Sorakkai Poriyal / Bottle Gourd Curry recipe

Reading Time: 5 minutes Recently I started experimenting varieties of recipes with Sorakkai / Bottle gourd. Usually I make sorakkai sambar or sorakkai dosa at home. This time I wanted to try lauki paratha and lauki curry for rice. I learnt this easy and yummy Sorakkai verkadalai poriyal / bottle gourd poriyal with peanuts from my neighbor. Bottle gourd … Read more

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries (Healthy & Homemade!) – Cooking Classy

Reading Time: 16 minutes Delicious Baked Sweet Potato Fries! These are a healthier alternative to the deep fried original, they have a tempting lightly browned, sweet and salty flavor, and the are easy to make. Plus people of all ages love them! Easy Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries I vote sweet potatoes fries are better than regular russet potato … Read more

Homemade Pumpkin Butter

Reading Time: 13 minutes This website may contain affiliate links and advertising so that we can provide recipes to you. Read my privacy policy. Pumpkin butter is thick, creamy, and delicious! It’s super sweet with the perfect amount of pumpkin flavoring and can be put on basically anything! It’s so delicious, your family will go crazy over it! Pumpkin … Read more

Easy Paneer Curry | Paneer Masala Curry For Chapathi

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is an easy peasy paneer curry for chapathi / roti. Paneer butter masala is the only gravy I make using paneer as its Raksha’s favorite. Most of the paneer gravies call for grinding tomato onion to make the base. But I really got bored of making it in the same way. So I tried … Read more

Padavalanga Thoran | Kerala Style Snake Gourd Thoran Recipe

Reading Time: 7 minutes Today’s recipe is an easy, yummy Kerala style snake gourd curry which is known as Padavalanga thoran in Malayalam. Basically I love Kerala thoran recipes. I used to make cabbage thoran at home regularly. This time I used Snake gourd for a change. It came out so well and flavorful. We all loved it. I … Read more

Ponnanganni Keerai Thogayal Recipe / Dwarf Copperleaf Chutney Recipe

Reading Time: 6 minutes Recently I got a bunch of Sigappu Ponnanganni keerai (Seemai ponnanganni)/ Dwarf copperleaf (in English, Honagone soppu in Kannada, Ponnangannicheera in Malayalam, Ponnagantikura in Telugu, Gudari Saag in Hindi) from my in-laws house backyard in Salem. We all know Ponnanganni keerai is good for eyes but it has lots of other health benefits like its good for … Read more

BEST Homemade Caesar Dressing (NO blender or food processor!)

Reading Time: 35 minutes The best Caesar Dressing recipe that’s quick and easy – no blender or processor required! This homemade Caesar Dressing recipe is a creamy, bright, tangy, garlicky, umami explosion of YUM. It will blow any store-bought version out of the water and elevates and enlivens everything it touches from Caesar salad to vegetables, to chicken, to … Read more

Infinitely Better Homemade Chili Powder

Reading Time: 13 minutes Stop overpaying for weak, flavorless chili powders and make chili powder at home instead. Homemade chili powder is infinitely better than anything from the store. You control the flavor and heat. Below we’ve shared our best tips for how to make chili powder at home as well as our favorite blend. Jump to our Homemade Chili Powder … Read more

Cabbage Carrot Poriyal – Muttaikose Carrot Poriyal

Reading Time: 8 minutes Cabbage carrot poriyal (Muttaikose carrot poriyal) is one of the poriyal recipes I make at least once in a week. This tastes similar to Kerala style cabbage carrot thoran. Addition of coconut, cumin seeds, chilli, garlic and curry leaves makes the difference from regular cabbage carrot poriyal. We all loved this side dish for sambar … Read more

Homemade Sweet Tea Vodka – Iowa Girl Eats

Reading Time: 12 minutes Homemade Sweet Tea Vodka can be made in just 15 minutes! Pair with lemonade to make Spiked Arnold Palmers, or with water and lemon for twisted tea. I couldn’t let you go off into the firework-speckled sunset without a refreshing, fabulous, FUN project that’s practically made for the 4th of July, could I? Homemade Sweet … Read more