Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Artificial Terrarium

 Hai friends Today I am coming with nice post called " Artificial Terrarium". This is very easy to arrange. This we can arrange different ways. I did in different ways. This can be done in fresh plants also.  This we can do in themes also. I really enjoy while doing this terrarium. We can place in any area. Today i am showing one among these. Lets go to the post

Stuff we need:

Glass or Plastic Vases as shown here

Rock Pebbles

Spanish Moss

Miniature toys

Sand (Colours your choice)

Artificial Succulents

Lemon Grass Veg Noodle Soup

 Hai friends today i am coming with yummy and tasty soup called "Lemon Grass veg Noodle Soup". This is very tasty and healthy soup. I really enjoy soups. This is one of the favourite soup. Here in this recipe i used fresh homegrown lemon grass and basil. Fresh homegrown veggies give nice flavour and taste. We can make tea also with lemon grass. Soon i will come with that recipe. Lets go the recipe

Monday, July 12, 2021

Sorakaya Thokka Fry/Bottle Gourd/Louki Peel Fry

 Hai friends today I am coming with simple and easy recipe called "Sorakaya Peel Fry". This is very easy and tasty recipe. We always do chutney with this peel. We can do fry also. Adding more garlic gives nice taste. This goes nice with rice  and roti. I enjoyed with both. Next time dont trash the peel. Do this fry You will love it. Ok lets go the recipe


Sorakaya/Bottle Gourd Peel-2 cups

Garlic-4 cloves

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Jeera-1/2 tsp

Dry red chillies- few

Curry Leaves- few

Salt to taste

Oil-1 tsp

Collect the peel and clean well and keep it aside

Chop it as shown here

Place the pan add oil and heat it. When it gets heat add the chopped garlic.

When garlic turns light brown add the mustard seeds , jeera ,dry red chillies and curry leaves

After 1 minute add the chopped sorakaya peel and mix it well. Then add half cup water and required amount of salt

Cover it and cook for 3 minutes

Cook till the water evaporates

Now curry is ready to serve with hot steamed rice

Bean(Rajma Bean/Kidney beans) dip

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy and tasty recipe called "Bean Dip". This is very tasty and healthy dip. This can be have it like dip or spread on the bread. I enjoyed both ways. I tried in Quesadilla too. Which is very tasty too.  Homemade dip is always best and tasty. We can make it according to our taste, Today i am coming with simple and best dip. Ok lets go to  the recipe


Rajma Beans-1 cup(You can use any kind of beans)


Bell Pepper-1(You can use corn too) 

Salt to taste

Oil-2 tsp

Southwest chipotle Spice-to taste


Take Rajma beans in a bowl. Add required amount of water .

 Soak it for 6 hours.

After 6 hours drain the water and add beans in a steel bowl 

Add water in instant pot and place the pot as shown here. Set pressure time for 25.

After pressure goes down. Open the lid. The beans are cooked

Drain the beans.(Save the beans water for rasam or soups)


Chop both the onion and bell pepper.

Place the pan add oil and heat it. Add the onions and pepper

Cook till the onions turn to light brown

Now the onions and peppers cooked. Make it cool

Now add the beans in the chopper and chop it

Now add the cooked beans and onions too and chop it. Add this spice too

This can be done in the blender too. Add required amount of spice  and  salt too. Blend it

Now the chunky dip is ready(this can be done in both smooth and chunky)

Serve it with chips

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Bhaji in Instant Pot

 Hai friends today I am coming with easy and tasty recipe called "Bhaji in Instant Pot". This is very simple and easy to prepare. Now Instant pot made our work easy. It is very handy too. Everyday i use Instant pot. I tried many recipes in it. Today i am coming one among the recipes .Here is the recipe




Cauliflower Florets-1 cup


Green peas-1 cup




Jeera-1/2 tsp

Ginger garlic paste-2 tsp

Salt to taste

Pavbhaji masala-2 tsp


Butter-3 tsp

Food colour -little(optional)

Lemon slices


Cut the All the veggies and keep it aside.


Switch on the Instant Pot and select the saute mode.

Add the butter and heat it.

