Ragi Sangati | Ragi Mudde | Ragi Kali

I am making a concentrated effort to include Ragi into my diet and so have started making Ragi Sangati regularly. Ragi is a miracle food. It is loaded with calcium, fibre, iron, and Vitamin D. As a result, it helps in weight-loss, treating anemia, strengthening the bones, reducing cholestrol, and much much more. It also

Continue reading

Hyderabadi Qubooli or Qabooli – Chana Dal Biryani

This week, I was looking for a one-dish meal and came upon this recipe for Hyderabadi Qubooli or Qabooli. This is an easy-to-make and delicious Chana Dal Biryani uses very few spices and is superb to taste. All that Qubooli needs as accompaniment is papad, dahi or then Mirchi ka Salan. What I loved about

Continue reading

Chatpata Kala Chana Chaat – Mumbai Street Food – No Oil Recipe

The lane in which I shop for vegetables is chock-a-block with temptations. At the start of the lane is a fellow who stocks exotic vegetables and always tries to lure me into buying some. And am I seriously tempted! Then comes this gentleman who make some of the nicest and

Continue reading

Sai Bhaji – A Sindhi Specialty

  Greens are a staple in my home; whether used in dal or as dry sabzis. To alleviate boredom, I try to cook the greens in different ways. This week, I made Sai Bhaji, a Sindhi Specialty with the help of two of my  Sindhi colleagues; Roshni Sharma and Nikita Jhanglani.

Continue reading
Davangere Benne Dosa with Potato Palya and Coconut Chutney

Davangere Benne Dosa with Potato Palya and Coconut Chutney

I was quite eager to do a guest post for Vidhya of Vidhya’s Vegetarian Kitchen. A few months ago, Vidhya did this wonderful guest post that was about one of my “favouritest” things on earth; Javvarisi Vadagam / Javakki Sandige / Saggubiyyam Vadiyalu or Sabudana Papad. I can eat Vadiyalu

Continue reading

Rava Pongal – Sankranti Special Recipe

Makara Sankranti is the harvest festival that is celebrated all over India under different names. It is typically a 4 day festival in my home state of Andhra Pradesh. One of the dishes that is made during this festival is Katte Pongali or Ven Pongal. This is a dish that uses moong

Continue reading