Category Archives: accompaniments

alasande kalu wade, black eyed beans fritters

Alasande kalu wade (black eyed beans) are one of the tastiest fritters.  It is also known as lobia and karamani. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It’s the season of fresh black-eyed beans. Stir fry and sambar are the usual ones that I make using it. Fritters was on the to do list since a long time. Finally, I made it during the weekend. It was tasty and made a good treat. Continue reading alasande kalu wade, black eyed beans fritters

Kandhabhaji/ onion pakoda in steps

Kandhabhaji, onion pakoda, onion fritters, hattikaye, anything you call it, it makes a delicious snack with a cup of hot tea. It is addictive and loved mostly by many.  Continue reading Kandhabhaji/ onion pakoda in steps

Grilled baby potatoes/ how to grill baby potatoes

Grilled baby potatoes  with hint of spices makes a good accompaniment with any meal.  They are spicy and make a perfect go with fried rice or any meal. Do give this a try, I am sure you will like it. Continue reading Grilled baby potatoes/ how to grill baby potatoes

Bandhakopir Torkari Cabbage stirfry in Bengali style

Cabbage is one of the few vegetables that we bring  regularly at home.  The toughest task seems to be planning the menu for the day. Coming across this stir fry, I kinda new that it is meant for me and soon it found a place in my daily menu. Bengali style Cabbage stir fry  with potatoes and peas or Bandhakopir Torkari  is a tasty side dish that can be easily made for lunch or dinner. It is tasty with many flavours. Continue reading Bandhakopir Torkari Cabbage stirfry in Bengali style

aloo jeera

At the outset, wishing all my readers a very happy Dusshera. May your lives be filled with peace and happiness. Aways strive to choose the right path, for there is nothing to fear and truth always wins.

I am sure there are many potato fans out there. It is a versatile vegetable which can be used for fasting days or even for parties. My family loves this veggie in any form, thus it is easy to cook on  busy days also. I have learnt various ways to cook it. Aloo jeera aka Potatoes tossed in cumin is tasty and makes a good accompaniment with chapati or roti. Continue reading aloo jeera

Delicious Okra stir fry, no onion garlic

Okra, commonly called as bhendi or lady finger is one of the loved vegetables at home. I prepare various kind of dishes with it. Some are using onion. This Okra stir fry is tasty and contains no onion or garlic. Continue reading Delicious Okra stir fry, no onion garlic

Ripe Mango Gojju ( guest post )

I was extremly glad when Suchitra asked me to write a guest post for her blog Su’s healthy living.  As the mango season is coming to an end, I prepared a dish with the same. Ripe mango gojju, is  easy to make and decadent dish. Continue reading Ripe Mango Gojju ( guest post )