Majjiga Pulusu/Challa Chaaru

Majjiga Pulusu/Challa Chaaru South Indian version of Kadhi Majjiga Pulusu or Challa charu is an authentic dish from the telugu cuisine that is made with sour curd and some seasoning to give an excellent punch to the dish. This is also commonly known as perugu charu which literally means spiced soupy buttermilk. This dish is…

Hyderabad’s Lauki ki Kheer/ Sorakaya Payasam

Hyderabad’s Lauki Ki Kheer/Sorakaya Payasam Back to blogging again after a break, though I dint plan to take one! Work was keeping me super busy and even though I’m taking pictures of the dishes I want to share recipes with you all, just couldn’t find time to sit and write them down. Also, I had…

Finger Licking Chepala Pulusu

Finger Licking Chepala Pulusu Chepala Pulusu or Fish Pulusu is a famous traditional seafood preparation of  both Telangana & Andhra Pradesh. An extremely popular fish curry prepared in most households, this is not just simple to make but packed with flavour from the tamarind, aromatics and spices. The recipe is very easy and a very…

Shahi Dum Aloo

Shahi Dum Aloo Back to blogging after a short break. Joined a new job and was taking some time to settle in and get my routine sorted. Even though I was not blogging I kept taking pictures of all the exciting dishes I was making to post in blog some day. Honestly I missed writing!!…

Mango Phirni

Mango Phirni Phirni/Firni is an exotic Indian dessert, a rice pudding to be precise which is made with milk, sugar and rice. I am posting our family favorite mango phirni. There are many variations to Phirni like Rose Phirni, Kesar Phirni or with fresh fruits like Mango, Strawberry or even chocolate Phirni!! It’s very similar…

Masala Upma Dosa- Hyderabadi Ishtyle

Masala Upma Dosa Hyderabadi Ishtyle One dish that I can have anytime and anywhere, is dosas….because it never dissapoints. Top most comfort food for a lot of us, especially south Indians. This special dosa from hyderabad is my most favorite variety of masala dosa. Now-a-days, wherever you go you see these tiffin bandis and they…

Paneer Tikka Roll

  Paneer Tikka Roll Classic Indian Street Food “Roll” of any kind is an all time favorite for a lot of street food lovers. If you are looking for a simple, fuss-free way to kill those tea break hunger pangs, you have to try making these rolls at home, I promise they will never let…

Shaahi Tukda

Shaahi Tukda That famous Hyderabadi bread pudding Back to blogging after a much needed vacation!! my sister and brother live in US and I went to visit them and spend some quality time together. The best was having mom and dad also along with us, so it was like one of the best holiday I…

Doodh Peda- Cheat Version

Doodh Peda- Cheat Version Diwali, the festival of lights, is a much loved festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains throughout the world. The festival ushers in a period of merriment – a time to revel in the company of loved ones, dress up in finery and gorge on delicious dishes prepared for the event. …

Crispy Crunchy Corn Kernels

Crispy Crunchy Corn Kernels     Rain is one of the most beautiful gift from nature. I don’t know why but it does have a calming effect on you. Every time it rains all I want to do is have hot coffee with some crunchy snacks and cuddle in a warm blanket and watch some…

Easy Cheesy Masala Sandwich

Easy Cheesy Masala Sandwich One thing that I always have at home is bread. I love eating plain brad toast with my morning tea and egg burji. Especially on those lazy days when I am not in the mood to make a proper breakfast for everyone at home! Also I love eating home made sandwiches…

Homemade Mocha Latte

Homemade Mocha Latte Monsoon is here!!! Cravings for steaming hot and strong coffee are full on these days thanks to the crazy rains. This is one of my favorite recipe to make for myself after a tiring day and its a perfect accompaniment while catching up on reading that long pending book. Coffee and chocolate…

Kalakand- Cheat version

Kalakand Cheat version As the Crescent moon of Ramzan shines, I wish everyone Eid Mubarak!! Growing up in Hyderabad I was lucky to have many Muslim friends who are fortunately foodies like me. Muslim cuisine is known for its use of rich spices, fragrant herbs and authentic recipes. Indian muslim cuisine is a food lover’s…

Orange Ginger Sparkler

Orange Ginger Sparkler I love making drinks with fresh fruits! The idea of simmering fresh fruit juice with sugar/ honey to form a simple syrup that can be mixed with fizzy water is so much fun!! On a sunny afternoon while craving for a thirst quenching drink to go along our weekend lunch I made…

Mango Falooda

Mango Falooda Falooda is one the best layered dessert in a glass that has been our favorite drink to have after spicy meals. This multi-textured summer drink has its origins in Iran and then has made its entry into many countries and is quiet a hit with street vendors. The basic falooda recipe is a…