Last night, dinner was noodles with lots of vegetables. Invariably, when you make noodles at home, you find that the one or two packets that you opened and cooked cannot be put to use entirely. So what else can you do other than feeding it to your cat, or putting it in the green refuse bin? I hate w
Paruppu Usili is a traditional Tamil Brahmin dish where soaked, ground and fried lentils are added to a seasonal vegetable such as any beans variety, carrots or ivy gourd. It is often paired with our version of Kadhi called Moar Kozhambu The recipe in this blog post is the fifth in series for the Ta
A twist on the traditional Moong Dal Cheela / Chila recipe, where it is served with a spicy-crunchy topping, instead of chutneys. Healthy breakfast is served!
This post is the second in series of the T20 Tadka. On 7 exciting match days, I shall be sharing a fusion recipe that clashes the food of the two states clashing with each other in the match. This recipe is a clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knightriders. Pesarattu is a kind of dosa fro
Alu paratha or potato stuffed Indian flatbread is possibly the most popular stuffed paratha. I have never met anyone who did not like a hot alu paratha straight off the tava, served with a cube of butter that melts in the heat of the paratha to make a small pool of fatty goodness to top the carb ind
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
Green Goddess Smoothie, a step closer to your fitness goals.
Fenugreek or methi is one of my favourite greens. In Bombay markets, we would find two varieties – one with the bigger leaves, somewhat milder and ones that were sold in tiny tight bunches, small leaves, more like shoots, and these were intensely flavoured. I don’t seem to find the latter in Bangalore, so I make do with the big leaf variety. Methi greens are bursting with freshness in winter and the aroma wafting through the kitchen is so delicious and warming on a winter day
How to make the perfect dosa – tips and tricks and the recipe included, along with videos.
A recipe for Puli Aval / Tamarind Poha, one of my favourite tiffin dishes that my great-grandmother would prepare for us. This is her recipe and I’m sure you’ll love it as much as I do.
Hot breakfast in 5 minutes, and it’s not cereal or toast or a fried egg! Or a smoothie for that matter. It’s this amazing thing called ‘dhideer sevai’ or instant rice noodles which you absolutely must stock in your kitchen. Unlike Maggi or any other 2 minute noodles, you don’t have to cook them. Imm
Bear with me. More kiddie recipes coming your way. It’s holiday time and I’m trying to combine my love for cooking, my son’s gourmet palate and his endless two week long vacation to do something productive. I keep buying a kilo of apples each time, with intentions of making an apple pie. As the days