Veg Starters/Snacks

Baked Potato Wedges- Pizza Hut Style Potato Wedges

Potato Wedges is one of the most preferred starters of vegetarians after French fries. It is enjoyed by people of all age groups. If you are someone who keeps a tab on your calorie intake, but, still would like to indulge, this recipe is for you. Wedges of potatoes marinated in spices are baked to… Continue reading Baked Potato Wedges- Pizza Hut Style Potato Wedges

Veg Starters/Snacks

Easy to make Paneer Tikka on Tawa- Tawa Paneer Tikka

Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese)Tikka is one of the most sought after starters when it comes to vegetarian food. Chunks of soft cottage cheese marinated in yogurt flavoured with Indian spices is grilled to perfection. It is usually accompanied by mint chutney , onion rings and lemon wedges. Traditionally, paneer tikka is prepared in tandoor(clay ovens).… Continue reading Easy to make Paneer Tikka on Tawa- Tawa Paneer Tikka

salads

Carrot Broccoli Soup with Baby corn and Mushroom

An easy to make healthy soup without any thickening agent/cream. Serve this as an appetizer or as an after-noon snack. It also keeps you satiated for a longer time. I like to have it with a piece of home made garlic bread.Do try and let me know how it turned out for you. Required Ingredients:… Continue reading Carrot Broccoli Soup with Baby corn and Mushroom

Pressure Cooker Baking

Chocolate Almond Loaf Cake (Using wheat flour and Jaggery)

I'm back to blogging after a loooooongg break and I propose a healthier version of chocolate cake. I have been meaning to try a cake using jaggery for quite a long time.Somehow i kept putting it off as  i was skeptical about the combination of chocolate and jaggery. I wasn't convinced until i stumbled upon… Continue reading Chocolate Almond Loaf Cake (Using wheat flour and Jaggery)

Desserts & Sweets · diwali

Instant Doodh(Milk) Peda

Instant doodh peda? Yes, you read that right. Doodh peda as the name implies is made from milk. Traditionally, it is made from evaporated/reduced milk. It involves stirring the milk on low flame for a long time until it thickens. The process sure is tedious and time-consuming. So, here I propose a cheat/short cut of… Continue reading Instant Doodh(Milk) Peda

Non-veg starters/snacks · Non-Vegetarian Recipes

Chicken Pakoda/Pakora from left over chicken

Pakoda or pakora is a popular snack item in India. It involves frying batter coated vegetables in oil. The batter is primarily made from chickpea/besan flour. There are several varities of pakoda like onion, cauliflower , spinach etc. It is also a popular street food in Chennai. You can see hot pakodas being made right… Continue reading Chicken Pakoda/Pakora from left over chicken

Condiments/Dips · Vegetarian Recipes

Restaurant Style Coconut Chutney

Chutney is a most common and famous accompaniment of south indian delicacies like idli, dosa, vada/bonda etc.There are countless varities of chutneys.Coconut/white chutney is normally prepared by grinding coconut and green/red chillies together.The method of preparation varies from state to state. Chutney is prepared atleast twice a week in every south indian household.In Tamilnadu, there… Continue reading Restaurant Style Coconut Chutney