Vegetarian Thali Menu List

Pavakkai Pitlai

Vegetarian Thali Menu List features we make for Saturday lunch and it features Pavakkai Pitlai, along with fried dishes to make a delicious meal for the weekend. Since we planned on making bitter gourd, we decided to have some more dishes on the platter just to balance it. So Drumstick Masala was planned along with […]

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Spicy Aloo Masala ~ Side dish for Pulao

Spicy Aloo Masala

This spicy Aloo Masala is made with a creamy paste of roasted onions and other masalas to make this a rich and spicy side dish to be served with mild Pulaos. When I had made the Biryani/ Pulao / Khichdi Festival, I had some mild Pulaos on the list that had to be paired with […]

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Aloo Tamatar | Easy Potato Gravy for Pulao

Aloo Tamatar

Aloo Tamatar or Easy Potato Curry for Pulao is a simple to make side dish for any rice and it serves best with roti as well. This surely gets done in a very short time. Though I have been making this easy aloo tamatar for so many years, and have shared some of the versions […]

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Aloo Palak Poori | How to make Potato Spinach Poori

Aloo Palak Poori

Aloo Palak Poori is a deep fried Indian Flatbread that has the spinach puree and potato blended with spices to the dough and kneaded, deep fried as pooris. I love all stuffed pooris and masalas blended to the dough and these make delicious pooris that can be packed for lunch. This aloo palak poori can […]

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How to make Easy and Quick Vangi Bath | Easy Brinjal Rice

For the third and final day of cooking Healthy Family dinners, I have a Mixed Brinjal rice, made  very quickly with just your easily available pantry spices. I know you must be thinking why a  Brinjal rice, when I already have so many versions of it. Maharashtrian Vangi Bath Kathrikai Sadam with ready to make […]

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Q for Quesadilla | Quesadilla with curried Chickpeas

There are certain letters that you will find very hard to get a regional dishes. Q being one of those. So I had decided in the beginning that I would not break my head on what regional dish I might want under this. And moreover the theme restriction, I had option of making this either […]

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P for Pita Bread Sandwich

Finally here comes the post that was spilled across couple more in the previous week. I had to have my P under Baked dishes and suddenly I realized that I could very well bake my pita bread. As with many few other international recipes I had tried for this BM, this was again something I […]

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Macaroni in Tomato Sauce, Indian Style

Macaroni in Tomato Sauce prepared with Indian Spices makes a delicious one pot meal for any time. This is a quick and easy dish to make. Macaroni often kindles memories of childhood Sunday Breakfasts at parents home. Amma pretty much had a list that went around through the weeks. And one Sunday was dedicated to […]

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Kadala Curry with Coconut Pulao | Kids’ Lunch Box

Ok it may not be the best of the pictures I captured, what with the last minute rush to send Konda to school and get the boys ready too. Even if I am only cooking and packing the kid’s lunch box or feeding their breakfast, it invariably gets late. Since I was doing the weekly […]

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