Coconut Rice

Coconut Rice

Coconut rice, also known as Thengai Sadam in Tamil is one of the favorite rice varieties at home.  This South Indian style coconut rice preparation is so simple that even a novice cook can easily prepare.

Oats Upma or Oats Vegetable Upma

Oats Upma is a delicious quick fix dish that can be easily made, be it for breakfast or as a snack to cater your sudden hunger pangs. With the goodness of fiber rich oats, colorful vegetables and a simple tempering,…

Vegetable Kurma

Vegetable Kurma

Vegetable Kurma or Vegetable Korma is excellent gravy that can be served as a side dish to tiffin (breakfast) items or rice varieties like Biryanis or Pulaos.

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is one of the most famous Mumbai street foods. Pav bun is an Indian bread and Bhaji is mashed vegetable cooked with spice powders. It is the most preferred food at home too.

Rava Idli or Sooji Idli

Rava Idli or Sooji Idli or Semolina Idli is a popular South Indian breakfast dish made with rava or sooji or semolina and curds, spiced with green chillies and ginger and tempered with dals and cashews.

Kothavarangai Poriyal

Kothavarangai Poriyal

Kothavarangai in Tamil or Cluster Beans in English or Gawaar in Hindi is one vegetable that is made at least once in a week at our home. I either make Kothavarangi Paruppu Usli (puttu) or Kothavarangai Poriyal or a simple…

Dal Khichdi or Tur Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi is an easy to make rice preparation with the goodness of dal, famous in Northern and Western India. Dal Khichdi is nutritious, wholesome, easy to digest and comforting food.