Spicy & Tangy Dal with Tomatoes / Tomato pappu !!


Tomato pappu is one of the mouth watering recipe in South Part of India. This is one of my favorite too. I love the tanginess & sweet of the tomatoes. This is really a very simple & easy dish, perfectly goes well with pappadam (Rice vadam) or pickles (Tomato pickle, Gongura pickle, Mint pickle, Andra…

Creamy Hummus with Home Made Tahini Sauce


Today’s recipe is one of the most famous & widely popular dip, Hummus, originated from Middle Eastern cuisine, it’s is the recipe with lots of healthy & nutritious benefits. This dip is mostly served with Pita bread (Middle eastern bread), vegetables, falafel (my favorite), vegetables, grilled chicken or meat. Hummus is the best recipe for…

Home Made Tahini / Sesame Paste


Tahini is the paste made from sesame seeds used in Middle Eastern’s Cuisine. Tahini is served as a dip on its own or as a major component of hummus. Tahini-based sauces are common in Middle Eastern restaurants as a side dish or as a garnish, usually including lemon juice, salt and garlic, and thinned with water. Tahini…

South Indian Style Crab Curry / Gravy / Masala !!


After my last visit to India, I was so badly longing for the crab curry. Most of the time I won’t get fresh crabs, yesterday I found nice & fresh blue crab in Asian market near by our place . So I thought to make my home style Crab curry, this recipe I learned from…

Seppan Kizhangu Varuval ( Taro / Arbi Fry )


Simple South Indian style Seppan kizhangu fry (Hindi- Arbi; English- Taro). Taro is native to Southern India and Southeast Asia. It is a starchy root vegetable. Boiling is the best way to cook this vegetable, so that it is easy to peel the skin & helps to cook fast. It is really tasty dish with curd/…

Indian Style Fried rice !!


Today’s recipe is Indian style vegetable fried rice. It is really simple & less time consuming recipe. This fried rice is very tasty even without the sauce … The best rice for fried is old cooked rice (leftover rice) or cooled rice. If u like to use old rice, follow this step – after adding…

Spicy & Easy South Indian Style Tomato Rice / Thakkali Satham !!


Tomato rice is one of my favorite recipe. It is most popular & simple rice dish in South India. This is a perfect comfort & best take out food. It taste like tangy & spicy. If you are not interested to add rice, don’t worry this tomato sauce goes well with chapathi, bread, idly, dosa…

Gyoza (Potstickers) – Pan Fried Dumplings / Chicken Dumplings !!


Today’s recipe is Gyoza (dumplings) is one of the favorite recipe in Chinese & Japanese cuisine. It is really easy to prepare in home like restaurant style. I used garam masala to give Indian punch to my gyoza (dumplings), this helps to gives nice flavor & taste to dish. For dipping sauce, in a small…

Medu Vadai / Crispy Urad dal Vada !!!


Vadai is a savoury fritter-type snack from South India.  It is an important menu for every festivals & pooja. This medu vada is one of my favorite snack. There are many different varieties like sambar vada, dhai vada or thair vadai etc., I love to watch my mom while prepare vadas during festival but I never helped…

Homestyle Prawn Masala / Shrimp curry !!


Today’s recipes is prawn masala. This curry is my own version & it is really easy to make. It is perfect with steamed rice, parathas, idly, dosa, etc., Instead of dry coconut, you can also use fresh one and moreover you can make it with different ingredients like chicken, mutton or any other vegetables, etc.,…