RCI Oriya Cuisine

This cuisine is very new to me and I loved to explore the tastes of their food. I realised the food variety ranges from use of dhall  to vegetables with a very unique combination of spices which enhances the flavours of food. The sweet is mostly made of cheese or milk based which varies from kalakhand to rosgullas..More about…

Pumpkin with Black eyed Peas

This is a very simple coconut based curry. I had never thought of blogging this recipe which is quite similar to kerala style Olan. May be this is Olan but a modified version. I learnt this recipe from my hubby who in turn got this from his buddy bachelor roommate who was a keralite. This…

RCI for Punjabi Cuisine

Punjabi cuisine is the most well known cuisine not only in India but around the world too. Punjabi food who doesn’t love them? Well I have never been to punjab but the i love the parathas curries and flavoured rice. Punjabis are great lovers of wheat, they hardly cook plain rice for regular meals. Their  rice…

Hyderabadi Bhagara Baingan

The first recipe I could think of when Andhra cuisine was anounced was the various chutneys and pickles. Even other south Indian do make pickles like me too being a south indian but with Andhra it is very unique. Due to the introduction of the blogosphere  I came to be aware of various cuisines andhra is one such which…

ಮೇತಿ ಪನೀರ್/Methi Paneer with Rajma

After long time again i was in time to get some fresh methi leaves last week. Being sunday i can’t just be doing normal methi sambhar or fry, it must be some tangy curry that goes for puris/parotas.  So i thought of mixing methi with one can of kidney beans which had been lying for quite…

CholeMasala

This is one of my favorite side dish for pooris and baturas. There is very funny but yet to say a initiative to try new recipes.  This was during the first fews months after my marriage, i had an immense liking to try new recipes. At that time there was one cooking series at the…

Amte(Bimbal) Kayi Pineapple Amti/KayiRasa/Gojju

All you need Amte kayi – 4-5 Pineapple/Bittergaurd/lady finger – 1 cup cut to chunks like for sambhar seseme seeds – 2 tbsp chana dhall/thoor dhall – 2 tbsp dried chilli – 5-6 jaggery – 2 tbsp jeera – 1 tsp methi seeds – 1tsp salt to taste     Fry seseme seeds, chana dhall seperately…

Tofu Khofta Curry

This one of my trials with tofu.  Since long time i wanted to try khofta curries. But due to the laborious process of frying then making the curry always thought it is more time consuming.  Well the curry turned out quite well but i should say some more spice would have made it more tasty.     For…