Melting Cheese Maggi Dosa

Start your day with this magical combination of taste with Maggi noddles dosa brimming with lots and lots of cheese!   Ingredients: Dosa batter – 1 cup Maggi noodles- 1 pack Cheese – 1/2 cup Red and green bell peppers- 1, chopped into small cubes Tomato sauce: As needed Pepper powder: 1 tsp Butter- As needed Salt-

Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan

An authentic Hyderabadi recipe made of fried green chilies dunked in spicy, tangy, rich creamy sauce that is bursting with flavors & can be relished with biryani!     Ingredients: Banana peppers/Jalapeno chilies- 8-10 Onion- 1, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 1/2 tsp Peanuts- 1/4 cup Grated coconut – 1/2 cup Sesame seeds- 1 tbsp Jeera/cumin

Chettinad Masala Kuzhi Paniyaram / Chettinad Style Spongy Savory Fritters

A quick snack that is also a perfect breakfast made from left over idli/dosa batter!   Ingredients: Idli/Dosa batter – 3 cups Onion – 1, finely chopped Green chilies-2, finely chopped Ginger – 1/2″ piece, finely minced Carrot – 2, finely grated Grated coconut – 2 tbsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp

Bhindi Tareko / Nepali Style Okra

A simple, delicious, & fail proof stir fry that pairs well as  an accompaniment to rice or rotis!   Ingredients: Okra/ladies finger- 1/2kg, cleaned & sliced into half-inch rounds Dry red chilies – 2, crushed +1 whole Cumin/jeera seeds – 1/2 tsp Ginger-garlic paste – 1/2 tsp Coriander powder- 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp

Eggplant & Peanut Masala

A simple side dish in a medley of spices with nutty masala cooked to perfection!   Ingredients: Eggplant/Brinjal – 2 large ones, cut into medium cubes Onion-1, finely chopped Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp Red chili powder-1 tsp Garlic- 5 pods Ginger-1″ piece, chopped Peanuts (raw)- 1/4 cup Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp Curry leaves- A sprig

Tindora Chilli Fry / Kovakka Chilli Fry

An easy and simple side dish that goes really well with rice!   Ingredients: Tindora /kovakka /ivy gourd – 1/2 kg, cut lengthwise into 4 Onion – 1, thinly sliced Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Whole dry chilies- 4, coarsely crushed Curry leaves – A sprig Salt – To taste Oil- As needed   Method:

Stuffed Zucchini Sabzi

A healthy & amazing dish that is packed with flavors from aromatic spices and cooked in a thick crunchy cashew paste!   Ingredients: Zucchini -2 Cashew nuts- 1/2 cup, crushed into coarse powder Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Green chilies-2, finely minced Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Kashmiri chili powder – 2 tsp Cumin powder- 1/4

Chidambaram Kathirikkai Gothsu / South Indian Brinjal & Lentils Curry

A divine treat for your taste buds – this traditional South Indian side dish from the famous town of Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu is made with brinjal & lentils that pairs perfectly with idli or dosa on your breakfast routine!   Ingredients: Brinjal/eggplants- 4, cut into small cubes Yellow lentils /moong dal- 1/2 cup Pearl

Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Saagu

An authentic Karnataka style vegetarian korma/kurma that is easy to prepare and a healthy side dish!   Ingredients: Onion – 1, finely chopped Tomatoes – 1, finely chopped Carrot- 1, cut into small cubes Green peas- 1/4 cup Potato-1, cut into small cubes Green beans- 1/2 cup, cut into 1″ length pieces Cauliflower- 1/2 cup,

Samosa Loaf Boats

Packed with spicy samosa filling with loads of flavor, these loaves of bread boats are perfect for the season!   Ingredients: Long bread/medium size baguettes- 3 Potato – 2, large ones, boiled and cut into small cubes Green peas – ½ cup, boiled Onion-1, finely chopped Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Ginger -1″ piece, finely