Welcome to my world! I am Rajani, I am one of you who was once a novice in kitchen and is still learning and discovering new recipes. I love cooking, I love to see my loved ones happy when they eat what I serve. We all do! Above all, I love to eat. I thought why not share my interest with you all out there 🙂 And hence this blog! Keep coming back and find the recipes you need or revel in the stories behind each food-post!!

Mushroom & Peas Pulav

Mushroom & Peas Pulav

Cooking during weekdays are mostly the routine rice, dals, subjis, chapatis, pasta and so on. Quick fix pulavs are also as much a part of weekdays as these. Packing lunches […]

Methi Paneer

Methi Paneer

Methi Paneer is a gravy side dish for Chapati or Jeera rice. Chunks of cottage cheese in a flavorful onion-tomato gravy that is enriched with fenugreek leaves – I cannot […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts look and taste like mini cabbages. I always prepare them only one way and love it. It is simple and can have variations as per your taste. If […]



Pesarattu is a dosa made of whole green gram or moong and a tiny portion of rice. It is a traditional breakfast item in the southern Indian state of Andhra […]

Rajani's Recipes and Stories!

Sometimes, it so happens that food is not on my mind. Yes, it sounds inappropriate. But it does happen. Then I write about some random stuff which bothers or amazes nobody except me. Sharing a few instances of such rare occasions when my conscience is at work.


Besan Laddoo

We usually tend to cook what we love to eat. I hardly ever make sweets. You got the message – I do not have a sweet tooth! But of late, […]

Russian Salad

Russian Salad, also known as Olivier Salad has many variants, mine being a vegetarian one. Traditionally, meat is an essential part of Russian Salad. In restaurants, I’ve had this salad […]


Rasmalai is a very rich, divine-looking and delicious Indian sweet that has no mercy on calories. Nevertheless, Rasmalai cannot be resisted at any cost. I happened to make Rasmalai when […]


One morning, I opened the door to get the milk that the milkman puts in the bag hanging on the door. It seemed heavier than usual, much heavier.. 3 litres!!! […]

Tomato Fry

This is one of the easiest and fastest recipes on my blog. I did not think this simple Tomato Fry would be worth a blog-post, but surprisingly a friend requested […]

Seviya Kheer/Semiya Payasam

My first post in the Desserts Section! Seviya Kheer/Semiya Payasam is a dessert with vermicelli and milk. Personally, I don’t really have a sweet tooth. So I make sweets on […]


Fluffy Pancakes are hard to resist if you are like a breakfast that’s sweet. They are easy to make with all the ingredients available (often) in your kitchen. British or […]

Mint Chutney

Spicy Mint chutney or Pudine ki chutney gives an awesome flavour to any sandwich or chaat. I was never able to make perfect mint chutney. Whenever I made it, it […]

Onion-Tomato Chutney

I enjoy all kinds of chutneys, some with dosa-idly, some with rice. Onion chutney is quite common in South India where the small onions or Shallots are widely used. Shallots give onion […]

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