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  • Pavvakai Pitla : Bitter gourd Sambhar with freshly ground spices

    Pavvakai Pitla : Bitter gourd Sambhar with freshly ground spices

    I had first encountered this sambhar long ago at a friends house, her mother is my go to person for Tamil food, every dish she makes is finger licking delicious. ...

  • Nandu Kuzhambu - Chettinad Crab Curry

    Nandu Kuzhambu - Chettinad Crab Curry

    An inter community marriage has more benefits than you can count and for me the one that tops the list is the gorging on the traditional food of both sides, ...

  • Drumstick Leaf aka Moringa Dal

    Drumstick Leaf aka Moringa Dal

    Moringa is making huge waves as the latest health food around the world, but while the world discovered it recently we have been eating it forever, Moringa Leaves are nothing ...

  • Kitchen Basics : Saunth or Imli ki chutney

    Kitchen Basics : Saunth or Imli ki chutney

    Some might argue on whether that Saunth or the sweet, spicy and sour Imli ki chutney is really a kitchen basic. But if one has grown up in the north ...

  • Tomato Saar

    Tomato Saar

    So in the earlier post Ipromised you Tomato Saar recipe, without further delay and my usual stories here is the recipe. Serve hot with masala baath or steamed rice or ...

  • Desi Health Bites : Chettinad Fish Curry

    Desi Health Bites : Chettinad Fish Curry

    This is the second post in the series for Fortune Rice bran oil and this time I attempted a Chettinad Fish Curry. A bit about Fortune Rice Bran Oil again, ...

  • Kundapur Ghee Roast and Announcing The Kitchen Divas

    Kundapur Ghee Roast and Announcing The Kitchen Divas

    First up let me wish you all a very Happy 2015, May you all have peace, happiness, travel, good food and whatever else you wish for in the coming year. ...

  • Mangalore in my kitchen : Jane DSouza's delightful cookbook

    Mangalore in my kitchen : Jane DSouza's delightful cookbook

    A while ago I had posted that I am looking for some books exploring the marathi cuisine, I got a lot of recommendations and at the same time Ruth told ...

  • Paniyaram Best Ever Sambhar for breakfast

    Paniyaram Best Ever Sambhar for breakfast

    So readers of this blog now very well know my current obsession is tam food and continuing with that I made Paniyaram and sambhar made with freshly ground spices along ...

  • Onions Vetha Kuzhambu

    Onions Vetha Kuzhambu

    When I moved to Bangalore about 9 years ago all I knew of south Indian food was idly, dosa, vada and uthapam along with sambhar and coconut chutney ofcourse and ...

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