Liquid Dreams!

Beverages are something that can tempt anybody. Especially it matters with what you serve it. Even my 6 yr kid prefers to be served in proper glass ware! This weekend she was after me to make her Milkshake. For almost two days, she was only uttering this statement. Where is my Milkshake? so finally got […]

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Know your Ingredient – Chickpea

This week in Know your Ingredient Series is Chickpea. Chickpea is called by many names. Its called Senagalu in Telugu, Sundal in Tamil. Other names are garbanzo bean, ceci bean, bengal gram, hummus, chana or channa. Varieties * Desi – “with small, dark seeds and a rough coat (prevailing in the Indian Subcontinent, Ethiopia, Mexico, […]

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Bisi Bele Huli Anna ~ A feast for all time!

We had a neighbor who was a kannadiga. This doctor got married after few months moving next door. His young wife was a pretty lady, who was so typically kannadiga and didn’t know a word of Tamil. This was our first brush with Kannadiga cuisine and culture. For all her modern upbringing and other things, […]

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14 Idlies and a Sambar!

14 Idlies is the way this dish is called in the restaurants in Madras. These are mini idlies soaked in buckets of Sambar. Being a native of this city, I enjoy my Idlies the way it is eaten natively. Idlies are quite popular in Andhra also but Tamil Nadu is famous for its Idlies and […]

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Erra Karam Masala Dosa ~ Andhra Specials!

This is my 100th post and I am celebrating it by posting my hubby dear’s favorite dosa types – Erra Karam Masala Dosa. Erra Karam as in Telugu means Red Chilli Masala, this I came to know is hubby favorite dish which he very passionately confessed during my Athamma’s earlier visit. He said his mother […]

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Kori Kundapuri ~ Chicken Kundapuri & Ghee Rice

One of my readers asked me if I knew how to make Coondapur style Ghee Roast Chicken. Well I didn’t, but then there is no point why I should not try to know what it is, right?. When I did a little research, I came to know that this is chicken roast dish served with […]

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Jeera Aloo Sabji

Jeera Aloo Sabji is one of the easiest dishes you can make. It hardly takes time and very quick to prepare. Jeera or Cumin is my favourite spice. I tend to add it more to many of my regular dishes as well. When I started cooking, this was one of the spice I was very […]

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