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13 December, 2017

SOPPINA HULI TOVVE….an opos recipe as well

SOPPINA HULI TOVVE….an opos recipe as well
Posted in : HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU, OPOS- One Pot One Shot on by : Divya Suresh

Here ‘soppu(soppina)’ is a kannada word for ‘green leafy vegetable’ and ‘huli tovve’ means curry made with special ground masala in addition to the masala powder (huli pudi/sambar powder) what we regularly use. This huli tovve is particularly made using a kind of amaranth leaves (dantina soppu) which we get in Karnataka, But here as
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13 December, 2017

BRINJAL/BAINGAN/BADANEKAYI MOSARU BAJJI

BRINJAL/BAINGAN/BADANEKAYI MOSARU BAJJI
Posted in : KADI-PAKODI / MAJJIGE HULI / RAITA / MOSARU SAASIVE on by : Divya Suresh
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Egg plant/brinjal/baingan/badanekayi call it by any name, is is widely used all over India to make many dishes/currys etc. Today I’m here to share the recipe of mosaru bajji/raita using brinjal. It is one of the easiest recipe, that makes an excellent side dish for rotis, parathas, huli anna (sambar rice) and biryani as well.
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10 December, 2017

AVAREKALU/HYACINTH BEANS BISIBELEBATH

AVAREKALU/HYACINTH BEANS BISIBELEBATH
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA on by : Divya Suresh

One of our most favourite, one pot meal, which is very filling as well as healthy too. We … the people of Karnataka probably prepare this awesome dish at least once or twice a month I guess. And as I said earlier, during winter we get plenty of hyacinth beans/avarekalu and it is being used
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9 December, 2017

PRESSED FIELD BEANS/HITAKAVARE SIHI HUGGI

PRESSED FIELD BEANS/HITAKAVARE SIHI HUGGI
Posted in : SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

A winter special sweet dish, with the goodness of pressed field beans, jaggery, ghee etc which are kind of essentials during winter.  A very easy to make and yummy dish from our own Karnataka. During winter we get hyacinth beans/field beans/avarekayi in abundance and every household makes some dish or the other using the same.
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4 December, 2017

YELEKOSU/BAND GOBHI/CABBAGE CHUTNEY……. in my own way

YELEKOSU/BAND GOBHI/CABBAGE CHUTNEY……. in my own way
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh
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Yet another yummy, spicy chutney preparation using a vegetable. Today I served this chutney with ragi/finger millet plain dosay/dosa, for that I had prepared the batter in the same method of ragi masala dosay , using whole ragi/finger millet, but I had reduced the quantity of urad dal ie… I used only 1/4 cup of it and
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2 December, 2017

INDIAN GOOSEBERRY/AMLA/BETTADA NELLIKAYI PICKLE…… dry/instant pickle

INDIAN GOOSEBERRY/AMLA/BETTADA NELLIKAYI PICKLE…… dry/instant pickle
Posted in : PICKLE on by : Divya Suresh
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This is the dry/instant (bisi uppinakayi) version of pickle using Indian gooseberry/amla/bettada nellikayi. I use almost the same set of ingredients, which I use for the wet version of amla pickle. The procedure is different and instant we can say, as it can be consumed from the very next day. Everyday 1 or 2 slice of
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29 November, 2017

APPLE-CHILLI PARATHA…… using multi grains flour along with whole wheat flour

APPLE-CHILLI PARATHA…… using multi grains flour along with whole wheat flour
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh
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After using fresh fruits like green grapes, pineapple, pomegranate, mango, watermelon etc in preparing dishes, this time again it is the chance of fresh apple in the process. Best way to use this fresh fruit if bored of eating it as such. Green chilli paste for spiciness, the sweet taste of apple & salt to
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20 November, 2017

TANDOORI MASALA POWDER…….. homemade……..how to make ?

TANDOORI MASALA POWDER…….. homemade……..how to make ?
Posted in : PUDIGALU/HOME MADE SPICE POWDER/MASALA POWDER/KARNATAKA (BENGALURU) STYLE on by : Divya Suresh
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Wow !! anything I mean… any masala powder, which is homemade is full of fragrance, aroma and freshness. And I always like to use any/every kind of masala powders made at home. Today I just finished making tandoori masala powder, which I’m going to use in a dish, which I’m planning to make tomorrow, for
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20 November, 2017

BROCCOLI PARATHA……..using whole wheat flour or multi grains flour

BROCCOLI PARATHA……..using whole wheat flour or multi grains flour
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh
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There are some recipes which though I make regularly, never click the photo and post the recipe here. Always avert thinking that…..next time I’ll definitely post ! And this is one of those ! A very healthy, nutritious, full of health benefits and yummy broccoli parathas can be eaten with any kind of accompaniment or
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18 November, 2017

BANANA COCONUT IDLY

BANANA COCONUT IDLY
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, SNACKS / BAKED / DEEP FRIED / STEAMED on by : Divya Suresh
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Do you have over ripe bananas ? don’t worry you can use it this way ! one more kids friendly recipe which uses all the healthy ingredients. Very quick and easy to make dish. Very recently I have posted Instant chocolate idly, which is also a kids friendly recipe. And sometime back I  had posted one
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12 November, 2017

BANALE ROTTI/AKKI ROTTI/RICE FLOUR ROTTI

BANALE ROTTI/AKKI ROTTI/RICE FLOUR ROTTI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, ROTTI / ROTI / THALIPEET on by : Divya Suresh
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To begin with let me translate the above mentioned Kannada words to English.  The word ‘akki’ translate to ‘rice/chawal’, ‘rotti’ translate to ‘roti’, and the main word here is ‘Banale’ which translate to ‘Wok/kadai’. So basically the roti which is made directly in kadai/Wok. This is the basic version of akki rotti, which uses very
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10 November, 2017

MAJJIGE HULI/PALDYA/KADHI/CURD CURRY…..using hesarubele/moong dal/green gram lentil

MAJJIGE HULI/PALDYA/KADHI/CURD CURRY…..using hesarubele/moong dal/green gram lentil
Posted in : KADI-PAKODI / MAJJIGE HULI / RAITA / MOSARU SAASIVE on by : Divya Suresh

Earlier it was like everyone used to make majjige huli/paldya by adding soaked & ground bengal gram (along with other spices), little further people started using gram flour for that quick fix. And I was no exception, even I used to add either soaked bengal gram or gram flour. But later on I started trying
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5 November, 2017

ONION/EERULLI PULAO

ONION/EERULLI PULAO
Posted in : RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA on by : Divya Suresh
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Simple yet flavorful rice dish with minimum vegetables and and less time consumption. You can make this pulao when you are not in mood to cook, when you are running out of time, there are no many vegetables in stock etc etc. Today I served this pulao with unde huli/sandige huli/dumplings curry.     Ingredients :
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