Today was a nearly perfect day – with things going as planned, rains generously hitting the city, water crisis in the house somewhat better, chores getting done before schedule and one dirty window sill cleared of pigeon droppings, and me managing to catch 2 episodes of Jeeves and Wooster in the afternoon while baby was sleeping. And hey, the little boy entertained himself with a kitchen towel, a tomato and a cooker-vessel. Was that a sign??
There are some blogs I follow because I know their tried and tested recipes will come to my rescue each time I’m facing a dilemma as to what to cook! Then there are some other blogs which I visit purely for reading pleasure – either because I cannot procure most of the ingredients they use or they w
This month Latha is hosting WBB with combi breakfasts as the theme. Thanks to the enthusiasm and dedication of my fellow bloggers who have kept the event going despite my prolonged absence from the blogging scene. If Latha is ok with a salad in a sandwich as a combi thing, then this is my entry for
Nothing much to ramble or ‘show’ today. The menu was an attempt to clear up the Sword beans (English equivalent of Avaraikkai ) my help had chopped up yesterday. The fat sweet carrots found themselves sliced and being thrown into the Carrot sambar…where they swam until they were devoured by us.
Another simple Tambrahm lunch menu – Spinach & Lentils (Keerai Koottu), Cabbage Poriyal (stir fry)
Make use of leftover Rotis in this healthy, protein-rich & VEGAN wrap – Sprouts, cucumber, hummus all stuffed into a roti and pan grilled. Breakfast or lunch, have your pick!
My post gives you recipe for a 55 calorie phulka and also a detailed formula on how to calculate the calories in any homemade roti or paratha.
This dish is modeled after the excellent Vegetable Baath that my mom makes. Baath is nothing to do with bathing, but this is a rice dish, that has loads of vegetables that are finely chopped, sauteed with whole spices and spice powders. The cooked rice is then cooled and delicately hand-mixed with t
As a vegetarian, I’m always looking for ways to include quality proteins in our diet. Since we are not too keen on dairy products or eggs – beans, lentils, sprouts and soy are our main options. I love oats porridge or wheat flakes as an easy breakfast as they are rich in fibre, but being low in prot
Hello and glad to see you in the new year. Trying to stick to my resolutions (to blog more regularly) – I was ready with the draft 3 days ago, but that’s when respiratory infection and bronchitis caught up with me and has kept me down for over 3 days. In Bombay, the temperature difference is well ov
I never tire of making banana cakes (or bread if you like to call it that). Banana cake was the first thing I ever baked and it has remained a hot favourite. Besides, now that we are trying to avoid eggs in baked products too, it is fun to look at innovative ways to bake our favourite goodies by usi
A healthier way to cook everyone’s favourite Indo-Chinese recipe – Veg Manchurian in gravy. The vegetable balls are steamed instead of fried, keeping the dish healthy & delicious.