Finally…Made Peace with Peas!

  I hate peas! Now you would think if I hate the ‘Peas’ so much, why bother to try any dish with them and moreover dedicate a post to them and start it off with a negative tone!?      Well for one, I was determined to find out what was so special & tasty in […]

Cottage Cheese in Red Bell Pepper sauce

      Every now and then, when the world sits just right, a gentle breath of heaven fills my soul with delight…   ~ Hazelmarie `Mattie` Elliot, A Breath of Heaven   Sometimes in life its the simpler acts, few happy minutes spent with loved ones, what you do for others rather than for […]

Rustic & Dhaba Style – Peas Masala

      With the mention of the word ‘dhaba‘ my thoughts immediately turn inwards as fond memories re-surface. The road trips along the countryside & highways where the lush green fields were engaged in a happy dance beneath the bright morning sun.   The song ‘Fields of Gold’ by Sting playing in the background […]

Rustic & Dhaba Style – Peas Masala

      With the mention of the word ‘dhaba‘ my thoughts immediately turn inwards as fond memories re-surface. The road trips along the countryside & highways where the lush green fields were engaged in a happy dance beneath the bright morning sun.   The song ‘Fields of Gold’ by Sting playing in the background […]

Baby corn Masala

      ….with or without sunRise oranGe hued CARROTS or sOft chUnks of PANEER! The sun slowly rises once again filling the house with a warm light, the rays filtering in through the window and dissolves before reaching the floor. The leaves sparkle from the morning dew as the sun rays seep in between blanket […]

Baby corn Masala

      ….with or without sunRise oranGe hued CARROTS or sOft chUnks of PANEER! The sun slowly rises once again filling the house with a warm light, the rays filtering in through the window and dissolves before reaching the floor. The leaves sparkle from the morning dew as the sun rays seep in between blanket […]

Ruby red watermelons – served as a curry!

     Sweet & tangy curry served with rice..   Indian curries are made sometimes with the strangest or some unusual ingredients. A rich & sophisticated curry can be made from all dry fruits combined together or we have traditional South Indian curries made from peels of raw banana, watermelon skins. Mixed fruits like pineapple, […]

Turai Makai Nu Shaak

      ……ridge gourd & corn in a coconut milk gravy   Another post to share another of our family favorite recipe with you all but have to force myself to type away the words. Yes, while I enjoy cooking & clicking, finally posting and sharing the taste and experience in words is sometimes […]

Jola Rotti

Jowar Flour Flatbreads       A typical South Karnataka meal differs a lot from the North Karnataka cuisine. A South Karnataka meal mainly includes seafood owing to its nearness to the sea. Rice is a staple of this region and is served with all traditional curries or raw rice is ground and batter thinned down […]