Seenas Food Basket News Feeds Deliciously Drooling Delectable Dishes. en-us <![CDATA[Bengali Doi Maach / Bengali Yogurt Fish Curry]]>
Bengali Doi Maach / Bengali Yogurt Fish Curry.  Bengalis are born to eat fish. . Yes, they are so fond of fish. May be Bengal is a state which is in coastal area and it consists of so many rivers. As it is, the availability of fish is abundant over there. The reason I said it like that is because we were having a Bengali neighbour long back and I found that one fish curry is a must dish for their meals daily!! I know that having fish is not only restricted to Bengalis. For Keralites too ...]]>
2016-05-04 2016-05-04
<![CDATA[Vegetable Bread Sandwich / Toasted Cheese Vegetable Bread Sandwich]]>
Vegetable Bread Sandwich / Toasted Cheese Vegetable Bread Sandwich. It’s an easy to go item for breakfast and dinner or as a snack, if you prefer to have a light dinner. You can pack this in your kids lunch or snack box and also its really a good dish for taking it for outings and picnic. We can see street vendors selling this vegetable bread sandwich in cities. It’s a very common street food in Mumbai. Hope you may like the other Mumbai Street Food recipes of this blog Chill...]]>
2016-04-24 2016-04-24
<![CDATA[Nadan Manga Achar / Kadumanga Achar / Kerala Mango Pickle Recipe]]>
Nadan Manga Achar / Kadumanga Achar / Kerala Mango Pickle Recipe Mango Pickle is one of the pickles that are quite an essential item in the kitchens of Keralites. Also it is a compulsory item for the Kerala Sadya / the traditional feast like Onam and Vishu. Mango Pickle can be made in different versions. Most of the Indian states have their own way of making Mango Pickle, though the major ingredients remain the same everywhere. In some of the Indian states they make it without adding oil. ...]]>
2016-04-18 2016-04-18
<![CDATA[Vishu Sadya Recipes / Vishu Feast Recipes]]>
Vishu Sadya Recipes / Vishu Feast Recipes. Vishu (Malayalam: വിഷു) is a Hindu festival celebrated in Kerala, India. It is also celebrated as Bisu in Tulunadu regions like Kasargod district of kerala, Mangalore and Udupi district of Karnataka, India. Vishu signifies the Hindu New Year and falls on the month of Medam in the Malayalam calendar, usually in the second week of April in the Gregorian calendar. Vishu is celebrated with much funfare and vigour in all parts ...]]>
2016-04-13 2016-04-13
<![CDATA[Curd Rice / Thayir Sadam / How to make Curd Rice / Yogurt Rice ]]>
Curd Rice / Thayir Sadam / How to make Curd Rice / Yogurt Rice. Whenever I think of South Indian Cuisine, the first thought comes to my mind is dishes like Curd Rice, Lemon Rice, Tamarind Rice etc. These are the signature rice dishes of South India. Curd Rice of South India tastes great. This is very easy to make on busy days. If I find enough curd in the refrigerator, I quickly mix up and make curd rice. It’s also a great dish to pack in the lunch boxes of your kids. All the ingredient...]]>
2016-04-11 2016-04-11
<![CDATA[Kozhukatta Recipe / Kerala Style Traditional Kozhukatta / Steamed Rice Dumplings]]>
Kozhukatta Recipe / Kerala Style Traditional Kozhukatta / Steamed Rice Dumplings Good morning & Good Afternoon to you all. I have been thinking of posting this recipe since long, but couldn’t do it somehow. As the Holy week is just a week away, this is the apt time to post this ever drooling breakfast recipe of Kerala. Ok, you must be wondering about the connection between Kozhukattas and Palm Sunday! I don’t know how they both are related, but can very well remember my mo...]]>
2016-03-18 2016-03-18
<![CDATA[Chilli Bhaji / Mirchi Bhaji / Mulaku Bhaji]]>
Chilli Bhaji / Mirchi Bhaji / Mulaku Bhaji. Bhajis are similar to fritters. They are one of the easy to make yummy snacks. We make it in the evenings and also we get to see in Indian streets, on roadsides, exhibitions, on beach sides, restaurants etc. It is very famous as street food in South India. We can see long queues on roads to buy this Chilly Bhaji. You can have it as snack or appetizer or as a starter before the main course. You can eat it alone also without any accompaniments.. Dur...]]>
2016-03-13 2016-03-13
<![CDATA[Kerala Style Idiyappam / Nool Puttu / Sevai Recipe / String Hoppers]]>
