Kala chana – Kaale chane is a North Indian chickpea curry, a dry preparation made using brown chickpeas. This is usually served with Pooris / puris, the deep fried Indian bread made using whole wheat… [Continue Reading]
Pomegranate-BBC news calls this the fruity panacea. Packed with anti-oxidants (note the ruby red colour), it’s known to protect the heart, prevent prostate cancer, reduce LDL (the bad cholesterol). It’s rich in ACE Vitamins and iron, and no wonder doctors and many others are recommending a glass of
If you haven’t had a savoury French toast Indian style (Masala French toast), all spiced up, then it’s time to remedy that pronto. Pantry ingredients, 5 minutes, easy enough for a newbie cook and breakfast… [Continue Reading]
Basics of Indian cooking: This Indian Spice Box / Masala Dabba / Anjarai Petti is a must have in an Indian kitchen. Read on to find out about what I store in mine!
While I love using coconut in South Indian cooking, there’s never a chance to use the whole coconut. I end up using a couple of tablespoons while grinding a masala or a teaspoon for a garnish over a light Tambrahm style stir fry. One coconut, broken open and scraped / grated can be used in multipl
We all love Chinese food don’t we? Especially when it is Indo-chinese, which means spicier than authentic chinese, and nothing like authentic chinese This is was one of the flavours I missed the most when I was in the US. The problem could be easily solved by making the trip to the local Indian stor
Payasam (read what Wikipedia has to say) especially in the South of India is considered to be God’s favorite food. Hence it generally occupies center stage in most festivals