Beet root Thoran ( Kerala style )

Thorans are  a delicious way of preparing simple vegetable curries embellished with some tasty coconut infused spices. Beetroot thoran is a simple tasty way of serving vegetables  to your family.Try this with some steamed rice and rasam and you will experience a slice of Kerala cusine. Thorans are a must in any Kerala festival menu… 

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Dal Fry ..Dhaba style

Dhabha style dal is always a great favorite among all the dishes in the Punjabi Cuisine. Known for its utterly simple yet giving an impression of a medley of aromatic fusion flavors, the hints of spices used comes through with each morsel. Personally the dhaba style can never be replicated, but a humble effort is… 

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Creamy Tomato cucumber salad

Come summer and I need to prepare a variety of salads using simple easily available vegetable.Here I have used everyday vegetables like tender fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, and some sour cream.If you are not particularly fond of sour cream, replace with thick fresh hung curd for a creamy taste. Ingredients: 1 large cucumber , chopped fine… 

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Banana Sheera

Banana sheera/sajjige is something very similar to our South Indian version of Kesari .The popular dessert , usually prepared during poojas has a religious touch to it, prepared during Satyanarayan pooja or other functions. This is a typical mildly sweet dessert usually had even for breakfast in North Karnataka. The sheera prepared with pineapple chunks… 

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Temple Puliyodharai ( Kovil Puliyodharai )

 Temple style puliyodharai is the most sought after recipe by many and i have attempted one which is  highly rated by my family .The pic below shows a dish prepared a few years ago and the colour of the tamrind gives it a lighter shade, but it is also temple style puliyodharai. Temple Puliyodarai  or… 

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