Feb 28, 2007

Dill Potatoes - Quick and Easy

Dill Potatoes
Dill or Suva baji is a very fragrant herb. It has a very strong aroma that overpowers any other ingredient in the recipes. Whats a better partner to Dill than the lovely potato. They just go together like made for each other.

I usually make a simple Dill stir fry with moong dal that I posted in the past. This time I wanted to make something different.

Feb 26, 2007

Eggless Dry Fruit Cake

Dry Fruits Cake
I haven't been baking cakes and cookies for a while. But ever since I saw delicious, scrumptious cakes on Sowmya's Home Spices and Seema's Recipe Junction, I have been craving for those. I could not resist any further.

I had a cake recipe for the caramel cake popularly called as plum cake in South Indian Bakeries. These cakes do not have any plums in them! but that's they are called! The recipe I had was just a starter for me. It had eggs and loads of sugar and butter. I did my own substitutions

Feb 20, 2007

Mixed Vegatable Song

Vegetable Song
From a couple of months I have been making curries, the north Indian way with onions, tomatoes and garam masala. It got quite boring and I decided to ban the garam masala for some time. Thats when this new version of konkani recipe merged.

Batate song is a very well known Konkani recipe. Song in Konkani is a spicy curry made with a red hot chilli and tamarind sauce. Instead of using the usual Potato and Onions combination,

Feb 13, 2007

Cabbage Palya

Cabbage Palya
Palya in Kannada is a stir fry or some dry dish. My mom used to make simple cabbage upkari or Konkani stir fry I posted a few weeks back. It is a simple dish chopped cabbage cooked in a seasoning of mustard, jeera, green chillies & curry leaves. This is good on its own, but I wanted to glorify it a bit. I kept searching on the net for different recipes and also happened to see my friend Seemas Mom-in-law making cabbage palya with kasoori methi.

Feb 6, 2007

Fried Rice with Brown Rice

Vegetable Brown Rice with Chilli-garlic sauce

Brown Rice is the Kernel of rice from which only the hull has been removed. In White rice all the high fiber & nutrient rice outer bran is milled and thrown away, while the brown rice retains all the good stuff that the rice has. But eating brown rice is not as fun as white rice. This has a chewy texture like whole wheat grain and barley.