Moong Dal Bhajiya

One of the numerous finger-licking street foods of Mumbai! Moong Bhajiya! It’s called Moong Pakora in Northern part of India, popularly known as Moong ke Pakode aur Pudine ki Chutney 🙂 A tasty […]

Mint Chutney

Spicy Mint chutney or Pudine ki chutney gives an awesome flavour to any sandwich or chaat. I was never able to make perfect mint chutney. Whenever I made it, it […]

Onion-Tomato Chutney

I enjoy all kinds of chutneys, some with dosa-idly, some with rice. Onion chutney is quite common in South India where the small onions or Shallots are widely used. Shallots give onion […]

Fusilli in Red Sauce

Whenever I think of any kind of Pasta, college days come to my mind, when we treated having pasta as a celebration! Today Pasta usually ‘happens’ when my younger cousins […]

Potato and Capsicum Bhajiya

Bhajiyas or Pakoras or Bhajjis are a hot favourite on any rainy day. Road-side vendors in Mumbai serve very tasty bhajiyas, but u can squeeze out a bottle-full of oil […]


Erissery or Elissery is a delicacy from Kerala, an indispensable item for Onam and Vishu Feast (sadya). It’s a semi-dry dish of vegetables with ground coconut and spices. It is also known […]

Poha (an Upma with Rice Flakes)

Yet another Maharashtrian classic, Poha (or Pohe). Gets ready in minutes! Poha is an upma with rice flakes mostly eaten as breakfast. This recipe is from the state of Maharashtra. […]

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi is an upma made with Sabudana or Tapioca pearls or Sago pearls. It is a breakfast item common to the state of Maharashtra in India. My mom and […]

Potato Stew

Potato Stew or ‘Ishtu’ is a traditional dish of Kerala. A dish with potatoes seldom goes wrong. It’s one of the most versatile vegetables and my most favourites too! Potato […]

Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi is one of the easiest to prepare with the bare minimum items/ingredients available at home. People prepare it when somebody is sick at home or when the mind […]