The Quintessential Sundal ~ Double Beans Sundal Recipe

My friend Siri and I met on monday for a bloggers meet in Hyderabad. While the talk we attended per se was not much to talk about, it was a chance for us to meet many bloggers we had been reading or following but had never met, and for the two of us to meet … Continue reading The Quintessential Sundal ~ Double Beans Sundal Recipe

{Vegan MoFo 2013} Kerala Style Vegetable Ishtu Recipe

Kerala Style Vegetable Ishtu is the perfect accompaniment to Paalappam. It is a classic breakfast dish. The vegetable ishtu is a medley of vegetables simmered in the naturally sweet coconut milk. There is no holy grail in recipes and each one does what they like best. I have blogged a recipe for Ishtu earlier when … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} Kerala Style Vegetable Ishtu Recipe

{Vegan MoFo 2013} Kerala Appam from Scratch ~ Easy Recipe

I've been fascinated by Kerala cuisine ever since I first discovered it. My juvenile self wanted to be adopted by Malayalees and for a while I pretended to be one! My cooking as readers of this blog may have noticed is nothing traditional. I have evolved my own mix and match way of arriving at … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} Kerala Appam from Scratch ~ Easy Recipe

{Vegan MoFo 2013} ~ Kiddie Lunch Box ~ Recipe for Vegetable Packed Idli

It cannot be easy to think about what to pack in multiple dabbas kids have to carry to school. Couple of snacks and one main meal which is easy to eat and will taste good even when cold. That is a Herculean task if I know one. With kids being as demanding as they are, … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} ~ Kiddie Lunch Box ~ Recipe for Vegetable Packed Idli

Mangalore Style Potato Sukke

I made this for the weekly recipes I write for Hans India. It turned out fabulous even if I say so myself! I took inspiration from my dear namesake's recipe. Who by the way, visited me last month from Singapore, baby A and husband in tow. We spent the whole day together, talking, shopping, talking, … Continue reading Mangalore Style Potato Sukke

Masala Vada Curry ~ Paruppu Vadai Curry

This one is a firm¬†favorite¬†when we eat out at Tamizh or Chettinadu places (I know they are not interchangeable words, but I am trying to keep it simple here) I always thought it was impossibly laborious to first make the vadais and then the curry. A few weeks ago, my MIL sent us some paruppu … Continue reading Masala Vada Curry ~ Paruppu Vadai Curry