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  • Chai Masala Chocolate Fudge

    Chai Masala Chocolate Fudge

    This post was supposed to be a part of the Diwali series but as usual life got busy and plans got derailed. But then when the whole was recovering from ...

  • Sprouts and Muesli Chaat

    Sprouts and Muesli Chaat

    If the world listens to me, I will have only one call to make - Chaat for President. I can eat chaat morning, day and night. For snacks, for lunch, ...

  • Bharwan Tinda (Spice stuffed Apple Gourd)

    Bharwan Tinda (Spice stuffed Apple Gourd)

    I know gourds are usually ignored by people but I love most of them specially tinda, also known as apple gourd. The little rounds balls with tender seeds take on ...

  • Paneer Stuffed Besan Chilla (Stuffed Savory Lentil Crepes)

    Paneer Stuffed Besan Chilla (Stuffed Savory Lentil Crepes)

    Contrary to what people think of me now, I grew up in a primarily vegetarian household. There would be once in two weeks chicken or mutton curry and that occasional ...

  • Of Hard Days, Comfort Food and Lacha Onion Parantha

    Of Hard Days, Comfort Food and Lacha Onion Parantha

    Yesterday night I was feeling down the dumps. I had just come back from spending a harrowing day at the Regional Passport Office Kormanagala after feeling helpless and defeated. I ...

  • Shalgam ki Tikki (Spiced Turnip Cakes)

    Shalgam ki Tikki (Spiced Turnip Cakes)

    I first ate Shalgam ki Tikki some weeks ago at K3 restaurant of JW Marriott, Aerocity Delhi. They had it in at their Indian tawa counter and I was very ...

  • Tawa Potato Wedges by Preeti

    Tawa Potato Wedges by Preeti

    Preeti is a dear friend and a brilliant cook. Last week while we were casually chatting she said she has recipes that she would like to share but doesn't know ...

  • Cheera Thoran (Amaranth Leaves Stir Fry)

    Cheera Thoran (Amaranth Leaves Stir Fry)

    I first saw Amaranth leaves years ago when I moved to Bangalore, those lovely red leaves (there are green as well) being sold by the vendor in the vegetable market ...

  • Besan Chila and the tale of Tomato Omelette

    Besan Chila and the tale of Tomato Omelette

    Years ago new in the city of Bangalore, I walked into Sukh Sagar and a little bored of eating the idly and dosa on a daily basis got very excited ...

  • Thandai Mousse : Holi Special Recipe

    Thandai Mousse : Holi Special Recipe

    I know I know I am going a tad overboard with Holi recipes but then I am known to be like that, impulsive and going all the way when I ...

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