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
Tag: easy south indian items
Super delicious millet based recipes!
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!
The joy of simple food!
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 few “Madras” things
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
Clay Pot Dal
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
Apple Pickle and my impending antiquity!
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!
Ghee Podi Idli
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