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Mushroom matar gravy - This recipe is very simple to make in no time. The special ingredient which i have used in this recipe is kasthuri methi it gives extra flavor to the recipe. Serve hot It really goes well with roti,naan,phulka,chapathi. Try this simple recipe at your kitchen and let me know how it turned out for you.


Mushroom - 1 cup
Green peas - 1/2 cup
Onion - 1 (large)
Tomato - 1 (medium)
Ginger - 1/2 inch
Garlic - 4 to 5 pods
Green chilly - 2
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - less than 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Kasthuri methi leaves - 1 tsp (crushed)
Cumin seed - 1 tsp
Salt and oil as required

Mushroom matar gravy recipe video:


Cut mushroom into medium large size and keep it aside
Take a pan,add some oil and then add green chilly,ginger garlic,onion,tomato saute well until soft and mushy

Once it cool down.transfer to blender blend it as fine paste


In the same pan add some oil,once the oil heats add turmeric powder,chilly powder,coriander powder,cumin powder

Saute for 2 mins,and then add mushroom and required salt saute for 5 mins in a medium flame or until slightly shrink

Add green peas saute for 5 mins.Here i have used frozen green peas if you are using fresh one close the lid let it cook for 7 to 8 mins in a medium flame

Now add onion tomato paste and mix them well

Adjust the consistency of the gravy with water and mix well

Close the lid let it cook for 10 mins in a medium flame

After 10 mins add garam masala and freshly crushed kasthuri methi leaves mix them well

Finally add chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame

Now mushroom matar gravy is ready to serve


Thean mittai/sugar candy - While making this recipe it brings back to my childhood memory.when i was in childhood i used to collect money to buy thean mittai/sugar candy. My sissy and me used to fight to share this sugar candy thats was an  awesome memory we had. My dad didnt allow us to buy these candy he usually said its not hygienic. But now i tried it at my kitchen its so easy and simple with no compromise for hygiene with basic simple ingredients which we usually have it in our kitchens.Try this yummy candy and let me know how it turned out for you


Rice - 1 cup (idly rice)
Urad dal - 1/2 cup
Food color - 1/2 tsp
Baking soda - Less than 1/2 tsp
Oil for frying

For sugar syrup:

Sugar - 1 1/2 cup
Water - 3/4 cup
Lemon juice - 3 to 4 drops

Thean mittai/sugar candy recipe video:


Take rice and urad dal wash them properly and soak it about 4 hours

After 4 hours transfer this to a blender,while grinding add 4 to 5 tsp water not add more than that blend them as a fine paste

Transfer this to a bowl,add food color and baking soda,Mix them well and keep it aside

For making sugar syrup,add sugar and water in a vessel,stir well let it boil for 5 to 6 mins in a medium flame,after boiling add few drops of lemon juice mix it well and keep it aside

For fry,Dip your fingers in water take small portion and gently drop in oil,cook in a medium flame cook for 6 to 7 mins

Take it out and drop in sugar syrup,do same process for remaining

Let it soak for 15 mins in sugar syrup

After 15 mins yummy and juicy sugar candy is ready


Bakery style Rusk - Today i just give a try to this recipe it came out so well its so crunchy and crispy.My little one love crispy kind of food stuff. While making this recipe i have some doubts how it will come out. But after baking i gave that to my little one for to taste, he really loved that crispiness and i could see how happy he is while eating. Just give a small try to this recipe and tell me how it turned out for you


Maida /plain flour - 2 cups
Yeast - 1 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1/4 cup
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Milk for washing

How to active dry yeast:

Yeast - 1 1/2 
Warm milk - 5 tbsp
Sugar - a pinch

Mix all together let it sit for 5 mins,yeast will activated

Bakery style rusk recipe video:


Activate the yeast
Take a bowl,add plain flour sieve well and then add sugar,salt,activated yeast

Knead with electric whisk,add little water at a time while making the dough because it have some sugar sometimes it become watery so while adding water you have to be careful.Make a soft dough,add little oil knead well with hands

Let it rest for 20 mins
After 20 mins,knead well with hands and again place it in a aluminium container spread evenly and cover with cling film let it rest for another 30 mins

After 30 mins,brush with milk on top,preheat the oven for 180 deg

Bake this about 15 to 20 mins
After 15 mins,take out let it cool down for 10 mins,now cut them into required shape as you want and place this in a baking tray

Again preheat the oven 120 deg, bake this about 30 mins
After 30 mins,take out from the oven,let it cool down for 15 mins now its ready to serve


Mutton white kurma - This recipe reminds me my childhood days,my grandmother and mom used to make this recipe when i was doing my 5th standard and after that point of time they have changed to make kurma with chilly powder. Seriously i m telling you guys white mutton kurma really goes well with any kind of pulavs,ghee rice or normal hot steamed rice. I really loved the recipe and my little one too. Try this recipe at your kitchen and let me know how it turned out for you.


Mutton - 500g
Onion - 1 1/2
Tomato - 1
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Cinamon - 1/2 inch
Cloves - 2 nos
Star anise - 1/2
Salt and oil as required

For spice powder:

Oil - 1 tsp
Coriander seed - 1 1/2 tbsp
Cumin seed - 3/4 tbsp
Fennel seed - 1 tbsp
Green chilly - 5 to 6 mos

For coconut paste:

Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Poppy seed - 1/2 tsp
Cashew nut - 4 to 5 (optional)

Mutton white kurma recipe video:


Wash and cut the mutton pieces
Take a pan,add oil,coriander seed,cumin seed,fennel seed,green chilly,cinamon,cloves,star anise fry until it turns aromatic

Transfer to blender,blend this as a fine powder

Now take a pressure cooker,add some oil and then add two bay leafs,onion saute for few mins until it become translucent

Add ginger garlic paste,saute well untill raw smell goes away

Add tomato,saute untill it get soft and mushy

Now add that freshly grind spice powder saute for a mins and then add mutton,salt mix well

Add glass of water,mix well close the lid let pressure cook this about 4 to 5 whistles in a medium flame

For coconut paste,take a blender add coconut,poppy seed,cashew nut(optional),grind them as a fine paste
After pressure cooker pressure release open the lid,check the meat is properly cooked or not

Now add that coconut paste let it cook for 10 mins in a medium flame or untill oil seperates from the kurma

Finally add chopped coriander leaves

Now its ready to serve


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Hi, My name is Kavya Solaraj from Finland. I am a full-time mommy of 2 year old boy. I love to cook and try out new recipes. I've created this page to share my way of cooking. Follow/Subscribe my YouTube channel for more recipes videos. Thank you for visiting my space.
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