Chat with Pink Oven

Gone are days when cakes were sold only in bakeries and patisseries. These days many of the homes have an oven and cakes, breads, muffins, etc have become a regular affair. Baking is already well-sought option as a business that can be done from one’s own kitchen and a minimum investment. Today’s post is about…

Tawa Prawn Fry

I so wanted to blog this recipe of Prawn Fry that was mind-blowing ! Here goes the first post that I wrote in one go and without any story upfront. Dive in ! What you need Prawns – 250 grams Onions – 3 to 4 medium sized, chopped Green Chilies – 3 Ginger Garlic Paste…

Murungakeerai Ragi Roti

Murungakeerai and Ragi (Moringa Leaves and Finger Millet) is a great combination. We get Murungakeerai almost all through the year in Kuwait. It is locally grown I hear. So whenever I see a fresh bunch in the store, I pick one. I make soup or add it to Adai or Ragi dosai. This can be…

In(sta)spirations

Life gets monotonous and you stick with things that you are comfortable with and don’t really think of getting out of that zone. I was like that when it comes to cooking, but social media, especially Instagram has influenced the vegetables and groceries I buy these days and have helped to make the everyday meal…

Ramadan Special – Semolina Cake

The Holy month of Ramadan started on May 28th. Living in Kuwait, the month of Ramadan is an experience by itself. People who believe in Islam, start their fast before the sunrise and break the fast after sunset. People even stop on the highway and do namaz without minding the extreme temperatures. Temporary tents are…

Keerai Masiyal (Mashed Greens)

Memories of the places where you grew up is mostly associated with the food that you grew up eating. Having grown up in a small town, I have had the luxury of eating the local produce. I consider it as a luxury because you get fresh, clean and a variety of greens and vegetables almost…

Tomato Kuruma

During my India vacation in September, I had shot and made notes of few recipes from my mother’s kitchen. But since I came back from India, work has taken away my weekends and I didn’t feel like opening my laptop at home because I am spending enough time with it at office already. Got myself…

Kambu (Pearl Millet) Dosai

One of my weekend protocols is to prepare and store the idly/dosa batter for rest of the next week. I’m sure it is the case with many of the working women and the dosa batter is a saviour when you are already battered at work!  But monotony is boring, hence I prepare the batter for…

Varagu Pongal (Kodo millet Pongal)

Once millets belonged only to villages and small towns that are agriculture based. But nowadays, millets are slowly becoming a part of daily diet even in the metropolitan cities. Thanks to the awareness on the nutrition value of millets ! To me, who hail from an agricultural town surrounded by small villages with farmlands millets…