Cheese Masala Dosai

The biggest difference I find between my previous working for a corporate self versus working for the home is that I used to crave for weekends then and now I absolutely dread them. I had Monday morning blues then and now I have Friday night chills. I simply can’t wait for the Monday morning when…

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Moong Dal Chilla

My mother turned 60 a couple of months ago and to celebrate the occasion we went for a family lunch to this small but amazing restaurant called Swati Snacks in Mumbai. Every item on the menu was so delicious that we ordered quite a few of them multiple times. One of those dishes was this…

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Peanut Porridge

I just finished a mega marathon of Protein Rich Dishes but I am clearly not over it. My theme for today is ‘Dishes from the Caribbean’ and what do I pick? Another protein packed dish. This one is so simple and delicious, not to mention easy to make with most ingredients readily available in your…

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Poppy Seed Waffles

This is the last day of the week and I am using poppy seeds for my final dish this week. The first three days were for the three popular nuts – cashews, almonds and pistachios and the next three days for the seeds – chia seeds, flaxseeds and now poppy seeds. I bought some poppy…

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Corn and Tomato Crostini with Cashew Cheese

Ever since I started baking and reading about baking bread, I have fantasised about baking with bread flour. But t is not available in India and so that idea continued to stay in my fantasies. Though many people say that it doesn’t make much of a difference, I wanted to try it out once. Whenever…

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Rava Dosa – a nearly foolproof recipe

In the second of my Weekend Breakfasts, I have the most delicious Rava Dosa with the classic partner, medhu vadai. They are accompanied by sambhar and two types of chutneys – coconut and coriander. All of this has to be washed down with a tumbler full of frothy, steaming filter coffee. I have tried numerous…

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Sandwich Platter

This week’s theme is about my favourite meal – breakfast. This chutney sandwich and hummus sandwiches are my favorite breakfast because not only is it easy to get it done but also absolutely delicious. One of the few things I enjoy since exchanging my money paying job for tantrums paying job is a leisure breakfast.…

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Minapa Kudumulu

I made this delightfully easy breakfast dish as part of my Andhra Breakfast Thali. Ever since I have made it a few more times and I am loving it a little more each time I have it. The good news is that it needs only 3 ingredients including salt and the not so good news…

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Ragi Idli

The name of this dish is simply Ragi Idli but in my opinion it should be renamed to ‘Life saver’. The other day, I woke up later than usual and had to get the breakfast ready for the husband while simultaneously managing the daughter and our domestic help so that he could catch his office…

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Egg & cheese toast

   This is my favorite start breakfast because it’s easy, quick and filling. If I have bread at home, I usually make one of these for each one of us and since it’s quick, I can sleep an additional 15 minutes in the morning which is absolute bliss!     The funny part is I just…

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