THAI VEG GREEN CURRY FROM SCRATCH

After Pad Thai it's time again for a scrumptious Thai Green curry..  I have been buying Thai Green curry and Thai red curry paste for several years now. Always use to look up for fresh ingredients in super markets but that never happened for me in Chennai. This year vacation to Singapore turned to be a perfect grocery … [Read more...]

CHILLI POTATOES (Pan Fried Version)

Myself n SH are not big fans of Chinese / Indo Chinese foods and never order them at Restaurants. The high sodium sauces n ajinomoto always worries me n neither i make them often at home. During my trip to Singapore; i picked up many variety of sauces and now its time i put them to use. This low calorie version of Chilli … [Read more...]

PAD THAI.. veg version!

Pad Thai a dish from Thailand which is made with loads of veggies, fish sauces, sea foods and topped generously with salted crushed peanuts. Made a cheaters veg version "Pad Thai" with ingredients available at home. Picked up few rare veggies like Bokchoy, bean sprouts, thai chillies, mushrooms from my recent trip back from … [Read more...]

CHICKPEA TIKKIS (PAN FRIED)

A nutritious tea time snack made guilt free.. Chickpea tikkis --- chickpeas are soaked overnite, cooked, mashed well and blended with spices and made into tikkis on a non stick pan with just a tsp of oil. In a city like Chennai it's really difficult to find eateries selling guilt free snacks/ munches.. Especially i hate the fact … [Read more...]

BATATA RASSA

Back from my holidays and now in action with a simple one pot gravy "Batata rassa" potato and tomato based gravy which goes well with any Indian Breakfasts and steamed rice too..  Chennai summer has already in action and quick dishes is what i prefer to cook..  Preparation Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 20 mins Serves: … [Read more...]