udupi to Calicut roadTrip

  Schooldays were a blur with me being a pensive child,I would wake up on time,get my schoolbag and homework in order and double checked, my uniform ironed and be ready 15 min even before its time for the school bus. Where as my little…

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…

Streets,food,Monuments Ahmedabad

One thing that always get me excited is to try something new. All thanks to mom who has spoiled me rotten with her attempts at trying new things. This vacation when I was looking for an amazing location,food was one of the deciding factors ofcourse!…

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…

Daal demystified

    Daal is a staple in India and a primary source of protein in a vegetarian diet. It is such an integral part of Indian cuisine that you will find it in almost all regional cuisines of India. Yes, India has regional cuisines that…

malabar spinach/basale

    Many a times we go ga ga over exotic veggies but we in India with moderate climate are blessed with so much produce that is exotic to all . Like the humble malabar spinach/ceylon spinach/poi leaves/basale that grow in abundance in our backyards….