Panasakaya Kura / Raw Jackfruit Fry / Kathal Fry

The other day I went to my organic store .. I bought the usual veggies for my son and I saw these really cute raw jackfruit. I called mum and made the purchase. One of my colleagues was also talking recently about this yummy ‘Kathal ki sabzi’ and I so wanted to try it !…

Chepala Pulusu ( Fish in tamarind gravy )

I have been away.. I have been real busy.. sleepless nights, countless diaper changes.. and countless smiles! yes! you guessed it right! We are blessed with a baby boy! Sanjith!   And we are back with a bang with this super tasty tangy Andhra style fish gravy. I am not a huge fan of fish…..

The Bankster – BlogAdda Book Review Program

Yeah! you heard it right! this is not a food / recipe related post! and my health is keeping me away from blogging! after loads of embarrassing phone conversations and mails between BlogAdda and me.. I had to set the health thing aside and sit myself down to write this review.. Excerpt : In Angola: a…

Banana Choco Chunk Bread

I am part of this amazing Facebook group which is all about food! 7000+ people strong, any question you have about food is going to be answered on that.. a huge reason why I log into Facebook every single day.. so the group is organizing a bake along for World Bread Day! which is today!…

Raw prune truffles ! and the blog that I love “Love Food Eat”

Blogging inspires you to try new things.. when you are tiered of eating all the oily, heavily spicy, loaded with masala stuff.. your heart and mind want you to go back to the simple and comforting food! In such times the blog that I go back to is http://www.lovefoodeat.com/ . Chinmayie’s recipes and pictures are so soothing…

Majjiga Pulusu

As a child I had access to the freshest milk and milk products, all thanks to my Granny! Setting curd was a daily ritual, once the milk man finishes his evening visit to milk the buffaloes and everyone is done with their evening tea / coffee, the left over milk used to be set over amber…

Ulli Pachadi

This is one of the family favorites! Slightly sweet spicy and tangy, it goes well with your dosas, idlis and also rice. The green chilies that I put in this recipe once soaked for couple of days in the chutney, especially make a very good accompaniment with curd rice. Tamarind – Large lemon sized ball…

Vankaya Pachadi / Andhra style Aubergine Dip

There are people who hate eggplant / aubergine / brinjal… But those same people eat this pachadi and say it is yumm! This is a side dish that can be eaten with a roti, rice, dosa, idli… Anything.. Put some yoghurt in it and ear just like that and it does taste good… It goes…

Granada el coco

The best time I had in Bangalore been the days when I was staying in a paying guest accommodation. I had 2 roomies, whom I misunderstood initially as really serious people… But turned out that they are the most fun loving and food loving people as I am! J, V and I have become very…

Almond and Cashew Muesli

There was a time when there as no muesli available in India.. for that matter we never heard of anything called muesli..So my cousin sent us some goodies from USA, the bag contained a huge box of this thing called Muesli.. all very skeptical, opened the box grabbed a handful and started munching on it…..

Fig and orange microwave jam

Facebook and twitter has opened several new avenues for communication. I got to meet many wonderful people over these social networking sites.  These people range from amazing bakers to cooks to photographers to wonderful human beings! I got to meet Hema Mahesh from the second to none group.. she makes wonderful jams! All natural fruits…