Puri and Potato Masala Recipe

The temperature in Hyderabad is a beautiful 18 C in the early mornings and hovers around the 20’s at least till 9 AM. This is K’s favourite season and sometimes its tough to make out where he starts and the dog ends on the bed. Despite a thick furry coat, one can find Sage snuggled…

{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…

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…

Baingan Ka Bharta

This is one of those recipes I didn’t eat leave alone try to make for a very long time. Apart from the fact that I avoid multi step cooking like the plague, I am not particularly fond of dishes with too many layers of flavour. Somehow the idea of a smoked charred vegetable double cooked…