Friday, 27 September 2013

Choole Pulav


1 cup rice
½ cup white chickpeas (soaked in water for 6 to 8 hours)
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped tomato
1 tbsp garlic paste
1 tbsp choole masala
2 tsp red chili powder
2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
Pinch of asafoetida (hing)
2 tbsp oil
1 cup water
Tomato slices and coriander for garnishing


Soaked rice in water for ½ hour. Heat the oil in pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, when seeds are crackle add asafoetida, turmeric powder, onion and garlic paste sauté for minute.  Add tomato, choole masala, red chili powder and salt, mix it well. Add rice, chickpeas and water mix it well, closed the lid and cook for 3 whistles on high flame. Garnish with tomato slices. Serve hot with curd or raita.

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Avocado Shake

Hi friends how are you all ? After long time i am back. I was busy with family, friends and some new opportunity (will share with all of you very soon). My today's post is Avocado Shake. Avocado is very high in fiber content and vitamins with a rich buttery flavor.


1 ripe, peeled and pitted avocado
2 tbsp honey
2 cup milk
Ice cubes


Combine all the ingredients in blender and make smooth puree. Serve chilled in two long glasses.

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Roundup of Cooking with Love - Sister event

Thank you friends for all your yummy and delicious entries to Cooking with Love Sister . Thanks again Sara for giving me this opportunity,here is a link to know more about Cooking With Love series event. Here is a roundup :

1. Cheesey Potato Nachos  38. Poached Peaches In Vanilla Lemon Syrup with Icecream  
2. Greek Pasta Salad  39. Tofu Mushroom Pepper Curry  
3. Mushroom Masala  40. Broccoli Stire Fry Tofu with Cashews  
4. Dry Fruits Shrikhand  41. Rasiya Patra  
5. Akki Unde/Steamed Rice Dumplings  42. Stir fry arbi chips  
6. Nylon Khaman  43. Methi Malai Matar  
7. Pumpkin Soup  44. Beans Parathas  
8. Passion Fruit Mousse ( Eggless)  45. Sheer Khurma  
9. Rasa Vada  46. Beeha Patata Daag Mein ( Lotus Stem With Potatoes)  
10. Dhoklas  47. Peanut burfi  
11. Apple & Kiwi Tarts (eggless)  48. Baigan Bhartha  
12. Uppitu  49. Vegetable Manchurian with gravy  
13. Vegetable Manchow Soup  50. Vegetable Upama- kara bath  
14. Namak Para  51. Singoda ni kheer – Water chestnut flour payasam  
15. Urad ki Khasta Kachori  52. Pastel  
16. Caprese Sandwich  53. Eggless Mocha Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins  
17. 1 Minute Microwave Mug Cake (eggless)  54. Potato Pakoras  
18. Saudi Champagne  55. Sprouts with moong vadi  
19. Nankhatai  56. Mexican Corn Salsa  
20. Mediterranean Chickpea Salad  57. Kusum sharma  
21. baked soya potatoes cheese tikkis  58. Mixed Vegetable Bhujia  
22. Urad Vadi Pulao  59. Phool Patasha ein Macrolyun ji Bhaji  
23. Gavar nu khatiyu  60. Chocolate chip muffins  
24. Spinach Tomato Soup  61. Quinoa Moong Dal Khichdi  
25. Tidaali Dal  62. Orzo Salad  
26. Kaju Karela nu shaak  63. Oats - Dalia Idli  
27. Samo khichadi  64. Upperi  
28. Bhindi Capsicum masala  65. Soya Nuggets Curry ( Kerala Style)  
29. Vegetable biryani  66. Bhindi Do Pyaza  
30. Aloo matar sandwich  67. Shahi Tukra  
31. Fresh Plum and Rose juice  68. Creamy Coconut Milk & Rice Pudding  
32. Dudhi halwa  69. Cucumber-Cheese-Chutney Sandwiches  
33. Gujarati dal  70. Chutney Wara Beeha (Lotus Stem with Mint Chutney)  
34. Sakkarai Pongal/Sweet Pongal  71. Beeha ja Pakora (Lotus Stem Fritters)  
35. Batata Vada  72. Apple Crumble  
36. Chocolate Rasgulla  73. Cabbage and Carrot sambharo  
37. Cheesy Pasta  

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Event Announcement - Dish it Out

Hi friends I am here with one more event.  “Dish It Out” event is a brain child of Verdhini from Cooks Joy. Thanks to Vardhini for allowing me guest host her 'Dish it out' for this month .And this month theme is Coriander and Lentils.


The event runs from  1st of September to 30th  September 2013 and the rules are as follows.

1. Prepare a dish with “Coriander” and “Lentils” and we should be able to taste the mentioned ingredients.
2. Only vegetarian recipes are allowed. Eggs are not allowed.
3. Usage of the logo is appreciated.
4. Recipes must be linked to this event announcement page  and Dish it out event announcement page. If sending an old entry, it needs to be re-published with the links.
5. You can send in any number of entries.
6. Non bloggers can also send in their recipes to me my email id is

Please link your entries using the linky tool. If you have trouble linking, do let me know and I will add it for you.

 Forward to all the yummy entries.