Vijaya Dashami festival Food and a sweet gesture!

There are couple of festivals for which Amma makes the entire meal as Neivedyam and offer for pooja. From childhood, I have always remembered and associated different festivals with different goodies that get prepared. And we get to have them only the next season! So its always been something we look forward to. Like Poli […]

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Vijaya Dhasami Pooja!

Vijaya Dashami is celebrated grandly in my in-laws place. Though Amma also makes special lunch for this, we don’t go beyond the usual vada payasam tradition.But its also very special because my brother was born on a Vijaya Dashami, so he gets to celebrate two birthdays! Well celebrating birthdays were a big thing when you […]

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Onion Chutney!

This is a very simple chutney but so tasty I couldn’t believe till I actually had and also came back to prepare at home. Whenever this is made along with dosa or Idli, I never liked to eat it but somehow that day I just wanted to see how it would taste. It was something […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#14

Off late my lunch box seem to have mostly sambars! I know it’s high time I change to a new menu. However today’s menu was something I had been planning for many days. I wanted to prepare this Artikaya Fry / Plantain Stir Fry since JFI Banana. But could not prepare as I somehow never […]

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Salt Diamonds!

Salt Diamonds are something that every child would’ve had it I am sure. I guess its called by different names. I remember this snack being called as Maida Salt Diamonds because Amma used to make this in Diamond shape. It used to be my favorite snack and used to consume by tons!.And I have been […]

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Cabbage Kootu

Finally I am able to post this recipe after so many procrastinations. Looking back on my recent posts, looks like I haven’t been able to keep up the pace of one post daily regime! Well I guess everybody needs sometime off to just do nothing on some front too. I was even trilled that few […]

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Food Bloggers Meet!

Well finally Lakshmi, Nirmala and I met over for lunch which got extended to coffee time. This meet was finally possible after what I would say a period of planning over 2 months! Thanks to Lakshmi for suggesting this. She mailed me if I would be interested in a Chennai Food blogger meet. I was […]

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