Cauliflower Peas kurma

Cauliflower Peas Kurma

The house was brimming with joy and laughter. About more than 15 people, all were my aunts, uncles, cousins and children. There was a three month old who was going from one’s hand to another, entertaining the crowd. Three chefs in the small cosy kitchen. Happiness is cooking while chitchatting….

Kongura pachadi

Having A Wonderful Summer…Kongura Pachadi

This summer is rolling full of fun and experiments. (More on experiments later ;)….) The main reason being the trip to my homeland -India. I am back with loads of memories just like the mangoes in this truck. Soo colorful and vibrant   Just like the rain drops in the…

URAD DALL CHUTNEY

Neverfading Love Of My Grandma / Urad Dall Chutney

Our Grandma ,Lakshmiammal is one great personality known for selflessness, love and  generosity. Even when she was young she had made several sacrifices that no other normal girl would do in her personal life. Many days she used to feed the food she had for her to the  poor begging…

Chow chow poriyal

Chow Chow Poriyal/ Spicy Chayote Curry

Our town lies in the border of Tamilnadu and Andhra pradesh. Just like our people speak both languages, they also practice both cuisines in their day  to day life. It is hard, atleast for me, to define which dish belongs to which state. The other day, when my husband bought Chayote, I thought of…

Avarakai poriyal

Avarakai Poriyal / Indian Beans Curry

A simple curry  for a normal day meals. This is totally satisfying when done in the right way. If it is slightly undercooked or when not seasoned with adequate oil, will leave you disappointed.  This is the way my grandma cooks this veggie, and it has never let me down….

Tindora Tomato stir fry

Tindora Tomato Stir Fry

I need to confess something. I made a  mistake. Tindora is my daughter’s  favourite but not a frequent dish in our home. So soon after our visit to Devon market, we celebrate a feast with Indian  veggies. It was the same this time too. But yrrrrr, I added too much of…