Made Masala Dosa for dinner today using store bought batter. Made two types of chutney and potato bhaji. Overall it was a success. Whenever someone asks me the question " What have you been reading?", I never seem to have the answer. I blank out even if I've completed a book a few hours before … Continue reading Day 12 – Masala Dosa and what have you been reading
India turns 70 next month. Culturally, are we better off today than we were in 1947?Potato, tomato and red chili were introduced to India during the colonial period. Today they are ubiquitous in Indian cuisine. It is hard to believe they are not Indian.
So, I thought why not post a recipe here for a change. After all I have named this blog as Chicken Tikka Love. I might as well do it same justice. Who knows, posting recipes may even become a regular thing here. I made chili chicken today. No, not that Indo-Chinese version that is common … Continue reading Cooking Adventures: Andhra Green Chili Chicken
Winter break, a month of rest and solitude. Not that I have nothing to do, but there are no deadlines. Except the ones I set. I am my master. One more month before the craziness of another semester begins. The multitude of people all going crazy together. The projects and exams. Paperwork, dreaded paperwork. I … Continue reading One crazy semester finally comes to an end
1. Don't tell him they are leftovers. 2. Make it look different. 3. Give the recycled dish an anglicised name. 4. Serve it hot with garnish and tomato sauce. Enjoy while he eats the leftover aloo paratha stuffing disguised as Bobby Flay's potato hash. *Evil grin*
The white and the yellow Slithers out From hardened calcium. It sizzles and pops On the pan Hot and black. A dash of spices Flip and wait And soon Breakfast is on your plate.
Leftovers, leftovers This and that The fridge is filled with The food that we had. Veggies and egg Dal and rice I need to cook little I need to cook wise. But whatever I do Is too little or too much. How do you cook just right And not eat it again for dinner or … Continue reading Cooking woes
It has been a week since I set up a new home in a new city. Surprisingly the week was a good one. I had been apprehensive before I moved, about whether I will be able to take up the new responsibility and what if I will feel homesick. But I worried for no reason. … Continue reading New tidings