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Purple cabbage raita/kachumbar/kosumbari

Hello dear readers! Today I will share a healthy recipe of raita made out of purple cabbage. This raita is one of my personal favourite. I first tasted this at Amma’s place as they prepare it often. This  raita compliments well with  fish fry. You may also prepare this with regular  cabbage which is found easily in the local markets.  ... Read More »

Bhenda Kismuri

Hello dear readers! Today I’m going to share an easy peasy recipe called Bhenda kismuri. Bhend means Ladys finger or Okra. Whenever there is excess Bhend in the fridge we may prepare this or can be prepared just like that. Recently my sister Durga Nayak had posted this dish in her insta page and I was tempted to try it. ... Read More »

Russian Salad

Today I’m going to share a recipe of a salad after a long time. This is a very rich and tasty salad which can be indulged once in a while. I made the salad vegetarian and used veg Mayo. You may also add boiled egg or boiled and shredded chicken to make it non vegetarian.In this salad the vegetables should ... Read More »

Thai Papaya Salad / Som Tom Salad

Thai papaya salad is prepared with raw papaya and is also called as Som Tom  or Som Tam Salad . The recipe was shared by my good friend Suphala Shenoy and was tried by most of our friends .I personally loved this salad .The crushed peanuts and the dressing gives an extra punch to the dish . The preparation is ... Read More »

Beetroot Raita / Pachadi

This is the second recipe of Beetroot raita or Beetroot pachadi in the space.This time I adapted the recipe from Santoshi and she had adapted it from her friend Nayana Prabhu….This is also one of my personal favourite recipe pachadi.This goes well with the main course.Beetroot is one of the healthiest vegetable which is filled with loads of nutrients.This is ... Read More »

Khamang khakdi

Khamang Kakdi is a popular Maharastrian salad and again a Maharastrian recipe in space.Kakdi means cucumber.This is a very simple tempered salad with peanuts as the main ingredient.Those who are allergic to peanuts may ignore it and temper with chana dal along with the other ingredients..I adapted this recipe from Sanjeev Kapoor’s site/book. Ingredients: Cucumber – 2-3 small Roasted and ... Read More »

Hare seb ki raita /Green apple raita

Salads and raitas is  a all time favourite at our place.My daughter is ready to skip the meal over salad…Whenever curd is added to any salad it makes a raita.It makes a great accompaniment with the meal.I prepare similar recipe with Pomegranate.Coming back to the recipe I had heard about green apple salad and other recipes of the same, but ... Read More »

Sprouted Moong Salad

Salads are the important part of daily diet.A meal is incomplete without a portion of salad.It consists of several health benefits…This time it Sprouted moong salad…You may prepare the salads with combinations of your choice. Ingredients:Sprouted moong (green gram) – 2 cups (parboiled with salt)Onion -1,chopped finelyGreen chilly -1,chopped finelyCoriander leaves – 2 tbsp,chopped finelyCarrot – 1/4,grated (Optional)Lime – 1/2,juiceSalt ... Read More »

Moong dal and cucumber Kosumbar

I have few pictures of salads in my folder and thought of sharing it in the space as I need to work out  more in this area.I will post as and when I find and prepare the same.Salads are very healthy and contains lot of nutrients..There are many varieties of salads …This is a common salad which is prepared in ... Read More »

Groundnut Salad

Whenever there is leftover boiled groundnuts I prepare this salad.You may prepare this salad with raw,roasted or boiled groundnuts.This salad is a favourite salad of every member in our house.I prepare different salads almost every day.Salads are the important part of the diet.You may prepare this salad with combination of your choice. Ingredients:Boiled groundnut – 2 cups approxGreen chilly -2 ... Read More »