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
Brinjal Blooms – I like these more than the vegetable 🙂 There are people you love at first sight and you can’t wait to know them more and spend more time with them. Then there are others who you can’t decide about. But you wouldn’t mind meeting them once in a while. And finally, the third type, wh
A healthier way to cook everyone’s favourite Indo-Chinese recipe – Veg Manchurian in gravy. The vegetable balls are steamed instead of fried, keeping the dish healthy & delicious.
Update: A new brand of yogurt available in the market is so creamy, mild (not sour at all) and delicious that I can say that the inspiration for this dip is wholly from the yogurt. When something tastes so delicious, I always wonder if it is high in fat content and therefore calories, but at 79 calo
Who doesn’t like mildly sweet spongy pancakes all dripping with maple syrup? There weren’t many pancake-serving places in Mumbai earlier so my first brunch with a stack o’ pancakes was in at the IHOP in Rochester, NY. My favourite being the multigrain pancakes, which had the grainy bits within and a
This simple and subtle cauliflower soup proves that in cooking, mostly, less is more. I don’t like the thought of adding all spices in all dishes, which is what happens in overly experimental Indian cooking. All that the Cauliflower soup is flavoured with, is garlic and dried basil. And a head of fr
Continuing with the valentine dinner ideas, I tried out something different with the regular mushrooms, onions, bell peppers that I had on hand. It happened to be a most wonderful spicy, taste bud tingling chutney that you’ll find many uses for. There’s a lot you can tinker with this recipe. If you