May 222015
Tawa Pulao - easy one pot recipe

Tawa (tava) means a flat pan and tawa pulao recipe as the name suggests is traditionally made on a tawa. This is a popular Mumbai street food and is made on the same tawa used to make pav bhaji. Now, when we do this at home it will be difficult to prepare this recipe using dosa tawa or pan. So, you [Read more]

Apr 292015
Easy Tomato rice - how to make tomato rice recipe

I am very partial towards food recipes that are quick and easy to make. For me, anything good for a lunch-box is a favorite. Tomato rice is again one such simple recipe with very minimal cooking and effort. I normally do not add lot of spices in my rice recipes for the only reason because lot of ingredients mask the [Read more]

Apr 152015
Coconut Rice or Thengai sadam - simple food recipe

  Today I share my favorite rice recipe – coconut rice or popularly known as thengai sadam which is an aromatic and very flavorful food of Tamil Nadu. I ate coconut rice for the first time in Tamil Nadu when we were on a short trip to Madras or Chennai. I loved the flavors of the rice instantly. My mother [Read more]

Jan 152015
Tamarind rice (Chinthapandu Pulihora/Chitrannam )

Today being Sankranti, I wanted to post something traditional that we often make during festivals at home. When I was browsing through my recipes, I realised that I haven’t shared the recipe for pulihora yet. So, I immediately decided to make this for lunch today along with Aloo-Jeera and curd/dahi 🙂 ‘Pulihora’ or chitrannam is a very easy dish to [Read more]