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…

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…

french dosa?

  Somedays you need something sweet and this one time I came home craving a beautiful french toast and warm inviting the vanilla fragrance filling up the room.But I just had ID select dosa batter and no bread left at home.So to make the best…

Ridge Gourd Pakodas/Tempura

  Pakodas are much loved in India and made with varied ingrdients like chilly,capsicum,potatoes,cottage cheese,onions,brinjals and each of these brings its own texture to the Pakoda. The Pakoda is quite similar to a Tempura of the Japanese cuisine only, these are made with chickpea flour/besan…

Kadi Pakoda starter

    Kadi Pakoda is a favorite Punjabi combination and theres much to love about it. It is a simple spiced yoghurt gravy served with crispy onion pakodas/tempura which are floating in the gravy. Makes a complete meal when served with Steamed white rice. But…

Crispy Idly fingers

  Back at home when I get too fussy to eat Idly and mom has to make do with what she has,she just cuts it into fingers and deep fries them and serves them with Maggi hot and sweet sauce. Just yum that crispy texture…

sago crispies with sweet n sour mango sauce

  Indian food does not lack in texture elements nor flavors and I cant think why we cant make a fun starter for a gettogether with¬†friends with simple ingredients that are easily available to us here in India. Take for example the sabudana/sabakki sandige in…

Grape rosemary mocktail

Its weekend and time to chill with your favorite Mocktail and catch up on TV shows.Just ideal. Try my Red grapes and rosemary mocktail: You will need: Red grapes seedless rosemary sprig salt- a pinch Juice the grapes in a juicer with the rosemary sprig,strain…

Indianising the dulce-de-leche fudge squares

If theres something I love its trying new foods and its quite an experience trying to recreate and experience the various stages of transformation the ingredients go through to bloom into the dish you enjoy. The pleasure of anticipation quite hieghtens the dramatic climax dont…

Black salt-the cooling spice

  Well its cold and rainy and I am on the way home chilled to my boots. And while I am waiting in the traffic jam I am yearning for a good soup to warm me up inside out. And I promise myself it will…