Thukpa | Vegetable Noodle Soup


Thukpa is one among the popular noodle soups in India.  Thukpa is actually a Tibetan Noodle Soup and according to Wiki, “It originated in the eastern part of Tibet.  The dish became popular in Nepal, Bhutan, and the states of Sikkim, Assam, and Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast India. It is also popular in the Ladakh region and the state of Himachal Pradesh.” I cross posted this recipe earlier at Indian Moms Connect and this recipe was sent as a part of the July Month Treasure Box.


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Ghee Rice with Veggies and Paneer | Ghee Bhath


Here is a simple kid’s friendly Ghee Bhath or Ghee Rice with Veggies and Paneer – a perfect lunch box recipe. It is pretty much similar to pulav but without dried masalas or kada masala.  I know it’s still summer break and instead of posting summer specials, I am posting lunch box special. As summer specials are coming next week, I thought why not prep for back to school now?


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Badusha / Balushahi | A Sweet to Celebrate the Special Occasion


Balushahi / Badushahs / Bhadushah / Badushah / Badusha is a traditional and a popular Indian sweet recipe. It is pretty popular all over India. It is popularly known as Balushahi in North India whereas in South it is called as Badushah or Badusha. It is also called as the Indian Doughnut. It’s a soft and flaky sweet prepared with Maida or all-purpose flour and deep fried in clarified butter/oil and coated with sugar syrup.


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Manjal Sambar | A Quick Tiffin Sambar with Besan


Manjal Sambar – interesting name huh? Manjal means yellow in Tamil. Yes, it literally translates to yellow sambar. This sambar is prepared with besan and sambar podi without any dal and tamarind and with no or less veggies and it can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. This is great side for all the tiffin items, be it dosa or idli or upma. This goes well even with poori too. Check out my other tiffin sambar recipe with moong dal and pressure cooker sambar recipe with masoor dal for tiffins. This is a mix between the Kuzhambu and poori masala.

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Easy And Healthy Recipes for A Healthy Living | Guest Post By Paula Hughes


It’s time for guest post. This month it’s going to be a 4 in 1 recipe post by Paula Hughes of ChewTheWorld. She has an amazing blog and when she emailed regarding guest post, I agreed right away. I was super elated to get these four recipes in one post. Paula Hughes is the founder of ChewTheWorld (, a handy blog, concentrated on food delights, tips, and tricks on preparing the best meals, getting the best kitchen gadgets, and being the better chef. You can find many interesting recipes, top lists of kitchen stuff, and in-depth guides on everything related to the kitchen. From baking, cooking, and roasting, Paola and her associates will help you find the perfect treat, the perfect recipe, and the ideal solution.

I would like to thank her for this wonderful post and without any further delay, here is the post.

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Black Eyed Peas & Brinjal Kuzhambu | Kongu Nadu Special


Here is the third recipe from the Kongu nadu cuisine – Thattam Payaru Katharikai Kuzhambu. Yes I am back with one more brinjal recipe. Distinct and unique tangy and spicy gravy loaded with the good ness of black eyed peas. Usually for sambar we use mashed toor dal but for this recipe you use mashed black eyed peas along with cooked black eyed peas. Didn’t I say it’s distinct?


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