Lunch Box Series : LBS#19

Deciding on a lunch that a 6 year old can eat without much fuss is real pain. And with Konda, its never been easy. I guess after much heated discussion and the general feeling that gets shown, makes her ask for Curd rice. That of course, is best. But daily dose of just that also […]

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Have Karela also gone Nuts!

Its not every day that I eat a Karela. Infact I never. Somehow I have not got myself eat this vegetable. But sometime soon I got to get used to this. The fact remains that I have got to be an example, if not a role model for my kids. God help me if I […]

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Dosa of this kind and that ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Dosas are my favorite! I think I have spoken enough on this that I need not say much. Still if I got to elaborate, I can talk endless on Dosas and what it does to me. For quite a long period, when parottas were not really introduced to me, I always used to order Dosa […]

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Want to see my Nuts? ~ Mine are always spiced!

Every month they ask ‘Show us your this or Show us your that’! And they sure make us do! This month they say ‘Show us your Nuts! Are they Nuts? Well no probs, for I am nuts over my spiced ones. Hubby dear was in mood for some nuts. Was I glad! Well I always […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#18

There was a time when I used to cook Chow Chow so frequently. Hubby dear finally one day said he had enough of this veggie and didn’t want to see it in his lunch box for time unknown. Hence I stopped getting this veggie, but selecting something for the lunch is so difficult, that I […]

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Baby Potatoes simmering in a gravy ~ Dum Aloo

What’s in a name we may say, but at times it becomes very maddening when you get to the heart of the things. Dum Aloo or Aloo Dum is one such thing. Even now I don’t really know what separates these day or how and why two different names. It was the time during my […]

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Arusuvai Friendship Chain ~ Custard Malpua

It was waiting for me when I went home one evening. You have some packet said Athamma. I wondered what it was. When I saw a pouch couldn’t understand what it might be. Then it struck me, oh yes the packet from Renuka. She had sent a mail asking if I have received the packet […]

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Aloo Mutter Masala | How to make Punjabi Aloo Matar Gravy

Aloo Mattar Masala

Aloo Mutter Masala is a delicious gravy dish mostly prepared for Rotis and Pooris. However I was once attempted to make these for Appam after a chance eating of this served with Appam. Tantalizing aroma was sneaking out of the hot box that was laid on the table. When I peeped in, saw some rich […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#17

We have added a new ingredient to our food off late. That’s since we met a doctor who said that adding this to one’s food, is very good for health. This helps in flushing out toxins and generally helps in everything. I am talking about Plantain stem or Vallai Tandu or Arti Dantu as in […]

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