South Indian recipe

Accompaniments with Biryani Easy and quick biryani gravy or salan with almonds

Easy and quick biryani gravy or salan with almonds

Hyderabadi Dum Biryani in South India, mostly comes with a bowl of biryani salan and Raita. I used to gorge on those wonderful aromatic Hyderabadi Dum Biryani with these wonderful Biryani gravy or salan on Sundays in the restaurant called Paradise in Bangalore. In Kolkata, Aminia, Lazeez, Shiraz are among other Biryani specialists. But in […]

Dosa recipe

Instant Ragi dosa | Nachni dosa | Finger millet dosa

If you have been reading my blog, by this time you must know that I love dosas. The affair begun right from my childhood days and the love came out all the more during my bachelorette days in Bangalore when I could literally live on them – on days I had them for breakfast, lunch […]

chicken recipe Chicken 65 recipe

Chicken 65 Recipe

While I used to live in South India, to be specific Bangalore, I was first introduced to Chicken 65. There was a shop in BTM layout where almost every Friday I used to snack on chicken 65 or paneer 65. As history suggests, chicken 65 actually was first made in Tamil Nadu. From there the […]

semolina Semolina Upma | Suji Upma

Semolina Upma | Suji Upma

There’s numerous mouth watering dish of semolina or suji that can be cooked for a family breakfast. Earlier I had shared a bengali Jhal suji recipe in my blog. Today I am going to share the recipe for a South Indian cuisine inspired Semolina Upma | Suji Upma ! Semolina or suji based dishes are a […]

mutton recipe Mutton dum biryani

Mutton dum biryani

Mutton dum biryani is a one pot meal that’s superb in taste. It’s greatly aromatic rice, the richness in taste due to mutton is unparalleled to most of the dishes. I have shared an easy home made chicken biryani recipe earlier in my blog. That’s a shortcut for sure. But it’s taste comes out awesome! […]

Kerala chicken curry with coconut | Nadan kozhi curry

Kerala chicken curry with coconut | Nadan kozhi curry

Kerala chicken curry with coconut | Nadan kozhi curry is an extremely flavorful chicken curry. The recipe is originated from the land of back water ‘Kerala’. This goes well with steamed rice. It’s one of my favorite chicken preparation both in terms of cooking and eating !                   […]

Plain dosa recipe

Plain dosa recipe – A boon for weight watchers

In my Bangalore days, I used to stay as a paying guest. On every Friday morning, PG aunty used to serve wonderful plain dosa. Plain and white, minimal use of oil. .. was a boon to me, since I was introduced to weight watching back those days. In fact, I enjoyed standing in a long […]

chicken recipe Chicken chettinad recipe

Chicken chettinad recipe

Chicken chettinad recipe is derived right from the South Indian cuisine. This is extremely flavorful due to the presence of ground spices, curry leaves which are used to cook the chicken. So today let’s check out the Chicken chettinad recipe. During my stay in the south, in our office cafeteria this chicken dish was served in […]

Easy idli recipe Idli Recipe for soft, fluffy idlis

Idli Recipe for soft, fluffy idlis

If you have been following my blog, you would understand that I have been a huge fan of South Indian food. I remember if my parents were to go shopping in ‘Dakshinapan mall’ in Kolkata, I used to be very happy. Not because my ma and babi would bring us new clothes, but because they […]

Dimer curry

Sour egg curry

Eggs are indeed my all time favourites and to experiment with eggs as I love having egg curries frequently owing to its ease of cooking, I like the most. There are several ways of cooking an egg curry. If you like tikha some day, try dim kosha and if you want to have a khatta […]