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Mini North Indian Thali | Vegetarian Thali Recipe | Lunch Menu Ideas



North Indain thali recipes menu.My long term wish got fulfilled yesterday, yes I made a thali meal for lunch .It comprise of one dry sabji,one gravy,rice, roti,dessert and curd.Since saturday was my daughter's birthday we had non-veg recipes for both lunch and dinner.So for a change I made full veggie platter yesterday.

Tiffin Sambar | Moong Dal Sambar | Sambar wirh Freshly Ground Masala | Side dish for Idli/Dosa

Tiffin Sambar | Moong Dal Sambar | Sambar wirh Freshly Ground Masala | Side dish for Idli/Dosa

Sambar with freshly prepared sambar powder.My mom always makes fresh small batch of sambar powder every time she makes sambar.I have never seen her buying sambar powder from the grocery shop.And the sambar she makes tastes divine and I miss them so badly as I only have memories of her as she left the world so early.For one dinner I want to try sambar as my mom do and I did it.I explained to my daughter how her granny cooks sambar with fresh masala and how tasty it would be.I feel sad that my kids have no chance to get the love and affection for thier granny.

Methi Pulao | One Pot Dish | Lunch Box Ideas

 Methi pulao with step by step pictures.Methi aka Fenugreek leaves is one green leaf variety which had bitter taste.Due to this many people avoid it but knowing its health benefits and body cooling capacity due to heat people are slowly showing interest in it.This leaves are avaliable both in fresh and dried forms.Dried form of it is called as "kasuri methi" which are widely used in north Indian recipes by adding it at end to enhance the flavor of the gravy.

Strawberry Choc chip Loaf | Eggless strawberry choco bread








Eggless loaf with step by step pictures. Easy strawberry loaf loaded with choco chips.

Murungai Keerai/ Moringa /Drumstick Leaves Thoran | Healthy Side Dish for Rice

Murungai Keerai/ Moringa /Drunstick Leaves Thoran | Healthy Side Dish for Rice

Murungai Keerai also known as moringa is one healthy green available loaded with iron.The first food most physician would recommend for an anemic patient would be this green.Most houses have this wonder green tree in their backyard.Only the leaf separating part from the stalk is a bit time-consuming.To do that job easier just keep this green in a  poly bag in the fridge overnight.Next morning all the leaves would have fallen from the stick.Collect the leaves and make dishes with it.

Vegetable Toast | Vegetable Masala Bread Toast | Easy Breakfast Recipe

Vegetable Toast | Vegetable Masala Bread Toast | Easy Breakfast Recipe

When its weekend or day post festivalwe all feel lazy to get up and do our daily chores.Doing breakfast becomes a tough job as we get curled up under the bedsheet and not willing to get up.In that times if you have a packet of bread in your pantry, breakfast doesn't seem a tough job.With just few minutes you can prepare this yummy and healthy dish with lots of vegetables.Use vegetables of your choice.

Boondhi Ladoo - My 300th post | Festive Sweet Recipe | Diwali Sweet

boondi ladoo

I am so happy to write my 300th post today.It had been one year and five months since i started to blog  and it journey  gained me  some good friends from all round the world.Your comments,suggestions,etc were like energy boosters for me and helped me to go on.Do continue to support me and since  its a special day lets celebrate it with a sweet as no occasion or festival are complete with out a sweet.


Dry Gulab Jamun | Easy Diwali Sweet

Dry Gulab Jamun | Easy Diwali Sweet

Dry gulab jamun is nothing but the ordinary gulab jamun served dried without the sugar syrup.We have mostly seen this dessert served with syrup and mostly everyone prefer that liquidy jamun.In a cooking show, they telecasted this jamun recipe and I decided to make for this year Diwali cooking.On searching, I found the gulab jamun can be either roll over desiccated coconut or sugar but in television, they said to roll over sugar.So whatever you prefer to go for it.

Madras Mixture | Spicy Mixture | Easy Diwali Snack Recipe

 I love to watch chef Venkatesh Bhut's cooking show in Vijay tv as the method involved and the way he narrates make us feel the simplicity of the recipe.I remember him making this mixture in an episode some very long back.In it he mentioned make this snack when you get time as its so simple, pocket-friendly and make a great snack, yes its all really true.When I did it I got a big bottle full and made a great snack for the evening. Since Diwali is fast nearing and if you still have no clue what snack to make for disturbing do try this simple mixture.

Carrot Coconut Burfi | Easy Indian Sweet Recipe | Video Recipe



Diwali is just  round the corner which we can easily witness in this digital world where bloggers posting more sweets and savories.I too have posted few of it and to add in it comes this burfi.I referred my coconut burfi and did it, as it is so simple to make.Just mix everything in a pan and keep stirring till it leaves the sides.One small suggestion from my side is to reduce the sugar level a bit.Because 2 cups looks more sweet for me after I made it so better reduce it to 1 &3\4 cup.But If you like more sweeter version then can go for 2 cups.

Easy Snack For Diwali | Savory Snack


I have just made a small collection of the some deep fried snack that you can easily at home for this diwali.It may look like hard to make but I assure you that its damn easy to make.Do give a try and stay healthy with home made recipe.



Easy savory snack to try for this Diwali.Click each recipe name to see the detailed procedure.

Wheat Flour Muruku


Easy Snack For Diwali | Savory Snack 

Badam Murukku | Almond Chakli | Snack Recipe


Badam murukku with step by step pictures.

No festival is complete with snacks .Everyone prepare or buy both sweet and savory items. For this Diwali if you are looking for a twist from your regular murukku then try this badam murukku which is super tasty, crispy and addictive also. One can never stop with a single piece.

Milk Powder Gulab Jamun | Festive Sweet Recipe | Video Recipe


Milk Powder Gulab Jamun | Festive Sweet Recipe | Video Recipe

Easy gulabjamun recipe with milk powder.Gulab jamun is one easy and simple sweet which is loved by all people.This can be had as such or can paired up with ice creams.Nowadays I see many innovation of using this jamun  cake,cheese cake,triffle,pudding,etc.Gulab jamun readymix are easily avaliable in market in different name.One can also easily prepare it from starch.Here I have used milk powder to make it.

Apple Kheer | Apple Milk Pudding

Apple Kheer | Apple Milk Pudding
When you have a sudden sweet carve or guest and you are running out of ideas about what to cook this simple kheer will help you.With just a few ingredients you can make a yummilicious dessert in no time.