Fridge Clean-up Meal Series #1

There will be days in all of our lives when work keeps us super occupied and everything else take a back seat. Last week was one of that kind and the vegetables stocked up in the fridge were crying to be used. I usually don't use more than one or two vegetables in a meal … Continue reading Fridge Clean-up Meal Series #1

Farmers Market, Kuwait

Farmers Market in Kuwait!!??? Okay, may be they sell only Dates, you think? I thought so too until I visited the place. Kuwait is a very small country by landscape located in the Arabian Peninsula. It is one of the biggest exporters of oil in the world. The source of water is the Arabian Sea and … Continue reading Farmers Market, Kuwait

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

Chettinad Mutton Kola Urundai (Fried meat balls)

I always have a feeling that I am comfortable cooking vegetarian more than non-vegetarian dishes. The reason because in my family non-vegetarian food is occasional. But this changed after wedding and moving to Kuwait. There is no weekday/weekend for non-vegetarian food. I started trying my hands with meat and seafood and I can safely say … Continue reading Chettinad Mutton Kola Urundai (Fried meat balls)

Moong dhal Pesarattu 

The habit of reading Vikatan magazines is in my blood! Every Thursday, the happiness for my grandmother and my dad is to have the fresh copy of Anandha Vikatan in hands and they will not be in peace till they finish reading it. We even have some of the treasured very old copies at home. … Continue reading Moong dhal Pesarattu 

Home Garden

This has been a long pending post, since November, yeah REALLY long pending ! You all should have guessed from the title what the post is going to be about. I am going to take you through small vegetable garden back in my home in India. Food is all about being healthy and organic these … Continue reading Home Garden

Chocolate Almond Brownies

My favorites brownies are from Prima's Bakery, Chennai. My best friend, Archana used to get that every time she gets back to hostel after visiting her parents in Chennai. We both ate one or two a day and saved it as long as we could. Good old days! I wanted to try brownies when I got … Continue reading Chocolate Almond Brownies

Kambu (Pearl Millet) Dosai

One of my weekend protocols is to prepare and store the idly/dosa batter for rest of the next week. I'm sure it is the case with many of the working women and the dosa batter is a saviour when you are already battered at work!  But monotony is boring, hence I prepare the batter for … Continue reading Kambu (Pearl Millet) Dosai

Varagu Pongal (Kodo millet Pongal)

Once millets belonged only to villages and small towns that are agriculture based. But nowadays, millets are slowly becoming a part of daily diet even in the metropolitan cities. Thanks to the awareness on the nutrition value of millets ! To me, who hail from an agricultural town surrounded by small villages with farmlands millets … Continue reading Varagu Pongal (Kodo millet Pongal)

Simple hacks to avoid food/grocery waste at home

The food waste is becoming unavoidable though we try our best not to. I'm no exception and I have food/groceries going waste from my own kitchen. Recently,I have started following few hacks to avoid the waste and I am happy about the results. Hence this impromptu post on easy ways to avoid food waste at … Continue reading Simple hacks to avoid food/grocery waste at home