Cold Prawn Salad

How about some cold prawn salad? Salads are always so refreshing. But may sound boring to a few.  So how to go about it?? Yes… make it interesting by adding some interesting elements. A special salad once in a while is perfectly alright 🙂 So here I have made a simple yet very delicious prawn salad. It…

Aloo Palak – Potatoes in rich spinach gravy

Aloo palak is a popular dish in north India. It goes perfectly with warm rotis for dinner. This green gravy is well seasoned wih spices and made just right for your taste buds. You may or may not puree palak while making aloo palak. However, I have pureed it, giving no chance of removing spinach…

Wholewheat Galette With Savory Filling

Ovenderful Mom Bakers Community (OMBC) is an FB group comprised of a bunch of moms pledged to bake healthy foods for their families. It is actually not a small bunch now, but rather a set close to around 7500 members, headed by Simran, a true idol for many of us there. So this OMBC is…

Egg Coconut Curry

Coconut just goes well with almost anything, you know..may it be fish, chicken, or eggs… This special recipe using freshly grated coconut with some spices, is perfect to be had with appam, idiyappam or even rice. I’ve picked this recipe from my Aati who prepared it so deliciously that day. Being not so spicy, Tanu also loved the gravy. However, you could always adjust the spice levels. This is a very quick recipe that could be made in minutes, if you have fresh grated coconut. The eggs need no hard boiling, thus saving time. It is a very simple poached…

Masala Oats

This is my first try on savory oats. Usually I prepare the sweet porridge and have made payasam too (will post the recipe soon). I was quite unsure of how it would turn out, but then, decided to give it a try. And.. yes, it was a hit. The crunchy veggies in the soft and soggy oats were interesting. And the thought that we were having something absolutely healthy and nutritious added to the joy 🙂 Oats was accompanied with boiled eggs. All four of us enjoyed and were happy. Do you know what Tanu had to say, “ It…

Malai Soya

I love soya chunks and so does my daughter. I keep trying new recipes and different methods of preparation of this ingredient, which is absolutely healthy and tasty. Malai soya is a rich creamy gravy perfect to be had with phulka, or naan. It even tastes delicious with ghee rice. When guests arrive this could be a quick and easy curry to think of. So here is how to make this interesting dish without much hassle. You may also fry few cashew in ghee and garnish to give an even more royal look and taste to this dish.

Fish Coconut Curry

Kerala is the land of coconuts. It is used every day, as part of almost every meal. Fish curries taste best when made using ground coconut mix. I learnt this tasty recipe from my mother-in-law. My husband and I come from two extreme regions of the state, and hence the tastes and methods of preparation are very different. Fish curry is one among the many dishes that was prepared differently from what I had known earlier. Here is how to make this spicy curry. Another specialty of this lip smacking curry is the use of malabar tamarind or pot tamarind…