A Punjabi style roasted eggplant curry to be had with parathas or rotis
Punjabi style Pakora Kadhi made healthier by preparing the onion pakodas in an appam pan. Enjoy this reduced calorie and easier to prepare version of Kadhi Pakodi.
Potato is a star vegetable. No matter what situation you put it in, it will come out shining. Also, it is one vegetable that finds an important place in every single cuisine of the world. the previous statement is of course part knowledge and part assumption 😛 Early on in my blogging days, I wrote
Brown rice, red rice, quinoa, amaranth, barley, millet, foxtail millet – all these grains are getting a good share of limelight these days and rightfully so. The difference between polished and refined grains and the ones above is that they are processed less, thereby lesser chances of them being st
An eggplant dish from Persia that migrated to Jaunpur and became a part of Avadhi cuisine –
Tofu Chilli and Egg Fried Rice How to make tofu taste more edible is a question I am often asked in my cooking workshops. Tofu is like a blank canvas. Good tofu, that is. Good tofu is clean tasting, with no flavour of its own. Marinate it in a good dressing and it will behave like a most obedient
A simple recipe for a restaurant-like Lemon Coriander Soup, light and full of flavour! Get the recipe here.
Spinach Masala Vadai – Deep fried bite-sized vadai made using chana dal, spinach and a medley of herbs
Continuing with our Karanataka Cuisine series this month, here’s a really quick cucumber ‘curry’ if you may call it that. It’s my kind of curry in a hurry. Goes perfectly with rice, and the mustard seeds ground into the spice paste give the mild cucumber a really good fiery kick. It is the kind of p
Avial, a traditional South Indian curry made using a mix of vegetables and a delicately spiced masala with coconut, cumin seeds and green chillies – the perfect accompaniment to rice
Bottle Gourd is a boring vegetable, no doubt. There is hardly a person who loves it. It’s one of those “damn! it’s dudhi for lunch today” kind of vegetables, very difficult to glam up or make delicious. It has no flavour of its own, so when fried into a kofta or made into a spicy koottu, it is somew
Watch a video of me making Khamang Kakdi. I’m a Bombay girl, born, brought up and spent all my years in that city. In fact, my maternal family has been in Bombay for three generations before me, so our attachment to that cuty is deep rooted. I’ve been out of my home city for some 4 years now and wh