South Indian Style Pineapple Rasam : Step by Step Recipe

Our love for rasam is already documented on this blog, here. Being a South Indian Tamil Brahmin, rasam is a well-loved, time-tested, and central part of our everyday traditional cooking repertoire. Rasam is generally had as a soup after the meal, or eaten with rice as a main dish. Although this is a very simple … Continue reading South Indian Style Pineapple Rasam : Step by Step Recipe

Paruppu Rasam / South Indian Style Spiced Tomato Broth with Lentils

Hello! ­čÖé If anybody asked me what my most favourite dish in the world is, I would say Rasam! For me, this comes on top of everything (yes, even curd rice ;)) and this version of Rasam, i.e., Paruppu Rasam is the best version of Rasam there ever is. This consists of a broth made … Continue reading Paruppu Rasam / South Indian Style Spiced Tomato Broth with Lentils

Easy Kodo Millet & Mixed Vegetable Khichdi with Panchphoron: Step-by-step Recipe

Millets are steadily becoming the next big thing in the food world. These days, people are strongly conscious about what they eat. As people look to diversify away from white rice more and more, millets come in very handy as a healthy substitute. Millets are a very good source of nutrients,┬ávitamins,┬áminerals, and organic compounds that … Continue reading Easy Kodo Millet & Mixed Vegetable Khichdi with Panchphoron: Step-by-step Recipe

Festival Recipes – Sri Rama Navami Naivedhyam – Panagam, Kosumari and Neer Mor

Hello !! After a short break due to moving cities, I've finally found some time to start blogging again ┬á­čÖé Sri Rama Navami is a popular Hindu festival - the birthday of Sri Rama, one of the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. This day is considered auspicious and celebrated across hindu homes in India. Typically, … Continue reading Festival Recipes – Sri Rama Navami Naivedhyam – Panagam, Kosumari and Neer Mor

Jeera Rice & Dahi Bhindi Masala

Another hot steaming plate of comfort food during the rains! ­čÖé Jeera rice is nothing but steamed Basmati white rice seasoned with Cumin. Dahi Bhindi Masala translated means Okra in spiced Yoghurt sauce.┬áJeera rice is a breeze to make, and the Dahi Bhindi Masala (although involves some effort) compliments the rice deliciously well. ┬áRead on … Continue reading Jeera Rice & Dahi Bhindi Masala