Category Archives: Side Dish

Brown Chicpea Hummus

This Brown Chickpea / Chana Hummus is a nice and a healthy party dip. It is a nice variation to our staple chickpea hummus. It tastes good and it is rich in protein. The generous use of garlic, onion and olive oil in this hummus makes it even more flavorful and a great option.

keerai thandu kootu

Keerai thandu kootu recipe – protein rich healthy food.Good to relish with a glimpse of clarified butter (ghee). Is there any happiness to harvest veggies from our own kitchen garden.My mom planted keerai in our backyard and we used to harvest whenever we want it.

Chana Masala Recipe

Chana masala recipe / Chana Masala – notable Indian recipe to serve with any Indian flat bread. Best go with bhature recipe

Healthy Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork

Be enticed by the kaleidoscope of colours & flavours slowly coaxed into this Stuffed Bitter Gourd Boat with Minced Pork . Besides adding a touch of red to the dish, Wolfberries provides a plethora of health benefits especially for the eye-sight.

Vengaya chutney

Tangy Onion chutney with Tamarind to serve as side dish for idli/dosa

Chinese New Year Baby Abalones with Bok Choy

Of late, many restaurants have come up with an innovative way of cutting vegetables, turning them into pretty flowers. The good news is, they are not difficult to make at all. I have paired the Bok Choy with the lavish Baby Abalones, turning the simple dish into a classy one.

kumbakonam kadappa

kumbakonam and thanjavur famous kadappa recipe to serve as a side dish for poori, chapathi, idli or dosa

Besan wali shimlamirch

Easy to cook, and takes only few minutes to prepare.Capsicum itself is a very flavourful vegetable the combination of capsicum and aromatic chickpea flour makes it even more delicious.

Delicious Stuffed Mini Pepper Snacks with Philadelphia Cheese and Tuna

Stuffed with a mixture of Philadelphia Cheese and Tuna and wrapped with Bacon, these sweet mini peppers make great party snacks. Ingredients 3 Sweet Mini Peppers ½ Japanese Cucumber 3 Streaky Bacon ½ canned Ayam Brand Tuna Flakes 50g Philadelphia Cheese 2 tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese Tomato Salsa: 1 Tomato 1 tsp Tomato Sauce 3 […]

Red chilli garlic dip

Fiery hot chilli garlic dip, a great side dish for your meals and perfect accompaniment to your monsoon snacks

Kathal Jackfruit Ki Sabzi Recipe

Kathal Ki Sabzi Recipe is a succulent dry preparation of unripe jackfruit cooked with plenty of red onions and spices. The dish has a fibrous texture and delicious taste to it, hence it can be labeled as mock meat also. The term vegetarian prompt a train of thoughts about my mother, who is a devoted […]

Garlic and Herb Roasted Potato Recipe

Garlic and Herb Roasted Potato Recipe is the easiest and most delicious way to eat crisp potato bites flavored with lots of garlic and Italian herbs. The fresh herbs and garlic combination is marriage made in heaven, though both are strong and over powering flavors still compliment each other well. Garlic and Herb Roasted Potato […]

Vazhakkai Kola Urundai Plantain Fried Balls

Chettinad cuisine offers a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. One of the unique vegetarian dish is Vazhakkai Kola Urundai. Normally when we hear the word Kola Urudai we think about Mutton Kola Urundai/Mutton Meat Balls using minced mutton. But for vegetarian people,this recipe gives the exact taste as like Mutton Kola Balls. Plantain is […]

Stir Fry Spicy Green Beans

Stir Fry Spicy Green Beans (Restaurant Style) ~ They are Quick and Yummy, serve with steamed rice/noodles/quinoa or any grain of choice. Store for 2-3 days

Mango pachadi

Mango Pachadi is a traditional recipe used to prepare for Tamil new year. It’s a combination of all tastes.

Shahi Paneer Korma

Shahi Paneer Korma a.k.a Mughlai Paneer Korma is one of the common dishes prepared with Paneer or Cottage Cheese and a restaurant favourite. This is actually a Mughlai Paneer dish prepared in white rich gravy of Boiled Onions, Cashew nut and Poppy Seed Paste. This dish is quite different from typical Punjabi Shahi Paneer where………..

Spicy Watermelon

Spicy watermelon – an alternate go using melon fruit. Getting bored with usual smoothies and drinks? Give this spicy try. Red melons tossed in spices and drizzled with lemon.

Drumstick Leaves Poriyal

Drumstick leaves poriyal – an iron-rich thoran goes well with all rice varieties. Murungai keerai tempered with red chilies and coconut.

Light Avocado Mayonnaise

A light and smooth avocado sauce flavoured with an hint of garlic. Perfect with fish, eggs or vegan sandwiches!

TANDOORI GOBHI

Guest arriving in a short notice can panic anyone in the kitchen. Today the same happened with me too. I just had around 40 mins in hand to make the entire lunch. Somehow managed to complete the whole course but some where found something lacking in the spread. Something that can be served both as […]