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 it whenever fresh coriander is in season. Whenever she makes … Continue reading Kothamalli Thokku
Ragi Pakoda is one of my favorite tea time snacks. Tastes good and comparatively easy to make when compared to bajji/bonda. Doesn’t need a side dish and perfect for rainy evenings with cup of cardamom/ginger tea! What you need Ragi flour – 1.5 cups Onions – 1 thinly sliced Dry chilies – 2 Curry leaves Fried Chana dhal/Potukadalai – 1 tbsp Jeera/ Seeragam – 1 … Continue reading Ragi Pakoda
Parupu Thogayal is one of the easiest thing to make for lunch. It’s an ideal option when you have an almost empty fridge and very basic pantry. With very few ingredients it tastes well with hot rice and nallennai/gingely oil. You can also add ghee instead. Fry a papad or make an omelette, lunch is sorted. What you need Toor dhal / Thuavaram Parupu – … Continue reading Parupu Thogayal
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 made for breakfast, evening snack or even as a healthy … Continue reading Murungakeerai Ragi Roti
Easy way to use the leftover chapathi or rotis. Best for lunchbox. Continue reading Kothu Chapathi
Kuwait is a country with very unpredictable weather conditions. Though we have cinemas, shopping malls and beaches, sometimes the weather will be not in favor to step out of the house; it will be either very hot or humid or dusty or very cold. We will be forced to stay indoors during those days. Weekends are boring when you have bad weathers but some good food and … Continue reading Weekend Cooking Episodes
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 be at home for a few months or even longer … Continue reading Bun and blogiversary!