Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sambar

I learnt this Sambar from my roomie Udaya. She is a awesome cook ( u see thats y I have stopped my cooking experiments..lol ) and Sambar is one of her special dish. I am just waiting when I will cook this Sambar for my mom and see her reaction…she still doesn’t believe that I really cook and people actually eat it…  ;-P Serves : 4 Ingredients : 1 Cup Toor dal 1/4 portion of  Bottle gourd 1 Big Onion 2 Tomatoes 2 Carrots 1 Capsicum 5-6 Continue reading →

Anda Curry

This was the first time I prepared Anda Curry and that too for around 15 people. It was the short notice that friends are coming over and need to cook something fast. Egg curry being really simple and quick  (as you don’t have to cut vegetables) dish to prepare I preferred it .  Believe me it was ready within 20 min and also taste was not bad… lol Ingredients: 4 Boiled Eggs 2 Onions 1/2 Tomato 3 tsp Oil 4 Garlic Cloves 1/2 inch Ginger 1 tsps Chilli Continue reading →

Okra / Lady’s Fingers

1.  When you buy Okra, go for the tender pods. Check the tips of pods as well. If it ( tip) is easily breakable, considered fresh. 2.  Never keep the lid on pan while cooking Okra. 3.  Add 3-4 drops of Lemon juice while cooking. It avoids stickiness.