Mathri is a popular Rajasthani snack, that is usually had with a cup or tea or with pickle. It is crispy, flaky, mild spicy and tasty. It’s been one of the favourite at home. Masala mathri is a slightly modified version to the regular one.
Mathri is usually made with all purpose flour. But it can be made healthier by mixing equal quantity of wheat flour along with it, for now I am enjoying this version.
Black chana is predominantly used during religious ceremonies. It is usually made as a spicy usal or sundal and served during poojas and ceremonies. Ganesh puja, Naga chauti and during Mangal Gowri puja it is prepared. Today is Naga Chauti and thought I will post the recipe of kadale kalu usli / black chana sundal. It is tasty and can be prepared more often as a snack or accompaniment. (more…)
Chaats are always welcome at home. They are cherished and enjoyed by both the children. Here is a twist to the usual Bhel Puri. Cornflakes Bhel is a healthy twist to the usual one. It makes a good snack to binge in the evenings. (more…)
Majjige huli is a popular accompaniment used with steamed rice. It is made of whisked curds with seasoning and other spices. It makes a good meal for summer. This is a signature dish of Karnataka. It is known by different names in various states. Paladya, mor kozhambu, majjige huli and kadhi are the different names for this dish. (more…)
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. (more…)
Summer has begun to show its colours. It’s time to bring all our dessert recipes on roll again. Why not try something different this season? Vanilla pudding is delicious and easy to make dessert. It can be made easily. (more…)
Pomegranate is another fruit that we bring regularly. I use it regularly to garnish my salads (fruit or vegetable) or in curds rice. Anywhere, it imparts more taste to the food. Of late, I am extracting juice and using it in a couple of desserts. It tastes awesome. Presenting to you “pomegranate mousse”. (more…)
Today, marks the beginning of 2017, another new year. Wishing all my readers a very happy and prosperous new year. May this year be an awesome one for all of us. On this ocassion presenting a rice dish from South Kanara. This is another variety of rice dish which eases my cooking. It is full of flavours and easy to make. This is “Kempu Chitranna” which means Red Rice. (more…)