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Indian Food Trail ~ Mysore Cuisine

Follow the Indian food trail as Vani embarks on a culinary journey through Mysore. Learn about Mysore cuisine, food recipes and their food culture.

carrot cake

Carrot Fry

Carrot fry, a gem among Vegetarian Indian recipes with minimal ingredients. A healthy carrot dish that is rich is vitamin A and calcium.



Murukku, an evening snack recipe made with rice flour and roasted chickpeas flour. Addictive South Indian snack that goes well with a cup of tea or coffee.

sankranti festival

Sankranti ~ Traditional Festive Meal

Happy Sankranti to my dear readers. Learn how to make Andhra style traditional festival recipes like Kalagaya kura, pulusu, bobbatalu and teepi punugulu.


Egg Slice Masala

South Indian food boasts of a variety of egg recipes to go with rice. Try Egg slice masala which makes a perfect side with flavored rice and rotis too.

lettuce salad with croutons

Lettuce Salad with Garlic Croutons

Among Vegetable salad recipes, a healthy and tasty one is Lettuce salad with garlic croutons. Simple salad dressing of vinegar, cumin, cinnamon and pepper.

red velvet cupcakes recipe

Red Velvet Cake

One of the best dessert recipes I made for New Year’s eve is Red Velvet Cake recipe with cream cheese frosting. Moist cake with a delicious frosting.

puttu kadala

Kadala Curry

Puttu Kadala curry is a classic breakfast and culinary gem among Kerala vegetarian recipes. Kadala, coconut based black chickpeas curry served with Puttu.

puttu recipe


Kerala food at its best. Puttu is a rice flour based traditional breakfast recipe that is usually served with Kadala (black chickpeas) curry or banana.

ghee rice recipe

Ghee Rice

Ghee rice recipe is a fragrant special rice among the variety rice recipes. South Indian dishes like chicken ghee roast or chicken curry go well with it.

chicken ghee roast

Chicken Ghee Roast

There are quite a few chicken dishes among Mangalore recipes. But a culinary gem among them all is the Chicken Ghee Roast. Goes well with ghee rice.

cake pops recipe

Cake Pops

One of the simple dessert recipes I made this holiday season are Cake Pops. Learn the recipe of Cake pops that are a kids delight.

fruit cake recipes

Chocolate Fruit Cake

Looking for a Christmas cake recipe? Try Chocolate Fruit Cake for a change from the traditional plum cake or fruit cake.



Looking for easy dessert recipes this holiday season? Doughnuts aka donuts make for perfect kids snacks. Learn how to make doughnuts.

carrot rice

Carrot Rice

I have blogged a variety of quick rice recipes with vegetables but a winner among all of them is Carrot rice. Learn how to make carrot rice recipe.

paneer kheer

Paneer Kheer

Among Indian sweets,Paneer Kheer,is an easy to make dessert.After Rasagulla,this simple kheer is a favorite in the realm of Indian Paneer recipes.

mutton kheema

Anglo Indian Meatball Curry

Meatball curry, a mutton kheema recipe cooked in Indian spices, is classic Anglo Indian food served with coconut rice. Makes for a special weekend lunch!


Potato Roast

Potato Roast is a classic North Indian style stir fry recipe. One of my favorites among the quick simple recipes using Aloo.



Popular Australian food, Lamingtons for Christmas baking. An easy to make dessert where cake cubes are coated in chocolate sauce and dried coconut.