How to make Udupi Sambar Powder | Udupi Sambar Podi

When I started reading on Udupi Cuisine, I had the toughest time trying to understand which of the names referred to the Sambar. While all over the world, Udupi Sambar being so famous, it was almost hilarious that I couldn’t identify which name was supposed to mean Sambar. So trying to understand that took sometime. […]

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How to make Homemade Condensed Milk using Milk Powder

This is going to be yet another quick posts as I seem to be running out of time and off the schedule this month. I am still trying to get back to track. However I didn’t want to miss doing this wonderful theme I selected. For this week, I am making all those products that […]

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Homemade Sun Dried Tomatoes | Oven Baked Tomatoes

Living in Madras, one would think making sun dried tomatoes will be a breeze. Yes agreed, having access to the scorching sun almost through the year, has its advantage. However with the busy work life, it becomes impossible. Especially when it has to be taken in, taken out, on frequent basis, it becomes beyond scope […]

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How to Sprout ~ The Sprouting process!

I was never a salad person. The buffet table laid down with tons of salads never did attract me. I could probably pick at them, but never indulge myself over a bowl. At Pizza Hut, you will never catch me wandering towards the salad bar. ‘Gosh you land in a pizza joint to lavish on […]

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How to set Curds ~ Making of Curds!

Making of Curds or as its called setting of curds, must be quite an easy one if you are used to doing it or have seen it being done often. I have always seen Amma setting this late in the night. She has certain vessels, which she doesn’t use for anything else. I have tried […]

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Saga of making of Paneer ~ Indian Cottage Cheese at home!

Well I know many out there know hot to make Paneer at home. Of course, I have heard many say what’s the big deal that Indian Cottage Cheese gets so much prominence when Indian cooking is addressed. Still I can’t deny the appeal this has to many and I can still remember those days when […]

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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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