Jeera Aloo / Chatpata Aloo ( Spicy Potato Wedges)

    Jeera Aloo / Spicy Potato Wedges   Sometimes the humble potatoes save your meals. With a few boiled potatoes resting in the butter box of our refrigerator, I knew what the dinner menu should look like. It’s good to have boiled potatoes handy !!        …

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Egg Stir Fry/ Egg Masala

    This dish was originally developed by my husband. The only variation I did to his original recipe is the addition of green bell peppers. It’s a super easy and flexible  recipe. You can boil the eggs in advance and keep the cooked sauce mixture refrigerated up to two…

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Hot and Sour Soup ( Indo – Chinese )

  #006   Most restaurants serve Hot and Sour soup which is unpalatable. I’m not saying it because I’m a hot and sour soup lover and I could not find a single restaurant serving a good bowl of this soup in our own city. When you make huge batches of…

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Lime Rice

Lime rice is a very popular dish in Southern India. They can be enjoyed hot but tastes as good  at room temperature.   They are ideal for lunch boxes, picnic lunches or just when you want to eat something tangy ! My family enjoys this as an after school/work snack.  Lime…

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Garlicky Minty Yogurt

  This seriously tasty side dish has all the flavors to make your simple meal more memorable. Use it as a dip, salad dressing or eat it just by itself. This was one of the popular sides which was enjoyed by most of the guests at a recent Diwali  get…

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Fish Curry

A well cooked curry speaks volumes in flavor & for any curry, taste is what it is all about. Most of the times, curry making is thought of as a time consuming activity, something one might not consider for a busy weeknight dinner. But I would like to invite you…

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The Art Of Making A Vegetarian Sandwich

  If you want to teach your children to eat well – teach them how to make a good sandwich.                                                                                              Monika Celly   We all love sandwich – be it a wrap, taco, stuffed pita or the ubiquitous jam sandwich. You can take it to school, work, park or…

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Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

  This recipe has been on my mind ever since I discovered the goodness of quinoa. It’s fairly easy to assemble and can even be baked beforehand. I have used green bell peppers but you can make these more colorful with orange/ red/ yellow ones. This is a good substitute…

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