Salad series – tips and tricks

So, The Husband, dottie and I decided to get onto a strict salad only diet for dinner, and have been deligently following it over the last month or so. TH and the little one being full fledged carnivores cannot do a salad diet without protein. So now, we have a bunch of green stuff with... Continue Reading →



Sunday was mother's day. I spent the day cooking food for my friends and family. I love it when my house is full of people that I love, just hanging out, eating good food and generally yapping about everything under the sun. I take after my Father. He loved it when our entire family was... Continue Reading →

Banana Chocolate chip loaf

Back to blogging after a really long time. So far, I've only been picture blogging (as if that's a thing?!) on my Instagram and FB page. A lot of you asked me for this recipe. So here goes.. I had a couple of over-ripe bananas at home the other day. I don't fancy making pancakes,... Continue Reading →

Kacche Tamatar ki chutney

Oh hello! Yes, it's been too long since a blog post. School holidays are here and my lo is keeping me busier than usual. The other day after a heavy brekkie at Murugan Idli Shop, we went to Mustafa Center to pick up our groceries and came across these beautiful unripe tomatoes. Gorgeously green, that's... Continue Reading →

Mutton Rassa and Bhakri

I had picked up gongura (red sorrel) leaves from the market last week thinking I will make Gongura Mamsam, a spicy Andhra curry that is usually devoured with piping hot rice or roti. Like all couples, we had a disagreement about how the leaves should be used and unlike all other couples, The Husband won... Continue Reading →

Ghee roast chicken

This is The husbands favorite chicken starter. We first tasted this in a restaurant called 'Tansen', in Hyderabad. Ever since our taste buds have been craving for this dish. Here's my own tried and tested version. 1/2 kg Chicken 1/2 tsp Turmeric 2 tbsp Red chilly powder 1 tbsp Garam masala powder 2 tbsp Roasted... Continue Reading →

Nihari in 5 steps

For all those who love mutton, this recipe is such a treasure. Nihari is a slow cooked meat/stew originating from either Dilli or Pakistan. Not too sure. Anyway, the Hyderabadis have equally, if not more, made this dish popular. True Story! Go to any roadside cafe (kay-f) you will find a nice big pot of... Continue Reading →

Ras.Malai forever

Damn, it's been too long. Last month, we traveled to New Zealand, both North and South Island. Ticked off a few things off the bucket list like skydiving, watching the night sky, Hobbiton big deal! We ate too much in NZ, like we always do wherever we go. Like Saif in Dil Chahta Hai... Continue Reading →

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