• North Indian Style Chana Masala / Chickpea Curry

    North Indian Style Chana Masala / Chickpea Curry

    I don't know what it is about the chickpea, but I absolutely love it, all forms of it, whether it is in a salad or in form of usli (or Sundal in Tamil). I had been craving channa chaat for a while now, I really wanted to make the gravy ...

  • Masala Lemon Tea - No Added Sugar

    Masala Lemon Tea - No Added Sugar

    When I had been to Chennai last week, I was staying at my friend's place and she said she had found this amazing tea recipe online and we decided to make it while we waited for another friend of ours to arrive. Even though didn't have cinnamon, that was a ...

  • Shiitake Mushroom in Chinese cabbage soup

    Shiitake Mushroom in Chinese cabbage soup

    Have you ever bought an ingredient because it looked interesting and had no clue what to do with it? Yeah! The Shiitake mushrooms was that for me. I went shopping couple of weeks ago and found the mushrooms pretty fascinating, I had never seen dried mushrooms or probably never paid ...

  • Dal Makhni

    Dal Makhni

    I had initially soaked the black gram to add them to a salad ( will put out a similar recipe soon ) and I ended up not making the salad and my mum suggested Dal Makhni. So here is the Dal Makhni recipe.

  • My Aunt's Pumpkin Soup!

    My Aunt's Pumpkin Soup!

    My mum and I love soups! My dad's sweet corn soup is a weekly affair whenever corn is available. So, when my aunt visited a couple of weeks ago she happen to mention the pumpkin soup. I was a little skeptical at first but decided to give it a try ...

  • Sweet and Spice Drunken Mushrooms

    Sweet and Spice Drunken Mushrooms

    Have you ever been to a restaurant and fallen in love with one really gorgeous dish? This is that dish for me!  Yesterday I was craving something with wine in it. It was either mushrooms in wine or ice cream with wine. Yesterday being a dry day the craving continued ...

  • Peas Masala and moving back home

    Peas Masala and moving back home

    After living on my own for couple of years, I finally moved back home. Ever since I moved back I haven't cooked as much, I'm not sure if it's just the 'back home' feeling or just sheer laziness or may be a bit of both. I had started missing cooking ...