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HomeCooked Indian Starters

Malai (Cream) Cheese Mutton Chops

There’ve been times when I’ve spent an entire day looking at fellow food bloggers’ websites and gone through every single post from the time they started till the present. It gives any reader so much insight into how the blogger has grown both in…

November 23, 2017
HomeCooked Indian

Dal Khichdi

The food of our childhood, our heritage, is what defines us, nourishes us and fills our heart and tummy with warmth. For any Indian, the combination of Dal (lentils) and Rice – whether made separately or in a Khichdi – is the epitome of…

June 17, 2017
Asian HomeCooked

Kung Pao Cauliflower

I haven't posted here in a while. The fact that CucumberTown - the host server that I recently changed to - is closing down, has shaken me. I thought things were so much better and easier now that I signed up for CucumberTown -…

November 4, 2016
HomeCooked Vegetarian

Chilli-Garlic Mushroom Stir Fry

You know one of those days when you wake up on a weekend and just want to have something comforting, quick to make and absolutely delicious for brunch? Today was one such day. Am down with a cold, and I needed something spicy to…

October 14, 2016
Chicken HomeCooked Indian Modern Starters

Butter Chicken Wings

Eating chicken wings with your fingers is a feeling unsurpassed by anything else. And, when the flavour is both strange yet familiar, you can't help but devour them. The idea for these Butter Chicken Wings that I made last week popped into my head…

July 27, 2016
HomeCooked Indian Mains Vegetarian

Spicy Masala Aloo (Potatoes)

Cooking is a life skill - no it is not the relegated duty of the lady of the house. It is my belief that everyone should know the basics of cooking - irrespective of gender - if they want to eat healthy, good food.…

June 14, 2016
Curry HomeCooked Seafood

Prawns in a Tangy Coconut Curry

You know, there are days when you just don't want to cook, no matter how much you love food and being in the kitchen. Last week, I had one of those days. I really really wanted to eat seafood, didn't want to dine out…

June 24, 2015
Asian Chicken HomeCooked

Asian Chicken and Pepper Stir Fry

There are days when I am low, bogged down by work and so tied up with the regular schedule. And then there are days when I am home, with myself, reading a book, or watching television and I am inspired. Of late, there have…

June 21, 2014
Chicken HomeCooked Roast

Honey and Lime Roast Chicken

I wouldn’t say I'm a pure carnivore. I have been known to have carnivorous cravings and also have stopped having non-vegetarian food for at least a week. It just depends on how much I have at a go. I love chicken drumsticks. That’s probably…

March 16, 2013
Curry Egg HomeCooked Mains

Amma’s Egg Curry

I've been suffering from cook's block! It's something like writer's block but only for cooks! I can't make anything, and I'm totally uninspired when it comes to cooking dinner this week. Usually, I make a mental note of what I have in the fridge,…

October 5, 2012