Pineapple Chicken Pizza

Thinking about it, makes my tummy scrumptious ! Here is how you go about making the pizza.. Mix dry yeast with with warm water (@ 110 degrees Fahrenheit) and knead all purpose flour by adding olive oil, sugar and salt. Make the dough rest for about 2 or more hours in a warm place by…

Guntha Ponganalu – Dosa Muffins

This is an evening snack or an early morning breakfast. Typically they are called ponganalu and i call them Dosa muffins since they are made from dosa batter. Soak white rice and urad dal and blend the mixture finely to a semi liquid batter, ferment the mixture overnight. Add finely chopped onions, green chillies, curry…

Kodi Guddu Dosa

Making a  dosa (a.k.a crapes) is quite common in southern India and my hubby’s THE most favorite breakfast. He taught me how to make an egg dosa and one fine weekend i decided to surprise him with a plate full of egg dosa’s by the time he got out of bed. Soak white rice and…

Tri-Color Rotini Pasta

Pasta is all about the right kind of seasoning.. Brought some tri-color rotini pasta and marinara sauce from a local store. Added water to a sauce pan and some salt, to it added olive oil, carrots, pasta and boiled until they were cooked. vegetable art work while the pasta was being cooked.. Simultaneously sautéed onions,…

Lamb-Hogget-Mutton Biryani

Iron rich food – lamb, lamb and more lamb !! Give Thanks ! Thanksgiving is finally here. Wanted to make some delicious, healthy and vitamin rich entrée.. Washed pieces of lamb with salt and turmeric under tap water. Marinated the pieces by adding cloves, cardamom, cinnamon sticks, ginger, garlic, turmeric, red chilli powder and coconut…

Tortilla Wraps

What a hectic day! Came home so tired and hungry. We just digged into the refrigirator and found nothing except popcorn chicken. Turned on the TV and there was Taco Bell burrito ad. Then.. it just clicked – how about chicken wraps. This is how we made the wraps. Microwaved popcorn chicken and tortillas one…

Stuffed Capsicum Lamb Keema Biryani

Birthday Boy’s special treat. I made this special dish for him – capsicum stuffed lamb keema biryani. All I needed was capsicum, minced lamb meat, rice, onion, tomato, mushroom, salt and cheese to taste. Prepared lamb biryani before hand. I started off by chopping the top portions of capsicum, removing membranes, scooping out seeds. Then soaked capsicums in salt water for a few minutes and later…