Moong and cabbage Rice | A Simple one pot rice recipe

Sometimes i just want to throw all things together in a pot and get something nice to eat. This Moong and cabbage rice is exactly that, a one pot recipe filled with deliciousness.    These days whenever we have friends over for dinner or lunch, i make this moong and cabbage rice instead of a … Continue reading “Moong and cabbage Rice | A Simple one pot rice recipe”


Vazhakka Thoran | Kerala Style Raw Banana Stir Fry

Vazhakka Thoran is an easy and classic dish made with Raw banana and coconut. This version of stir fry can be easily served with rice or rotis. In the last few months, the state of Kerala has been in the news because of floods and devastation across the state. Many people have lost their near … Continue reading “Vazhakka Thoran | Kerala Style Raw Banana Stir Fry”


Bassaaru and sabakki soppu pallaya | Dill leaves and lentil curry

This traditional and authentic Bassaaru and sabakki soppu pallaya from Karnataka, was taught to me by my help. This recipe calls for multiple steps but the end result is so tasty and highly nutritious. Life with Ragi I got married in 2003 and have been in Bangalore ever since. Before i write about anything else … Continue reading “Bassaaru and sabakki soppu pallaya | Dill leaves and lentil curry”


Spicy and Sour Green Tomatoes Chutney

This Spicy and Sour green tomatoes chutney is made from using firm and unripe green tomatoes. These sour green tomatoes are loaded with nutrients such as Vitamin C and anti oxidants. Every day we hear that the vegetables that we consume are either loaded with harmful pesticides or toxic colours. The look of the vegetables … Continue reading “Spicy and Sour Green Tomatoes Chutney”


Spicy Tangy and Sweet Cabbage Chutney

This Cabbage Chutney can be put together in a jiffy and requires very few ingredients. And, it’s vegan to boot and goes well with a variety of dishes.


Healthy Instant Ragi and Oats Dosa

This delicious Oats and Finger Millet Dosa is both easy to make and so healthy to eat!


Basale soppu (Vine spinach) Raita

One of my favourite greens is Basale soppu or Malabar spinach. Like many greens it is good source of iron. Over and above that, it is also high in Vitamin A & C and also in iron and calcium. Knowing all of this, aren’t you keen to make this spinach raita recipe at home? Here … Continue reading “Basale soppu (Vine spinach) Raita”


Green Tomatoes Kootu

Our friends Anu and Jaimon have a small farm, where they grow vegetables like brinjal, pumpkin, beans, green tomatoes and more….. such fresh vegetables…i think i could eat them raw :-)….so when i visited them last week, i plucked green tomatoes and brinjal… (never thought i would pluck vegetables in a city 🙂 ) So here … Continue reading “Green Tomatoes Kootu”