• Roasted Coffee Beans in Chocolate

    Roasted Coffee Beans in Chocolate

    It all started when I was reminiscing my time in Chennai. There was this one time when we had gone to Amethyst Cafe in Chennai, where with coffee they serve these amazing little chocolates that look like Hershey's Kisses. They are tiny and have a single bean of roasted coffee ...

  • Chickpeas and Raw Mango Salad

    Chickpeas and Raw Mango Salad

    7th out of the 50 Shades of Summer This gorgeous salad was my lunch for today. I had some boiled chickpeas and mum made raw mango salad to carry to office today so, I decided to carry some of that as well. We had two separate ingredients and didn't know ...

  • 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 ...

  • Chickpeas, Cottage Cheese and Beets Warm Salad

    Chickpeas, Cottage Cheese and Beets Warm Salad

    We have been eating healthy at the office for a little more than 2 weeks now, it would usually be fruits so we decided to do something different this week! I had some chickpeas left over from Chole I had made last night and decided to bring it to office. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...