mango lentil soup with fresh mint

  Mangoes are here and there are so many varieties I cant have enough of them. Only one constraint,that extra layer of fat that felt so comforting in winter can be very irritating in summer and am trying to get rid of it like you…

cauliflower soup with green peas and mustard oil

    Life is certainly a roller coaster ride where somedays you are in great shape and can enjoy all the desserts you love and then you have had one too much and you end up gaining weight beyond an negligible limit. So while navigating…

indian summer mango parfait

      Its summer here in India and we welcome my favorite season, the season of Mangoes and jackfruit. Summer is incomplete without enjoying the different flavors of mangoes ranging from the raw mango curries, juices to the ripe mango curries and the aamras….

mango-daliya breakfast

Its mango season and this recipe I am sharing today is another adaptation of traditional cuisine of udupi mangalore that I enjoy. Health diets are very popular and with todays lifestyle we do need a quick cheat for breakfast. That is not the only requirement…

cuban oregano-cooking global

Many of us know this herb as cuban oregano,doddapatre(kannada),sambarballi(kannada), ova paan (marathi) and it is usually used as a cure for cold and in traditional kannada, konkani ,marathi cuisine in thambulis, or saars or pakodas. This herb is cooked in Vietnamese,jamaican cuisines as well. Here…

egg soup

      There are soups.. and then there’s egg soup with tiny bits of egg floating on top. Add to that my own twist with spring onion flowers and dill. Heres the recipe: You will need: 4-5 sprigs of finely chopped dill 1-2 stalks…

Lets add some tadka part2

Why do we use oils only and not other mediums in this process? Oils and fats are long molecules which are mainly non-polar and hence the opposite of water which is a polar molecule. Volatile molecules – the molecules that we detect by their smell…