Kothamalli Thokku

Kothamalli / Fresh Coriander leaves thokku is a pickle like chutney that will stay good for a week or two when refrigerated. The thokku goes well with all tiffin items like Idli, dosai, paniyaram,etc. It requires a handful of ingredients that are regularly available in the kitchen. This is our family favorite and Amma makes…

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…

Vegan Orange Cake

A couple of months back, I baked Dutch Apple Cake and that was an utter failure. I shared with my friends here and poor guys they could not say right on my face that it was bad so texted saying “Cake was good, had a different flavor” 😀 So when I said I was thinking of…

Easy Snack Ideas for Cold Winter Evenings

It is that time of the year when the sun goes home early and the evenings are longer, darker and colder. We spend to get more time indoors and go for an additional round of coffee, tea or any hot beverage demanded by the weather. Biting into something nice along with a cuppa would not harm…

Kothu Chapathi

Easy way to use the leftover chapathi or rotis. Best for lunchbox.

Cinnamon Cake

My previous post on teakaapi received the maximum number of views on the blog only next to my Chicken Dum Briyani post. People sent positive feedback and appreciations and I could see that they were able to relate themselves to what I had written. As a blogger, what more you could ask for? So, to…

Bun and blogiversary!

When WordPress sent a notification yesterday, that it’s been a year since I signed up, I was like “What?!One year already?”. Though it sounds cliché, I started blogging to kill boredom and with a little hope that I would keep at it. All I knew before coming to Kuwait was that I am going to…

Manali Street Food Trail

We are having one of the worst summers here in Kuwait; temperatures are around 45 to 50 degree Celsius and looks like there is no relief for the next few weeks. Sandstorms and humidity are the uninvited guests to the party! We were in Manali and Kullu last summer. How I wish I could go back…

Fridge Clean-up Meal Series #1

There will be days in all of our lives when work keeps us super occupied and everything else take a back seat. Last week was one of that kind and the vegetables stocked up in the fridge were crying to be used. I usually don’t use more than one or two vegetables in a meal…