• Kosambri - Traditional South Indian Salad

    Kosambri - Traditional South Indian Salad

    Summer is here is a bang! Especially in Bangalore city, so much so that the great weather that Bangalore is known for seemed to have melted away. It's HOT at 8am! Anyway, as a way to beat the heat, I have decided to do a series of '50 Shades of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Pani Puri

    Pani Puri

    Summer holidays with cousins only meant one thing; that mom would make pani puri that week! This is also the dish that my mum used to trick me into eating raw onions which I HATE by the way. There are different versions of the same Pani Puri which is called ...

  • 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.

  • The Versatile Mint Chutney

    The Versatile Mint Chutney

    If you have ever wanted one chutney to go with almost all the snack that you make then your search ends here! This is one chutney that can be used not only for snacks but also while making burgers ( Indianized ones of course), it also goes pretty well with ...

  • Andra style Palak Pappu

    Andra style Palak Pappu

    When I used to live in Chennai, I used to walk to office. A luxury that I miss dearly. On my way back there was an old couple who used to sell different types of leafy veggies. Each day there were different varieties of them. About two three times a ...

  • 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 ...