This cabbage thoran, thanks to the flavours of shallots and cumin seeds, and the fragrance from fresh coconut, is an effortless way to make cabbage taste good.
A summer special, vegetable aval (poha) upma, has your favourite vegetables sautéed along with poha and a healthy dose of raw veggies to top it. A filling breakfast that doesn’t weigh you down!
Summer Melon Salad: Sliced Watermelon, cantaloupe, fresh mint and crushed chilli-salt come together in this vibrant and fresh salad. Try it once and I assure you that you’ll be eating it all summer.
Recipe for Parsi Brown rice to serve with Dhansak – Lightly golden in colour, mildly sweet and fragrant from the whole spices that are coaxed to release their aromas into hot ghee, this rice dish pairs well with most spicy Indian curries
A modified, easier and healthier version of Capsicums stuffed with besan – a Simla Mirch & Besan subzi to have with rotis. A Rajasthani / Gujarati inspired curry.
Kachumber is a quintessentially Parsi salad or salsa that is served along with a main dish like dhansak and rice. A super refreshing condiment that goes well with any Indian meal
To be honest, I’ve never eaten in a ‘real’ dhaba. But yes, I can claim to have eaten in a few mock dhabas, starting with Pritam da Dhaba at Dadar (Mumbai) in my childhood with Amma and Appa. It was one of the few restaurants we would eat out at. I remember staring at the side counter of their open
I love to grow radishes, more for the greens, than the radishes themselves. Fresh, pungent and full of goodness, I start snipping the leaves as and when they appear (not all, but some from each radish). Use them in salads, both raw and lightly wilted. They happily go into a Sambar and also pair with veggies like potatoes or carrots. Radish greens can also be sneaked into your kid’s pasta along with basil and other greens 🙂 You can also make a simple curry using the radish and the greens
Recipe for Mysore Rasam – a special kind of rasam made using a freshly ground spice mix If you ask me, Mysore Rasam is THE best variety of rasam. If rasam and rice spell comfort… [Continue Reading]
Source: Wikimedia commons Chow chow doesn’t mean eating twice. It is the name of a squash. Tambrahms and their obsession with all vegetables of the gourd family is legendary. Such a gourd-loving community we are. Give us a gourd and we’ll make a koottu, a curry or a thogayal out of it and call it a
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
The one potato recipe you MUST have in your folder of favourite recipes – crispy masaledaar, crusted with dry spices, super delicious with naan, roti or dal and rice. Get it here!