Friday, 17 March 2017

Kakarakaya kura - how to make kakarakaya fry (vepudu) - pavakkai varuval - karela fry andhra style

Kakarakaya kura is a delicious preparation of Bitter Gourd also known as Pavakkai Varuval or Karela fry andhra style. When I was a child I used to hate karela because of its bitter taste. Later when I grew up I realized its nutritional health benefits and started trying it in my menu. I tried cooking this vegetable in different ways but the recipes were still bitter and I was unable to consume it. After getting married once my MIL prepared this kakarakaya fry aka kakarakaya vepudu recipe for me and since then I have become a huge fan of this recipe and also the vegetable. Now I prepare Karela Fry atleast once in a week. 

Onions and sugar (or jaggery) along with sesame seeds powder in this recipe help in reducing the bitterness of karela. Fried channa dal in between gives a

Friday, 3 March 2017

aloo masala sandwich, how to make aloo sandwich - mashed potato sandwich recipe

Aloo Masala Sandwich or Mashed Potato Sandwich is a very yummy and healthy breakfast option. Sandwich are quick and easy to make breakfast recipe on a busy working day. I prefer sandwiches in day to day breakfast menu as these are quite easy to make and also very tasty and healthy. Another Interesting point in these sandwich recipes is, these can be served as a snack too. 

Aloo Masala Sandwich - how to make aloo sandwich recipe

Sandwiches can be made as open faced sandwich recipe, closed sandwiches, grilled, toasted etc. The one which i am showing now is an open sandwich.
Thursday, 23 February 2017

Tomato chutney for dosa - Onion tomato chutney andhra style for dosa, idli

Onion Tomato chutney for dosa andhra style is really an awesome and drool worthy combination. This tangy spicy chutney tastes really good for idli, pesarattu and pakoda. Chutneys are commonly made in every indian home. Usually chutneys are made with coconut, tomatoes, even with veggies and fruits too. 

tomato chutney for dosa

This tomato chutney is one such variety commonly prepared in south indian cuisine.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Peshawari chicken karahi recipe | Murgh Peshawari karahi

Peshawari Chicken Karahi recipe or Murgh Peshawari karahi is an easy to make and a best chicken karahi recipe among various other karahi recipes which is cooked using both ghee and oil. This is basically a pakistani chicken karahi recipe originated from a place named peshawar in pakistan. The combination of ghee and oil gives a restaurant style taste to the recipe. 

Peshawari chicken karahi recipe - Murgh Peshawari

Also this recipe needs very few ingredients and little spices. With very few ingredients and little amount of spices this peshawari chicken curry tastes heavenly. Tomatoes in this recipe give a
Friday, 10 February 2017

Methi na thepla recipe gujarati (Methi Roti) - How to make recipe of methi ke thepla at home

Methi na thepla recipe gujarati style aka methi roti is a popular and most common north indian breakfast recipe. This gujarati methi thepla recipe is a healthy version of making theplas i.e. spiced rotis. This recipe of methi thepla is very simple and hassle free. Basically these are flat breads made using whole wheat flour, fenugreek leaves and some spices.  Methi aka Fenugreek leaves are very good for health. 

Methi na thepla recipe gujarati - Methi Roti

Instead of making just plain rotis for breakfast or dinner, it is healthier to add green leafy veggies in them. Just like methi ke thepla you can also make palak theplas, coriander theplas, lauki theplas etc. 

Difference between a thepla (roti) and a paratha is quite simple. In parathas we make a