Lehsuni Dal Fry – Garlic Tempered Lentils

One of the eternally popular dishes served in Indian restaurants the world over! DAL / LENTILS = COMFORT FOOD For rainy days or heavy breakfast days, here’s some comfort food we can all relate to. A simple & nutritious meal packed with protein, carbs & healthy fats! All you need is some papad or pickleContinue reading “Lehsuni Dal Fry – Garlic Tempered Lentils”

Prasadacha Sheera /Suji Halwa – Rich Semolina Sweet

The months of August & September each year usher in a plethora of Hindu festivals ranging from Nagapanchami & Varamahalakshmi Pooja to Krishna Janmashtami, culminating with the globally popular 10 day Ganesh Chaturthi festival. It is also considered an auspicious time of the year to hold the esteemed Satyanarayana Pooja in your home. Festivals areContinue reading “Prasadacha Sheera /Suji Halwa – Rich Semolina Sweet”

Plum Rasam

A variation with local plums for die-hard rasam lovers such as me!! Plums are available in plenty in shops at present. Here’s a recipe of regular Tomato Rasam as well for you. Like Betel Leaves Rasam Rasam (pepper water) is comfort in a bowl. All it requires is a bit of rice to be dunkedContinue reading “Plum Rasam”

Tomato Rasam – Pepper Water

A month dedicated to comfort food would certainly be incomplete without the South Indian staple, Rasam! A simple, unassuming dish usually made with tomatoes or lime, as the main ingredient & a basic but intoxicatingly aromatic rasam powder that can be freshly prepared in an instant without any hassle. There’s just one basic rule whileContinue reading “Tomato Rasam – Pepper Water”

Baby Potato Roast – Chettinad Urulai Roast

This month’s theme is dedicated to the mundane every day recipes that occupy pride of place in my home, but go unnoticed simply because they are not fancy looking or rich/heavy to consume. I call them the unsung heroes of my kitchen, cause without them it would be impossible to survive. Our daily meal isContinue reading “Baby Potato Roast – Chettinad Urulai Roast”