It’s nearing end Jan and finally we winter-starved Bombayites are finally feeling some cool. Afternoons are still hot. The tiled flooring does turn cold though. The cold water in the wash-basin gives me a little jolt as I sleepily open it early in the morning, reminding me that – Hey girl, enjoy this while it lasts
Chilli marinated cottage cheese in gravy
Ridge gourd (turai in Hindi, beerakaya in Telugu, peerkangai in Tamil, heerekayi in Kannada) is also known as luffa in English. It is not as popular outside of Indian cooking. In India, it is used… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for an easy Naan Pizza that you can prepare as an after school snack for kids or even a quick weeknight dinner + a recipe for instant pizza sauce! Naan Pizza has caught the… [Continue Reading]
Vegan Kale Basil Pesto made using tender dinosaur kale leaves and garlic, fresh spinach and basil lending an extra bright green colour, all put together paint a pretty picture of a spring time special pasta… [Continue Reading]
￼ Egg Pepper Fry, a popular dish served in dive bars in Bangalore, is a hard boiled egg tossed in pepper and other spices. I have replicated this one to rave reviews from an egg pepper fry connoisseur ie. the husband.
A bowl of oats and vegetables, topped with cheese and breadcrumbs, baked until golden, and perfect for a healthy one pot dinner. Bake in smaller portions for breakfast!
Bansi Rava upma is an anytime meal, something you can make in <15 minutes. Load it up with veggies and a good spoonful of coconut oil or ghee in the end and it turns into such a fulfilling meal! An Indian version of all-day breakfast.
Mumbai Pav Bhaji recipe – super quick recipe with short-cuts Sometimes, you just want a quick pav bhaji for a mid week dinner. The spices, the medley of vegetables, the buttered and toasted pav, all work together to hit the spot! The aroma of this dish takes me back to my home-city, Bombay, where a good pav bhaji was never too far away. I’ve been lucky to live in areas where the nearest pav bhaji was stuff of legends! But where I live in Bangalore, the closest I can get to a kickass pav bhaji is to make it myself….