my fav

my fav

Vangi Bath / Brinjal Rice/ Kathirikkai Sadam

Vangi Bath / Brinjal Rice/ Kathirikkai Sadam

I have to do something with the Eggplants sitting in the fridge, before it goes to trash. Other than usual curryies and subzis Vangi bath answers two problems, what for lunch
Kakarakaya Podi Kura (Bittergourd Dry Curry)

Kakarakaya Podi Kura (Bittergourd Dry Curry)

I still remember taking my mom to Koti, Hyderabad to buy a cook book. But my mom took me to a dusty old store that had no windows and had a rickety broken stairs
Toor Dal Chutney ~ Pigeon Pea Chutney ~ Kandi Pachadi

Toor Dal Chutney ~ Pigeon Pea Chutney ~ Kandi Pachadi

I was surprised of that because both my husband and I are major fans of this chutney. My MIL apparently used to hand grind this chutney in a huge mortar and pestle sculpted out of stone (what we call a Rubbu Rolu in Telugu)
Alsande Tonak | Black Eyed Peas Goan Special Curry

Alsande Tonak | Black Eyed Peas Goan Special Curry

I originally wanted to make Butter Kulcha and Goan Tondak, later my team were feeling that butter kulchas would become tough and not be soft when we are making for such huge crowd
Black Eyed Peas Rice  / Karamani Rice

Black Eyed Peas Rice / Karamani Rice

This Recipe is one of the favorite for me. "Black Eyed peas" is called "Karamani pairu" in Tamil, which is widely used to prepare various recipes in India and all over the World
Bobbarla vadalu/Cow peas snack.

Bobbarla vadalu/Cow peas snack.

Bobbarla vadalu/Cow peas snack. Bobbarlu(alasandalu) vadalu or garelu, Lobia vada. Ingredients. Cow peas(bobbarlu)-1 cup