When the butter melts add the onions and fry it. Add the jeera and turmeric. Mix it well

When the onions are transparent  add the ginger garlic paste and fry it till the raw smell goes

Add  all the chopped veggies and mix it well

Add chopped tomatoes and mix it well

Add the Pav bhaji Masala, Salt, Kashmiri chilli powder mix it well and f then add required amount of water

Now close the lid and close the vent. Select manual mode and keep timer for 20

After 20 minutes open the lid

Now mash it well with masher or hand blender

Finally add the chopped coriander and butter

Serve it hot with Hot hot Pav.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Upcycle Pasta Jars to a Fairy Light

Hai friends  today i am coming with one beautiful post trash to treasure "Upcycle pasta Jars". This very easy and beautiful decor. This both indoor and outdoor decor.


Thursday, April 1, 2021

Gongura Shrimp/Prawns Biryani

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy and tasty recipe called "Gongura Shrimp/Prawn Biryani". This is very very tasty biryani. Those who likes spicy and tangy will love this biryani. This has both combo of spicy and tangy taste. This we can prepare with chicken , veggies and even pickles too. I tried everything. I really enjoyed the gongura avakayi biryani. This recipe my sister did it. In this recipe I used  frozen gongura .We can use both fresh and frozen gongura. The gongura i preserved during fall. The froze gongura we can use for 6 months old too. Ok lets go the recipe


Gongura paste-1 cup

Basmathi Rice-2 cups

Shrimp-2 cups


Green chillies-6 to 7


Salt to taste

Chilli powder to taste

Ginger garlic paste-2 tsp

Curry leaves few

Oil-2 tsp

Ghee-2 tsp

Mint- handsful


Cashew-1/2 cup

Whole spices -elachi,cloves,cinnamon,bay leaf,shah jeera,big elachi,ja patri,Marati mogga

Biryani masala-1 tsp

Water required

Sugar-1 tsp


Cut the onions into lenghtwise.


Place the deep bottomed pan and heat it . Add oil   and fry the onions

Mix it well

Add salt , Add masala powder Add turmeric too Mix it well

Cook the onions till it turns transparent

Now the onions cooked well .Take out from the pot and keep this aside

Now in the same pot add the oil and ghee  heat it. When it gets heat add the cashew and whole spices

Add the slit green chillies and fry it add curry leaves , turmeric ginger garlic paste too. Mix it well.

Add 3 big pieces of tomatoes mix it well and cook till it becomes soft

Now the tomatoes are soft

Here are the marinated shrimp to marinate add the salt, chilli powder, ginger garlic paste to the shrimp

 and keep aside for 30 minutes

Add to the pan and mix it well.

Cover it and cook for 2 to 3 minutes

Now add the gongura paste mix it well . Now cook it till the oil comes out.

Add required amount of water ,Add the chopped mint and coriander 

Add salt , chilli powder little sugar , biryani masala too

When the water starts to boil add the soaked rice add fried onions too and mix it well

Cover it and cook  till the rice is cooked well

Now the biryani is ready

Serve with onion raita and yummy yummy gulab jamun(optional)

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Royal Falooda

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy and tasty dish called "Royal Falooda". This is very very tasty 

dish. This dish prepared by my sister. I tried falooda but never tried Royal Falooda. The Royal Falooda is 

very very yummy. We all enjoyed the dish. Though it needs more ingredients but still it is easy to prepare.

This is very good to prepare during summer. Ok lets go the recipe


Strawberry jelly-1 pack

Milk-2 cups


Semiya/Vermicelli-1/2 cup

Sabja Seeds/Basil Seeds-3 tsps.

Nuts(Cashew, pista, Almond)-1/2 cup

Vanilla Icecream

Banana chopped-1 cup

Apple Chopped-1 cup

Tutti Frooti-1/2 cup


How to prepare Jelly:

Boil the water .Mix it as per instructions given on the pack.

When it is warm add the jelly liquid in the rectangle bowl or plate as shown here. Later keep in the   

fridge for 2 hours

Sabja Seeds: Soak the sabja seeds for 1 hour

Rose Milk: Boil the milk . Now boiled milk is ready. When the milk is warm add the  rooafzah mix it well

How to cook Semiya:  Boil 2 and 1/2 cups of water for 1 cup semiya. Add semiya and cook . Now the 

semiya is cooked.Strain the semiya and make it cool

Nuts: Here are the nuts .Chop it and keep it aside.

How to serve the Royal Falooda:

My sister did the yummy yummy dessert

Arrange in the jar one by one as shown in the video.

