Breakfast · Chutney/Relish/Dip · Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Karnataka · Mangalorean · Seasoning · South Indian · Tamil Nadu · Vegetarian

Curry Leaves Chutney Pudi/ Powder.. Hebbar Iyengar style..!


All organic.. home-grown ingredients are awesome to have & to eat.. Don’t you agree?? As a kid I remember my grandmother preparing this very fragrant chutney pudi from the freshest curry leaves available.. yup, plucking them from the 5 curry leaves tree we had in our garden :), using the copra she made from drying… Continue reading Curry Leaves Chutney Pudi/ Powder.. Hebbar Iyengar style..!

Breakfast · Dairy · Egg · Exotic · Fruits · Fusion

Spiced Mango Pancakes….


K loves mangoes…. Just the way I love crabs.. :D. You give him a couple of mangoes & I won’t feel his presence around.. He gets lost in his own world.. We suddenly have loads of Mangoes at home.. Thanks to a friends farmhouse & K’s cousin who brought us some from a friends orchard.… Continue reading Spiced Mango Pancakes….

Breakfast · Chutney/Relish/Dip · Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Sides · South Indian · Vegetarian

Coriander-Pepper Chutney with hints of Garlic… !


Staying on the top floor has its advantages & flaws doesn’t it?? You get a good view yes but then you also have to put up with the intolerable heat during summers. Oh what am I talking about? South India has only 2 seasons, Summer & rainy. It’s summer for almost 8 months of the… Continue reading Coriander-Pepper Chutney with hints of Garlic… !

Breakfast · Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Karnataka · South Indian · Vegetarian

Rava Rotti/Savoury Semolina pancakes….


Hiya, hope alls been well with all of you, I would like to share some awesome news with all of you, my recipe for Shahi Paneer has been nominated to be one among the best 200 recipe’s for Shahi Paneer recipe’s on the internet. The recipe with the maximum number of votes will be chosen… Continue reading Rava Rotti/Savoury Semolina pancakes….

Breakfast · Comfort Food · Indian · Konkani · Mangalorean · Snack · South Indian · Vegetarian

Phova Chutney with Muga Daali Usli….. Classic GSB breakfast dish


This a classic breakfast dish of the GSB’s or Konkana’s. It is a very simple & delicious breakfast dish. Once you have a look at the ingredients you will agree that the days when you don’t have a breakfast idea, you can give this a try as you would have all these in your pantry… Continue reading Phova Chutney with Muga Daali Usli….. Classic GSB breakfast dish

Bread · Breakfast · Comfort Food · Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Quick Bites · Snack · South Indian · Vegetarian

Breadata Upkari – a Breadda upkari with a twist of mashed potato


As kids when mum ran out of ideas or when we were bored with the conventional South Indian breakfast ideas, mum would ask my lil bro or me to walk up to the corner shop & get a loaf of bread. You may think it’s for a bread butter/jam breakfast or bread omelette breakfast.. Naa..… Continue reading Breadata Upkari – a Breadda upkari with a twist of mashed potato

Breakfast · Comfort Food · Egg · Herbs · Indian · Quick Bites · Sides · Snack · Starters

Indian spiced scrambled eggs/Anda burji…


I don’t know why I missed posting such a simple & tasty recipe. Its a wonderful snack/breakfast/filler/side dish/starter. Yes, its put a versatile tag on this one. This serves as a wonderful spiced up breakfast with some bread by the side. If you on an outing or a picnic & want to carry some dry… Continue reading Indian spiced scrambled eggs/Anda burji…

Breakfast · Egg · Fusion · Non Vegetarian · Oriental · Quick Bites

Peppered Broccoli omelette with Oriental flavours…..


I’m so sorry for not being able  to post anything since the past week… Been caught up with moving… packing & unpacking… I’m sure you know how hectic & tiring the whole process is.. To make my blog more interactive & fun I decided to have small contests on my Facebook page for the fans… Continue reading Peppered Broccoli omelette with Oriental flavours…..

Andhra Pradesh · Breakfast · Herbs · Indian · Karnataka · Kerala · Quick Bites · Sides · Snack · South Indian · Tamil Nadu · To Go · Vegetarian

The Versatile Aloo/Potato Bhaji – South Indian style


Who doesn’t love a good Masala Dosa.. what makes a Masala Dosa really special? Of course the bhaji added in between the dosa. This bhaji is so simple to prepare that if you’re a dosa lover, you will instantly stop going to restaurants once you learn to prepare this bhaji at home… This recipe is… Continue reading The Versatile Aloo/Potato Bhaji – South Indian style

Breakfast · Chutney/Relish/Dip · Comfort Food · Curry · Herbs · Indian · Sides · South Indian · Tamil Nadu · Vegetarian

Takkali Kolumbu/Kohzumbu…. a perfect dip for your Dosa/Idli


Its been a hot day.. Man..!! the sun is so strong today,, temperatures have soared up to 24 degrees.. & damn how I miss having a ceiling fan or an air-conditioner.. Phew..!! have sweat trickling down my forehead & its getting unbearable.. too hot to even have a decent nights sleep.. 😦 I know it… Continue reading Takkali Kolumbu/Kohzumbu…. a perfect dip for your Dosa/Idli