Category Archives: BREAKFAST/DINNER

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha /palak roti

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha / roti

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha /palak rotiThis spinach chapati recipe is a comforting alternative to chapatis  or paratha’s that we make regularly. It’s highly rich in all the vitamins like A,K,E and C. Its always better to blanch these spinach before making any recipe so that all the raw smell and if any pesticides used will get washed out.More importantly we give a rapid boil to bring out the natural sweetish taste of this spinach. Continue reading

south indian cauliflower kurma /gobi gravy for chappathi

south indian cauliflower kurma  /gobi gravy for chappathi

south indian cauliflower kurmaIt may be any variation in kurma! it becomes my favorite comfort sidedish particularly for chappathi. This south indian cauliflower kurma is a special hotel style variation which tastes delicious.This is a coconut based gravy adding more richness with the addition of cashews and coconut milk. You can skip adding coconut milk even then it will taste very delicious. Always washing process for cauliflower is very crucial. Don’t skip to give a rapid boil assuring that they are free from any worms. Continue reading

how to make walnut muffins /eggless chocolate walnut muffins

how to make walnut muffins /eggless chocolate walnut muffins

how to make walnut muffins /eggless chocolate walnut muffinsThese chocolate walnut muffins will surely be a promising snack with a good dash of cocoa flavour at its best.Muffins are always dense, moist and consistently the way it should be! gives full satisfaction even as a breakfast. Yes! coming to the point of how to make walnut muffins “its very simple and easy dish to make”would be the answer from me.First time I have tried using apple puree instead of yogurt or egg. Continue reading

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambarEach day thinking of what to make is a big piece of work that strikes every cooks mind.If it is the same type of menu then it becomes always boring. For a morning tiffin or evening dinner if you need a different yet simple side dish for idli or dosa then this instant sambar recipe will be more apt.It needs no coconut or any other fussy ingredients. I learnt this recipe from my mil and used to wonder how she carries even a simple recipe to an exceptional level. Continue reading

udupi hotel style sambar recipe /sambar for idli dosa

udupi hotel style sambar recipe /sambar for idli dosa

udupi hotel style sambarIt has been a long time I have been searching for an original udupi hotel style sambar recipe.Finally found the recipe from a hindu magazine page while surfing the internet.The Hindu magazine says that the recipe is from a small renowned hotel mitra samaj on car street at udupi. It is a ditto recipe that I have followed,but with very minimal changes. If you add onions and tomatoes it becomes a usual sambar. So,if you want the exact taste Continue reading