It has been 7 years since Anubhavati was born and I must say it has been an amazing ride! The journey has taught me a lot, not only in documenting what I cook for my family, but more in terms of photography, presentation and definitely my writing skills. Many of my readers mention that they… Continue reading Fragrant Green Pulav – One Pot Dishes.
You just cant go wrong with relatively simple comfort food. The most comforting foods are the most hearties and the most easiest. The very first time we went to the Rangoli Restaurant at T.Nagar was something I could never forget. I got to sample comforting, wholesome gujrathi and rajasthani rustic cuisine here and I was… Continue reading Saravana Bhavan “Rangoli” Gujrati Khichdi.
Cabbage has always been a vegetable that’s regularly cooked in my mother`s home as its extremely nutritious and rich in vitamins and minerals. As a kid, I would hate the unpleasant aroma of cabbage in the process of getting cooked. My grandmother loved making Cabbage Thoran by simply garnishing cooked cabbage with a dash of… Continue reading Cabbage Rice – And no one will know its cabbage!
“Food is the most primitive form of comfort” Comfort Food for me is almost always food that’s traditionally made at home , mingled with a gazillion memories of partaking it with my sisters. Everyting seemed a lot more fun with them around. Even a simple meal of Vethakuzhambu, Alu Fry, and Pepper Rasam would… Continue reading Millet Spinach Khichdi.
I have always loved the flavour of Hyderabadi Dum Biriyani which is slow cooked in the dum with the flavours of various layers of rice and marinated vegetables, intermingled with the aroma of cilantro, mint and spices. My neighbour in Bangalore Gayathri always used to make Hyderabadi Vegetable Biriyani and share it with me. On… Continue reading Hyderabadi Vegetable Dum Biriyani – and not a drop of oil/ghee!!!
There are always people who dont like mushrooms and then there are us – the people who love mushrooms for their taste, texture and versatility. I always have a brown bag of mushrooms ready in my refrigerator. My all time favorite mushroom dish is the Restaurant Style Mushroom Butter Masala which I love to pair with simple Jeera… Continue reading Chettinad Mushroom Biriyani with a twist!!!
The very first memory if having a steaming hot dimsum was in a restaurant in Bangalore just after I was married. I remember that I really loved the taste of the filling, combined with the soft elastic outer cover, almost stuck with the filling, and dipped in a red fiery sweet sauce in a… Continue reading Restaurant Style Steamed Vegetable Dumplings/ Dimsum/ Momos – Delicious Indo Chinese Starters!!!