Monthly Archive: February 2015

Feb 26

Brinjals in plum sauce with chilli garlic noodles

We have a restaurant called Global Fusion in Mumbai which has an awesome buffet spread. I first tasted the brinjal dish there and fell in love with it. When I asked the staff for the recipe, they were very vague about it and I came back confused about the recipe. But my mind was set …

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Feb 22

Cake in a jar (5 min Oreo cake recipe)

Birthdays are always super exciting. I am like a little child when my birthday comes. I would shout out “ITS MY BIRTHDAY” all day if I could. Is it mid life crisis. Naah. It’s just the child in me who loves it. I love planning surprises for other people’s birthday and just wait to see …

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Feb 22

Appey

A healthy breakfast option. Appeys. The person who invented the Appey pan is a pure genius. It takes minimal oil and has multiple uses. I have made poha vada, sabudana vada, koftas, etc in an appey pan. The original appey recipe is a bit time consuming as like idlis, we need to soak, grind and …

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Feb 22

Chicken Thai red curry

I love Thai food. Close to coastal southie flavours with the use of coconut but the addition of lemon grass and fish sauce add that twist to the dish. I was keen on making green curry but lack of ingredients made me opt for the tried and tasted red curry. Fiery, spicy, creamy with hot …

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Feb 22

Tawa paneer masala

Today was a momentous day as I delivered my very first catering order. Cooking has always been a passion though I treated it like a hobby. The past six months, I have seen my learning graph rising and my interests in cooking developing multifold. I did think that in the future, I would take a …

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Feb 20

Strawberries and cream cake with a cinnamon rum sauce

When my kids were born, in the first year, I would celebrate their birthdays monthly. Get a cake, sing happy birthday and then relish it while the little one was clueless. Any reason to eat cake right. 😛 This blog, was a long time in the making. A push and nudge and loads of help …

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Feb 20

Plum Zing

I discovered a hidden talent when I participated in a cocktail mixing event. Post that event I have concocted many a mixes that have that zip zap zing to it. The Plum zing was made with leftover savoury spiced plum sauce. But the simple option is to cook out the plums with some ginger or …

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Feb 20

Mushroom Hara Dhania

One day I asked hubby, lunch pe kya banau. He says kuch light hi banana. Hmpf. Now what to do. Can’t think of making simple sabzi. Then remembered a wonderful recipe by a foodie chef – Jaspreet Nirula. It’s the most aromatic flavoursome dish ever. So lunch was simple dal roti and the awesome Mushroom Hara Dhania. …

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Feb 18

Marvay da Addye – Mangalorean speciality

Comfort food. Especially mom ke haath ka comfort food. Heaven. When asked what it was, after a lon hard thought, decided it had to be this dish. Marvaay da addye or mussels and steamed rice balls cooked in spicy coconut gravy. I don’t like mussels at all but absolutely love this dish. The mussels are …

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Feb 18

Pan seared Basa with Thai lemon garlic sauce

I am partial towards prawns when it comes to seafood. But ever since i tasted Basa, thats become one of my favourites too. I actually salivate at the thought of it. Its so universal that you can prepare it anyway you want. Its such an easy fish to cook, it picks up the flavour of …

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