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!
1) I have had wonky teeth almost all my life. Only when I realised that I was nearing 30(I turned 30 this year, so please don't think I am very old) I decided to fix my teeth. I am glad I did because I see many people smiling at me these days. 2) As much … Continue reading Five of many things about me!
I have to admit that ever since I started to cook on my own, I may have not given breakfasts much of an importance for a very long time.Thankfully, years ago, I realised I shouldn't skip breakfast. But after I became a mother, I realised I should only make it more healthier than other meals. … Continue reading Really simple yet healthy south Indian breakfast ideas!
When I was little, I didn't think I would ever learn to cook. I thought cooking was one of those menial tasks and it involved no amount of fun. Maybe because our mother never let us help her much. The best she wanted from us was that we helped her decide what to eat and that we finished … Continue reading From farm to plate(About my parents farm)
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!
Hurrah! my boy is going to be 2 next month. Although I am very happy to see him grow and shine, I am also secretly wishing for him to stay a little boy forever. Little boys should never grow.Yep, I am going to be biased here. There is something very very very nice about having a … Continue reading My thoughts on having a boy and recipe for a spicy south Indian gravy!
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
My first online sketch using my feather light brain. So, I have been thinking of doing a series of posts on the best things in and around this city where I originally come from. The city as of now is sinking in parts with some … Continue reading Chennai Temple Trails