Onion Coriander Soup #MonsoonMojo

    I totally hate the end slices of store bought bread. My brother and I always traded favours so that the other person would have the end slice. It sounds silly to me today but I still try to pass those slices to the husband (who thankfully doesn’t mind). So when my mom found this…

Theratipal 

You could think why I’m displaying this sudden burst of excess love for my mother’s recipe.simple! She is due to visit next month and I need all the practice I can get. Today I tried making theratipal after ages – the first time since I moved to Malaysia. The best part about making this one…

Rava Kunuku / Semolina Fritters #MonsoonMojo

   I live in a weird location. Suddenly it’s hot beyond measure and suddenly it starts to pour. One minute you want a lemonade and the next moment you are craving for a piping hot masala chai. So if we want to enjoy the rain (we really want to ) then we need a quick…

Delicious Almond ‘Cake’

   This recipe for Almond / badam ‘cake’  ( not cake, cake…Indian sweet) has been tried and tested and tasted few hundred times. It is my mom’s recipe or as my sis-in-law and I call her, ‘You know who’! Mom is an amazing mother, wife, mother-in-law, performer, speaker, etc. BUT, if you dare take one…

Lotus Root Chips #MonsoonMojo

When we moved to Malaysia, I made a resolution to include as many local delicacies as possible in our day to day meals. That is a tough proposition since we are vegetarians (flexible on eggs) and this is a seafood paradise. So, as a first step, I decided to start adapting local vegetables that aren’t…

Cabbage nu Muthia

 My internet connection is driving me nuts. It went on a fifty day vacation which is beyond its annual leave quota it’s finally back but is still in vacation mode and is willing to work only with innumerable additional perks. So since I can’t disconnect it, I decided to reduce my dependence on it. I dug…