Pressure Cooker Pulav

Every now and then, I get the urge to cook something in less than 30 minutes. My criteria like every working person on a harried weekday is simple. The recipe should be easy, use pantry staples and be tasty enough to satisfy my stomach and ego. One pot meals are legend in my house. From…

Mushroom and Garlic Chives Pasta

K’s lunchbox is like my one excited cooking moment of the day. What to make (and subsequently pack) is a question I am asking myself almost everyday. I make a weekly list of things I can make in the stupor of the morning that won’t take too long. It helps to have a list because…

Fusilli with Pine Nuts and Basil in Marinara Sauce

Last year, I attended a live demonstration at a recently opened bistro in Hyderabad where the Chef showed us how to make fresh pasta. I have attempted to make fresh pasta in the past and I loved it. It was nice to interact with the Chef, ask questions and get answers for best techniques, ingredients,…

{Quick Cooking} Pav Bhaji Masala Pulao

A few days ago, I was busy with work and suddenly realised I had not made lunch but was ravenous. I could have made upma. I make it well even when I add purple coloured veggies to it! But any chance to dig into a rice dish will not be lost. I’m a one dish meal…

One Pot Spaghetti with Tomato and Mushrooms

Cooking for one is my most favourite and least favourite task in the kitchen. No I am not a person who cannot make up my mind. Cooking for one means I get to make and eat what I want, something which K doesn’t particularly care for (pasta) or even one of my not so successful…