I love the fragrance of mint, especially fresh mint leaves. And there’s nothing like having a small potted plant of mint in your kitchen garden. The evening breeze brings a lovely waft of that wonderfully fresh fragrance. The Jasmine does put up some fierce competition to that though!
Bhindi masala – A popular Indian curry made using Bhindi (lady’s finger / okra), onions and tomato, using common Indian spices. Best served with roti or dal & rice. Get the simple recipe here.
Snake gourd poriyal | Snake gourd recipes | Pudalangai Poriyal | Pudalangai curry This recipe is another example of the Tambrahm cuisine’s obsession with all manner of nondescript vegetables, to be more specific – gourds!… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Soya chunks curry – a protein rich vegetarian curry In a recent survey, the Indian Dietetic Association revealed that 73% of Indians consume a protein deficient diet which is a matter for concern…. [Continue Reading]
Bengali Ghughni is a simple Indian curry made using dried white peas, served by itself or as an accompaniment. It is also a popular street food in various parts of India. Ghughni – such a… [Continue Reading]
Saag aloo recipe is popular on the menu in most Indian restaurants outside India. If you want to try it out at home, it is one of the simplest Indian dishes that you can get… [Continue Reading]
Gongura Pappu is an Andhra style dal cooked with local greens – gongura leaves. The end result is a sour and spicy dal that is perfect with steamed rice. The first time I tasted gongura… [Continue Reading]
Try this Palakkad style Raw Papaya Kootu or Molagootal, which is a mix of cooked raw papayas and tur dal. A freshly ground spice paste adds much flavour to the dish. As I had a… [Continue Reading]
Raw papaya curry, made Bengali style – Kancha Peper Ghonto is raw papaya cooked with potatoes in mustard oil and flavoured with panch phoron and chillies I love Bengali vegetarian cooking. Yes! Contrary to popular… [Continue Reading]