Methi Paratha

  • Finely Chopped Fresh Methi Leaves: 2 Cups
  • Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves: 1/2 Cup
  • Wheat Flour: 2 Cups
  • Rice Flour: 1/2 Cup
  • Ginger, Garlic & Green Chilli Paste To Taste
  • Yogurt: 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Ajwain Seeds: 1 tsp
  • Salt to Taste
  • Ghee or Oil


  1. Mix methi leaves, coriander leaves & salt very well. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Then add all remaining ingredients and make a dough by adding some water. Apply some oil and keep this dough aside for atleast half hour.
  3. Then make small balls of dough and roll these balls like chapatis.
  4. Heat a tava or griddle and cook these parathas from both sides. Apply some oil or ghee while cooking.
  5. Serve these parathas with any pickle, chutney or yougurt.

Persimmon Milkshake and Award

  • Persimmon: 1
  • Milk: 1 Cup
  • Honey: 1 tsp
  • Almonds / Cashew: 2 Each
  1. Remove the skin of persimmon. Cut persimmon into pieces.
  2. Blend all the ingredients together to get smooth textured milkshake. Your healthy Persimmon Milkshake is ready to drink.
  3. If you want you can add sugar instead of honey.

This is my entry for AFAM: Persimmon Event started by Maheshwari.

Now with this healthy milk shake I would like to share you one award. Srilekha of 'Me and My Kitchen' gave me the award for sending maximum entries for EFM- Savory Series . Thank you very much SriLekha for this award. I am so glad to receive this award from you. I will try to send more recipes for your next event.

Tilachi Puri (Sesame Seeds Puri)

  • Maida (All Purpose Flour): 1 Cup
  • Wheat Flour : 3/4 th Cup
  • Ghee : 2 tbsp
  • Peppercorn (Crushed): 1/2 tsp
  • Finely Chopped Green Chillies: 2
  • Roasted Till (Sesame Seeds): 1/2 Cup
  • Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves: 1 Cup
  • Cloves
  • Red Chilli Powder to Taste
  • Salt To Taste
  • Oil To Fry
  1. Mix all ingredients in a big bowl & knead the dough using water. Dough should be just like regular puri dough. Keep this dough aside for atleast 30 minutes.
  2. Make small balls of dough. Make small puri of each ball by hand or by rolling pin. Sprinkle roasted sesame seeds and water at one side of the puri. Fold this puri into half and then into quarter. To hold these fold insert a clove just like tooth pick.
  3. Heat oil in a kadhai & deep fry these puries till crisp and golden brown on both the sides.
  4. You can eat these puries just like that or serve with any chutney or ketchup or sauce.

Source Video:

This is my entry for Preeti's Food Festival: Makar Sankranti

Arundhati of Gourment Affair gave me Lemonade Award. Thank you very much Arundhati. I would like to pass this award to Neha, Poonam, Sunanda, Vanmala, Pallavi. Enjoy your awards.

Winter Treat Event Round Up - Part 2

Here comes the second part of Winter Treat Event. You can find Part 1 Here. If I missed someone's entry or made some mistakes while posting entries just let me know. Again thank you very much for this wonderful response.

1. Tortellini Soup - By Supriya Raman

2. Garbanzo Bean Soup - By Supriya Raman

3. Potato and Roasted Garlic Soup - By Supriya Raman

4. Cheesy Vegetable Soup - By Sweatha

5. Fassoulatha - By Sweatha

6. Broccoli Soup - By PJ

7. Tomato Soup - By Ujwal

8. Sweet Corn and Mushroom Soup By Rekha

9. Red Bellpepper and Mushroom Soup By Priya

10. Broccoli n Barley Soup - By Priya

11. Mixed Vegetable Sambar (Soup) By Asha

12. Vegetable Corn Flour Soup By Vidhas

13. Cream of Broccoli Soup By notyet100

14. Cream of Tomato and Mushroom Soup By notyet100

15. Cream of Onion, Capsicum Soup With Carrot By notyet100

16. Manchow Soup By Poornima

17. Lung Fung Soup By Khaugiri

18. Tomato Basil Soup by aquadaze

You can find some of my Soup recipes Here

Full Meal :

1. Matar Paneer Curry,Salad and Masala Curd - By notyet100

2. Not your ordinary Mac 'n' Cheese - By Supriya Raman

3. Daal Dhokali By Meera

4. Misal Pav By Khaugiri

5. Paav Bhaji By Vidhas

6. Mixed Rice Noodles By Nithya

7. Vegetable Noodles By Vidhas

8. Schewan Noodles with Mushroom By Vidhas

9. Pasta and Mushroom In White Sauce By Vidhas

10. Pasta And Corn In White Sauce By Vidhas

11. Whole Wheat Pasta In Meat Ball Sauce By notyet100

Dinner Entry

1. Paneer Bhurji By Supriya Raman

2. Curried Black Eyed Peas ( Chawli Curry ) - By USha

3. Bisibelebhat By Chitra

4. BADHAKOPIR TAK(SOUR) DOM ( Cabbage in tomato gravy) by Indrani

5. Dhokar Dalna (lentil cakes in a gravy) by Indrani

6. Kalanachi Bhakri By Khaugiri

Side Dishes:

1. Potato Gratin with Basil Garlic Cream sauce - By Supriya Raman

2. Mod aalelya Methichi (Fenugreek seed’s sprout) Usal - By Khaugiri

3. Oli halad (Fresh Turmeric) Chutney By Khaugiri

4. Bo-Bun-cha-gio (vermicelli-noodle-salad) By Akal

Baked Items:

1. Low fat Almond and Oats Cookie - Eggless By Anudivya

2. Cookies Filled With Jam & Nuts - By Happy Cook

3. Chocolate Crinkles- By Sunshinemom

4. Chocolate chip cookies by Keerthana

5. Butter Biscuits by Nithya

6. Fig Almond Melting Moments By Bindiya

7. Christmas cake By Sudeshna

8. Cheesy Herb Challah - By Navita Hakim

Hot Drinks:

1. Hot Chocolate - By Suma

2. Hot Chocolate By Dhany

3. Spicy masala Tea - By Priya

4. Masala Paal - By Priya

5. Masala Milk by Mahima

6. Adrak Wali Chai By notyet100


1. Pumpkin Mousse By Supriya Raman

2. Sesame laddu by Sindura

3. Iddiyappam with Thengai pal by Vidhas

4. Sago Payasa By Keerthana

5.Panjiri By Bindiya

You can find some of my sweets recipes here

Non Veg Entries:

1. Fish Fry By Kayal

2. Osso Bucco alla Milanese by Akal

3. Stewed Pork with Apples and cinnamom by Akal

4. Paupiettes de Porc ( Stuffed Pork scallops in stewed vegetable sauce) by Akal

5. 4 Cheese Sauce, Veal scallop with Fettucines by Akal

6. Wine poached Salmon in Cucumber sauce by Akal