rajma masala

Rajma Masala

Rajma Masala is one of the best Indian recipes in North Indian cuisine. Red kidney beans curry, prepared in a spiced onion tomato base and served with rice.

recipe for lasagna

Lasagna

Easy recipe for Lasagna using ricotta cheese and minced meat. Learn how to make lasagna using oven ready lasagna sheets, a gem among Italian pasta recipes.

carrot idli

Carrot Idli

Idli, among the South Indian veg dishes is versatile with many variations. One of the healthy breakfast recipes for tiffin, Carrot Idli, is a hit with kids.

recipe for oats upma

Oats Upma

Oats Upma is one of the easiest and healthy Indian recipes using oats. How about an Andhra style oat upma recipe with vegetables that your kids will love?

stuffed-chicken-buns

Chicken Stuffed Buns

Nehal is mid way through his final exams and am looking at ways to please his growling tummy. He is ever hungry during exam time. Does it happen with your kids too? I had bookmarked a recipe for chicken stuffed buns quite some time ago but re-discovered it recently and got down to baking them over the weekend. These stuffed buns are perfect homemade snacks for kids.

dondakaya-annam

Dondakaya Annam ~ Tindora (Ivy Gourd) Rice

I made a simple and comforting rice dish featuring dondakaya as the star ingredient. Perfumed with whole garam masala, spiced with green chilies, sweetened with coconut, Dondakaya rice recipe is jazzed up with a squeeze of fresh lemon and brightened with fresh coriander.

tamatar-pulao

Tamatar Pulao ~ Tomato Rice

Our friends sent us loads of farm fresh tomatoes they harvested in their farm. Last week saw the making of a lot of tomato based recipes namely, tomato pickle, tomato rasam, tomato soup and Tamatar Pulao. Tomato Pulao is an extremely flavorful rice dish using ripe red tomatoes and rice.