Ragi Pakoda

Ragi Pakoda is one of my favorite tea time snacks. Tastes good and comparatively easy to make when compared to bajji/bonda. Doesn't need a side dish and perfect for rainy evenings with cup of cardamom/ginger tea! What you need Ragi flour - 1.5 cups Onions¬† - 1 thinly sliced Dry chilies - 2 Curry leaves … Continue reading Ragi Pakoda

Pottukadalai Urundai

Pottukadalai Urundai is one of the easiest sweets that you can make within no time. This is very commonly known in our family as Minuku Urundai which translates as glittering balls. The sugar adds a glitter to the balls and hence the name. The recipe uses simple ingredients and very less or no cooking time. … Continue reading Pottukadalai Urundai

Lunch box hacks

It is an everyday routine to stare at the fridge and pantry to decide what to cook and wishing some magic to help with an answer! And like many, I am realizing every single day, how cruel it was tell Amma that her lunch menu was repetitive and boring (though she packed a good variety … Continue reading Lunch box hacks

Parupu Thogayal

Parupu Thogayal is one of the easiest thing to make for lunch. It's an ideal option when you have an almost empty fridge and very basic pantry. With very few ingredients it tastes well with hot rice and nallennai/gingely oil. You can also add ghee instead. Fry a papad or make an omelette, lunch is … Continue reading Parupu Thogayal

Picnic to Yasmin Farms, Wafra

We had a long weekend in the end of February for the National and Liberation day of Kuwait. Of many things that we had planned, picnic to Wafra was one.¬† We visited Yasmin Farms, owned by the same family as the renowned wholesale supermarket, The Sultan Center in Kuwait. The farm is widely spread across … Continue reading Picnic to Yasmin Farms, Wafra

Chat with Pink Oven

Gone are days when cakes were sold only in bakeries and patisseries. These days many of the homes have an oven and cakes, breads, muffins, etc have become a regular affair. Baking is already well-sought option as a business that can be done from one's own kitchen and a minimum investment. Today's post is about … Continue reading Chat with Pink Oven

Follow me around Dubai

I had a poll on Instagram asking if I should blog about the Dubai trip and the response was 91% Yes against 9% No so, here goes the Dubai post. This was our second trip to Dubai and time is never really enough to say that you have seen it all! The country is so … Continue reading Follow me around Dubai