Recipe for Gujarati Kadhi – A yogurt based soup, thickened with besan (chickpea flour) and flavoured with a select few spices, best had with Khichdi, Pulao or Steamed Rice.
Indian Tricolour Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
An Indian Tricolour dish that comes together in less than 10 minutes! And the Green Goddess Dressing just makes everything taste good! Do give this a shot.
Yellow Pumpkin Raita / Parangikai Thayir Pachidi
The first time I had a pumpkin raita, it was at a Maharashtrian friend’s place along with Masale Bhaath (Rice with spices). The mild sweetness of the pumpkin was a perfect pairing with the medley of spices in the rice dish. While the idea is borrowed from the friend, I have stuck to the traditional
Breakfast Parfait with Mango Yogurt
Aam Doi Breakfast Parfait A breakfast parfait is a breakfast in a glass that brings together yogurt, fruit and muesli. Perfect, right? Well, that what it means in French – parfait=perfect. Typically a frozen dessert made using eggs, cream and sugar syrup, dating back to 1894, this breakfast parfait
Recipe for Eggless Triple Blueberry Pancakes
When I was a kid, my favourite fruit was Nagpur oranges. When in season, my grandfather would buy them by the dozens and I could just eat them non-stop. While my 6 year old loves oranges, his current favourite fruit is…wait for it…blueberries! Crazy right? I stock up on the frozen variety, so he
Recipe for Fajeto – Gujarati Mango Kadhi
Before the mango season says its final goodbyes for 2015, I want want want you to try this Gujarati Kadhi called Fajeto. I’m a big fan of Guju food (and I don’t mean the Rajdhani type thaalis). Basic homemade dal-bhaath-shaak-rotli, like they call it, meaning dal-rice-veggies-roti, is such a delight to the tastebuds. I love the mild sweetness in the dishes that comes from adding some sugar or jaggery, in the cuisine from some parts of Gujarat. It is said that it is used to balance the slight bitter taste from the hard water in these parts
Recipe for Mango Lassi Banana Frozen Yogurt
As summer comes to a close, there’s the frantic rush to get as much as we can from the mango season. Eat them fresh, freeze them, prepare our favourite dishes, in short, just make the most of them. Mango Lassi is probably the most sold item in most Indian restaurants abroad. The sweet refreshing tas
The best use of overripe bananas: Recipe for Banana Raita
Banana Raita/Pazham Pachadi is simple, frugal dish from a Tamil Brahmin kitchen and my favourite way to use overripe bananas. A perfect match to spicy rice dishes or an accompaniment to rotis and curries too.
Amla Raita / Nellikai Thayir pachadi (Gooseberry in yogurt)
Amla or Indian Gooseberry or Nellikai is an antioxidant and vitamin C rich fruit. Usually used in pickles or eaten raw, this raita is a delicious way to enjoy it in a daily meal.
Tamil Lunch Menu: Mor Kozhambu, Vazhakka Curry
A gluten-free, vegetarian Tamil Brahmin Cuisine lunch menu comprising Plantain Dry Curry and yogurt based curry to go with rice, called Mor Kozhambu
Chargrilled Eggplant in Yoghurt
Update: Do check out the WBB # 13 – Oats for breakfast round up at Madhuli’sFoodcourt for 20 delicious ways to make your breakfast healthier! Chargrill an eggplant and you have a whole host of options. I can list 4 right away 1. Prepare a gravy with onions, tomatoes, ginger garlic paste and spice po