Bisi Bele Huli Anna | Bisi Bele Bhath

There is something about ready-to-eat rice dishes that really appeals to me. Tamarind Rice, Lemon Rice, Coconut Rice, Sambar Rice, Tomato Rice, Vegetable Fried Rice … May be it is the ease of eating these dishes or then just the fact that they incorporate many flavours in one dish. One of my

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Cheesy Spinach Corn Casserole

We try to have something different every Sunday and this past week we suddenly realised that we had not had Cheesy Spinach Corn Casserole in ages. This is  a recipe I learnt from my mother when I started to bake and I guess it was the first savoury baked dish I learnt.

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Macaroni and Cheese with Vegetables

This recipe is for Anand, my brother; and Abhi, my niece; both are Macaroni and Cheese freaks! Many years ago, my mom worked for a year in Canada. She used this as an opportunity to broaden not only her horizons but also my brother’s and mine. One of the directions

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Daddojanam, Thair Saadam or Dahi Bhaat (Tempered Curd Rice)

Daddojanam (Tair Saadam in Tamil or Dahi Bhaat in Hindi) is a traditional favourite with most South Indians. Give us this day our daily dose of curd rice, we say! Nothing goes down better than a portion of cool daddojanam on a hot summer day! Or then any other day. Nor is

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Palak Pulao (Spinach Pulao)

This is a “one dish meal” I learnt from Amma. It is very easy to make and delicious. I love this simple Pulao and so do many for whom I make this. Enjoy! If you have children, do try this. You will have them eating a whole lot of veggies

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Methi Corn Biryani | Rice with Fresh Fenugreek Leaves and Corn

Methi Corn Biryani (Rice with Fenugreek Leaves and Corn)

I love fresh methi and am always looking for new ways to make it. This recipe for Methi Corn Biryani is an adaptation of Methi Chaman Biryani from Sanjeev Kapoor’s Vegetarian Rice, Biryani, and Pulao. What I liked about this recipe is that it combines the bitterness of the methi (fenugreek leaves)

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