Moong(Green Grams)

I am a self proclaimed  Dal lover and I love to make a  different one daily! I enjoy the feeling of  having FILLING FOOD, when I eat dal, rice, roti, subzi combo. Hence I am actually not very fond of Moong, coz this one doesn’t go with rice:-( Moong or green gram  are a storehouse […] Get the recipe

Masoor Daal

The week that went  by,was surely a crazy one, with lots of unusual, unexpected, ugly stuff coming in my way of sanity, thereby making me feel irritable (huh ..whats new in that?), frustrated and of course ranting and rambling. Agreed, that some good things did happen, like a Teejri fast (An Indian festival) which I […] Get the recipe

Simple salad and an award

When Archana announced One D Salad, I thought I will come up with some good sort of salad, since I always have simple sliced cucumber, radish, beetroot etc as salad or at the most, the gujrati style cucumber-tomato-onion chopped salad. I thought I will search some good salad recipes and post them.Meanwhile Iboiled some moong […] Get the recipe

Butter Paneer

Paneer or cottage cheese is THE  most famous ingredient (after potato)which is generously used in Indian cuisine.Every restaurant caters number of paneer dishes and it is almost compulsory  in our community to cook at least one paneer based dish, when some guests are expected to dine with us So when dear  Srivalli of Cooking4allseasons , […] Get the recipe

Toori (smooth gourd)in onion tomato base

Toori, turai or  ridgegourd, is very popular in Sindhi cuisine.Globally it is known by many different names, like  Angled loofah/luffa, ridged loofah, ridged gourd, silk gourd, angled gourd, silk squash, Chinese okra sing qua, tori or toray (Indian), see gua (and other Chinese variations), patola (Philippines)etc As the name suggests, ridged gourds have ridges,while smooth […] Get the recipe

Batan(batar)Papdi chaat

I had made this Batan papdi chaat many weeks ago, but was unable to post it because I wanted to “Google ” info regarding Batan. These Batan (or maybe batar, as some people call it) are the baked, hard buns/toast, circular in shape and not sweet. I was unable to find any information about that, […] Get the recipe