South Indian Style Shallot and Brinjal Masala

We had a surfiet of farm grown small onions. They arent the sambar onion variety, but regular onions, just small. After using them as per usual, I decided to try out a hybrid dish with them whole. I call it my baghara baingan meets pulusu gravy.It turned out so delicious that I am writing the…

Multi tasking vegetable stir fry

Having a versatile mix of vegetables pre cooked is a boon for busy days. I make omelettes almost 5 days a week for us and figured that if I was to remain sane, I couldn’t be chopping onions and tomatoes each morning. It’s such a mind numbing activity. So I started to stir fry in…

Capsicum and potato ~ chuck, cover and cook sabzi

In this beginner friendly recipe, the work is actually just peeling and chopping the vegetables. I stirred the curry a total of three times, towards the end of the cooking process and that too, only to distribute the salt and spices. I had chopped capsicum on hand, so paired it with the versatile potato to…

Garlic Rolls in a Convection Oven

I posted this picture on instagram, and got so many comments about not being able to trust a convection oven to make bread/ cake and cookies. ¬†First things first, there are a lot of misconceptions about using a convection oven in India. Most low end models of convection ovens usually come in combination with a…

Whole Wheat Carrot Cake with Garam Masala

PS: This post has been in the writing since Easter………Yes it has taken me that long! And it isn’t even a spectacular post! The long weekend of Easter was spent mostly in sloth. Even baths were taken only when I was threatened by the presence of people other than K. Wait….. that’s not true. We…