Badam ka Hareera

Badam ka Hareera is an authentic beverarage that is very common is Hyderabad. This is a thick beverage which is flavoured up with Cardamon,Rose water and clove and is naturally coloured with saffron.It is usually served during breakfast and I have even heard that this hareera is also made during Ramadan time as it has a… 

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Cabbage Vada (No onion – Garlic Recipe)

Cabbage vada /Muttaikose vadai basically a paruppu vadai usually made with a combo of toor dal and channa dal. This is a no onion garlic recipe and it is perfect for Poojas(neivedhyam). Instead of this combo you can also try making the same with Mutter dal too. I have also made cabbage vada using medhu… 

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Moong Dal Shorbha

Nothing like a simple comforting and satisfying Shorba/soups on winter days..This is what I make for my dinner when it freezing outside badly and it is dark late evenings!! A cup of shorbha with Roasted papad is my all time favourite and it is quite filling too. Shorbha needs no introduction.. It is a simple… 

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Honey and chilli Roasted corn

Corn is my hubbys favourite. He loves to have it any time of the day. Recently, we had a trip to our Native – Vaideshwaran Kovil. We started early in the morning  and the Chennai climate was awesome. The car ride, showers, Ilayaraja songs it was a bliss.. Was enjoying the trip  so much. We… 

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Omavalli Ilai Moar Kuzhambu

Omavalli/Karpooravalli/Ajwain leaves has alot of health benefits & they are easy to grow & maintain at home. Just a stem is enough to start a plant in a new place. It has alot of health benefits & it includes remedy for cough,cold,stomach problems, ndigestion,reduced appetite & diarrhoea. They are also used to in many ayurvedic… 

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Irani Chai

Irani Chai is one of the specialities of Hydreabad. This was first introduced by Persians & soon evolved in the city of Hydreabad. Especially if you go near Charminar you get good quality chai & it has a unique taste. Irani Chai is usually served with Karachi Bakery fruits biscuit, Salt biscuits or with Osmania… 

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White pumpkin & carrot soup

Offlate, I have started having soup & salads for dinner. It is not only for my weight loss but if I have some heavy or solids foods during night time it is very heavy for me! Although I have early dinner but somehow I am not comfortable with it! Nevertheless, weekends are completely different! But… 

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Paneer Butter Masala (No Onion – Garlic recipe)

Paneer Butter Masala is one of the most common side dish /accompaniment in my house… Paneer butter masala is a very popular exotic tomato gravy & no doubt everybody loves it:) This is a no onion -garlic recipe & you couldnot find any difference in taste!! Although I made this recipe couple of times, never… 

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Vendaya Keerai / Fenugreek leaves bonda

I love greens especially methi leaves & mint leaves!! Whenever I see fresh methi leaves/fenugreek leaves in the market, I buy it immediately as I always love to try different variety of dishes with them. Fenugreek leaves have lot of health benefits. It is a very good source of iron & fiber..I usually try to… 

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