Subzi Daal

Daals or lentils are a welcome, anytime and any day! Be it Daal Pakwaan for breakfast or Dal tadka for lunch or for dinner. Daals pair well with rice or a variety of Indian breads. And they are so versatile! Different combinations of daals and seasonings give a different dish each time! While dal tadka, […]

Avarekalu Gashi

Avarekalu or lilva or hyacinth or field beans is popularly used in cuisine of Karnataka. There are many dishes you can prepare with avarekalu and many reasons to love it! For those who do not find this ‘bean’ very exciting I urge you to still go ahead and pick it up. Try out this gashi which […]

Drumstick Rasam

  The monsoon season reminds me of school days. Of carefree days when the day`s strategy was to attend classes, play, eat, some more play, homework and more play! The rains were perhaps the best. We found delight in getting drenched in the rains. The rain drops caressing our cheeks felt like pure joy. All […]

Punjabi Rajma

Its a rainy day, its Sunday. I can`t help but remember the past, the chaos and activities in the kitchen back then… When the weather got chilly and cold, the kitchen would turn into a shrine, a sanctuary. It was a place for debates, battles, experiments. A place for laughter and fights. And in the process the […]

My therapist. A comforting dinner.

I have a therapist. Let me tell you how I met her… I live in a civilization that can sometimes be harsh and ferocious. We all do. The noise, insensitivity, pollution, crime, greed can be breath choking. I`m awed by all the luxuries and advancements the civilization has to offer. So much so that I am […]

Dal Makhani

    Many a days we would look forward to Sundays just to have a bowl full of piping hot & butter-y dal – Dal Makhni with chawal. And then after lunch the day would seem more brighter!     With every spoonful of buttery dal and rice, I become so immersed in tasting its […]

Dal Makhani

    Many a days we would look forward to Sundays just to have a bowl full of piping hot & butter-y dal – Dal Makhni with chawal. And then after lunch the day would seem more brighter!     With every spoonful of buttery dal and rice, I become so immersed in tasting its […]