Oats for dinner is a nourishing bowl of oats cooked with ginger, chillies and loads of seasonal vegetables, topped with a protein of your choice, to make a fully balanced meal in a bowl This post was first written in May 2007. I’m surprised that… [Read More…]
Recipe for Aloo Palak Biryani | Aloo Palak Rice | Spinach Potato Rice with spices Last evening was one of those times where I got totally stuck on what to cook for dinner. Yes, cookbook authors have those moments too! I had a crisper drawer… [Read More…]
Tomato Chutney for Idli and Dosa| Spicy South Indian Tomato Chutney Recipe My kitchen garden is on a tomato spree and I can’t help but be inspired to cook with this fresh produce. A batch of this South Indian style tomato chutney for idli and dosas… [Read More…]
Onion Rava Dosa recipe | Crispy Rava Dosa | Tips to make a hotel style rava dosa | Savoury Semolina Crepes Whenever we are at a restaurant / cafe that has idli dosa on the menu, my husband’s first preference is usually onion rava dosa…. [Read More…]
Yellow split moong dal takes on a delicious avatar in this stove top cooked version flavoured with tomatoes and dried mint. A quick and easy recipe to go with rotis.
Semolina Recipes | Buttermilk Upma with vegetables for breakfast The word Upma evokes strong reactions. Comfort food for some and the stuff nightmares are made of, for others. Funny, isn’t it? My reaction towards upma can swing between these two extremes depending on how it… [Read More…]
Recipe for beetroot sambar – a South Indian dish prepared using yellow lentils and beets, to be had with plain steamed rice.
My favourite recipe for an easy green bean salad that needs just 5 ingredients and under 10 minutes. It is vegan and gluten free too! Are you looking for a quick and simple way to prepare green beans? If you pick small and tender enough… [Read More…]
Rice is one of the items that gets leftover most of the times in Indian kitchens, because one can never estimate exactly as to how much to make in the first place. But that’s no problem at all. A whole book can be written on what to do with it! You can make delicious curd rice the next morning, or p
I love the fragrance of mint, especially fresh mint leaves. And there’s nothing like having a small potted plant of mint in your kitchen garden. The evening breeze brings a lovely waft of that wonderfully fresh fragrance. The Jasmine does put up some fierce competition to that though!
It’s nearing end Jan and finally we winter-starved Bombayites are finally feeling some cool. Afternoons are still hot. The tiled flooring does turn cold though. The cold water in the wash-basin gives me a little jolt as I sleepily open it early in the morning, reminding me that – Hey girl, enjoy this while it lasts
Bhindi masala – A popular Indian curry made using Bhindi (lady’s finger / okra), onions and tomato, using common Indian spices. Best served with roti or dal & rice. Get the simple recipe here.