Sundal is an inseparable part of Navaratri celebrations in our Tamil homes. Try this recipe for Rajma Sundal, garnished with fresh coconut.
This rasam variant from Telugu Cuisine, with pumpkin, is a perfect match with rice or even a soup to whet your appetite. Do give it a try!
Who says all Diwali snacks need to be loaded with calories? Try this pan roasted Chivda that is ready in just 20 minutes. Delicious and crunchy!
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.
What’s the best way to jazz up an Indian meal? I’d say “condiments”. Chutneys, pickles, podis, kachumber added to a couple of vegetables, dal, rotis and rice can turn your dish into a full fledged Indian thaali. Goodness, my mouth waters even as I type out these words! Sigh, there’s no hope for me :-/
If you are from the South of Vindhyas, cheela / chila is not a much heard of term. It is a staple North Indian breakfast dish. To put it in simple terms, it is like an instant dosa made using besan. However unlike adai, which is a lentil based dosa preparation, cheelas are much thinner and crepe lik
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
A potato curry from Himachal: A thick, smooth curry and punctuated by chunks of spiced boiled potatoes with the aroma of cardamom and hints of mustard oil.
This is the concluding recipe in the ongoing series – Tata I-Shakti T20 Tadka. These recipes are a fusion between the two Indian states / cities that are playing each other in the IPL2015 – T20 matches. This one is for the match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knightriders this evening. Panchm
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
I’m super excited to bring to you a new recipe series. This combines our combined love for IPL T20 and food! You may wonder what this is about. For 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 matc
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