November 07, 2023

Sweet Shankarpali Recipe | Sweet Shakarpara Recipe | Snacks Recipes

Sweet shankarpali is a deep-fried, crispy square or diamond shaped snack. This snack is made with maida ( all purpose flour), ghee, sugar and flavored with cardamom powder. Shankarpali is also called as shakarpara. It is a traditional snack prepared on festival like Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi.

October 30, 2023

Rice Cucumber Roti | Akki Soutekayi Rotti

Cucumber Roti Recipe | Akki Soutekayi Rotti | Rice Flour Cucumber Roti is a popular Karnataka breakfast made with rice flour and cucumber. Fresh coriander leaves and curry leaves in the recipe adds flavor to the dish. This is an easy roti recipe which can be made quickly in the morning rush within few minutes.  Usually in South Karnataka it is served for breakfast along with coconut chutney, pickle and ghee. It also tastes great without any side dish. It can be packed in the tiffin box easily. 

September 29, 2023

Coconut Chutney for Idli and Dosa | Nariyal ki Chutney

Coconut Chutney for Idli and Dosa | Nariyal ki Chutney - Coconut chutney is a delicious accompaniment to idli and dosa. The combination of ginger, garlic and cumin seeds add an exotic flavour to the chutney. The green chilli and tamarind give an extra hot and tangy taste to it. This chutney is one of my favourite chutneys which I make often. This is a chutney containing healthy ingredients which helps in digestion. It can be prepared within few minutes. The taste of this delectable chutney can be changed by adjusting the quantity of tamarind, cumin seeds and green chillies. 

September 17, 2023

Ukadiche Modak recipe - Modak for Ganesh Chaturti Festival - 3 Ways of Ukadiche Modak

Ukadiche Modak Recipe - Ukadiche Modak is an essential Naivedya which is prepared to offer Lord Ganesh during Ganesh Chaturthi festival and Sankashti Chaturthi day. Today I am sharing with you all a traditional, authentic Ukadiche modak of Maharashtra. Modak is steamed rice flour dumplings filled with coconut and jaggery mixture. It has an inviting flavor and sweet taste. This lovely modak is so soft and delicious too.  It is one of my favorite sweets and I like the preparation. Modak is a very simple sweet dish that you can make it easily and it doesn't need any practice. Modak moulds both in steel and plastic is available in the utensil's shop. 

September 12, 2023

Karela Pyaj ki Masaledar Sabji | Bitter Gourd Onion Sabzi

Karela Pyaj ki Masaledar Sabji | Bittergourd Onion Sabzi is a delicious healthy side dish prepared with bitter gourd, onion, spice powder, tamarind extract and jaggery. A very delicious hot karela pyaj ki sabzi goes well with roti, chapati, poori and dal-rice. Spice powder adds an exotic flavor, taste and texture to the karela sabji. In this sabzi, bitterness of bitter gourd is very well balanced by tanginess of tamarind and sweetness of jaggery. If you want to totally avoid the bitterness you can add  more jaggery. Bitter gourd is a healthy vegetable and is seasonal. The spice powder made with peanuts, sesame, cashew and coconut is very tasty and unique. This spice powder can be used in potato, cauliflower, brinjal and ridge gourd  sabzis also. 

September 06, 2023

Lauki Halwa with Khoya and Milk | Doodhi ka Halwa | Dudhi Halwa Recipe | Bottle Gourd Halwa

Lauki Halwa with Khoya and Milk | Doodhi ka Halwa | Dudhi Halwa Recipe | Bottle Gourd Halwa is an Indian dessert prepared with bottle gourd, ghee, milk, sugar, khoya and flavored with cardamoms. It is a light vegetable with mild flavor which is available throughout the year. There are many ways of making lauki halwa. Dudhi halwa can also be made without milk and khoya. But use of khawa and milk add creamy taste to the lauki halwa. Milkmaid can also be used in the place of mawa and milk.