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Step by step instruction on making Bassaaru and sabakki soppu pallaya. This Karnataka style sambar / rasam is best served with Ragi mudde

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”

A paratha very commonly made in Bihar and Jharkhand. This sattu ka paratha or savoury indian flatbread is very easy to make and rich in protein.

Sattu Ka Paratha ( A protein rich indian flatbread)

Are you a vegetarian and looking for healthy preparations, which are full of protein and also tasty to eat?? then this Sattu ka Paratha is your answer. Sattu for the uninitiated is roasted channa dal powder and it packs a power punch with regards to protein in our diet. When Priya Suresh from Priya’s Versatile … Continue reading “Sattu Ka Paratha ( A protein rich indian flatbread)”

During our recent family trip, we decided to also attempt scuba diving. Here is an account of my first shipwreck dive in Sri Lanka

My first shipwreck dive In Sri Lanka and an Intro on diving

Do you remember the movie “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” (ZNMD) and do you also remember the scene where all the three main characters of the movie go scuba diving?? they learn all the signs, do a quick test under shallow water and boom…are scuba diving in the deep-sea. Scuba diving made easy doesn’t it?? well…the … Continue reading “My first shipwreck dive In Sri Lanka and an Intro on diving”

A simple account of my recent road trip in Sri Lanka with family. Sri lanka is a beautiful country with friendly people and delicious food

Road trip in Sri Lanka with family

One leg in train or flight and one leg at home..yes that’s what best denotes my small family of 3 (myself, hubby and my almost 5 year old daughter), so when my cousin suggested Sri Lanka road trip with his family..well how could we say NO..a little bit of sightseeing, a whole lot of eating, … Continue reading “Road trip in Sri Lanka with family”

These Homemade dinner rolls stuffed with cottage cheese (paneer) and sweet corn are an excellent way to get some protein and vegetables into my daughter.

Cottage cheese stuffed dinner rolls

These Homemade dinner rolls stuffed with cottage cheese (paneer) and sweet corn are an excellent way to get some protein and vegetables into my daughter.

This lotus root in yogurt sauce is an one pot recipe which is flavorsome and aromatic. It is simple to make and can be paired with rice or rotis.

Kashmiri Nadru Yakhni | Lotus root in yogurt sauce

A delicious one pot recipe for Kashmiri Nadru Yakhni (lotus root in yogurt sauce).

Family recipe of homemade sambar powder resulting in fragrant and tasty sambar

Homemade Sambar Powder Recipe: South Indian style

Sambar Powder | A Homemade sambar podi is the quintessential ingredient found in every south indian household – each having their own mix forming the homemade sambar podi recipe

Home made Kashayam Recipe (Home remedy for cold and sore throat) #homemade #tulsi #cloves #ajwain #jeera #blackpepper #newat200deg

Home made Kashayam Recipe: A simple remedy to cure cough & cold

Home Made Kashayam recipe to keep those colds and coughs at bay during the monsoon and winter seasons.