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.
I spent most of last week in my home city, Mumbai. Given a chance, the husband will take me out for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bye bye waistline. But yes, I do give in sometimes, and love to eat at the places that are unique to the city, such as a chaat at my local bhelwala and breakfast at King
Flaxseed Molaga Podi | Spiced Flaxseed Lentil powder
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
This Grilled Paneer Salad with fresh spinach and seasonal mangoes is not just a stunning dish, but also perfect as a large center-piece salad for a dinner party or a barbecue party.
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
Last night, dinner was noodles with lots of vegetables. Invariably, when you make noodles at home, you find that the one or two packets that you opened and cooked cannot be put to use entirely. So what else can you do other than feeding it to your cat, or putting it in the green refuse bin? I hate w
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
This curry stars two of my favourite ingredients – eggs and potatoes- striking a perfect balance of protein and carbs in this super flavorsome curry. A must try!
A traditional Awadhi recipe for this popular rice dish called Tahari or Teheri, straight from food expert Atiya Zaidi- Get the recipe here.