Chutney/Relish/Dip · European · Exotic · Fusion · Greek · Herbs · Mediterranean · No cooking required · Quick Bites · Sides · Snack · Starters · Turkish · Vegetarian

Lemon-Coriander Hummus….


Hummus is a very popular dip in the Middle Eastern countries made from cooked chickpeas. This essentially needs a sesame seed paste known as Tahini. There are loads of flavoured hummus available in the market. It is a super healthy dip, made of fresh/boiled ingredients with loads of olive oil. Those of you who saw… Continue reading Lemon-Coriander Hummus….

Comfort Food · Exotic · Fruits · Herbs · Indian · Konkani · Mangalorean · No cooking required · Quick Bites · Salad · Sides · Snack · South Indian · Street Food · Vegetarian

Ambuli/Raw Mango Pachhodi or rather an instant raw mango pickle…


All that I can remember when I eat this is secretly stashing my lunch-bag packed for school with some raw mangoes that fell from our Mango tree during the season. We had two lovely, huge Mango trees at home. “HAD” Sad but true, one very close to the gate & it fell one nasty stormy… Continue reading Ambuli/Raw Mango Pachhodi or rather an instant raw mango pickle…

Cheese · Comfort Food · Exotic · Fusion · Herbs · Snack · Starters · Steamed · Street Food · Vegetarian

Steamed Momos/dumplings with an aromatic Veggie filling…


Allison from the food blog – Spontaneous Tomato had a post on Nepali momo’s a while back. I’m a sucker for dumplings. I can eat them for breakfast, lunch, snack & dinner. Sigh no one serves dumplings for breakfast in restaurants :(. I have been on the quest to find that perfect recipe to prepare… Continue reading Steamed Momos/dumplings with an aromatic Veggie filling…

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

Comfort Food · Curry · Exotic · Fusion · Indian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Red Meat · Sides · Snack · Starters

Goan Chorizo/Pork Sausage Chilly….


Hiya… Happy New Year to all.. !! Hope all of you have had a lovely time with family & friends this holiday season.. I’m guilty for not showing my presence around from a while now.. Back in Bangalore now. I have been getting lazy & feeling lethargic, taking a break from cooking while I was… Continue reading Goan Chorizo/Pork Sausage Chilly….

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

Baked · Bread · Bread & Savoury Bakes · Cheese · Herbs · Italian · Sides · Snack · Vegetarian

Cheesy Red Onion & Pimento Olive Focaccia…


Sorry for playing the disappearing act too often. I’m still scouting around for my ingredients & equipment. I just managed to select the oven I wanted & guess what??!?? its out of stock.. 😦 So while I wait for everything to fall into place I’m catching up with friends & family. Another couple of days… Continue reading Cheesy Red Onion & Pimento Olive Focaccia…

Comfort Food · Fusion · Herbs · Leftovers · Main Course · Oriental · Quick Bites · Snack · Thai · Vegetarian

Veg fried rice with Sriracha sauce….


Guys KPCC-5 is on..! A fellow blogger friend Sonal won KPCC-4. Check out KPCC Journal for the details on how to sign up for the Keli Paan challenge.. 🙂 It sure is a fun way to learn a new recipe & show off your food photography & creative skills….!! Those who have been following my… Continue reading Veg fried rice with Sriracha sauce….

Baked · Bread & Savoury Bakes · Cheese · Comfort Food · Dairy · Herbs · Snack · Vegetarian

Cauliflower, Broccoli & Red onion Flan..


Back in Bangalore.. during the early 2000’s there was a bakery chain called “Sweet Chariot”,that was where I had tasted quiche’s for the first time. Since I’m a savoury food freak.. I loved it.. the cheese, the pepper & baked veggies with the crispy base.. bliss for sure.. !!! By saying “there was” I don’t… Continue reading Cauliflower, Broccoli & Red onion Flan..

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…