Medu Vada (black gram split doughnut)

Medu Vada ,the Indian doughnut 😉  is a savoury fritter-type snack from Southern region of  India .The general way of preparing medu vada is to make a thick batter of Black gram (without skin ). This mixture may then be subsequently seasoned by mixing with cumin seeds, onion, curry leaves, salt,…

Vegetable hot & sour soup

Hot and sour vegetable soup contains ingredients to make it both spicy and sour. Ingredients 1 small carrot, or ÂŒ cup grated carrots or chopped into small pieces ( My Vidalia chop wizard is my helper 😉 ) 3 to 4 button mushrooms chopped into small pieces ÂŒ cup shredded cabbage ÂŒ cup…

Chana Stir Fry

An ideal and healthy breakfast “Chana stir fry” very less spices and you can make something really tasty & healthy 😉 Tum tum tarara tum tum taram Tum tum taram taram Duneeya ke ho laakh dharam par apna ek dharam, chana jor garam Chana jor garam babu mai lai majedar.. Chana…

Chettinad Pepper Chicken

Chettinad Pepper Chicken is a classic Indian recipe, from Chettinad (South India )region.Its delicious hot and spicy chicken recipe cooked in aromatic spices . This dish is a great feast for all spice lovers. I was inspired by Vah chef and made it little gravy kind so that it can go well with chapati &…

Litti Chokha

Litti is a snack food mainly from the state of Bihar & Jharkhand in India. it consists of wheat and sattu (powdered gram or lentil) formed into balls with spices and then dipped in ghee (clarified butter) . Do not  get confused with the closely related Baati becos batti is a…

Makar Sankranti

Makara Sankranti is a Hindu festival celebrated in almost all parts of India in a myriad of cultural forms. Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into the zodiac sign of Makara rashi (Capricorn) on its celestial path. The day is also believed to mark the arrival of spring…

Khatta Dhokla

Cooking is like an Integral part of my life, but I took a small break from cooking yesterday as it was my Birthyday..yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh 🙂 But today the Keeda was biting me as I did the preparation for  Khatta dhokla since 2 days for my house birthday party today 😉 so…

Garlic Bread

Does this need any introduction…No way 😉 lets begin 😉   Ingredients:  Few Slices of any bread of your choice with sides removed 3 tbsp Butter Salted or unsalted butter 1 tsp minced Garlic 1/4 tsp Oregano 1/2 tsp Parsley 1/4 tsp Chilli Flakes Salt to taste in case using unsalted…

Prawn Biryani

Extreme cold weather ,flu and my tongue needs something spicy and delicious.So Cooked this royal prawn biryani for yesterday’s dinner and I was satisfied and filled. Ingredients  5 cups Prawns (de-veined) 2 cups basmati rice 1 Cinnamon stick 4 green cardamoms 4 cloves 1 tbsp Coriander seeds 1 tspn Caraway seeds…

Paalak Saag (spinach stir fry)

Saarson ka saag and makke di roti, it’s like Veer-Zara, Laila-majnu, Heer-Ranjha, Shasi-Punnu, Shirin-Farhad 🙂 and I love  ‘Saarson ka saag” but saarson ( Mustard leaves) is not available in Montreal. Saarson ka saag is a famous, indigenous recipe from north india that makes the ideal match for makai ki roti ….