How to make Avial

How to make Avial

VegetarianAvial.. a simple, fresh stew that is made with chunky vegetables, yogurt, coconut, cumin seeds and green chillies paste, finally tempered with coconut oil mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. It is a very famous dish in South Indian Cuisine and particularly a favorite 

Strawberry Coconut Rice Smoothie

Strawberry Coconut Rice Smoothie

Dairy FreeVegetarianStrawberry Coconut Rice Smoothie.Rice in Smoothie may sound weird but trust me when I say this is one wonderfully delicious, thick, nutritious and perfect breakfast smoothie in your favorite flavors. This Smoothie is made with rice flakes(Called Aval in Tamil) that are easy to 

Few tips and tricks on baking bread in air fryer

Few tips and tricks on baking bread in air fryer

Dairy FreeVegetarianBreads from the leftover naan dough is the best. Because the size is small I baked this little loaf in the AIR FRYER  and look at the crust. Like it is a milk bread, soft. But no, the dough is the regular olive oil 

Peanut Butter Dates Hot chocolate

Peanut Butter Dates Hot chocolate

Peanut Butter Dates Hot chocolate

Pav Bhaji story

Pav Bhaji story

Dairy FreeVegetarianPav bhaji… the unbeatable street food favorite of mine. I cook most of the meals at home,. I mean 95% of it. In fact I’m very scared of trying food outside since childhood and mostly the reason I never visited with any relatives or 

My Dosai recipe and a little story

My Dosai recipe and a little story

Dairy FreeVegetarianDosai and coconut chutney..I may have mentioned this before, but would love to share in all my dosai stories. I never made idli and dosai at home until Raahil got old enough to ask for dosai or idli. And there have been so many 

Toast Tuesday- August 24, 2021

Toast Tuesday- August 24, 2021

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Sweet Lime Mojito

Sweet Lime Mojito

Dairy FreeVegetarianSweet Lime mojito..Sweet Lime or Mosambi as they are called here are always synonymous to the “visiting someone with fever or some illness and brought along as a get well” fruits. To break this, me and my sister used to painstakingly remove the peel, 

Spicy Kanji and Onion Pakoda

Spicy Kanji and Onion Pakoda

Spicy Kanji and onion pakoda.. one of the favorite breakfast combination in our home. Made in @instantpot.in This Kanji or congee is all load the ingredients, wait for it cook itself and you serve type of food. Just the type I like, most of the times.
Add a cup of rice, 1/4 cup of Moong dal or masoor dal, 6 cups of water, sliced onion, tomato, green Chilli, chopped garlic, fenugreek seeds, 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder, chopped coriander and mint leaves, salt and tsp of ghee.
Set to rice mode.. and after it’s done and serve hot 🔥