Quick Sambar | Speedy Breakfast Recipe

Quick Sambar | Speedy Breakfast Recipe For those of you who love to have idli or dosa for breakfast, here is a Quick Sambar recipe. Made with just whole, peeled shallots and potato, it is very easy to make. God Continue reading


Vanpayar Ularthiyathu | Brown Bean and Shallots Mash

Vanpayar Ularthiyathu

Vanpayar Ularthiyathu | Brown Bean and Shallots Mash Vanpayar Ularthiyathu is the classic Kerala comfort food. The ‘brown beans’ (red cow peas / red gram / ‘red chawli’) are a brownish version of the ‘green bean’ or whole ‘mung dal’. Continue reading


Dill Pickles | Easy Homemade Refrigerator Pickles

dill pickles easy

Dill Pickles | Easy Homemade Refrigerator Pickles (with slideshow)   These dill pickles are my favorite instant pickles..  They may be used just after 24 hours. It’s no doubt that home made products, usually beat the flavor and reliability of store Continue reading


Asparagus Dip | Creamy Simple Asparagus Spread

asparagus dip

Asparagus Dip | Creamy Simple Asparagus Spread   This Asparagus dip, is extremely quick and easy to make! Quite tasty and even kids will enjoy this vegetable in spreadable form!  I am always looking for ways to get the kids Continue reading


Slata Mechouia | Tunisian Grilled Pepper Salad

Slata Mechouia | Tunisian Grilled Pepper Salad   Slata Mechouia | Tunisian Grilled Pepper Salad is  one of the most popular and traditional foods served in Tunisia.  If you love dips and are always looking for something different, this is Continue reading


Spicy Grilled Baby Corn on a Stick

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Spicy Grilled Baby Corn   My daughter often wanders into the kitchen, proclaiming she is hungry and that I must fix her something yummy to eat. Three meals a day is hard enough, it’s not possible to give the kids cooked, Continue reading


Delicious Green Chutney | Green Coriander Dressing

delicious green chutney for sandwiches

Delicious Green Chutney | Green Coriander Dressing This is my take on a Delicious Green Chutney or ‘Dahi Wala Hara Chutney’. My recipe is slightly different, but give you a perfect, creamy sauce like chutney that is perfect for all Continue reading


Mung Dal Tadka – Perfectly Cooked and Seasoned Lentils

mung dal tadka

Mung Dal Tadka – Perfectly Cooked and Seasoned Lentils What is it about the humble dal, that  makes it a comfort food that transcends cultures? Simple, healthy and just plain delicious.  Let’s take a look at the different elements to Continue reading


Dal Makhani Punjabi Recipe | Delicious Buttery Lentils

dal makhani

Dal Makhani Punjabi Recipe | Delicious Buttery Lentils   Whole Black Lentils (Urad Sabut Dal) is used to make this creamy and well blended dish. Dal Makhani, may not be as quick as other lentils to prepare as it requires Continue reading


Masala Dosa | Spicy Potato Filling | Aloo Bhaji

MASALA DOSA FILLING

Masala Dosa | Spicy Potato Filling | Aloo Bhaji   This is the tasty, spicy potato filling for Masala Dosa, also known as Aloo Bhaji. So simple to make, this filling may be used  as a side dish with Puris Continue reading