Ramadan Special – Semolina Cake

The Holy month of Ramadan started on May 28th. Living in Kuwait, the month of Ramadan is an experience by itself. People who believe in Islam, start their fast before the sunrise and break the fast after sunset. People even stop on the highway and do namaz without minding the extreme temperatures. Temporary tents are … Continue reading Ramadan Special – Semolina Cake

Kerala Fish Curry

Mothers are always special and any Michelin restaurant cannot match a mother's cooking. My mom is a great cook who enjoys cooking for others and I am sure most of the mothers have that quality. When I was a kid we wouldn't get paneer, capsicum, mushrooms, bangalore tomatoes in my town and those were like … Continue reading Kerala Fish Curry

Pavakkai Thokku (Bitter gourd Thokku)

Bitter  gourd is not everyone's favourite vegetable but I like it. Amma makes kulambu, poriyal and this simple thokku. Everything goes well with rice,idly and dosa. This thokku is an ultimate combo with curd rice. Temperatures have gone high and no one wants to spend time in the kitchen preparing elaborate meals. Also this stays in … Continue reading Pavakkai Thokku (Bitter gourd Thokku)

Keerai Masiyal (Mashed Greens)

Memories of the places where you grew up is mostly associated with the food that you grew up eating. Having grown up in a small town, I have had the luxury of eating the local produce. I consider it as a luxury because you get fresh, clean and a variety of greens and vegetables almost … Continue reading Keerai Masiyal (Mashed Greens)

Ragi biscuits 

Ragi has become one of the most common ingredients at home these days. My grandma packed me a few kilos of freshly grounded ragi flour.She washed to clean the dust in ragi, sun-dried for a couple of days, ground in a mill, spread and let it cool down completely before packing it in an airtight … Continue reading Ragi biscuits 

Ragi(Finger Millet) Idly

I haven't got requests for a recipe like how I did for this one. Since when this went on my Instagram feed, I have been getting requests to share the recipe. I'm feeling so excited about it! I used to make only dosas and porridge using Ragi or Finger Millet. My mum said she made idlis … Continue reading Ragi(Finger Millet) Idly