Poṟiyal, Palya or Thoran – Beets with Fresh Coconut

Hope it’s been a good start to your week so far. I know, Monday right!?! Feel like the days are just rolling past me, this year feels like it’s running too fast. Is it just me or do you think the same? Our recipe today: Palya – as it is called in Karnataka is a…

Konkani Staple – Daalithoy

The Konkan region is based along the Western coastline of peninsular India. This a scenic part of the country, if you ever get a chance I recommend visiting. The cuisine here is varied – locals enjoy anything from fresh seafood, veg,  meat and poultry prepared in methods that are unique to this region. Some ingredients…

Knockout Karnataka-Style Akki Roti

Apologies for being away for a while, since my last post, I’ve now relocated to the US and the past few weeks have been manic as you will imagine. I’ve been eager to write a recipe post for the last few weeks but have not had the time, mental space or creativity since the ‘big…

Soppinna Palya – South Indian Style Spinach

Love Spinach? Well, you’ve clicked on the right recipe! Not a fan? Well, you’ll just have to keep an open mind! 😉 This is a Karnataka – style spinach recipe, its extremely simple but packs some great flavour combinations My husband is not a fan of spinach however this recipe has surely converted him, I’m…

Essentials of a South Indian Masala Dabba

Hope you all had a lovely week – guess what its just 3 weeks to the end on 2016!! Can you believe it?! I sure can’t as this year has gone by so quick… so many things to do and so less time!! Speaking of masala dabbas, I know this is by far, the most…

Oi Sobagi – Instant Cucumber Kimchi

Friday is finally here!! Wishing you all a great weekend ahead 🙂 Love kimchi?? Well, I know I do, here is an instant kimchi recipe which can be ready to eat in just a few minutes! Oi kimchi is one of my favorite type as it has a distinctly refreshing, crunchy and light taste, if…

Instant Fresh Coconut & Oats Dosa

Hello!! Tried Dosas and like it? Not sure how to make them? Here is a simple instant dosa recipe. Dosa is the South Indian version of savory pancakes or crepes It’s simple: just prepare the batter, fry it and then add any fillings of your choice or just have it plain with some fresh coconut…

South Indian Sprouts Salad

Have you had a good start to your weekend? If you were inspired to try sprouting at home as discussed in the last post  – here is a simple idea for what you could make with it in under 15 mins! Have you ever tried a South Indian sprout salad? Kosambari as it’s traditionally called…

The Magic of Sprouts

Have you ever tried sprouting any seeds or beans?? If yes, how do you describe your experience?? If you have not, then I definitely recommend you trying it soon! let me know your thoughts I find that it’s such a positive and emotional exercise because all you are doing is soaking some seeds that were…

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Basil

Hope you all are having a good week so far, here is a mid-week pick-me-up if you need one! My week has been busy at work as usual with a long weekend approaching we have a road trip to lovely – Cornwall planned with friends that I’m really looking forward to! Here is a simple…

Zoodles in Avocado Sauce

Zoodles anyone?? I know there are lots of people trying this recipe out at the moment and I wanted to give it a go too… I think it looks interesting… what do you think??  Let me know your thoughts I was at the Brighton Foodies Fest a few weeks ago and purchased a vegetable peeler…

The Liebster Award

Here it is finally, the post all of us are waiting for!!! Firstly, a big thank you to lovely fellow blogger from Neat Habitat for thinking of me and for this nomination! Thank you very much, I truly appreciate it. There are some great pictures & posts that truly inspire you on Neat Habitat, so…