Coming to think of it, eggplant was an acquired taste for me. Though I used to enjoy eating veggies from early on, I never enjoyed eating eggplant. I don’t know why… I guess it’s mainly because it wasn’t a commonly used veggie at my place. I started enjoying eggplant only after coming to Bahrain. The […]
For those who are like my father, a pure vegetarian...
During the initial days of cooking, I used to find it really difficult to cook veg dishes. I still hear that statement from some of my hardcore non veg friends.
For most of the non vegetarians, veg recipes starts and ends with a Dal or Paneer recipe. It was the same for me too. But these days, I make a conscious effort to try more variety of veg recipes. I believe I’ve come a long way in vegetarian cooking compared to my earlier cooking days. So, this is in honor of my father... who is a hardcore veggy!
You can see a variety of vegetarian recipes here from starter to side dish to main dish. My favs in this category will be Parippu Chaaru, Paneer Biriyani, Aloo Bonda, Vegetable Cutlet...
Chana / Chickpeas is something that I make very often. It’s almost a staple at our place. If you ask me, it’s kinda a universal side dish. It goes well with rice, roti, appam, dosa, neer dosa, puttu, upma… the list goes on. Though this Chana recipe is my go to recipe, I’m always looking […]
Kachimoru (seasoned buttermilk) is the undisputed gravy for lunch for as long as I remember. Back home in Kerala, my place has Kachimoru everyday without fail. I guess Choru (rice) and Kachimoru is Malayali’s dal chawal. Don’t you think so? Even now, when I plan for lunch, Kachimoru is a given. I think it takes […]
I’ve always associated White Coconut Chutney with restaurants. I guess it’s because of the fact, that we always make red chutney at home for Idli and Dosa. Is it the same with you guys too? Idli is one of the most common breakfast or even dinner items in many south indian homes. Having dosa and […]