Basundi

Basundi is a rich sweet recipe made with thickened milk and the roasted nuts adds extra richness to this sweet.This sweet can either be served chill or warm.Very easy recipe with just two ingredients milk and sugar but takes an hour or more to prepare this delicious sweet. INGREDIENTS 2 litres milk 1 cup sugar… 

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Rava kesari

Rava kesari is the most easiest sweet of Indian sweet recipes.The only difficult part is to make them without any lumps.Such an easy recipe,takes just few minutes to make them but tastes really good. INGREDIENTS 1 cup rava/sooji/semolina 1 cup sugar 3 cups water 2 cardamom 8 cashews 2 tbsp ghee A generous pinch of… 

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Paneer butter masala recipe

Paneer butter masala is a punjabi dish that goes well with rotis and naans. Favourite dish not only for vegetarians but for non-vegetarians too.Such a rich recipe prepared with paneer(Indian cottage cheese),malai(cream) and cashews.. INGREDIENTS 200g paneer 4 tomatoes 2 onions(grinded to paste) 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 8 cashews(soak in water) 2 green chillies… 

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Idiyappam/Sevai or String hopper recipe

Idiyappam is a steamed breakfast made with rice flour.To make Idiyappam we need an Idiyappam pala(sevai nazhi)(Idiyappam maker) and an Idly maker to steam them.The rice flour is made into a soft dough and then pressed through idiyappam maker to make these string like structures called Idiyappam. Though being a time consuming breakfast to do… 

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Chana Masala/Chole Masala

Chana masala or Chole masala is a pure punjabi recipe made with either black or white chana known as garbanzo beans in english and kondaikadalai in tamil.Chole masala goes well with poori and chapathi. INGREDIENTS 1 small cup black chana 1 tomato chopped 1 onion chopped 2 green chillies slit 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1… 

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Szechuan Chicken fried rice

Szechuan chicken fried rice is made by adding szechuan sauce ,shredded chicken,scrambled egg to the ordinary fried rice.An Indo chinese recipe healthy and tasty too. INGREDIENTS 1 cup basmati rice 1 carrot chopped 1/2 capsicum chopped 1 small sized onion chopped shredded cabbage (fistful) 1-2 tsp szechuan sauce 1/2 tsp soy sauce 2 eggs scrambled… 

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Chicken Briyani

Briyanies are famous all over India.Briyani,a food for celebration as they are specially made for weddings and festivals.I have posted here a simple Chicken briyani recipe which is very easy to make and requires no dum process. INGREDIENTS 1 cup basmati rice 200 g chicken 1 onion chopped 1 tomato chopped 2-3 green chillies slit… 

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Szechuan vegetable fried rice

Szechuan fried rice is a spicier version of the chinese fried rice with an addition of the szechuan sauce which is made using dried red chillies.It is an Indo Chinese recipe that can prepared at home easily INGREDIENTS 1 cup basmati rice 1 carrot chopped 1/2 capsicum chopped 1/2 onion chopped shredded cabbage (handful) 1/2… 

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Szechuan sauce

Szechuan sauce is a bright coloured sauce made from dried red chillies and used in the Chinese cuisine.Very easy to make them at home and tastes great than the readymade sauce for the store bought sauce have lot peservatives in it. INGREDIENTS 15 dried red chillies 5 garlic pods 1 inch size of ginger 1/2… 

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Karuppatti Aapam or Karuppatti Appam( palm sugar appam)

Karuppatti Aapam is very famous in my native town Virudhunagar(Tamil Nadu).It is made with aapam batter and palm sugar.Palm sugar is rich in vitamins ,minerals and amino acids.Replacing white sugar with palm sugar helps to postpone the onset of diabetes and reduce weight.A very sweet ,coloured aapam which can be consumed without sugar and coconut… 

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