Special occasions call for special food.When it’s a birthday, it definitely calls for something equally special and its often a cheat meals. Since it’s my birthday tomorrow.On this special occassion a very dear friend Sangeet Kochar A.K.A. The chef with a beard gave me virtual treat-a glimpse into his kitchen.He also shared some of his … Continue reading Irresistible Birthday treat: Chocolate Brownies by Pastry Chef Sangeet Kochar.
Variyali Sharbat is a popular beverage from Gujarat.It is made from fresh fennel seeds.This beverage is a great summer coolant apart from that it also aids in digestion. There are multiple ways in which it is made some add it cloves to it, some have it plain, so have it with a dash of khuskhus … Continue reading Hariyali Variyali
With few more weeks of summer to go one fruit that you should try is Tadgola.It is one delicious melt in the mouth fruit that will help you beat the summer heat. This fruit is known as Tadolga in Hindi/Marathi or Ice apples in English or Nungu in Tamil and is easily available in western … Continue reading Tadgola or Ice apples: Summer Superfood
Yesterday was one of the rare occasions when I switched on television to watch something for time pass.While browsing through the channels I accidentally landed up on one of the teleshopping channels and guess what they were selling some xyz supplement for “body building”. What the ad showed?The Product.More than the product they showed the … Continue reading Beware of what you buy on the basis of the ads you see.
When you have only Roti’s/Chapattis /Indian flat bread and no vegetable or have left over roti’s what do you do and are super hungry….What to do? Here is one of my personal favorite reciepes…Chapati chi bhaji or Roti ki sabzi… Ingredients: Rotis-5-6(finely chopped) Onions-2(finely chopped) Tomato-2(chopped) Capsicum-1(chopped) Yellow corn-1/2 cup Cumin-2 tap Red chilli powder-2 … Continue reading Roti ki sabzi !
Raw mango or kairi is a rich source of Vitamin C and fiber.It has many other vital minerals and vitamins.Its tangy to taste, widely used in many cuisines and has many health benefits.But most reciepes have either high amount of sugar/jaggery or oil especially pickles. Pickle making is a old tradition in India.For most … Continue reading Raw Mango Pickle (Instant & Low Fat)
Bajil upkari | avalakki upkari is one of the common breakfast served in most of the functions in south canara(Karnataka), mangalore and udupi region.Its made from thin flattened rice, coconut, peanuts.It can be made with or without the use of heat. Do give it a try and let me know your views. Ps-Anyone with diabetes … Continue reading Avalakki upkari