Kerala Style Idiyappam / Nool Puttu / Sevai Recipe / String Hoppers. Idiyappam is a traditional popular breakfast dish of Keralites. It is known as String Hoppers in Sri Lanka. For me it is a full meal. You can even take it for dinner. Idiyappam can be an excellent choice for tiffin. I remember taking this as tiffin to schools for having it for lunch.When I hear the word ‘Tiffin’, I get a feeling that it is so tasty. We usually use the word, tiffin for the tasty lunch boxe...]]>
2016-03-06 2016-03-06
<![CDATA[Aval Nanachathu / Sweetened Beaten Rice Flakes / Sweet Poha]]>
Aval Nanachathu / Sweetened Beaten Rice Flakes / Sweet Poha. Rice is a staple and an everyday food and has got numerous health benefits. This widely consumed staple food comes in different shapes and sizes. Aval is a flattened form of rice. Aval or Beaten Rice is of two types, brown and thick poha, which is made out of Matta rice that is par boiled brown rice. Its white counter part is the one I have used for this dish, which I always prefer to use for this. You can make Aval Nanachathu by u...]]>
2016-02-24 2016-02-24
<![CDATA[Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti / Long Beans Stir Fry]]>
Achinga Payar Mezhukkupuratti / Long Beans Stir Fry. Long beans also known as yard long beans in Chinese or asparagus beans, snake beans and Valli Payaror Achinga Payar in Malayalam. These are rich in fibre. It is an excellent source of Protein, Vitamin A, C, Iron, Calsium, Folic Acid and Potassium. It enhancs skin complexion too, Hey, try it out to get a good complexion..  Recipes goes well in this group are Baby Potato Stir Fry, Cabbage Thoran,  Beans Thoran, ...]]>
2016-02-18 2016-02-18
<![CDATA[Valentine Heart Cookies / Strawberry Jam Filled Valentines Day Cookies]]>
Valentine Heart Cookies. We‘re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love - Robert Fulham, True Love Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs - William Shakespeare Valentine’s Day was first associated with romantic love in high middle ages. In 18th Century England, it evolved into an occasion to ...]]>
2016-02-12 2016-02-12
<![CDATA[Mooli Paratha / Punjabi Mooli Ka Paratha / Radish Paratha]]>
Mooli Paratha / Punjabi Mooli Ka Paratha / Radish Paratha. Parathas are one of the most famous breakfast dishes of the North Indians. We often make parathas with potato (my favourite), onion, palak, gobi, methi, paneer, or even dal. I love to have it not only as breakfast, but even for dinner. One main advantage of making these parathas is to avoid the efforts of making  many side dishes! Main side dishes we usually have with these parathars are pickle and yogurt. Also we spread butter o...]]>
2016-02-09 2016-02-09
<![CDATA[Banana Smoothie / Banana Oats Smoothie]]>
Banana Smoothie / Banana Oats Smoothie. It’s an awesome feeling when one is a Winner or a Runner Up in a contest. You must be wondering now why I have written this now. I have been selected for the Runner Up in the 1st Food Photography Contest of Many among you have helped me to reach that point. Thanks a bunch to all those sweet hearts..  I could have written this before, but somehow I missed it..   Given below is the tweet on that day.. chef bb ‏@chefbb...]]>
2016-01-29 2016-01-29
<![CDATA[Garlicky Green Beans Stir Fry]]>
Garlicky Green Beans Stir Fry Today I am presenting before you America’s super yummy and healthy Garlicky Green Beans Stir Fry. Green Beans are available all round the year and so we get to see this vegetable in all super markets without any breaks.  Here people call it as Haricot vert which is the French word for Green Beans. It is also known as String Beans in United States. It is always better to use a small bunch of green beans for this dish, as fewer the green beans,...]]>
2016-01-25 2016-01-25
<![CDATA[How to Blanch Green Beans]]>
How to Blanch Green Beans The term ‘Blanch’ means softening vegetables by boiling in salted water for two minute or so, then punching it in cold water to retain its colour and stop further cooking process and preserve its crisp texture. This technique we can use for almost for all green vegetables. So here goes the technique of How to Blanch Green Beans Wash fresh green beans in cold water properly. Trim the ends of beans. Chop the green beans (if you prefer it to be. I...]]>
2016-01-25 2016-01-25