Muttai Kotthu Parota (Eggs with Minced Paratha) Recipe

I’d never heard of this dish till before I lived in Coimbatore. A friend of mine took me out and this was what was ordered. The usual way is to use fresh rotis or Malabar parotas which are full of flakes and make this…. Kotthu parota literally translated means “minced parota”…. It is a fast…

Mixed Love ~ Easy Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe

It isn’t uncommon to have me stare at a few vegetable odds and ends and wonder how the hell I am going to make a meal out of what I see…..it used to throw me off gear and the head of the serpent that hissed I was pathetic at running my house raised itself…..then I…

Brinjal with Nigella Seeds ~ Kalonji Baingan Recipe

if I were to categorize most of what I post here, it would more or less fall into the category of  what my mother used to call “no nonsense cooking”…. my cooking, as is very evident, is biased towards easy and quick, not to mention very simple food…. and I tend to agree….. The last thing…

Easy Macaroni Salad Recipe

Casa Picola in Bangalore is one of my favourite places to eat. When I lived there, I wouldn’t miss any opportunity to eat there. Not only did they make awesome food, from pastas, burgers, steaks and desserts, plus their prices were easy on the pockets of a badly paid management trainee. I loved the casual…

Dill Deewani!! Recipe for Dill Pulao with Potato and Green Beans

Those of you who read my other blog know that the last 6 weeks have been pretty stressful for K and me…..amidst the bedlam there’s little time to think of something nice and indulgent…..and something that can make an appearance on this blog is currently just the stuff my wild fantasies are made up of……..