This Egg and Potato Salad with Bengali flavours, cuts down all the heaviness and calories from mayo. Allowing it to sit for a couple of hours in the refrigerator, ensures that the salad absorbs all the flavours from the spices.
Guacamole is one of the essentials in Mexican cuisine. Top on toast or scoop with nachos, this is one recipe you must have up your sleeve! And HEALTHY too!
I had written about a green smoothie on my blog in March. Why another one? Because green smoothies are in, and you can never have enough of them. It makes the perfect 2 minute breakfast, starting your day with the high of protein, fiber and healthy goodness. After a night of binge eating (or drinki
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
Summer has hit Bangalore hard and sent us hurtling to our freezers, to pack our drinks with ice. I’m not a big fan of ice in my drinks, but come summer and it changes everything. Today, three of us food blogger friends drove some 25 kilometers in search of props for food photos and thanks to the hea
Spinach Masala Vadai – Deep fried bite-sized vadai made using chana dal, spinach and a medley of herbs
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
Foxtail Millet is a healthy ancient grain. Get a recipe on how to use foxtail millet in a healthy salad. Naturally vegan and gluten free too!
One of my most favourite things to order in restaurants in the summers – this is a dead simple thing to make at home. Get hold of some good feta, a sweet watermelon and some fresh mint leaves. That’s it!
My first story (and photographs) for BBC Good Food India magazine covers the restaurant Chez Mariannick, in the Off the Eaten Track section. Do check the April 2012 issue. If you love good food, you must subscribe to BBC Good Food online. And I’m not saying this only because I’m writing for them. Th
A few days ago, Nandini Ajit, Bharath and me decided to cook up a mega Tambrahm feast for dinner. The menu was: Cucumber Salad Masala Vadai Seppankizhangu Roast Cabbage Koottu Radish arachuvitta Sambar Jeera Rasam Vetthakozhambu Arisi Appalam Banana Chips (from Hot Chips) Curds Rice Semia Payasam O
Summer is upon us. As usual, the desire to heat piping hot food has evaporated in the heat. Cold salads, smoothies, seasonal fruits and lots of yogurt are all that I’m craving for. While I love to make (and eat) Tandoori Cauliflower where partly blanched florets are marinated in a onion-tomato-ginge