Mangalorean Fish Curry is a beautiful fusion of coastal flavors, aromatic spices, and a tangy tamarind base that leaves you craving for more. The star ingredient, of course, is the freshest catch of the day, typically a firm-fleshed fish like pomfret, kingfish, or mackerel. Coconut plays a crucial role here, adding a creamy texture and […]
This Black Chickpeas curry is a popular dish from Kerala. It gets it flavour from the spice bundle used when boiling the chana. It is a healthy dish as it is packed with vegetable protien. Using coconut oil for tempering brings out the flavours of the curry. It is a traditional breakfast dish alongwith puttu […]
In the search for nutritious, healthy ingredients, I came across Aliv seeds (also called Halim or garden cress). These seeds are rich in iron and calcium. Laddoos made from Aliv is a traditional Maharashtrian dish made during the winter season. In combination with Coconut, Jaggery, Ghee, and nuts this is a gold mine of nutrition. […]
This is a simple recipe that can be made in less than an hour. You can make many variations by replacing the walnuts with nuts of your choice or with choco chips. It’s so addictive that it will disappear in minutes. It is our family favourite.
Due to lockdown, we have been avoiding buying fresh food. There was this urge to eat Parsi style chutney bread made by Theobroma. I had a very good recipe to make a bread loaf from a home baking course I had taken many moons back. I decided to adapt it to make the chutney bread. […]
During the lockdown, I had to buy some cottage cheese from the dairy. While standing in the queue for my turn I happened to see their displayed product list. The fresh mawa in the list caught my attention and brought back fond memories of the mawa cake I used to buy from the Parsi bakery. […]
Sheera as it is called in parts of Tulunadu, is a sweet dish made from semolina. Various variants are made by adding pinapples, banana, etc. It is the season for mangoes so I decided to make Mango Sheera. This variant is sure to be enjoyed by everyone.
A healthier version of the Banana Bread. I replaced over half of the refined flour with whole wheat flour. Since whole wheat flour absorbs moisture, I added some milk to get the right consistency.