25 Sep 2018

Month: May 2014

Andhra, Rice

Tamarind Rice ( Puliyodharai) 

I love authentic, traditional recipes. Agreed that sometimes they can be very involved and time consuming but I feel the taste after all that effort is unbelievable. Some of the old methods of cooking or prep work may look tedious, but those also have a…

Indian, Snack

Spiced puffed lotus seeds…chatpate mahane 

Making healthy and nutritional snacks without compromising the taste is always challenging to me. This recipe fits the bill very well. Makhane are popped ‘lotus seeds’, considered to have many medicinal properries as per the ancient Chinese medicine science. It is loaded with potassium, calcium…

Breakfast, Fusion

Biryani Frittata 

As a family we are trying to eat healthy. A big part of eating healthy depends on eating a good lunch and hence I have been working on some ideas for lunch. It has to be wholesome, easy to carry and pack , tasty and…

Healthy foods, Sprouts

Fenugreek (Methi) Sprouts 

In the recent years fenugreek has been getting popular in the western world. I have seen GNC selling Fenugreek tablets. According to the ancient Indian tradition, fenugreek is given to postpartum women as it is known to have a positive effect on the milk production….

Masala (Spice Mix), Recipes

Kolhapuri Masala 

I come from Maharashtra, a state in Western India. It shares its border with other states like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, and Gujarat. Needless to say, you can see the influence of different states on the local cuisine in the cities on the border….

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