Ooty Trip

Ooty

The travel bug has bitten me. I had been on a short vacation to Ooty sometime back. Though it was not my first trip to Ooty, it was a special one. It was my daughter’s first Ooty trip. She too loves travelling just like us. If you reside somewhere in Bangalore, then long weekend is… 

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Ash Gourd Halwa | Kuvalyacho Halwo

Ash gourd halwa

Navratri is about to start and I am sure you all are looking ahead to make healthy and delicious recipes for your family. During this season, ash gourds can be found in abundance. Various recipes can be cooked with ash gourds. One such recipe is ash gourd halwa. Ash gourd halwa also known as kashi… 

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Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani

Chicken biryani or Murg dum biryani is a favorite in my house. My hubby loves biryani and it is because of him that I too got hooked to eating biryanis. When I was newly married, he used to take me to his favorite biryani joints to taste his favorite food. Very soon I learnt to… 

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Hot N Juicy Kebab Festival At Paradise Food Court

kebabs

Ever since Paradise Food Court opened in Bangalore, we have been a regular customer there. Whenever I feel like eating Hyderabadi biryani, Paradise is the first name which comes to my mind. Whenever some guests visit us from Goa, I take them to Paradise to taste the authentic Hyderabadi biryani. But along with the chicken… 

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Maia – For The Mothers, By The Mothers – A Restaurant Review

Maia

Sometime in August 2017, I was invited for the preview of an upcoming restaurant Maia at Sarjapur Road, Bangalore. Maia is a very unique concept which aims at celebrating the mothers and their recipes. Every mother’s recipe is unique and is filled with love. Maia is a movement for the mothers, by the mothers! Maia is… 

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Paneer Bhurji (Crumbled Cottage Cheese Stir Fry)

Paneer Bhurji, Spicy Cottage Cheese Crumble

Paneer Bhurji is a delicious recipe which you can prepare within few minutes. This recipe is prepared in a similar style as egg bhurji. The difference is instead of egg, I have used paneer or cottage cheese crumble. This recipe is very simple and is prepared with minimum number of ingredients. Crumbled Cottage Cheese Stir… 

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3 Days In Budapest

I wish I could stay one more day in Vienna. It was beautiful and the weather was awesome too. But as per the itinerary, we had to proceed to Hungary, again by a coach. The drive from Vienna to Budapest was lovely. We had fun while crossing borders. The first half of the day went… 

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Half-Day Tour Of Vienna, Austria

Maria-Theresien-Platz

By now you all know that I had been on a vacation to Europe in the 2nd week of August 2017. I had been to Prague, Vienna and Budapest. You read about Prague in the 1st post. In today’s post you will read about Vienna. This post will not be as lengthy as Prague post… 

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Ambadyachi Uddamethi / Goan Hog Plum Curry

Ambadyachi Uddamethi

Ambadyachi Uddamethi or Goan Hog Plum Curry is a post which I intended to post during the shravan of 2016. But it got delayed due to some unexplainable reasons. I wanted to post this recipe in shravan month of 2017, but again it got postponed due to my travel and office work. Let me not… 

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A Day In Prague – Czech Republic

Prague

You all might have been wondering why there were no recipes and posts on my website. Am I right? Yea, the news is that I was on a short vacation to Europe (Prague, Vienna and Budapest) last week and a bit busy with shopping for the trip and office work before that. It is difficult… 

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Oats Idli & A Review Of TTK Prestige Multi-Kadai

Oats Idli

Today’s recipe is oats idli which I made using a TTK Prestige Multi-Kadai. Yes! You heard it right. Ever since I collaborated with TTK Prestige, I am one of the first ones to try my hands on the latest innovative products from TTK Prestige which enter the Indian markets. You all know the brand Prestige… 

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5 Types of Dosa Fillings for the Perfect South Indian Treat

Did you know that dosa is one of the most widely eaten dishes of India? In addition, it also holds a place on the list of to 10 breakfast items. The moment you taste this famous South Indian dish, you will instantly fall in love with it, that’s for sure. Not only it is a… 

