Brown rice, red rice, quinoa, amaranth, barley, millet, foxtail millet – all these grains are getting a good share of limelight these days and rightfully so. The difference between polished and refined grains and the ones above is that they are processed less, thereby lesser chances of them being st
An eggplant dish from Persia that migrated to Jaunpur and became a part of Avadhi cuisine –
It’s all about choosing the lesser evil
A simple recipe for a restaurant-like Lemon Coriander Soup, light and full of flavour! Get the recipe here.
Spinach Masala Vadai – Deep fried bite-sized vadai made using chana dal, spinach and a medley of herbs
In the quest to get you some authentic and yet somewhat lesser known recipes from Karnataka, this one is a flat beans curry. This recipe is from Malnad or Malenadu and a very simple stir fry curry using fresh beans. The main flavour here is that of garlic. Since avare / chikadi kai / flat beans / Indian broad beans (yes, they have tons of names) are in season and growing in plenty in my little kitchen garden, I am happy to put them to use in whatever way possible. I served this curry with steamed rice and cucumber sassive, and the whole meal came together in less than 30 minutes. You can make a more elaborate Karnataka themed meal with the recipes I have shared this month
New additions to our bedtime routine:
The most detailed review of the Philips Airfryer that has helped tons of people make up their mind about this one! Also find a few sample Airfryer Recipes here.
How to make the perfect dosa – tips and tricks and the recipe included, along with videos.
Bottle Gourd is a boring vegetable, no doubt. There is hardly a person who loves it. It’s one of those “damn! it’s dudhi for lunch today” kind of vegetables, very difficult to glam up or make delicious. It has no flavour of its own, so when fried into a kofta or made into a spicy koottu, it is somew
Watch a video of me making Khamang Kakdi. I’m a Bombay girl, born, brought up and spent all my years in that city. In fact, my maternal family has been in Bombay for three generations before me, so our attachment to that cuty is deep rooted. I’ve been out of my home city for some 4 years now and wh
Bite-Sized Post No.1 To make sure I am blogging more frequently, I’m going to do these bite-sized posts. These are recipe cards made using iPhone pics and coming straight to the recipe without any (much) rambling. Who doesn’t like fried Bhindi / Okra? But truth is okra can soak in a whole oil tank t