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…

{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…

{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…

Dosa Spring Roll

A few weeks ago, I was browsing for recipes that use Dosa batter and found Dosa Spring Rolls. I am a bit of a skeptic when it comes to giving food a Chinese makeover. For too many “items” including Chaat have gotten a Chinese makeover with disastrous results (according to me). I prefer mixing wheat…