Now yummy yummy Royal Falooda is ready to enjoy

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Sorakaya Curry in Instant Pot under 10 minutes

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy and tasty recipe called "Sorakaya Curry". This is very easy and tasty curry. This can be done in IP under 10 minutes. This goes nice with rice and chapathi.  We can cook this recipe in different masala but today i am coming with one amomng the recipes. Ok lets go the recipe


Sorakaya/Bottle gourd-1


Salt to taste

Sambar Powder-1 tsp

Curry leaves few

Oil-1 tsp

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Jeera-1/2 tsp

Turmeric-Little pinch

Chopped Coriander-Handsful


Peel the skin and cut into chunks or chop it.


Turn on IP in saute mode .Add oil and heat it.

Add mustard seeds and jeera

Add turmeric and chopped onions fry for 2 minutes

Now add the chopped sorakya mix it well

Add salt and sambar powder. Mix it well

Add curry leaves and  half cup water

Close the lid and cook in manual for 5 minutes

After pressure releases open the lid

Finally add the chopped coriander

Serve it hot with Hot steamed rice or Chapathi.

Friday, February 5, 2021

Shrimp/Prawns Curry In Clay Pot

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy and tasty curry "Shrimp Curry" .This is called village style cooking. Cooking in clay pot is very good. Cooking in clay pot is easy but cleaning takes little . Cooking in clay pot food tastes good. We need little attention. . This is very simple curry. This goes nice with hot steamed rice. This is perfect side dish. Ok lets go the recipe


Shrimp/Prawns-2 lbs


Oil-2 tsp

Salt to taste


Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp

Green chillies-3

Chilli powder to taste

Garam Masala-1/2 tsp

Chopped coriander handsful

Curry Leaves few


Place the clay pot and heat it. Add oil too

When oil gets heat add chopped onions and turmeric fry till transparent

Add slit green chillies and curry leaves

Add ginger garlic paste

Cover it cook till onions are cooked

Add chilli powder, garam masala and salt mix it well

Add cleaned shrimp and mix it well. The masala should coated well to the shrimp

Add little water and mix it well .Cover it and cook for 4 to 5 minutes

Don't over cook .Finally add the chopped coriander and off the heat.

Yummy. Serve with hot hot steamed rice

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Mango Dal In Clay Pot

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy and tasty recipe called "Mango Dal in Clay pot". The dals in the clay pot tastes yummy.  

Cooking dal directly in the clay pot takes 40 minutes to cook. It takes more time . We have to soak the dal for 3 hours ,Then have to cook in the clay pot.

The clay pot has to be seasoned well before 1st use. We have to take little care to the clay pots.

Soon will post how to clean and season the clay pots.

Lets go to the recipe


Moong dal-1/2 cup

Toor dal/Kandi pappu-1/2 cup

Mango -1(2 cups)

Green chillies-6 to 7

Onion -1

Curry leaves few


Turmeric little pinch

Salt to taste

Oil-2 tsp

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Jeera -1/2 tsp

Dry red chillies -few

Garlic pieces-4 tsps.

Water -7 cups


Clean the dals well with water. Drain the water  and add again fresh water  .Soak it for 3 to 4 hours or over night.


Add the soaked dals in the clay pot 

Add 4 cups of water and turmeric

Now on the heat

It takes 40 minutes  to cook the dal

When the water starts to boil mix it ones and low the heat

Use wooden spatula only(No metal)

Now place the wooden spatula on the pot

Keep stiring with laddle in time to time without sticking to sides and bottom

After 35 minutes the dal cooked. Add the chopped mango  pieces, slit green chillies, sliced onions,  in 

the pot and cook well

Add some more water to the daal. The water is absorbed and daal will cook

Add salt and little more water. Mix it well

Add little turmeric and mix well

Now the dal cooked well. Off the heat and keep aside

Take small pan add oil and heat it Add chopped garlic and fry it

Add the mustard seeds ,jeera , dry red chili pieces and curry leaves fry it.

Add the seasoning to the dal, Mix well

Finally add the chopped coriander(Sorry for the messy pot)

Now the dal is ready. Serve it hot with hot steamed rice.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Mutton Mandi

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy tasty recipe called "Mutton Mandi". This is very tasty and yummy biryani. This has unique ingredients. It gives unique flavours.  I really love the taste and flavour. I followed few recipes and tried . 

