I had no clue of a dish named Chana Madra nor did i believe that chana can be made in any other from apart from the chana masala or chole masala that connotes the very popular indian dish. Yes, I do make  it with palak(spinach) puree...

An invention out of shortage of groceries is what i would call this a s.But then what defines a prolific, cook may I ask? Its his /her ability to transform something plain into a delightful lucrative dish with the right blend of ingredients So here I...

A baked dish with a chinese twist..Absolutely familiar taste with a distinct unique taste.Beautiful in terms of visual appeal, outstanding in terms of taste and flavor, the aroma of the soy and the ginger garlic overbearing. Although a very simple take on the chinese style of...

    Bottle gourd and peanuts seemed as an odd pairing  to me for years.For the community that i grew up in ,this blend of an odd pair did not feature as a gastronomy delight.Bottle gourd was best knows as a a blend with fish,a fish and...

I love pesto sauce..be with pasta or with my meat..Pesto esp with chicken just feels so wonderful and irresistible.And i dont have a story today to complement my dish..Its just that i have been wanting to make a pasta dish with pesto for a long long...

While this ideally was my mom"s age old recipe, I was surprised to see the same  dish prepared in a fancy manner and technique in one of the shows on a food channel (Don't remember if it was Fox traveller or NDTV Good times). Whatever it...

  For the love of fasting!!!!! Well, let me explain.. This beautiful tapioca fritters or sabudana vada that they are called as, are gorgeous, crispy light Indian snacks that one loves to relish . Tapioca or sabudana is mostly known as an element used to make recipes...

  I had almost forgotten about this recipe until a few days back when I chanced upon an old dairy with a few recipes as I cleaned up my drawers, throwing away unwanted piles of files, papers, documents that lay stacked for years. Years ago, during...

I love brinjals, or so to say egg plants.Any form ,anytime. More so the fried version, brinjal fritters that you might call them, fried in a batter of besan(gramflour, salt, red chilli and some aijwain).An eastern gastronomy delight.Most often in weddings, this is my favorite...

Most often its my mom"s original recipes that satiates me more then any other recipes from gourmet kitchen or any 5 star restaurant of the world.. Simple, yummy food, staple food during my growing years, my lunch box at school, new invented tastes , twisted...