Maavadu Oorugai (Baby Mango Pickle)

Maavudu Oorugai – tender baby mango pickle – is amazing with Curd Rice!

Maavadu Oorugai recipe (Baby Mango Pickle) | Foodomania

Today’s recipe isn’t something most people are aware of.

Unless of course you are a south Indian – then you’ve probably been fed oodles of curd rice and vadu maanga by your beloved Amma. Because how else does one eat Thayir Saadham right?  (more…)

Veg Maharaja Mac

Inspired by the Indian-style burgers by McDonald’s, here is a recipe for the double-decker Veg Maharaja Mac!

Veg Maharaja Mac Recipe | Double-Layer Vegetarian Indian-style Burgers

I love making burgers at home. As a vegetarian, the burger patty options really only consist of veggies or some form of cheese. But despite the limited choices, there are tonnes of flavors one could experiment with. Take this veg maharaja mac for example.

It has been inspired by the burger sold in India by McDonald’s. It may not taste exactly the same, but it comes close. With a cheesy-corn base and a delectable sauce (that takes 2 minutes to put together), this double-layer burger is a treat!    (more…)

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is a a quick pasta dish with a tonne of vegetables.

Italian Pasta Primavera Recipe | Classic Vegetarian Pasta with Fresh Veggies | Foodomania

This pasta dish has a very interesting sauce-base. The sauce (if one might call it that) is made up of the reduction of the sauteed veggies.

Pasta Primavera is just that. Saute some veggies, flavor with pasta seasoning, add some flour and water to make a sauce-like consistency and add cooked pasta! As healthy as a weeknight meal can get.    (more…)

Pudina Pulao

Mint leaves add a wonderful fragrance to this Pudina pulao.

Pudina Pulao Recipe | Indian Mint Pilaf | One Pot Rice Dishes | Foodomania

All you need is half an hour and some handful of ingredients to make this flavorful one pot meal.

Mint and a few whole spices lend a delicious flavor to the rice. You don’t need to serve this with any side dish as this pudina pulao is full of flavors. But a bowl of cold plain yogurt always works!    (more…)