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Shredded carrots combined with spices and gram flour, made into fritters or vada, a perfect evening snack… One of the popular evening snacks in South India is Onion vada or fritters. Onion vada with a cup of cardamom tea can turn your evenings into a beautiful one. If it’s a rainy day, then the beauty is beyond words. In my place, Spring is still in slumber...

Chapati and omelette rolled together and cut into rounds, perfect for brunch or lunch or dinner… Yesterday, I promised myself that I would take a break from the store bought tortillas, pita breads and rotis. So for dinner, I had to make chapatis from scratch. Though making any kind of rotis from scratch is a bit time consuming process, once I start making...

    Shrimp and potato cooked together along with aromatic spices and made into a delicious curry… I hope you guys must have noticed the new theme, did you like it??? I had some issues with my old theme and my Man tried everything to fix it. But in vain. I got so used to that theme and it was quite dear to me. Saying goodbye to that one was not that easy....

An easy to make yet delicious green pepper and tomato chutney… My most favorite chutney is tomato chutney and I first tried that at my Aunt’s house. That tomato chutney along with dosa, I literally licked my finger and had way too many dosas that day. Of course, I have already shared that recipe with you all and many of my readers have tried it and loved...

Carrot, celery, onions , cracked wheat and cilantro cooked together and made into a comforting soup… Cracked wheat, the name says it all- whole raw wheat kernels are cracked into smaller pieces. A popular grain used for making many dishes in India and other countries. There is another similar grains called Bulgur grains. For making Bulgur grains, wheat kernels...

Hyderabadi Chicken Dum biryani- irresistibly delicious… I am back after a much needed 2 weeks vacation. We went on an awesome Caribbean cruise and roamed around 4 amazing islands. Of all the vacations I have had in the past, this one was way too relaxing as we didn’t have to worry about anything. The cruise literally had everything and the hospitality...

Shrimp roast and boiled tapioca (cassava) combined together and made into an incredible dish… Tapioca (Cassava) or Kappa (in Malayalam) is a staple food in South India, especially Kerala. In fact, Tapioca is a common root vegetable in many Asian countries and South America. It’s a starchy root vegetable quite similar to potato but the raw tapioca is much...

An absolutely delicious shrimp and chow mein stir fry recipe… I’ve already shared the recipe for making Chicken majestic with Peppers, this is one of my top favorites among the dishes I’d tried recently. The other day, I’d a huge debate within myself on what to make for dinner. Finally, I settled for chicken majestic and decided to make...

  Wheat flour or atta flour or durum atta is used for making the pizza dough, wheat pizza crust is topped with chicken and baked to perfection…healthy and delicious pizza! Wheat flour or atta flour is widely used for making chapati, poori and roti in India. These are eaten almost everyday by most people in India. Since, it’s wheat flour and not white...

Chicken majestic, a popular spicy and delicious appetizer of Andhra Pradesh… While browsing for some Indian style chicken appetizer recipes, I came across the recipe for making chicken majestic. At first, the name majestic appealed to me a lot, then the recipe and the look of the dish. I was extremely curious to have a taste of this dish. Apparently, this...