In this I used dry lemon. That we can make at home . Cut it into half squeeze the juice and keep the lemon in oven and cook for  2 minutes. It will get dry.

Ok lets go the recipe



Green cardamom-3

Cinnamon stick-2 


Cumin seed-1tso

Pepper corn-1/2 tsp

Dry Ginger -Small piece

Coriander seeds-2 tbsp.

Ja patri little

Nutmeg small piece

Fennel Seeds-1/2 tsp

Dry lemon small piece

Dry red chillies-4


Mutton-2 lbs

Mandi Masala



Green chilli paste-5-6

Lemon juice-1piece

Saffron water-1/8 cup

Main cooking:

Basmati rice:2 cups








Green chilles-4


Take the spices as shown here(Forgot to show dry ginger here)

Add in the jar and blend to the powder

Here you Mandi Masala is ready

Take 2 lbs mutton. Take 4 tsp mandi masala  add turmeric , salt, lemon juice, oil , little soaked saffron 

and little water  mix it well

Add mutton and mix it well. Marinate for atleast 4 hours or overnight.


Place  cooker add oil ,ghee and heat it. When it gets heat add spices 

To this add chopped onions , chillies and turmeric fry for 3 to 4 minutes

When tomatoes are cooked add marinated mutton and fry for 2 minutes

Add salt and mix it well

Add 2 cups of water

Pressure cook for 6 to 7 whistles

Now the mutton is ready

Now take the big mutton pieces for the fry . keep this aside

Soak the basmathi rice for 30 minutes

Now add the basmati rice to the  mutton gravy. Mix it well

Now add 2 cups of water and salt(Mutton gravy is approximately 2 cups)

Add 1 tsp mundi masala too

Add coriander cook this till the rice cooked well in low heat

Fry the Mutton pieces

Add 1 tsp crushed  green chillies or paste

Add mandi masala too  Add Kashmiri chilli powder

Add little salt too Fry for 1 minutes

Add the mutton pieces and fry for 3 to 4 minutes

Now fry is ready

Fry cashew pieces in the ghee and keep this aside

Now the rice is ready

Add fried mutton pieces on the top

Add fried cashew ,soaked saffron and chopped coriander   too

Cover it and cook for 2 to 3 minutes in low flame(Here can use the coal smoke)

Now Mutton Mandi  is ready


Sankranthi Decor

 Hai friends today I am coming with cute and beautiful post Sankranthi Decor .I did simple miniature sankranthi decor with construction papers,Popsicle sticks and diya .It came out very beautifully. Here  I am posting the video how to do 

I hope you will love it.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Bendakaya Roti Pacchadi/Lady's Finger Chutney/Okra Chutney

 Hai friends today I am coming with yummy tasty recipe called "Bendakaya Pacchadi".This is very easy and tasty recipe. Few months back I didn't know we do pacchadi with bendakaya. When I saw the recipe i was surprised and saw few more recipes. Later I changed few ingredients and tried it. It came so good. This goes nice with hot steamed rice. Ok lets go the recipe


Bendakayalu-10 to 15


Green chillies-5

Dry red chillies-3

Garlic-3 cloves

Salt to taste


Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Jeera-1/2 tsp

Curry leaves-few

Oil-2 tsp


Clean well and dry the bendakayalu.

Cut it into small pieces as shown here.


Place the pan heat it and add oil

When the oil gets heat add the green chillies and dry red chillies and fry it.

Now the both chillies are fried well. Keep this aside

Now in the same pan add the chopped garlic.

Now the garlic is fried well. Transfer to another bowl.

Now in the same add cut bendakayalu. Fry till it roasted well

Add chopped tomatoes and fry all the water evaporates(We can add onions too)

It takes 3 to 4 minutes to cook. Now the bendakayalu and tomato are cooked well

Now add the roasted chillies and garlic in the mortar and pestle

Add tamarind and Mash it as shown here

Now add cooked tomato and bendakyalu and mash it well.

When it is crushed well add salt too.Mash it well.

Now the roti pacchadi is ready. Transfer to the bowl

Place the small pan add oil and heat it. When oil gets heat add the mustard seeds, jeera and curry leaves

Now the seasoning is ready. Add to the pacchadi.

Now the roti Pacchadi ready to eat with hot steamed rice.