Chicken Roast

This is the chicken roast that I made for this weekend lunch. It had a nice finish to it as it was completely roasted in oil and Ghee. Meat I heard is good to eat when it is crispy on the out. So I always remember this when making starters or side eats. To get […]

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Spicy Chicken Biryani

I have been waiting to make some non -veg biryani for a long time. And I got the opportunity this weekend when hubby dear wanted me to make him Chicken Biryani. I asked Amma for a recipe and she said there are so many varieties, so which one I want. I said I want one […]

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Karam Podi Breadu ~ Bread Sandwich with Spicy Podi

My husband dislikes bread in any form. And I love bread in all forms and all times. Our tastes and likes have been so different in many ways. For me, breads and buns have been an integral part of food, but to make my hubby dear eat these was a big task. There was a […]

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A MEME and a Game

Well I have been tagged by Archana for a ME ME to disclose seven random facts about myself. … not sure if she thought it was good choice…but she had it coming…I take this opportunity to brag about myself.. 1 I was born into a family of doctors, I thought I will be the one […]

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Pal Puri

When I first started blogging on food, my Athamma was very enthusiastic about it and gave me lot of ideas on what we can prepare and blog on. Everyday, She used to ask me did anyone liked or tried what you posted?. Well I just had to tell her, yes Athamma few did comment the […]

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Making Ghee from Butter

Making ghee from Butter at home is a simple process if you know how to get it done. Amma normally gets it done for me. Today I prepared it. Clarified Butter or Ghee is made from Butter by heating or cooking the butter. Heat a kadai and once its dry put the butter on high […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#4

For today’s lunch, we had Sambar with Brinjal, we call it Vankaya Sambar in Telugu. And choice of vegetable was Cabbage. Cabbage, in most variations is difficult to eat. What with its smell and texture. But camouflaged with Moong Dal, you will never find the difference. This is almost like the Usili that’s famous in […]

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The story of a Rising Pulka!

A pulka is judged by the way it rises. A pulka is a pulka but lot goes in the way it is prepared. The story of the rising Pulka at home is a long story. My Dad is a pulka lover. Forever you can hear him saying, he wants Pulkas for dinner. But somehow Amma […]

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Dazzling Dal Makhani

If I am not ordering Paneer Butter Masala, I will be seen ordering Dal Makhani. At times we do have to please our partners and order dishes other than our favorites right. So I came to know that hubby dear is fond of Dal Makhani as its make in Delhi. He was a Delhite for […]

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Gajjar Ka Halwa

Gajjar Ka Halwa or Carrot Halwa is heaven to taste. A well made gajjar halwa is great to behold with the different dry fruits added with orange and milk solids mixed with pista, badams and cashews..not to mention raisins…Amma first made this when she got her Electric Rice cooker some 20 years back. Gajjar halwa […]

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Kerala Kollah Puttu

I have always been very fond of all kerala breakfast. They have so many healthy dishes for breakfast that helps us keep going. My all time favorite breakfast items have been Appam with Stew, Puttu with Sugar and Iddiappam. Wow all mouth watering dishes. Amma makes Puttu both in the regular form and in the […]

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