dish for roti, a very famous recipe of north India. Rajma is the red kidney beans. The gravy is prepared using cooked rajma and spices. It is a great combination for roti, chapathi , naan or kulcha. Preparing the rajma masala is easy yet simple.
The details of recipe is described here. Prepare and let me know how did you like it.

Akki Roti/Rice flour Roti

Akki roti/Rice flour Roti is a famous dish in coastal areas of Karnataka. Usually the people of coastal areas have rice roti along with chutney or fish curry or chicken curry. They enjoy the rice roti even if it given continuously for breakfast.The rice roti is prepared in different ways. One of them is described in this recipe.


Poha/Avalakki is a easy breakfast. It is prepared using puffed rice along with onion, green chilli, tomato and vegetables. vegetables is optional. When its very urgent to prepare breakfast you can opt for Poha as it can be prepared in just 5 min, but if we add vegetables we should spend some time in cooking the vegetables. Easy, time saving and tasty breakfast. It is much famous in North Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The detail of the recipe is described here. 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ugadi Pachadi

Happy Ugadi festival to all. Ugadi is an indian festival and considered as new year day for all Hindus in some of the south states mainly for the people of Karnataka, Andhrapradesh and Telangana. Celebrated in different states in various ways with different names. People wear new clothes, decorate the houses, draw rangolis in front of the house and do pooja to the god.On the festival day we prepare Ugadi pachadi -The combination of six different tastes: Sweet, salty, bitter, tangy, spicy and sour,which indicates the different faces of life. 

Potato fritters/Aloo Bonda:

 Aloo Bonda or potato fritters is famous indian snacks and favourite of alomost all. Potato fritters when served with pudina chutney is an awesome combination. It is sometimes prepared as breakfast or as snacks in the evening or as side dish for food or as street food. The taste will be yummy. The potato masala dumplings are dipped  one by one in gram flour batter and deep fried in oil. The recipe is very simple and quick to prepare.

Masala Dosa

Masala Dosa is a very famous dish from India.The dosa is prepared in different countries in their own way and different recipe.The masala dosa is very tasty breakfast which all would like to eat.A single masala dosa is too costly in restaurants and hotels.Instead of buying from outside it can be easily prepared at home. Dosa is prepared using soaked and fermented rice and lentils.The masala is prepared using potato.The two types of chutney is prepared one to spread on dosa and one to eat along with dosa.

Vegetable Pulav

Vegetable pulav is one of the variety for breakfast or dinner in some of the asian countries. This will be very tasty. The pulav can also be prepared with less spices if you don't like heavy spices. The rice is cooked along with vegetables and spices in a cooker. Many of you asked the recipe for vegetable pulav to prepare in simple and easy way. Please do check the recipe details below. Prepare and do let me know how it tasted.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Brinjal Chutney/Pachadi

Brinjal chutney or pachadi is famous recipe in Andhrapradesh. It is a very refreshing and tasty recipe to enjoy as a side dish with food. It is prepared using brinjal , tomato, cilantro, green chilli and garlic. This also makes a very good combination for chapathi or jowar roti. The detail recipe is provided, do prepare and enjoy.

Red chutney

Red chutney-Since the chutney is red we call it red chutney. It is prepared using red chilli, salt, garlic, ginger, cumin seeds and roasted gram. The red chutney is used to spread on dosa to make masala dosa. Compared to plain dosa the Masala dosa is very famous in all hotels or restaurants in india. It will be favourite breakfast for most of the people. The recipe is very simple and preparation time is too less.

Peanut/Kadleykaayi gojju for rice

Kadleykaayi gojju  is nothing but Peanut chutney made to gravy consistency and chopped onions are added to enhance the flavor. The peanut chutney is usually a combination for dosa or chutney but if it left over and stored in refrigerator, for urgency we can just take the chutney in a bowl, add water to get thin consistency and add chopped onions. This will be a good combination for rice and ragimudde too.The detail of recipe is given here, please check and prepare it yourself when you need it.

Friday, March 10, 2017


Idli is a traditional and famous  breakfast of south india. It is prepared using rice,  idly rava or rava and urad dal as such. The batter is prepared after soaking urad dal and idli rava and fermented, Fermentation breaks the starch and becomes easy for metabolism. chutney and sambar is the famous combination with idli and it will be a very very tasty breakfast. The detail recipe is described here, check it and prepare tasty idli. 

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Boti Chat

Boti chat is a vegetarian recipe. Hearing word boti, some may feel as non vegetarian. It is a famous street food in south india. It is also called as gold finger fryums chat. I have used here small botis but usually it is prepared using long botis. It is a very tasty chat which everyone would like to have more and more, especially kids will love it. you can just use the gold finger fryums which will be usually available at home and prepare this chat as evening snacks.The detail of recipe is given below.