Masala Oats was something that I fell in love with during the lockdown and has become a staple breakfast in my home ever since. Well, I have a like (note I don’t say love) and hate relationship with oats. There are days when I like them and then there are days when I just can’t...
Kobbari Palu Charu is a simple and robust Coconut Milk Rasam. It have a lovely, rich flavour profile and is quite a surprise when you serve it.
Called Thengai Paal Rasam in Tamil Nadu and Kayi Halu Saaru in Karnataka, this rasam will over people you serve it too.
This is the recipe for a hearty Vegan Roasted Tomato and Red Bell Pepper Soup.
The red bell pepper helps cut the tanginess of the tomato and lends this soup a nice full-bodied flavour.
I learnt this recipe for Udupi Rasam from my friend Anupama Michael.
This hearty rasam is made with a paste of slow roasted spices that gives it a robust flavour. I enjoy hot with rice and papad.
Miriyala Charu is the Andhra Pepper Rasam. I make it at least once a week during winters to keep warm.
This Andhra equivalent of Tamil Nadu's Milagu Rasam is great for curing colds and tackling indigestion.
This Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Soup is by far one of the most often made in my home.
It is hearty, delicious, and low-calorie as I do not use any coconut milk or cream in it. Ideal for post Diwali detox.
Nagula Chavithi is the day people in Andhra Pradesh worship Nagas or snakes. This festival falls on the fifth day after Naraka Chaturdashi (This year Nagula Chavithi is on November 11, 2018).
On this day, we fast through the day, worship nagas, offer naivedyam of Vada Pappu, Chalimidi, Chimmili, Panakam, bananas, and milk.
Chimmili (also called Nuvvula Undalu) are Sesame and Jaggery Laddus made in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
These are a must for Nagula Chavithi, our equivalent of Nag Panchami, which is celebrated on the fourth day after Diwali Amavasya. This year the date in November 18, 2020.
Aate ki Pinni is a traditional Punjabi delicacy made with wheat flour, dry fruits and ghee.
Atta Pinni nourishes and warms the body in the severe cold of North India.