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…

Chutney/Relish/Dip · Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Maharashtrian · Nuts · Seasoning · Street Food · Vegetarian

My take on the famous Lahsun/Garlic Chutney – Maharashtrian style


Being married to a Bangalorean, rather an Iyengar from Karnataka implies that your pantry will never run short of coconuts. You may wonder what the possible connection is. No, Iyengar’s don’t own coconut farms :P, they keep distributing coconuts for every Puja/Wedding/function they conduct. When you are just two in the house & you have… Continue reading My take on the famous Lahsun/Garlic Chutney – Maharashtrian style

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…

Comfort Food · Dairy · Herbs · Indian · Leftovers · Main Course · North Indian · Snack · Starters · Street Food · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Aloo Tikki Chole Chaat…


Another street food that all love.. another type of Chaat… available everywhere in streets of Delhi & other neighbouring cities. In other cities you will find it as well but not as much as you do in Delhi or the Northern cities of India.. But nevertheless.. if you have never had this before.. then its… Continue reading Aloo Tikki Chole Chaat…

Comfort Food · Curry · Herbs · Indian · Leftovers · North Indian · Quick Bites · Snack · Street Food · Vegetarian · Yogurt

Chole Chaat…


I had prepared some chole for dinner & then I guess I overestimated K’s & my dinner eating abilities.. it ended up being leftover. & I was in no mood to waste chole.. If you have been following my blog, you would know by now that I’m quite a fussy eater & I need to… Continue reading Chole Chaat…

Comfort Food · Herbs · Indian · Konkani · Mangalorean · North Indian · Quick Bites · Snack · South Indian · Starters · Street Food · Tamil Nadu · To Go · Vegetarian

Onion/Kanda/Piyav/Eerulli Bajji/Pakoda’s/Bajo


Onion bajji’s are a favourite snack with chai all over India. If you have had a chance to attend any evening gathering that takes place among Indian communities anywhere in the world, you may have noticed these being served. You can never go wrong serving onion bajji’s. They turn yummy & go well with all… Continue reading Onion/Kanda/Piyav/Eerulli Bajji/Pakoda’s/Bajo

Comfort Food · Indian · Quick Bites · Snack · South Indian · Starters · Street Food · Tamil Nadu

Chilly Kothu Parota/Bite sized Paratha pieces tossed in a hot & spicy sauce


Ever thought of cutting up some paratha’s into bite sized pieces and stir frying or tossing them in some spicy sauce & having it as a snack? Who so ever stumbled upon this idea was a big time foodie for sure. This snack is just so brilliant.. its quick, hot & spicy.. has some veggies..… Continue reading Chilly Kothu Parota/Bite sized Paratha pieces tossed in a hot & spicy sauce

Chicken · Comfort Food · Egg · Fusion · Indian · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Starters · Street Food

Chicken Frankie Roll


If anyone of you read my previous post you would remember that I was talking about the food that we miss from back home. Frankie is another one of the street food that my friends & I were discussing about. If any of you have travelled to India you would have definitely tried one of… Continue reading Chicken Frankie Roll

Breakfast · Comfort Food · Egg · Indian · Mangalorean · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Starters · Street Food

Egg Stumbler/ Spicy scrambled eggs tossed with bite size bread pieces


As a kid, there were some surprises I got during dinner time. We would be waiting for dad to get back home to have dinner together & he would walk in surprising my brother & I with a take away of Egg Stumbler :). Sometimes he would get some Chicken sukka or Kori Rotti (Both famous… Continue reading Egg Stumbler/ Spicy scrambled eggs tossed with bite size bread pieces

Breakfast · Comfort Food · Egg · Indian · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Street Food

Indian Masala Omelette with Bread/ a.k.a Bread Omelette


Bread omelette as it is famously known in India, is a comfort food to a lot of people. Cheap, quick, easily sold by street vendors. You walk by certain streets and the smell of egg empowers your mind, even if you aren’t hungry, sudden pangs of hunger come out of nowhere. You walk a little… Continue reading Indian Masala Omelette with Bread/ a.k.a Bread Omelette