Spiced Vanilla Chai

Spiced Vanilla Chai So guys, I am back to blogging after a loooooong break! Honestly I don’t have any particular reason for this break but I think I just got busy with work and it was getting difficult to take time and write down the recipes. I was pleasantly surprised when people missed my blog…

Mysore Masala Dosa

Mysore Masala Dosa If there is one dish that I can have anytime and anywhere, then it is dosa. I am fond of all varieties of dosa. And masala dosa is what I order every time we are at a “Tiffins” joint. Mysore masala dosa is one of its kind dosas that I had when…

Tangy Gongura Mutton (Meat with Sorrel leaves)

Tangy Gongura Mutton (Meat with Sorrel leaves) Gongura/Sorrel leaves are one of my favorite things in the world. The natural tangy flavour gives lot of texture to any dish we cook. gongura is a very rich source of iron, vitamins and anti-oxidants essential for human nutrition! There are lot of varieties we make with gongura…

Bread Gulab Jamun

Bread Gulab Jamun Bread Gulab Jamun is quick and easy way to replicate Gulab Jamun in a jiffy. It is one of best leftover bread recipe. I had these bread gulab jamuns at a friends wedding and totally loved them. You can use up any leftover bread/pav slices to make this yummy jamuns.They hardly take…

Cheesy Spring Onion Paratha

Cheesy Spring Onion Paratha Parathas are welcome anytime,any day at my home. If you have your chapatti dough ready in refrigerator, you can make stuffed parathas in such a short time and there are so many varaitions to the fillings that you can try while making stuffed parathas!! Although we make Palak Parathas & Methi…

Qabooli Biryani- Chana Dal Biryani

Qabooli Biryani- Chana Dal Biryani Even though hyderabadi cuisine has LOTS of non-vegetarian recipes, there are some superb veg delicacies. One of the most popular one is the Qabooli biryani an exquisite, aromatic and flavorful biryani. This biryani is made with spicy chana dal and layered with basmati rice and plenty hara masalas….when they all…

Baadam Ki Phirni

Baadam Ki Phirni As the Crescent moon of Ramzan shines, I wish everyone Eid Mubarak!! Last year on this special day I started blogging on my own website with wonderful Sheer Kurma recipe. (Here is the recipe) Growing up in Hyderabad I was lucky to have many Muslim friends who are fortunately foodies like me….

Ghee Pongal

Ghee Pongal Pongal is the most simplest and easiest breakfast recipe. One of my favorite comfort food, also it reminds me so much of Bangalore.  I have lived in Bangalore for couple of years and fell in love with the place soon. Though I missed Hyderabad kind of food lots…I did find some great places…

Mamidikaya Pulihora/Raw Mango Rice

Mamidikaya Pulihora/Raw Mango Rice Back to blogging after a wonderful vacation!! Finally we 3 siblings could spend quality time together, my sister and brother live in US and I went to visit them and spend some quality time together. I have been to both East coast and West coast and instantly fell in love with…

The One with many names- Bakshalu/Bobbatlu/Holige/Pooran Poli

The One with many names Bakshalu/Bobbatlu/Holige/Pooran Poli Bobbatlu or Bakshalu is one of the traditional and popular Andhra recipe made during Ugaadi, Diwali or any other festive occasion. It is also called Puran Poli in Maharasthra,  Holige in Karnataka and many other names in different places. My favorite memories of bakshalu is mom making them…

Mug cake in a minute

Mug cake in a minute If you’re looking for a qucik fix for your sweet cravings, this is perfect for you. It only takes 5 minutes of your time and you’ve a chocolate cake in your coffee mug 🙂 This cake is really very simple to make and has become a big hit at home…

Masala Macaroni

Masala Macaroni Sharing one of our families favorite Masala Macaroni recipe today. I make this very often at home when I am confused about what to make or run out of veggies at home! If you are craving for a spicy, desi style pasta you have to try this! Its easy to make and doesnt…

Mixed Herb Garlic Bread (Cheat Version)

Mixed Herb Garlic Bread (Cheat version) Back to blogging after much needed break, I needed some time off to relax and do nothing for few days!! No matter how serious life gets, you will constantly need the company of people whom you can completely be stupid with. My hubby dearest is that person in my…

Nuvvula Laddu/ Till ke Laddu

Nuvvula Laddu/ Till ke Laddu Wishing everyone a very happy sankranthi!! Mom and dad eare here and its so much fun to celebrate this colorful festival with them. One of my favorite things to do on sankranthi other than flying kites is eating all yummy pindi vantalu with nuvvulu(Sesame seeds) especially laddus. Do check out…

Chewy and Fudgy Brownies- Eggless

Chewy and Fudgy Brownies- Eggless Brownies are a chocolate lover’s dream with a hint of vanilla and a dash of chopped nuts for texture. Perfect for all occasions. Brownies are crisp on top and chewy inside. I love them because they satisfy my chocolate cravings, and are super easy to make. Difference between chocolate cake…