MUTTAI SADAM/ EGG RICE

This is my grandma’s take on egg fried rice. Growing up, this used to be a regular lunch box men...

MUSHROOM AND PEAS MASALA / GRAVY

Mushroom and peas masala is a simple gravy I make to go as a side dish for chapathis or idlis and ...

BROCCOLI PORIYAL/ STIR FRY

Broccoli is a regular in my grocery shopping these days. I add them in almost everything from soup...

TANDOORI CHICKEN

Recently I had an argument with my friend about white meat and red meat. According to her, white m...

BAKED BEANS – PRESSURE COOKER METHOD

I had my first try with baked beans at a nearby Peruvian restaurant. This was served with rice, sa...

MIXED NUTS OATMEAL AND RAISIN COOKIES

These cookies were made solely by trial and error method. I tried baking these cookies by throwing...

BOK CHOY KOOTU/DHAL - BOK CHOY WITH LENTILS

(Image source: Wikipedia) I have been cooking with bok choy (Chinese cabbage) for quite some ti...

KUMQUAT PICKLE - SPICY

Looks like its kumquats season everywhere. I just couldn’t resist buying a big box of kumquats fro...

PASTA BRIYANI AND MASALA BREAD

Dear friends, I am happy to announce that my peanut chikki recipe has been published in the BetterBo...

TOFU IN HOT GARLIC SAUCE

We tried this dish in a local Chinese restaurant recently. This was served as a starter. I tried t...

MIXED VEGETABLES AND SPROUTS KICHADI – DIET SERIES #3

This is another lentil and whole grain combination I made for lunch one weekend. Since it was a ...

XAGAVE AND PEANUT CHIKKI WITH XAGAVE

Dear friends, I will be posting my recipe for the diet-series this weekend. Actually, I was very muc...

CRACKED WHEAT USILI – DIET SERIES #2

Rice usili is a classic dish prepared by my grandma for our lunch boxes when we were kid...

BROWN RICE AND LENTIL SOUP – DIET SERIES #1

This week I will be posting the dishes, which I have been making for the past few weeks for...

SALMON CAKES/ CUTLETS

Salmon cakes are almost like crab cakes. These are excellent starters for get-togethers, tak...