Gongura Mamsam ~ Mutton with Red Sorrel Leaves!

Andhra, a southern state, in India is famous for its Gongura Pickle. It is so famed that even people who do not know anything about Andhra and its cuisine, say they want to taste its famous Gongura Pickle and Pacchadi. But other less known, yet very cherished are the dishes like Gongura Pappu, Gongura Mamsam. […]

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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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Palak Moong Dal ~ Spinach in Mung Bean!

This was supposed to be the first post to be followed by the Palak Puri. But somehow it got first! Things always happen that way right. We plan something, and something else happens. Anyway how we cope with it and make the best, is the part of the game called life! Well I guess I […]

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Kakarakaya Kura ~ Bitter Gourd Curry!

For Weekend Herb Blogging this week, I am going to blog about a vegetable that’s my hubby’s most favorite. And of course, something I keep my distance from!I try quite hard. Its a real wonder how this particular dish never got featured as the pictures are quite old. Until my marriage I never bothered to […]

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Butter Beans Kurma!

How many words do I need to express my love for Butter Beans! Butter Beans are a thing from childhood, which never fails to perk up my spirit! Butter Beans are not easily available in every other shop. So when Amma shops at those places where its sold, she always ensured she gets a big […]

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Gongura Pachadi or Gongura Chutney ~ Andhra Special!

For this Weekend Herb Blogging, I am going to blog on something that’s very dear to my heart and land! Gongura Pachadi or Gongura Chutney. Gongura akku as in telugu are the sour leaves known as Red Sorrel leaves, Hibiscus Cannabinus, roselle, Pulicha keerai (Tamil), Ambad bhaji, ambada, ambadi (Hindi). Gongura is a very rich […]

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Punjabi Chhole ~ the authentic way!

Memories jog down fast when you least expect them to, openings gates to long forgot days, happily spent with no care or want. I haste to capture them all in one move, lest I forget! But I guess its bound to happen. The mind is so full of memories, that at times I wonder how […]

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