Cherry bars

Cherry Bars… Having got a bit tired (!) of our own desi King of fruits Mango , as I out did this year’s menu  by including so many varieties of Mango preparations , I suddenly got bitten  by the PHOREN  Cherries, strawberries  and  all sorts of  Phirangi fruits that have descended  on our markets and… 

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Idli/Dosa Milagai powder/chutney powder/gunpowder

Idlis and dosas must have the chutney powder called Milagai powder also called gun powder as an accompaniment to Idlis/dosas even if you have other chutneys , this is a must have,  so traditionally we keep this prepared in small batches in a jar. Recipe for the Idli/dosa chutney powder/Milagai powder 1 cup whole udad dal… 

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Bisi Bele Baath ( Hot Lentil Sour Rice)

This is a traditional spicy hot sour rice and lentil dish packed with veggies and laced with hot ghee and garnished with golden cashew nuts , served piping hot with papads, crispies, boondi raita or even with pickle. Undoubtedly the signature dish of Karnataka the state from where it originates and now almost all the… 

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Quick Okra Stir fry ( stuffed )

Today while posting this , I thought to myself how well the name of my blog suits this particular ridiculously easy okra stir fry. Your Everyday cook…well Your Everyday okra seems more like it. I was even contemplating whether I should skip this recipe after I finished dishing this up in a bowl, but the beautiful green… 

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