Pineapple rasam is mainly served in South Indian Weddings and very rarely restaurants serve them. This rasam tastes similarly like mysore rasam.  The full pineapple which i picked up from the store made me crave for some tangy spicy pineapple rasam which would be perfect with some hot rice for lunch. Since it's been pouring … [Read more...]


Cabbage dal tadka is a diet friendly veggie with very less calories, antioxidant rich and also helps in preventing osteoporosis and aids in controlling blood pressure and lowers cholesterol.  This is improvised dhal turned into soup... a partially vegan soup for my afternoon meal. A warm bowl of tis dhal went for lunch with … [Read more...]


Spring onion soup is a hearty soup. Spring onion was freshly avilable in the market so picked up couple of bunches. Made spring onion soup with very less ingredients and accompanied with garlic n herbed bread and our dinner was complete.   What you need: Spring Onion - 1 bunch, chopped Garlic - 1 Pod  Olive Oil - 1 … [Read more...]


Plantain pith rasam is a perfect alternative for usual rasam. Plantain pith is a killer of kidney stones. Has to be consumed at least weekly once. What you need: Plantain Pith / vazhai thandu - 1 cup, chopped, medium sized Fresh Tomato puree - 1/2 cup Rasam Powder - 2 tbsp Tamarind paste - 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds - 1 … [Read more...]