Recipe for Parsi Brown rice to serve with Dhansak – Lightly golden in colour, mildly sweet and fragrant from the whole spices that are coaxed to release their aromas into hot ghee, this rice dish pairs well with most spicy Indian curries
Try this traditional tamarind rice recipe made from scratch, often served as prasadam in the temples in South India and the perfect companion to long train journeys.
Pulao is usually my go-to dish when I am running short of time or I cannot think of what to make for dinner. This Paneer Pulao, made with a special pulav masala, is a dish fit for a dinner party or a special occasion.
This dish, traditionally a rice & eggplant dish made using freshly ground spices, is made a little healthier by using Foxtail Millet. Also experimenting with an organic ready spice mix for Vangi Bhath here.
Tofu sent me to Australia. No kidding! A cooking contest organised by Nature’s Basket in 2013, had me cooking in the finals against a gentleman. My dish was a Trio of Tofu – Korean style tofu cakes, Tofu Satay with Satay sauce and marinated tofu in rice paper rolls with a dipping sauce. The grand pr
Egg fried rice is one recipe for which you can actually ensure that there’s a box full of leftover rice sitting in the refrigerator. Finely chop a bunch of vegetables, scramble a few eggs and you have a wholesome meal ready in minutes.
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.
Celery Rice is a delicious recipe made using the stem and leaves of celery, flavoured with orange zest. Goes well with a continental baked dish or grilled veggies. Mild enough for kids too!
Steaming hot upma is served This recipe is another example of how simple traditional Tamil Brahmin cuisine is. No frills, no laundry-list of ingredients and yet divine in taste. In earlier times, rice rava used to be painstakingly prepared at home by picking, washing and draining the rice. It then u
Mexican flavoured rice with corn and beans, a recipe that will fit into your Mexican Vegetarian menu PURFECTLY!
This is a South Indian version of a Bell Pepper Pulao / Pilaf. A burst of aroma is the characteristic of this dish, from the freshly toasted and ground spices. Try this with plain yogurt or raita.
KaLi and thalagam are a unique combination in Tamil Brahmin cuisine. Kali is a kind of jaggery sweetened upma and thalagam is a curry made using 7 vegetables, specially on this day of the year. Generally sambars are always had with rice or tiffin items like idlis and dosais. It is quite unusual that here a savoury thalagam is made to pair with the sweet Kali