Dal roti

We usually have leftover dal in the fridge that is either too little for a meal or no one shows interest in it.In an effort not to waste it, I knead it into regular roti dough and make rotis out of it. The dal renders the dough a softness and the spices that already exist…

I’m exhausted

For those of you who are still reading this blog….I have been very irregular. I have not cooked anything blog worthy for a long long time and when I do I am so exhausted that I cannot get to take pictures or write about it. I do post quite a lot to Instagram tho and…

Sevaiyyan – the dry cousin of sheer khurma

On eid last week, having been confined to the house because of Sage’s continuous seizures, feeling quite sorry for myself, I decided to make myself some sheer khurma. Memories of eating it by the bowlful on eid days when as children we visited my parents friends and when I was older my own friends came…

Shakshuka like egg curry

On Thursday, Sage had two seizures on under two hours. I asked K to rush home and we kept vigil, gave him sedation and stayed up comforting him. He had a third one in under 12 hours and that is alarming. Taking the count to 5 in 40 days. I’m typing this after 4 days…

South Indian Style Shallot and Brinjal Masala

We had a surfiet of farm grown small onions. They arent the sambar onion variety, but regular onions, just small. After using them as per usual, I decided to try out a hybrid dish with them whole. I call it my baghara baingan meets pulusu gravy.It turned out so delicious that I am writing the…