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...

    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...

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...

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...

A typical Punjabi style..a north Indian starter is what identifies Amritsari Fish Fry with..Fish fry with drinks is what"s popular up north.Extremely tasty, crispy and crunchy, this is an ideal non veg snack. But Amritsari or not, the same fried fish is found even in...

  A very common Indian dish, so to say..Yet, many people cant get it right, I couldnt get it right myself for a long time, an uncanny bitter  flavor of the spinach looming large ,spoiling the taste of the dish. Yet, once i got it right, it...

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...