Sheem Paturi is an exotic vegetarian dish from the kitchens of Bengal, in which Sem or flat beans, smothered in a freshly ground mustard and chill paste, is steam cooked in banana leaf parcels. Sheem… [Continue Reading]
A simple homestyle mixed vegetable kootu made using seasonal winter vegetables, lentils and a freshly ground coconut paste. Goes best with rice.
This Tamil Brahmin / South Indian style Sweet Potato curry is a simple accompaniment to sambar and rice or rasam and rice. An easy beginner friendly way to prepare sweet potatoes, great for toddlers too!
A mildly spicy North Indian style Sweet Potato Curry that you can serve with rice or roti/ naan. The spices in the curry add lots of flavour to the mild tasting sweet potatoes. Ready in 20 minutes!
Roast Winter Veg with Lentils …or How to get a vegetable hater to love vegetables! This makes a super nutritious meal with no compromise on taste whatsoever. VEGAN & GLUTENFREE
A delicious way to eat the nutritious sweet potatoes – baked sweet potato sticks with chilli mayo. Try this for your next party as an appetiser!
It’s high time I posted one of my favourite Tambrahm recipes. Poricha Koottu, a mix of vegetables, dal and either a masala ground with coconut or a spice powder is perfect soul food. Eaten with rice along with raita and roasted papad is true comfort food who has grown up eating this meal. As a kid,
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
I cannot be a self respecting food blogger and not post a pumpkin recipe for that time of the year when pumpkins are omnipresent on the internet. Actually, I didn’t even realise this when I made this stew for dinner. Indians don’t need a time of the year to use pumpkin. It is cooked round the year i
Ideas lurk everywhere. The other day I was at my son’s classmate’s house after school as the kids wanted to play and I was hanging around in the kitchen with the parents, drinking tea and chatting up. The dad was preparing an early dinner and one of the dishes was a savoury starchy bake using potato
KaLi and thalagam are a unique combination in Tamil Brahmin cuisine. Kali is a kind of jaggery sweetened upma and thalagam is a curry made using 7 vegetables, specially on this day of the year. Generally sambars are always had with rice or tiffin items like idlis and dosais. It is quite unusual that here a savoury thalagam is made to pair with the sweet Kali