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Banoffee Milkshake

Banoffee Milkshake

When you are suddenly thirsty or simply feeling like drinking something delicious and filling you can always have a milkshake. Simply mix the ingredients and blend together, add some ice cubes if you wish and serve the chilling refreshing milkshake. Today I am presenting to you all a delicious milkshake recipe named Banoffee Milkshake.  … 

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Kantola Fry | Forest Bitter Gourd Fry | Fagla Fodi

Fagla Fodi, Teasel gourd fry, Kantola, Kakrol, Forest bitterourd,spiny gourd

I was always a fussy eater in my childhood. I don’t know how many of the yummy things I have missed in my life due to this fussiness. One such thing would have been “Phaglacho Fodi” or “Fagla Fodi”. “Fagla” are also known as Forest Bitter Gourd or Kantola or kakrol or spiny gourd or… 

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Prawns Onion Fry

Prawns Onion Fry

Prawns Onion Fry is a dish which my mom used to make for me in my childhood. I did not know what to name this dish so named it Prawns Onion Fry. I would love to say that it is one of the signature dish of my mom. Also I want to tell you that… 

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Goan Style Black Eyed Peas Curry | Chawli Tonak

Chawli Tonak

Goan Style Black Eyed Peas Curry | Chawli Tonak or chawliche tonak is another delicious Goan style legume masala preparation. Chawli is also known as cowpeas or black eyed peas. In Goa, we prepare different types of curries like hooman, kadi, khatkhatem, varan, toi, saar, tonak, xacuti, uddamethi etc.  Tonak means a spicy curry made… 

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Eggless Rava Banana Cake

Eggless Rava Banana Cake

Today’s recipe is another traditional Goan recipe which I learnt from my mother-in-law – Eggless Sugarless Banana Cake. Yes you heard it right. Banana cake which is eggless and sugarless. This Eggless Rava Banana Cake is a healthy vegan recipe and you should give it a try. From the name this recipe sounds complicated. But… 

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Healthy Lunch Box Ideas With Vaya Tyffyn

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas With Vaya Tyffyn

Ever since the Vaya Tyffyn was launched, it became one of the best things in my life. I cook food for my family every morning. My spouse and I carry healthy food to office and little one takes it to school. The food packed in Vaya Tyffyn remains warm and fresh till lunch time. The… 

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Mango Halwa | Preservative Free Home-Made Mango Jam

Mango Jam

This Mano Halwa or Preservative Free Home-Made Mango Jam recipe was first published on 31 Jul 2014. Though I have been making mango halwa every season, I got a chance to re-click this recipe today. I have updated the post with new pictures. Not changing the content in intro part below 🙂      … 

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A Weekend Trip From Bangalore To Mysore

Mysore Trip

Mysore is located approximately 150 kms from Bangalore and can be covered in 2-3 hours if you travel non-stop. We decided to spend just one night in Mysore and cover as many tourist attractions as possible. Though we had been to Mysore several times, we wanted to take my daughter out and give her an… 

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Ragi Roti

Ragi Roti

Today’s recipe is a diabetic recipe named ragi rotti or ragi roti which is popular in Karnataka. This dish made with millets is ideally served for breakfast, but you can have it for snacks as well. Ragi is considered as poor man’s staple because it is very nutritious and is not very expensive. Preparing this… 

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Top 7 Things To Do In Bangalore

Top 7 things to do in Bangalore

Bangalore is the Silicon Valley of India. In this IT capital, people are very busy on weekdays with different projects.  They feel equally bored on weekends and want to do things which make them relax. This post is meant for people living in Bangalore, or people who plan to visit Bangalore. You can also avail… 

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Alsande Usali

Alsande Usali

Alsande popularly known a kidney beans is a rich source of protein. This Alsande Usali is a nutritious recipe which can be prepared within 30 minutes. It can be served with chapatis or with rice as a side dish. Alsande are a type of black eyed beans which are available in Goa during summer. Appearance wise… 

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