Indian · Karnataka · Main Course · Sides · South Indian · Vegetarian

North Karnataka Badanekai yenagai/ Small purple Brinjals in a sweet & nutty sauce


This dish is like a favourite among all dwelling in the Northern part of Karnataka. The first time I ever tasted this, was when I used to stay with about 20 other girls in a hostel in Bangalore. My roommate was from Bellary & she brought this from home, when she got back after a… Continue reading North Karnataka Badanekai yenagai/ Small purple Brinjals in a sweet & nutty sauce

Chicken · Indian · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Sides · South Indian · Starters

Turmeric/Haldi chicken fry…


To start with, here are some interesting details about Turmeric. It has been in use India from thousands of years. It has significance in both Ayurveda & has a great deal of importance religiously. Because of its yellow/orangish colour it is associated with the Sun & Lord Vishnu in Hindu Mythology. Turmeric is also used… Continue reading Turmeric/Haldi chicken fry…

Comfort Food · Indian · Quick Bites · Snack · South Indian · Starters · Street Food · Tamil Nadu

Chilly Kothu Parota/Bite sized Paratha pieces tossed in a hot & spicy sauce


Ever thought of cutting up some paratha’s into bite sized pieces and stir frying or tossing them in some spicy sauce & having it as a snack? Who so ever stumbled upon this idea was a big time foodie for sure. This snack is just so brilliant.. its quick, hot & spicy.. has some veggies..… Continue reading Chilly Kothu Parota/Bite sized Paratha pieces tossed in a hot & spicy sauce

Baked · Cupcakes · Dairy · Dessert · Egg

Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Vanilla flavoured frosting


It was my brother in laws birthday yesterday.. and as always Keshav waits for a reason to ask me to make something sweet. Since I’m not a big fan I seldom make sweet/desserts. So we decided we will make some Peanut butter cupcakes. This recipe is from a website called taste of home, but then… Continue reading Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Vanilla flavoured frosting

Chicken · Fusion · Non Vegetarian · Oriental · Quick Bites · Starters

Sweet n Spicy Spinach Chicken – Chinese style


A friend Soumyadip visited us last evening. He thought we should stay indoors & spend the evening at home with some drinks and some spicy food to go with all the catching up. It was too cold to venture out anyways so it all fell into place. We invited a few more common friends to… Continue reading Sweet n Spicy Spinach Chicken – Chinese style

Chicken · Dairy · Fusion · Main Course · Non Vegetarian

Pepper chicken in cream and basil with roast potatoes


When the Christmas markets are on during the festive season, I always love to visit the German stalls, because the roast potatoes they serve with their dishes is simply amazing. Their shashlik, goulash etc is really yummy, and all these are served with some of their amazing roast potatoes nicely flavoured with some herbs and… Continue reading Pepper chicken in cream and basil with roast potatoes

Fusion · Non Vegetarian · Quick Bites · Seafood · Starters

Lemony Prawns with Parsley


  Seafood is quick to prepare.. healthy and yummy… tastes good steamed, fried, tossed, in salads or even in soup… !! I do know a few people who are allergic to prawns or other seafood.. feel really bad for them.. because they are missing out on something awesome..! Prawns are the best 🙂 but if… Continue reading Lemony Prawns with Parsley

Baked · Fish · Grilled · Indian · Mangalorean · Non Vegetarian · Starters

Grilled/Baked fish in Green Masala


Fish in an integral part of any Mangalorean’s life… so would be the case with anyone living/born and brought up along the coast.  We are all cats when its come to fish…. !!! Mangalore is famous for it’s are various fish fry methods… rava fry, masala fry,  naked fry.. and different types of fish curries… Continue reading Grilled/Baked fish in Green Masala