Young jackfruit when stir fried with coconut tasted delicious, this makes a perfect vegetarian side dish… Jackfruit is widely available in Kerala. Jackfruit season in India is during March to June. Since, I’d visited India in November I missed having ripe jackfruits that’s plucked right from the tree and also my grand mother’s jackfruit chips....

Rumali means handkerchief and roti means flat bread; it’s so thin hence the name rumali. It’s popular in Mughal cuisine… My sister had told me about rumali roti a few times after she had it in a restaurant in Bangalore. Unfortunately, I haven’t had it and haven’t seen in any Indian restaurants in North America. This roti sounded interesting,...

Wow! It has been an incredible journey learning about food, connecting with fellow bloggers and getting feedback from readers around the world. Starting this blog was accidental and now it has become an integral part of my life. It’s been a fun and enjoyable journey. The other day, I recalled my journey of this blog. Had it not been for the amazing technology...

When pancake gets a muffin makeover. You get to enjoy pancakes without spending much time cooking it, just make the batter and bake them in a muffin pan. It takes less than 10 minutes to bake the perfect pancake muffins… I make breakfast from scratch only on weekends, and I love to make pancakes, waffles, potato stuffed omelete, crepes etc. Each time I make...

Homemade cutlets are the best, ground beef cutlets can be turned into patties for burgers and the male beings in your family and friend’s circle will love it… Yesterday, we hosted a game night at our house. We had some of our friends come over and we played pool, foosball and carroms. We introduced carroms, which is a table game popular in India to our...

Two super foods: quinoa and kale in one dish. This is a healthy, protein rich and gluten free dish. This can be served as a side dish along with fish or chicken fillet… I befriended quinoa only recently, since then have been including it in my diet regularly. Until last year we’d thought that my Man was gluten intolerant. In one way it was good, that...

Kabsa is the national dish of Saudi Arabia, it’s a rice based dish made by combining rice and meat (chicken, lamb, camel, beef etc)… While browsing through my Picasa album, I came across the pictures for Chicken Kabsa. I’d made this last year for Eid. For Eid, biryani is the most unavoidable dish in my family. However, for last year’s Eid...

These chicken patties are baked; it’s delicious and has spinach in it. These patties can be served with salad or can be made into a sandwich or Panini; these make a great meal on a busy day… I went on a grocery shopping spree this evening. I like to go for grocery shopping on my way back from work that too on a week day so that I don’t have to spend 2 or 3...

Laksa is a popular noodle soup in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. This is a very comforting dish, coconut milk makes it creamy and the spices added makes this dish  flavorful. I’d made a similar dish called Khow Suey, which is a Burmese speciality. I am sure that these two dishes are related as most of the ingredients used and the preparation are the same. Laksa...

Drumstick along with coconut when stir fried tastes delicious and makes a healthy side dish… When we hear drumstick , the first thing that comes to our mind is Chicken drumstick or legs. Well, this is not that, this drumstick is vegetarian and is a long rod shaped veggie that is found hanging on drumstick trees. India being the largest producers of drumstick,...