Rava Laddu is a simple and easy to make sweet and Iwanted to make something special for Sankranthi. Most recipes, called for equal amounts of the main ingredients. But I find equal amounts of rava, ghee and sugar a bit too sweet for my taste. So I scaled down on the ghee and sugar.
When it comes to Upma, I have had to cave in and resort to the traditional way of making it with ghee only; and a lot of it at that. But the results are indeed delicious as a recent phone call from hubby confirmed it. Adding some veggies is my way of making it a [...]
Atukulu Upma or Poha is another quick breakfast or snack which Shilpi keeps asking for regularly. It’s a real easy to whip up in less than 20 minutes even when I am being interrupted constantly every 2 minutes .
This is a quick and easy recipe. It was one of my favourite after school snacks.I still remeber the first time my Mom made it. I was in fourth grade I think. She had come back from some event where she had learn’t to make it and there was a little leftover. I had loved it [...]
There are many different recipes available for kobbari pachadi. This is the simplest of them with the least amount of ingredients. Kobbari Pachadi or Coconut Chutney is usually served with Dosa, Idli, Garelu and can also be eaten with rice.
Garelu or vada are one of those dishes that are a family favourite, but I have always found it to be an extremely time consuming process, until recently when an Aunt of mine suggested using the Urad dal flour instead. Though I love too cook from scratch, there are some dishes I’d rather take shortcuts [...]
It has been ages since I did a post and about time I got back to blogging. Well I have also started writing for Suite101, so do go and check out my recipe for Ulava Charu at their Site. I have also added a little description of how it is made traditionally. I love exploring the origins [...]
Pulihora is the Andhra name for this South Indian Dish. It is also known as Puilogare in Kannada and Puli Satham in Tamil. The basic concept of the dish is the same even though it migh have minor variations in the recipe.
This is one of the simplest dishes to make. It is usually served with rice, ghee and pickle. The Avakaya Pachhadi (spicy mango pickle) is usually the favorite with this dish. It is also one of the first foods given to children in Andhra. Soft cooked rice and sudda pappu with a generous helping of [...]
My Mom’s Shrimp Curry is one of my favorite dishes. It’s spicy and delicious. Do cut back on the spices if you cannot handle it Ingredients 1 pound Shrimp, raw or cooked 2 medium onion, finely chopped 3 teaspoons ginger garlic past 2 whole green chiles, sliced 1 piece cinnamon stick, 2 inches 4 tablespoons [...]
This recipe is my grandmother’s recipe. It is really delicious and many non mushroom eaters have gotten converted after trying this dish out. Ingredients Mushrooms – 2 lb Onions – 2 medium, chopped Cinnamon stick – 1 inch piece Ginger paste – ½ tsp Garlic paste – ½ tsp Cloves – 4 Milk – ¼ [...]
The quantities mentioned here are again approximates. I never really measure precisely. Ingredients Okra – 3 pounds Onion – 1 large/ 2 medium Curry leaves – 1 sprig Mustard seeds – ½ tsp Cumin seeds – ½ tsp Dry red chilli – 1 Garlic clove – 1 crushed lightly Salt to taste Chilli powder – [...]