Tomato Chutney

A tangy, tasty, fulfilling main dish, chutney is just in the name. Yes. Though called as tomato chutney, you don’t really need to sideline this dish in the accompaniments. It is clearly a main dish that you can consume with roti, khichdi or eve a dosa. That’s what I ate it with yesterday and believeContinue reading “Tomato Chutney”

Soya and Corn Gravy

A yummy gravy for all the soya lovers. Soya chunks were introduced to me very late, I guess after my marriage at one of my hubby’s friend’s home. Neither my mom or my in-laws ever made soya chunks at home. I took an instant liking for them as yes they are a great substitute forContinue reading “Soya and Corn Gravy”

Masoor Aamti / Lentils Curry

“It is Ultimate”.. was the reaction I got from my partner. Lentils are being used all over the world in different ways. I have shared a Lentils and Veggie soup earlier. This time it is going to be a masaledaar Indian curry to be slurped with hot steaming rice. (slurped – thats how my dadajiContinue reading “Masoor Aamti / Lentils Curry”

Kaandyachi Chatni / Onion Chutney

An accompaniment that you can relish as a main dish as well. My daadi, naani or even my mom and other women in my family have always being more fond of the accompaniments than the main dishes. To be honest, they cannot eat their lunch and dinners without any accompaniments. Be it pickle, chutneys, koshimbir,Continue reading “Kaandyachi Chatni / Onion Chutney”

A Quick Khichadi

Satiating your tastebuds and filling your tummy. A mix of rice and lentils with many variations, almost all homes in each part of India are very familiar with Khichadi. Khichadi, has a long history in India and has roots in much ancient times. The Greek King Seleucus, during his campaign in India (304-303 BC) mentionedContinue reading “A Quick Khichadi”

Vaalachi Usal

A delicious curry giving a festive food as well as comfort food feel. ‘Vaal’ with sprouts always gave me an exotic feeling. As sprouting them and cleaning them, getting them ready for making a curry is a task with number of steps and timelines. But if you get your hands on ready vaal sprout.. ahha!!Continue reading “Vaalachi Usal”

Patta-Gobi Mutter Aloo

3 isn’t a crowd here but a perfectly harmonious vegetable for lunch. Indian food may considered largely to be rich, heavy, too spicy and so on. Well not the whole truth. On regular days we prefer to eat our normal vegetables with plain fulkas. This dry vegetable preparation is one those dishes. Perfect for lunchContinue reading “Patta-Gobi Mutter Aloo”

Kadhai Mushroom

A perfect and easy recipe to treat your guests. Loaded with protein, fibre, Mushrooms also contain B vitamins, a powerful antioxidant called┬áselenium, which helps to support the immune system and are also a source of Vitamin D. Mushrooms are mostly bought for some special occasions. So the recipe should also be special. Here’s a tangy,Continue reading “Kadhai Mushroom”