Papdi lilva (Avarekalu ) Upma

Dahi wada

Dates kheer

My friend prepared this scrumptious Dates kheer and Dhoklas when I visited her for the first time in Zurich  and must say that this dates kheer brought along much more sweetness in our friendship :-). She shared this recipe with me which I am sharing with you all. Thank you Pooja for sharing this recipe.

Paneer butter masala

Stuffed bhindi/Okra tawa fry

bhindi/okra                      :250 gm(about 15-18)
corn flour                         : 2-3  tspn

Dry spices:
turmeric powder               : 1/2 tspn
red chilli powdder(mild)    : 1 tbspn
amchur powder                : 1/2 tspn
hing powder                     : 1/2 tspn
garam masala powder      :1/2 tbspn
roasted cumin powder      : 1 tbspn
pepper powder                : 1/2 tspn
sambhar powder              :1 tbspn
salt                                   : 1 tbspn or to taste
gram flour                         : 1 tbspn


  • Wash and pat dry the bhidi/okra. Trim its either ends
  • Now take a whole bhindi and make a slit at the centre
  • Take all the dry spices in a small bowl, mix thoroughly

  • fill in the dry powder inside each bhindi with a spoon and also marinate outside with the same powder
  • At last spare some masala (about 11/2 tbspn) into which add corn flour and make a paste with water. 

  • Pour the paste on top of all the bhindis and mix slightly in order to make a nice coating

  • Heat oil in a non stick pan , add the marinated stuffed bhindi, and fry on all the sides with till tender

  • Serve as a side dish with daal rice or jeera rice

For a thick masala coating, add some more cornflour and apply on all the okra

Preparation time: 30 mins
cooking time: 20 mins

Soya Butter masala

Sardines/ Tarle masala

Potatoes in red masala

Shahi Tukda

Shahi tukda as the name goes, falls in a rich variety of Mughlai dessert. Actually it takes quite a long time to prepare this dessert because preparing the rabdi is a work of patience. But here I am posting some quick recipe of shahi tukda,which could be prepared quite quickly n also retaining its taste...

Ragi majjige / Finger millet buttermilk drink

Ragi majjige is a natural energy booster and  thirst quencher.
You all might be wondering why am I posting such silly recipes. Fact is that I want to remind you all about this healthy drink which our parents and grandparents used to drink on everyday basis to keep themselves strong . I too enjoyed having ragi porridge or ragi majjige very much in my childhood.
But  today all the trendy, canned drinks has lead over these natural energy boosters..
So lets try to be as natural as possible.

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