Cheese · Dairy · Fusion · Herbs · Indian · Main Course · North Indian · Nuts · Punjabi · Sides · Starters · Vegetarian

Paneer Shimla Mirchi…


Food for thought..! Ever wondered how some dishes/recipes were named.. !?! I’m sure every cuisine has some very interesting names.. Since my interaction has been the most with Indian food … Indian food  does have some real bizarre names like – pasanda, navratan, jalfrezi, tikka, ragda patties etc.. whoever came up with such fancy names..… Continue reading Paneer Shimla Mirchi…

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….

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…

Chicken · Indian · Kerala · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Sides · South Indian · Starters

Chicken Thoran.. from the yummy state of Kerala.. ;)


Chicken has been playing on my mind since a few days. K’s cousin also has been craving for some home cooked chicken. Unfortunately when K went to pick some chicken at the butchers, he gave him a very old chicken whose meat was very thready. I was so disappointed that I did not cook that… Continue reading Chicken Thoran.. from the yummy state of Kerala.. 😉

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….

Curry · Indian · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Red Meat · Sides · South Indian · Starters

Mutton Chilli Masala……..


Mutton on your mind? No bother if it’s not, it has been on my mind for a while now.. !A few of my friends have been waiting for me to post some Mutton recipes. Back in Glasgow I was unable to do so.I’m not a huge fan of lamb ;), hence you don’t see any… Continue reading Mutton Chilli Masala……..

Chicken · Curry · Main Course · Non Vegetarian · Sides · South Indian · Starters · Tamil Nadu

Karuveppilai/kadipatta/curry leaves chicken……


I’m visiting Mangalore after about 2 years. Feels awesome being home. All the lazing around, the silence (hate the traffic noise all over Bangalore, you rarely find a place where it is quiet unless you have noise eliminating windows fitted), all yummy food you get at home & small quaint places around. My little brother… Continue reading Karuveppilai/kadipatta/curry leaves chicken……

Fusion · Herbs · Quick Bites · Sides · Starters · Vegetarian

Pan roasted, Honey-glazed Mushrooms


I always resort to Mushrooms when I have meat cravings & can’t fulfil them because I’m lazy to head out & buy some meat… Anyways since I already had mushrooms to get over my meat craving I wanted to make them in such a way that I don’t end up with a watery mushroom dish… Continue reading Pan roasted, Honey-glazed Mushrooms

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…

Comfort Food · Fusion · Indian · Konkani · Mangalorean · Quick Bites · Sides · Snack · South Indian · Starters · Vegetarian

Crispy Rice flour battered Mushrooms….


Mushrooms & mushrooms.. can I ever get enough of them.. I don’t think so… just like my other vegetarian friends love paneer.. my favourite starter when I think of going vegetarian for a meal is always Mushroom.. 😀 I have been meaning to post this recipe from a while.. But never got down to it..… Continue reading Crispy Rice flour battered Mushrooms….