Multi tasking vegetable stir fry

Having a versatile mix of vegetables pre cooked is a book for busy days. I make omelettes almost 5 days a week for us and figured that if I was to be 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…

Mushroom and Garlic Chives Pasta

K’s lunchbox is like my one excited cooking moment of the day. What to make (and subsequently pack) is a question I am asking myself almost everyday. I make a weekly list of things I can make in the stupor of the morning that won’t take too long. It helps to have a list because…

A simple summer spaghetti recipe and a long story

Some days Most days, I cook just to get done with a meal and don’t put too much thought when my only aim is to whiz in and out of the kitchen. I always wonder how my mom did it. These days, I have far greater respect for her than she could imagine. As a working…

Chili Garlic Sauteed Vegetables ~ Sandwich

This has to be the month of sandwiches for me. After detesting dry bread with cucumber and tomato slices, I have become a sandwich fiend with a vengeance. There is nothing better than a good sandwich made with fresh bread. Generally I do not like the bread to be slathered on with either butter or…

{Quick Cooking} Pav Bhaji Masala Pulao

A few days ago, I was busy with work and suddenly realised I had not made lunch but was ravenous. I could have made upma. I make it well even when I add purple coloured veggies to it! But any chance to dig into a rice dish will not be lost. I’m a one dish meal…