Pickles need no introduction. It is commonly used along with meals as an accompaniment. It is stacked in earthen jars for annual consumption in most households. They are side dishes which makes the food appealing, bring liveliness to the platter and gives a sense of contentment. Continue reading Tasty pickles online
Chutneys are an integral part of cooking in most South Indian families. They make good accompaniments with lunch. They are also needed for breakfast dishes as idli and dosa. Red onion chutney is delicious and pairs up well with any kind of dosa.
Kandhabhaji, onion pakoda, onion fritters, hattikaye, anything you call it, it makes a delicious snack with a cup of hot tea. It is addictive and loved mostly by many. Continue reading Kandhabhaji/ onion pakoda in steps
Grilled baby potatoes with hint of spices makes a good accompaniment with any meal. They are spicy and make a perfect go with fried rice or any meal. Do give this a try, I am sure you will like it. Continue reading Grilled baby potatoes/ how to grill baby potatoes
Winter brings with it its own charm and beauties. Good weather, whole array of veggies in the market and a lot of holidays. There is no dearth for any veggies, some veggies are at throw away prices. One such is tomato. Try this version of Healthy Tomato Soup, bright colour, tastes good and healthy too. Continue reading Healthy Tomato Soup/ how to make nutritious tomato soup
Makar Sankranti is one of the important festivals celebrated in India. It is called by different names in different parts of the country. Pongal and Lohri are the other names. It marks the transition of the sun into the sign of Makara. It marks the beginning of Uttarayana kal, a pious period for the next six months. It usually occurs on January 14th every year. It is also one of the periods which marks longer days and harvesting period for the farmers. Continue reading Sankranti Ellu
Pomegranate is another fruit that we bring regularly. I use it regularly to garnish my salads (fruit or vegetable) or in curds rice. Anywhere, it imparts more taste to the food. Of late, I am extracting juice and using it in a couple of desserts. It tastes awesome. Presenting to you “pomegranate mousse”. Continue reading Pomegranate Mousse method of vegetarian mousse