Pallem Obbattu ~ A to Z Indian Breakfast Dishes

Pallem Obbattu

Pallem Obbattu is a spicy aloo poli made with potato masala stuffed in maida. This can be served for a delicious breakfast or evening snack. Pallem Obbattu is a typical breakfast prepared in different parts of south India and called by different names like Alu Poli, Palyada Holige, Kaaram Bobbatlu, Kharada Holige. Typically I have […]

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Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam

Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam

Sabudana Moong Dal Payasam is a creamy payasam made with sago and moong dal. The moong dal makes it very creamy and this makes it a perfect sweet for any time. As I was mentioning, payasams are often made at home, by varying the ingredients. So this time, we added moong dal to the sagubiyam […]

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Paneer Capsicum Masala

Paneer Capsicum Masala

Paneer Capsicum Masala is a rich creamy sauce made with roasted capsicum along with other ingredients topped with paneer. This gravy makes a fantastic variation to your regular Paneer Masala as it has the spicy capsicum blended as a sauce. Finally, when we first made it, I felt kids will not like it. Furthermore, surprisingly […]

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Creamy Paneer Curry ~ Side Dish for Parotta

Creamy Paneer Curry

Creamy Paneer Curry is a creamy gravy that is an apt side dish for parotta. With rich creamy sauce, the paneer adds on to the taste and makes a great dish. While we make Paneer Butter Masala at least once a week, sometimes we decide we must alter the dish and try something different. During […]

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Potato Salna | How to make Easy Salna Recipe

Easy Potato Salna

Potato Salna is a delicious gravy served with Parottas in Tamil Nadu. Its made with ground spicy masala and can have vegetables added or served plain as well. Salna is a thin spicy gravy made with the roasted and ground masala paste. It is served with parottas where the parottas are shredded and this thin gravy […]

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Dahi Gujiya ~ Holi Special Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya is a stuffed Dahi vada from Uttar Pradesh. These savory gujias are made with urad dal stuffed with khoya, nuts, topped with curds and spices. For the seventh day of the Mandatory Week in BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, we chose Dahi Gujiya. When this was suggested, I said this is same as Dahi […]

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Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao is a layered pulao with vegetable kofta and browned onions. This surely makes a wonderful dish for a weekend special lunch. Its been a wonderful month long cooking for the Biryani / Pulao/ Khichdi Festival. I started cooking only by March and I wasn’t sure if I will be able to […]

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Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani

Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani

Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani is a fusion dish with coconut biryani and paneer gravy that tries to blend the Goan sentiments into one dish. When it came to picking X, I was very clear that I would do something with Xacuti, after my experimental dish of making a Xacuti stuffed Aloo Paratha and Xacuti Masala […]

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Shahi Khichdi | Royal Mixed Vegetable Khichdi

Shahi Khichdi

Shahi Khichdi is a rich preparation with rice, mixed lentils, and vegetables along with various roasted nuts included. This is a one pot meal even and very quick to make, even though it has a long ingredient list. I made not of this from Viji’s space where she talks about this being the North Indian […]

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