So true to my culture..I love these immensely, a profound love exists within me which is predisposed . Egg chops, chicken and egg rolls, momos, mughlai parathas, fish cutlets, all are common fodder for snacks in the eastern region of the country ,and cooked in a...

This truly is an invention borne out of my overstocked refrigerator..Minimal in quantity, my chickpeas (chole), and cottage cheese (paneer) lay untouched ,to be used as a dressing or topping perhaps in some exotic dish..That was the only way i could have used them since...

Tom Yum..A flavor that screams Thai Gastronomy culturally ..Conceived out of Thai cuisine, tom yum originally was and is more famous as a tom yum soup A spicy, tangy taste that is so captivating ,a distinct hot and sour flavor that is, blended into a soup most commonly, infused with oriental spices of galangal, kafir...

Am on a coastal treat these days.With an excess amount of coconut paste lying in my refrigerator, I have to consume them before they loose their freshness. Coconut fresh vs a few days old , tastes very different and can actually change the taste of a dish. Since...

A  delicacy from the roots of my culture,a recipe that typifies my cultural cuisine, ie  Assamese cuisine. This is one of the staple recipes cooked in many households back in Assam. While the combo might sound like a blending of an odd pair, yet having been...

Years back, as a child, born into a rice eating culture, I never envisaged rotis to be made at home, while they were to be relished only at restaurants, for the tedious part of its being made, so forget inventing Atta (wheatflour) laddus (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laddu )…What are they? But,it was few...

Is it a stew ?Or is it a thin curry? Whatever it may be ,the fact of the matter is its ability to satitate you in excess with its tantalising sweetness of the cocoanut milk and the authentic spices of the South Indian and Srilankan cusine. For...

Wow..This was never supposed to be made.. honestly hara bhara kabab is a starter that I relish only in restaurants as a  starter, that too perhaps if I am out with Vegan friends ..But yes, this is one of my favourite veg Indian starters/appetizers so...

Toothache!Excruciating pain is what I felt until I came back from the dentist with 3 fillings done .And all that i am allowed to eat is soft morsels of non spicy food and liquids until 2 days..But liquids cannot be my meals..I can never survive...

  Am back yet again with another recipe of Bhindi(Okra).Bhindi Tawa fry Masala this time,and with some fried crispy potatoes alongwith. Reiterating what I wrote in my earlier post(http://www.indraniskitchenflavours.blogspot.in/2013/04/okra-with-garmflour-bhindi-with-besan.html), I despise bhindi..really bhindi never could warm up to my taste buds.The slimy texture just is just too...