Category: Side Dishes

Homemade GUACAMOLE


The best guacamole keeps it simple just-ripe avocados, salt, a squeeze of lime, onions, chillies cilantro, Serve it as a dip at your next party or do try with any Mexican food. All you really need to make guacamole is ripe avocados and salt. After that,… Continue Reading “Homemade GUACAMOLE”

Tres Leches Cake


Tres leches literally means, “three milks”  and tres leches cake is an ultra light sponge cake soaked in a sweet milk mixture. Tres leches cake is a popular cake in Mexico and Latin America. On July 16th ,its first anniversary of my home and first… Continue Reading “Tres Leches Cake”

Instant Onion Pickle


In india it’s called as a Sirke Wale Pyaaz , It’s a great accompaniment for any North Indian style meal and are super easy to make at home. Ingredients 10-15 small Pearl onion or any small size Water 1/2 Cup 1/4 beetroot Vinegar or… Continue Reading “Instant Onion Pickle”

Mixed Berry & Oatmeal smoothie with Chia seed


It’s A creamy, thick smoothie filled with ground oats, fresh mixed berries and chia seeds. Healthy and satisfying! As well as my current obsession with chia seeds.  until the last few months when I started noticing recipes on other blogs and read on the… Continue Reading “Mixed Berry & Oatmeal smoothie with Chia seed”

December 2016: Share and Inspire Others! Entries


Originally posted on EsmeSalon:
First and foremost, I wish to extend a hearty and very big thank you to one and all for your partcipation in this new monthly recipe exchange!!  I am overwhelmed with the great response on our very first monthly Share and…

T’IS THE SEASON: CAKES, COOKIES AND TREATS – December 2016 Share and Inspire Others!


Originally posted on EsmeSalon:
I am super excited to announce the theme of our very first Share and Inspire Others ! Monthly Recipe Exchange and with being December, it can be nothing other than T’IS THE SEASON: CAKES, COOKIES AND TREATS ? Please click: How to Participate should you…

Tindora Stir-fry with Onion


Ivy gourd in Hindi called as tindora/kundri/kundru. Tindora is a very healthy vegetable.I was a big fan of tindora and now my daughter too.I like to eat from my childhood.Now I make it at least once a week for my family.mostly we bought vegetables from American… Continue Reading “Tindora Stir-fry with Onion”

Beetroot stir fry


Beetroot stirfry is a preparation where the grated vegetables are sauteed in spices and .It’s a great accompaniment to full meals and is a very hit recipe in the southern part of India Beetroot is a good source of iron and folate.It’s an easy, healthy… Continue Reading “Beetroot stir fry”

Bell Pepper Egg Ring


Bell pepper serves as a beautiful edible egg ring.It’s an easy breakfast using egg served alongside whole wheat toast or served as side dish .The bell pepper adds gorgeous color to a simple breakfast.Use any color of Bell pepper of own choice.Add cheese as a… Continue Reading “Bell Pepper Egg Ring”

Peanut Chutney


Peanut chutney is a delicious an accompaniment to many South Indian dishes such as Idli,dosa,medu vada. ingredients 1 Cup peanuts 1 Tbsp oil 2 1/2 Tbsp ginger finely chopped 2-3 dry red chillies 2 1/2 Tbsp tamarind pulp 1 tsp mustard seeds 10-12 curry leaves… Continue Reading “Peanut Chutney”

Mirch Ka Salan


Salan means Curry & Mirch means Chilli .It’s an authentic & traditional spicy dish of  Hyderabad,India .It’s  prepared with green chillies and relished along with Biryani recipes.Mirchi ka salan, or curried chilli peppers, is a popular dish made with a variety of long & spicy  chillies, spices… Continue Reading “Mirch Ka Salan”

Garlic Chutney


Garlic & red chili soaked in vinegar Grind & seasoned ingredients 1 pod garlic (peeled) 2-3 Dry Red chilies (hot) Vinegar 1 tbsp Salt to taste. Kashmiri chili 1 (for natural color) method Soak red chillies in vinegar for an hour, grind all the… Continue Reading “Garlic Chutney”

Green Coconut Chutney


Fresh Grated coconut & Green coriander leaves grind ,seasoned & tempered.its an accompaniment for south Indian dishes like idli,dosa & vada ingredients Fresh Coconut Grated 1 cup Green coriander leaves(chopped) 1Cup Green chilies 2-3 /as per taste bud Bengal gram(channa dal) 1/4 cup Salt to… Continue Reading “Green Coconut Chutney”

Baingan Bharta


Smoked eggplant /brinjal & tomatoes mashed & seasoned.Seve as a side dish. Ingredients Large brinjal 1 Tomato -2 Garlic clove(chopped) 3-4 Mustard oil 1 tsp Salt to taste Green chillies (chopped)1-2 Lemon juice for more tangy flavor (optional)1 tsp Cilantro/green coriander leaves (optional) Method… Continue Reading “Baingan Bharta”

Mint & Coriander Chutney


Green Cilantro (Coriander Leaves) & Mint  Grind & seasoned. Ingredients Handful of mint & cilantro(Coriander leaves) Garlic 1-2 Yogurt 1 or 2 tbsp Salt to taste Mustard oil few drops (optional) Grind all ingredients except oil & salt.take in a bowl add salt &… Continue Reading “Mint & Coriander Chutney”

Raw Mango Sweet & Spicy Chutney


Raw Mango cooked in Sugar syrup & seasoned with Indian spices.its an accompaniment to an Indian meal.Serve with Rice,dal or Chapati & paratha ingredients Raw mango 1 diced Sugar 1/2 cup or to taste Cumin seeds 1 tsp Dry red chillies 1 Red chilli powder… Continue Reading “Raw Mango Sweet & Spicy Chutney”

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