Potato and Cauliflower Thoran Recipe ~ Aloo Gobi South Indian Style

To me cauliflower can never be disappointing….unless you massacre it and cook it to death….plus it is such a versatile vegetable, lending itself pretty well to any kind of preparation, indian, Chinese, continental and anything else you can think of making with it….fried, baked and even steamed…..there are lots of people who don’t eat this…

Recipe for Quick Potlakaya (Snakegourd) Stir Fry

potlakaai or snake gourd is a hot favourite at out table…. its soft sweetish flesh is not just versatile in the way it can be adapted to many kinds of preparationsand it is easy to cook. the longish snake like look of this vegetable is a put off to many i know. the outer skin…

Tindora (Dondakaya) Stir Fry Recipe

This was a veggie we didn’t eat very often as kids….not because it wasn’t tasty, but amma thought it was “a waste of time and energy, not to mention precious oil and gas”….infact her exact words used to be “chaar anna ke bandhar ke liye, barah anna ka rassi” which when literally translated means the…

Recipe for Raw Papaya Thoran ~ Kerala Style

amma, as you all know was here for a month….after many months of nagging…she managed to tear herself away from her grand-daughter and give me the pleasure of her company…. the good thing about her being with me….is that i have a willing guinea pig for my culinary experiments….. a few days ago….i cut into…