Tuesday, November 23, 2010



1 cup chickpeas(Canned Chick peas)
3 pods garlic cloves,chopped
hand full of coriander leaves
1 large onion, chopped
3 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
1 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon cumin
2 tablespoons flour
2 green chillies
Oil for frying


Method :
1)Grind together all the Ingredients mentioned above to make thick paste .
2) From the mixture in to small balls.Take little portion,flatten on your palm.
3)Fry in the hot oil till golden brown.


Note :
You can use this Falafel as an appetizer /main course.If you want to use this as a main course .Stuff the pita bread with Felafel,lettuce/cabbage,tomato sliced ,onion sliced,Ranch sauce or tahini sauce,salt and pepper.Enjoi!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Corn &Mango Salsa


Ingredients :
1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion
1/4 pineapple
1 green chillies
1 bunch cilantro,chopped
2 small tomatoes,chopped
3 teaspoon vinegar
1 mango peeled,seeded and diced
1/2 cup fresh corn kernels
1/4 teaspoon pepper flakes
Hand full of pomegranate(Optional)
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste

1) Toss all the ingredients together serve with tortilla chips.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Mango Sheera


1 cup chiroti rava/suji/semolina
1 cup hot water
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup gee
1/2 cup of mango pieces
pinch of cardamom powder

1)Heat the gee, add suji then stir till it turns golden brown.Then add hot water,bring it to boil.
2)When suji/semolina is nicely cooked add sugar,mango pieces,cardamoms powder.Mix it well.Then serve hot!Enjoi :D

Monday, July 26, 2010

Starfruit Apeehuli /Appesaaru( Havyaka Special)


2 star fruits
1/2tsp mustard seeds
1tsp urad dal
3 red chillies
4-5 curry leaves
3-4 cloves garlic crushed
salt to taste
jaggery (Optional)

1)Boil the star fruits with salt and jaggery(optional).
2)Mash the star fruits,add water to bring it to the rasam consistency.Add salt if required.
3)Temper with urad dal,crushed garlic cloves,red chillies,mustard seeds,and
curry leaves .Serve this dish with rice.Enjoi

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Tomato and Mozzrella Cheese Panini



Ingredients :

1 ciabatta bread /any Italian bread halved lengthwise
1 tomato cut in to slices
1 onion cut in to slices
3-4 slices mozzarella cheese
2 tbs sun dried tomato pesto
2tbs Italian dressing or Olive Oil
Alfalfa sprout for garnishing (Optional)

you will need Panini maker or sandwich maker


1)Preheat the Panini maker and drizzle the Italian dressing or olive oil on both sides of the bread.
2)On the bottom halves Spread the Sun dried tomato pesto,then layer the onion slices,tomato slices,and mozzarella cheese slices .Then put another halve bread on the top and press it for 4-5 minutes until the cheese is melted.Garnish with alfalfa sprout .Serve hot Enjoy!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Pineapple Preserves/Jam



Ingredients :
3 cups pineapple chunks
1 1/2 cups sugar
1tsp pepper powder


1) Heat the heavy bottom pan and put the pineapple chunks and sugar .Stir until sugar dissolves.
2) Stir it constantly untill jam thickens about 25 minutes.
3)Then add pepper powder and mix it well .Cool it and pour it in to jar and seal it .Enjoi with dosa/bread of your choice !!!:D

Monday, May 10, 2010

Dill Leaves(Sabbassige Soppu) Rice


1 cup chopped Dill leaves /sabbassige soppu
1 red onion nicely chopped
1 inch ginger piece grated
1 tsp jeera/cumin seeds
2 green chillies
2tbs oil
1 tsp Vangibath powder
1 tsp lemon juice
2 cups Basamati Rice cooked and cooled.
salt to taste
any sprouts for garnishing(optional)

1) Heat oil in a thick bottom pan ,then add cumin seeds,mustard seeds,green chillies,grated ginger, chopped onion,when it is half done, add Dill leaves and saute this for 5 minutes.
2) Then add vangi bath powder ,lemon juice and salt,add cooked rice and mix it well.Garnish with sprouts Serve hot with raitha/curd of your choice .:)