Iyengar Style Thakkali Thayir Pachadi (Tomato Raita): Step by Step

South Indian cooking is generally seasonal, simple, and devoid of too many spices. Made with minimal ingredients, the food tends to be healthy as well as tasty. Of course South Indian cuisine also has spicy, complex dishes as well - but most everyday dishes from this cuisine are really simple to make, yet so delicious … Continue reading Iyengar Style Thakkali Thayir Pachadi (Tomato Raita): Step by Step

Spicy-Sweet Orange & Pineapple Salad

This Spicy-Sweet Orange and Pineapple Salad is incredibly delicious and easy to make.  I find that this combination of fresh oranges and juicy pineapple, with the slight heat from jalapeños and the tang from chaat masala really enhances the flavor of the salad and explodes on your taste buds -  in essence, a true burst … Continue reading Spicy-Sweet Orange & Pineapple Salad