Lunch Box Series : LBS#56 ~ Cabbage Rice Recipe

It was one of those days when I hadn’t planned the menu. Yes it happens frequently in a week. I am going back on my organized ways and it again becomes hectic. I slept late, still couldn’t get much of a sleep which resulted in me being up very early. I suddenly felt I didn’t […]

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Kadambam Sadam and a Birthday celebration!

Kadambam Rice

Kadambam Sadam is a Mixed Rice Variety popular in Tamil Nadu, cooked with different lentils and Vegetables. The highlight is the spice powder used to make this One pot Meal. Before sharing the recipe of the dish I made couple of days ago, let me share my Monday Blues!. Mondays are always hectic, but I […]

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Sambar Rice ~ Sankranti Special!

Waves were hitting the shores, wave after wave, calling me to touch. But I didn’t budge from my spot. Every other minute, I was closing my eyes, just feeling the breeze that was caressing me with the salty drizzles from the salty water. I was gazing at my family standing on the beach. With each […]

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Thakkali Sadam / Tomato Rice| Lunch Box Series : LBS#40

I had sneaked on it many times and scrolled up and down, with the faint hope that I won’t linger on the pictures for longer time. But it never happens. I droll on their pictures and they leave me breathless. They, of course refer to the pictures ok! This post was no different. I have […]

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Onion Tomato Masala Rice | Lunch Box Series : LBS#39

It’s a pleasure to eyes biking on a Friday morning on our streets. You will get to see, all colourfully decked up ladies with flowing hair, lovingly adorned with flowers. It’s a tradition to have a head bath and get ready for a full swung pooja on a Friday morning for most Hindu ladies.Though I […]

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Vangi Bath ~ Weekend Cooking and a new look!

Change is the only consistent thing in this life! One can’t escape what changes life brings to one, happiness is when when one can adapt to those changes. I guess in general, life sounds exciting when you have a new overlook or a new thing happening to us. But if you ask me, I am […]

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Coconut Coriander Rice ~ Tried & Tested!

Tried and Tasted is the new event started by the lovely Zlamushka at her Spicy Kitchen! This is an event to appreciate other blogs – an opportunity to thank our fellow bloggers for sharing their recipes by re-creating them. Starting the very first edition of T&T, “laboratory rat” as Zlamushka says is our dear friend […]

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Quick Mexican Rice with Tomatoes and Green Pepper!

Well I have had this book over a decade, its the recipe book that came along with Nippo Electeric cooker. Amma has been using this cooker for a long time and most recipes in that book are tried and tested. It comes with beautiful pictures and very simple recipes. We must’ve tried most of them […]

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Karivepaku Annam ~ Spiced Curry Leaf Rice!

Karuveppilai sadam or Karepaaku Annam is our all time favorite rice. This rice can also be made with the Spiced Curry leaves Powder or in a very simpler way too. Curry leaves are so important to our Indian cooking. Most of our dals are incomplete without a curry leaf in it. That not being enough, […]

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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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