Tindora/ Ivy Gourd Stir Fry

Tindora/ Ivy Gourd Stir Fry Recipe: Tindoras that I used in my earlier recipe were the large ones – it’s skin was hard and when cooked it had that crunchy taste. This time, I’ve used the tender ones – cutting them was lot easier. Beside culinary usage, Tindoras are used in ayurvedic treatments and its known to carry lot of health benefits. It helps to … Continue reading Tindora/ Ivy Gourd Stir Fry

Bitter Gourd Stir Fry – A Julienne Cut

Bitter gourd stir fry: My recent obsession has been the julienne cut – to cut vegetables length wise. After the banana strips recipe that I posted recently, I wanted to make similar interesting recipe with bitter gourd as it is the much avoided vegetable. Normally, julienne cuts are made with carrots, potatoes, capsicum, as they might look like match sticks. On the other-hand, this shouldn’t be … Continue reading Bitter Gourd Stir Fry – A Julienne Cut

Chicken starter – Evening snack for kids

Chicken starter recipe: Whenever we go out for lunch or drinner, I noticed that my kid is more inclined to eating the starters than the main course. So I decided that on days when we buy chicken, I should reserve some portion of it for my kids evening snack… She really enjoys eating it… I’m sure most kids would like it. Mommys could try this out … Continue reading Chicken starter – Evening snack for kids

Raw Banana Strips – A Quick Make

Raw banana Strips recipe: After a long tiring morning of sending kid to school, shopping, dusting and cleaning  the house, and less cooking, I ended up packing quick lunch for my husband. By then I brought the kid back from school, made her eat lunch and put her to sleep, I was really exhausted and hungry too. It’s then I realised, that only steamed rice is … Continue reading Raw Banana Strips – A Quick Make

Chicken Chukka Fry – A Must Try!

Chicken chukka fry recipe:  Simple, quick make, aromatic, delicious, yummy, tasty, appetizing, absolutely enticing…I don’t have words to describe…its a must try is all that I could conclude…please do try and let me know your comments… Ingredients: 250 gms boneless chicken( cut into smaller pieces) 3 tbl spn curd 1 tblspn chilli powder 1 tblspn ginger garlic paste 1/4 tspn turmeric powder 1/2 tbl spn … Continue reading Chicken Chukka Fry – A Must Try!

Spicy Brinjal Fry – Recipe for office goers!

Spicy Brinjal fry recipe: A good accompaniment for curd, sambar and rasam. If you are looking for a easy cooking recipe then I would strongly recommend brinjal fry. Brinjal cooks faster. It saves lot of time and energy, especially for office goers. Ingredients: 5-6 Brinjal (cut length wise) 1 tspn fennel seeds 1 tbl spn chilly powder 1/4 tspn turmeric Salt to taste Method: 1. … Continue reading Spicy Brinjal Fry – Recipe for office goers!

Mushroom & Paneer/Indian cheese Recipe – Chukka Fry!

Mushroom Paneer Chukka Fry Recipe: Paneer also called Indian cheese is a good source of Protein and Calcium. Serves as excellent side dish for Naan/Kulcha/Roti. I have prepared this similar to the South Indian chukka fry recipe. Tastes really good with rice. Ingredients: 2 cup mushroom (quartered button mushroom) 1 cup soft paneer ( half inch pieces/cubes) 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1/2 tbl spn … Continue reading Mushroom & Paneer/Indian cheese Recipe – Chukka Fry!

Prawn Fry – Yummy & delicious!

Prawn fry Recipe: Once de-veined, prawns are lot more easier and quick to prepare compared to other non-veg recipes. It’s yummy, delicious and an excellent side dish for rice. Ingredients: 500 gms prawns 1 medium sized onion (finely chopped) 1 tbl spn chilli powder 1/2 tbl spn coriander powder 1 tspn pepper powder 1/2 tspn cummin powder 1/4 tspn turmeric powder 1 & 1/2 tblspn ginger … Continue reading Prawn Fry – Yummy & delicious!

Yam fry / Senai kizhanghu varuval

Yam stir fry Recipe: I prefer yam fry with sambar or curd rice. Very delicious indeed. Being a tuber vegetable, its rich in minerals and carries lot of health benefits. For easy make, I cut them into large or medium pieces and parboil. For smaller pieces, I skip the parboiling step. Ingredients: 1/2 cup yam pieces(large or medium slices) 1/2 tbl spn chilli powder 1/4 tspn … Continue reading Yam fry / Senai kizhanghu varuval