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,…

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…

Thanksgiving & Comfort Food ~ Palak Dal

  Today American’s celebrate Thanksgiving. It was tough to escape this one because there were reminders all over fb, twitter and in my training room today as my client for the day is an american company with operations in India. I have a lot to be thankful for. this year in particular….its been a very…

Vegetable Overload Khaara Bhaath

K likes his upma plain and simple with a coconut chutney, I like it full of vegetables. We make peace at home by alternating between the two. Since I have sole custody of the kitchen, I play dirty sometimes! I had some purple cabbage lying about and I added this to the upma. I loved…

Festive Fare ~ Orange Scented Besan Milk Burfi

This is an easy to do variation of the popular 7 cup burfi. I couldn’t get myself to add 3 cups of sugar that the original recipe calls for. For those intimidated by indian sweets, this is a good place to start. One needs to just mix everything together at room temperature and then stir…