March 9, 2017

I love the simplicity of this recipe. As the name suggests, it is eggplant flavored with ginger and green chillies. It is a super quick preparation requiring very few ingredients. It is perfect for days when you need to make a quick no fuss vegetable dish. The clean fl...

March 8, 2017

Here is another traditional Andhra style preparation of eggplant. Vankaya = eggplant, ulli= onion and kaaram= heat. These are pretty much the ingredients used in this preparation. The spice mix consists of lots of onions, dry red chillies and cumin seeds. It is unabash...

March 8, 2017

My love for eggplant is not unknown to my readers. I frequently use it in sandwiches too. This particular preparation is heavily inspired by Caponata ( Sicilian eggplant preparation). I dare not call it a caponata sandwich because it does not have some of the key ingre...

March 6, 2017

Waffles and pancakes have become a regular weekend breakfast at home. Leisurely unhurried mornings let me indulge my kiddo. I try to sneak in a few healthy ingredients without them looking and tasting overly 'healthy'. This weekend, I added whole wheat flour and sorghu...

March 6, 2017

Pulihora translates to sour/tangy rice. It is typically made using tamarind or lime juice. It is also made with seasonally available ingredients like amla (gooseberry) and raw mango. I love all of them. These dishes are usually made during festive occasions and celebra...

March 6, 2017

Making murukus at home is synonymous with expressing love. There is no dearth of these crispy crunchy treats in stores and we regularly buy some. However, nothing really comes close in taste to their home made counterparts. They are pretty straightforward to make. If w...

March 3, 2017

Once you spend a significant amount of time in any place, it stays with you wherever you go. I spent a significant amount of my childhood in Bombay, yes, I belong to the era when it was called Bombay, I use the word Mumbai now, but there is a certain emotional attachme...

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