Category: Indian vegetarian

Mangalore Buns

I am a Mangalorean and everytime I visit Mangalore I ask my cousin to buy these for our evening snack along with Goli bajne (another type of fritter). It taste amazing piping hot with a cup of chai. I always land up making cake or fritters with over ripe bananas, am so glad I made …

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Instant Rawa Idli and Chilli Garlic Coconut Chutney

I have only eaten this Rawa idli at my mom’s house. My sister makes it for us, and I like how it pairs well with this pungent chutney to make a filling and delicious breakfast. Though it is an instant idli recipe, the process isn’t instant. Worth the effort, especially if you have forgotten to …

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Egg Podi Ghee Roast with Tandoori Butter Garlic Roti

Mangalorean ghee roast is such a versatile recipe, you can make it with chicken (the recipe is already on the blog), egg, prawns, mushrooms, whichever protein you feel like. You can make the paste ahead of time and freeze it too. I wanted to make something different to go along with the egg, so decided …

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Maharashtrian Masala Bhaath

I have had this recipe for over 6 years now, given by my bestie Sonali. I make it a few times a month to good reviews by family and friends. It’s an easy one pot, no fuss recipe. You can add any vegetables of your choice and make it a wholesome meal for your family. …

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Masala Pav

When we became friends over 5 years ago, am talking about my group Vellas, we used to have a lot of potlucks. My friend Apeksha had got masala pav and one bite I was in love. Now I am not a pav bhaji lover not are my kids but the occasional plate is good enough …

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Paneer Lababdar

Self isolation makes you come up with new dishes you haven’t tried before. With no option to order but yet to ensure that your kids are not bored with what’s on the table, I am back to trying different dishes. Blessed to have the net still working and such amazing blogs to help u out …

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Tomato Bhaath

I am a Mangalorean married into a Pahadi family. Our food tastes and combinations are quite different. My husband has got adjusted in these 18 years but when my Father in law visits am always at wits end on what to prepare. Being a disciplined army man, he also has set requirements in food. Rice …

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Mushroom Dum Biryani

Your sister says she is coming over for lunch and her constant gripe is that I don’t cook anything for her. So this time I thought would take an effort to make something elaborate. Now when it’s a Tuesday and she follows a no nonveg day, that would certainly leave me in a fix. Lazy …

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Coimbatore’s Hotel Annapoorna’s Sambhar

I have this friend who loves her sambhar rice and could gorge on it daily. I would keep cribbing that ‘how can u eat the same thing nearly every day’. But she would grin with satisfaction and I knew she was in foodie bliss One day she sent me a video of this sambhar and …

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Paneer Tikka Masala

We all have those days where you are bored making the same old food. Kids crib too and imagine my kids who get so much more variety than their peers. I guess I give them too many options. Well lucky them, their mom keeps experimenting. 😛 Had some paneer in the fridge and was wondering …

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