I love my vegetables and what I love even more is coming up with new dishes where I can happily add two or more vegetables into one dish. And one of my recent experiments to make a dish quickly with broccoli and leftover cauliflower turned out to be a lovely combination indeed. Broccoli cauliflower puttu … Continue reading Broccoli & cauliflower puttu
There are enough websites and enough people around to tell you about the health benefits of millets. Besides the fact that they are healthy, I like to use them in different recipes because I can get bored easily with the same kind and colour of food. So I try and kill two birds with one … Continue reading Super delicious millet based recipes!
Did you know that Indians eat yoghurt/curd rice which is just rice and yoghurt mixed together? Okay, it's more of a south Indian thing than a "Indian" thing actually. A daily affair in every south Indian's home if I may say so. It may sound like I am over exaggerating a very simple combination or … Continue reading The joy of simple food!
Parathas or Naan breads ? Curry or Biryani ? I am not even going to pretend I don't like a greasy supper now and then. Something deeply satisfying about ordering for a takeaway from your regular Indian place isn't it? Just like how each of you have your own local favourites, we have ours too. It is … Continue reading Karahi Tales
A city that is known only for hot weather was showered with way too much rain for nearly a month. So much so that almost the entire city was under water for nearly three days this week. And as I type, there are still some areas that are water-logged, and people stranded in streets with … Continue reading A few “Madras” things
While there are enough blogs to give you recipes and ideas, what am I doing here just chatting away about food( mostly) like this blog is a place for me to express all the self-indulgent stuff that we do? Well, the truth is I am only writing all this up for people who can relate … Continue reading Clay Pot Dal
So, how old are you? This is a question a lot of us are faced with from time to time. Some mums at the children's centres still ask me this good ol' question only to remind me that I am getting older and I should get my act together. Oh no no, I am not … Continue reading Apple Pickle and my impending antiquity!
Every two weeks(almost) I try to make the Idli/Dosa batter with the help of my darling boy. Yes, he loves watching the grinder run and is ever so ready to press the On/off button. So this week, I decided to make a little extra batter than the usual quantity hoping I could experiment with some … Continue reading Ghee Podi Idli