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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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”.
Today, marks the beginning of 2017, another new year. Wishing all my readers a very happy and prosperous new year. May this year be an awesome one for all of us. On this ocassion presenting a rice dish from South Kanara. This is another variety of rice dish which eases my cooking. It is full […]
December is the month of holidays and celebrations. I love everything about this month, splendid weather, good food and many holidays. It’s been sometime I have put any cake recipe on the blog. On the occasion of Christmas, I present to you a splendid “Zebra Cake“. It is soft, supple and delicious.
I love this month, the climate is pleasant and as the year comes to an end, it’s time for some celebrations and parties. Winter calls for hot soups and crispy fries. Continuing with my Mexican Cuisine, today I present to you Spicy Chipotle Chili Corn Soup. It’s delicious and guilt free. Believe me, I tried […]
Spanish rice is a flavourful rice which can be easily prepared with a few ingredients. It is awesome and has a unique flavour. The hint of chipotle adobado sauce gives a earthy and distinct flavor to it. This is a new dimension to my cooking and I am absolutely loving it. Spanish rice is ideal […]
Cabbage is one of the few vegetables that we bring regularly at home. The toughest task seems to be planning the menu for the day. Coming across this stir fry, I kinda new that it is meant for me and soon it found a place in my daily menu. Bengali style Cabbage stir fry with […]