Paneer butter masala recipe

Paneer butter masala is a punjabi dish that goes well with rotis and naans. Favourite dish not only for vegetarians but for non-vegetarians too.Such a rich recipe prepared with paneer(Indian cottage cheese),malai(cream) and cashews.. INGREDIENTS 200g paneer 4 tomatoes 2 onions(grinded to paste) 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 8 cashews(soak in water) 2 green chillies … Continue reading Paneer butter masala recipe

Idiyappam/Sevai or String hopper recipe

Idiyappam is a steamed breakfast made with rice flour.To make Idiyappam we need an Idiyappam pala(sevai nazhi)(Idiyappam maker) and an Idly maker to steam them.The rice flour is made into a soft dough and then pressed through idiyappam maker to make these string like structures called Idiyappam. Though being a time consuming breakfast to do … Continue reading Idiyappam/Sevai or String hopper recipe

Chana Masala/Chole Masala

Chana masala or Chole masala is a pure punjabi recipe made with either black or white chana known as garbanzo beans in english and kondaikadalai in tamil.Chole masala goes well with poori and chapathi. INGREDIENTS 1 small cup black chana 1 tomato chopped 1 onion chopped 2 green chillies slit 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 … Continue reading Chana Masala/Chole Masala

Szechuan chicken fried rice

Szechuan chicken fried rice is made by adding szechuan sauce ,shredded chicken,scrambled egg to the ordinary fried rice.An Indo chinese recipe healthy and tasty too. INGREDIENTS 1 cup basmati rice 1 carrot chopped 1/2 capsicum chopped 1 small sized onion chopped shredded cabbage (fistful) 1-2 tsp szechuan sauce 1/2 tsp soy sauce 2 eggs scrambled … Continue reading Szechuan chicken fried rice

Chicken Briyani

Briyanies are famous all over India.Briyani,a food for celebration as they are specially made for weddings and festivals.I have posted here a simple Chicken briyani recipe which is very easy to make and requires no dum process. INGREDIENTS 1 cup basmati rice 200 g chicken 1 onion chopped 1 tomato chopped 2-3 green chillies slit … Continue reading Chicken Briyani

Szechuan vegetable fried rice

Szechuan fried rice is a spicier version of the chinese fried rice with an addition of the szechuan sauce which is made using dried red chillies.It is an Indo Chinese recipe that can prepared at home easily INGREDIENTS 1 cup basmati rice 1 carrot chopped 1/2 capsicum chopped 1/2 onion chopped shredded cabbage (handful) 1/2 … Continue reading Szechuan vegetable fried rice

Karuppatti Aapam or Karuppatti Appam( palm sugar appam)

Karuppatti Aapam is very famous in my native town Virudhunagar(Tamil Nadu).It is made with aapam batter and palm sugar.Palm sugar is rich in vitamins ,minerals and amino acids.Replacing white sugar with palm sugar helps to postpone the onset of diabetes and reduce weight.A very sweet ,coloured aapam which can be consumed without sugar and coconut … Continue reading Karuppatti Aapam or Karuppatti Appam( palm sugar appam)

aapam/appam recipe

Aapam is a very popular breafast of keralites but people of other states also make soft delicious aapams at home with slight variation.I have posted here a typical Tamil Nadu style of making Aapams.No yeast required for this recipe.Lets make them with simple steps following pictures. INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 Raw rice (pacharisi) 1 cup Ponni … Continue reading aapam/appam recipe