Karivepaku Kodi Kura / Curry Leaves Chicken Masala


Karivepaku kudi kora is one of the most famous dish in Andhra cuisine. The name itself would describe the nature of the recipe. It is really simple & easy to prepare & also gives an exquisite taste. Specially the curry leaves powder gives a nice aroma to the dish. Wow, this is the recipe that…

Cabbage, Potato, Tomato Dal / Kootu !!


Today’s recipe is the easy & simple spicy dal. This is the best accompaniment with steamed rice, idli, dosa, parathas, chappati etc., Vegetables can be an option as per wish. This dal / kootu is one of most important dish in south Indian cuisine, mostly the water content vegetable is best for kootu. The vegetables,…

Andhra Style Tomato Pickle / Chutney !!


Last wednesday, I bought two basket of wine tomatoes in our Farmer’s Market. Tomatoes were fully ripened, so I thought of pickled & store it for a while. Andhra style pickle is one of my favorite, during master’s degree many of my friends were from Andhra. They used to bring varieties of pickle, most of…

Potato, Cauliflower, Capsicum Masala !!


This recipe is the perfect side dish with the jeera rice. Vegetables can be added as per wish. It is a very simple side dish & also goes well with parathas, chappathi, idly, dosa, steamed rice etc. Ingredients: Oil – 1 tbsp Baby Potato – 4 nos. cut it into halves Cauliflower – 10 florets…

Jeera Rice / Cumin Rice / Ghee Rice !!


 After a long vacation, yesterday I have reached Detroit, US. Had a wonderful time with my family. Today’s special is simple & easy rice dish. Jeera rice is a simple preparation of rice that has been flavored with jeera or cumin seeds. This versatile rice dish can be accompanied well with spicy dal or vegetable or…

Spicy Tomato Chicken Curry !!


Today’s recipe is spicy tomato chicken curry. This recipe is simple, that the chicken cooked in the tomato – yogurt based gravy. It has mild spicy, full of flavor, taste & bright red color. This chicken curry is best with steamed rice & parathas. Instead of coconut milk powder, use fresh milk this gives great…

Instant Vathal Kuzhambu !!


Vathal kuzhambu is an authentic dish in south Indian cuisine. This recipe is very simple, the meaning of vathal is sun dried vegetables cooked with tamarind extract & spices. It taste like tangy & sweet. The most common sun dried vegetables like sundakkai (Turkey berry), vendakkai (Okra / ladies finger), manathakkali (Black nightshades), brinjal /…

Cilantro Chicken Dum Briyani !!!


Today’s recipe is cilantro chicken dum biriyani !! it is easy to prepare & having a great flavor of cilantro & mint. Avoid red chili powder, instead of it I added green chilies.  Marination Time : 15 minutes / an hour Cooking Time : 30 minutes Recipes Cuisine : South India Ingredients: Oil – 2…

Indian Spiced Hasselback Potatoes


Hasselback potatoes are a type of potato dish. The name is derived from the restaurant where they were first introduced in the 1940s, Hasselbacken in Stockholm, Sweden which opened in that city in 1748 and where they are called hasselbackspotatis. Hasselback potatoes is a simple & easy dish. The baked potato becomes crispy & brown,…

Dal Broccoli !!


Broccoli with dal is very simple & healthy dish, goes well with steamed rice, chapathi, idli, dosa, etc., It taste delicious too and always I got bored of eating broccoli by stir fry & salad. But this recipes gives a touch of Indian flavor & comfort food for me. I am really happy the way…