Easy Kodo Millet & Mixed Vegetable Khichdi with Panchphoron: Step-by-step Recipe

Millets are steadily becoming the next big thing in the food world. These days, people are strongly conscious about what they eat. As people look to diversify away from white rice more and more, millets come in very handy as a healthy substitute. Millets are a very good source of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and organic compounds that … Continue reading Easy Kodo Millet & Mixed Vegetable Khichdi with Panchphoron: Step-by-step Recipe

Mango Thokku (Grated Raw Mango Pickle)

Summer means mangoes. I like mangoes of all kinds, all colours and all shapes from all states 😀 Although a ripe orange-yellow mango is the most sought after, the humble raw mango is no less in terms of taste and its contribution to the repertoire of finger-licking dishes. The beaches in Chennai are filled with … Continue reading Mango Thokku (Grated Raw Mango Pickle)

Methi Paneer Paratha – Step by Step

Paratha is a very versatile Indian flatbread that can be made plain, or with a variety of stuffing. The range of stuffing includes lentils, greens, beetroot, carrot, radish, potato & peas, mixed veggies etc. Parathas are tasty & very filling since they are quite thick. Just one or two of these parathas with some pickle … Continue reading Methi Paneer Paratha – Step by Step

Kadai Paneer (Cottage Cheese Curry with Bell Peppers)

It is surprising how quick this dish is to put together; yet the end result does not at all look like it has come together in a matter of minutes. Kadai Paneer is an aromatic, colorful and delicious curry. IMHO, although the main ingredient is cottage cheese, the hero of this dish is (surprisingly again) … Continue reading Kadai Paneer (Cottage Cheese Curry with Bell Peppers)

Instant Cut Mango Pickle (Manga Oorugai)

This instant Cut Mango pickle is the traditional go-to pickle of the summer season in most South Indian households. This is due to the ease of making this dish, abundance of raw mangoes during summer, and most importantly because this is a fantastic accompaniment to the quintessential 'Thayir saadham' or Curd rice. At my place, … Continue reading Instant Cut Mango Pickle (Manga Oorugai)