SUN – DRIED TOMATOES – Summer Series 1

Juicyy tomatoes are in season and more importantly at a slashed price tis definitely calls for some pickling.. Nope, i ended up with a bottle of sun dried tomatoes filled with olive oil.. I felt that homemade is better on seeing the costs of 200 gms bottle sold in hyper markets.. For tat cost i cld easily make 4 … [Read more...]

CURRY POWDER for stir fries n BRINJAL POTATO CURRY

My paati (grandmom) used to make this spicy curry with potato and raw banana. I vaguely remember em.. Recently when she had called me we had a long discussion about food tat she prepares then i asked her about this one and she did share with me this simple curry powder recipe. This curry powder definitely lifts the flavor of the … [Read more...]

BABYCORN OATS PAN FRIED KOFTA IN SIMPLE GRAVY

Long long ago the only side dish i knew to make for phulkas was dhal and onion tomato gravy (chennai style) All the inventions began only after quitting my job. I dont even remember what all dishes i have tried but the tester at home SH he remembers all my attempts and flops too (very fewww i shd say).. Most of the nights dinner … [Read more...]

DIETER’s WHITE PASTA SAUCE (no flour / no cheese)

All these cooking, trials and errors began after that so called "Marriage" happened in my life! With a picture perfect husband life is too cool!! How cool is it??? until i keep my husband cool!! yaa!! Lately my husband has been complaining that i hv turned rude nowadays in sense he meant that i behave like a nutritionist in … [Read more...]