Mini Thali#15 Sabudana Khichdi – Sabudana khichdi is made with tapioca pearls or sago pearls, peanuts and potato as the main ingredients Plain yogurt Sabudana Payasa – This creamy dessert is very simple to make and is ready in less than 20 minutes

Mini Thali#15


  Mini Thali #14 Huggi – or khara pongal. Huggi is made with rice and mung dal, and flavoured with spices and peppercorns Gojju – Huggi is served with a tamarind-jaggery chutney called gojju Sihi huggi – traditional sweet dish made with rice and mung dal and is refined sugar free  

Mini Thali#14


  If there is one thing that most Indians order at a restaurant, it’s this – tomato soup. It is an integral part of every Indian restaurant menu. Obviously, tomato is the main ingredient here. It is very important to choose ripe, juicy tomatoes to make this soup. This luscious, […]

Tomato Soup



  Garlic bread sticks are easy to make bread sticks topped with garlic, aromatic herbs, and loads of cheese. They are great appetisers, but pair it with tomato soup for a perfect dinner option. There are several ways of making it. For example, take store bought bread, smear the garlic […]

Garlic Bread


  Click on below links for individual recipes. Multi Layer Paratha –Triangle paratha or multi layer paratha is an easy flatbread and is made with just a few simple ingredients Beans palya – Beans cooked with mild spices and finished off with loads of coconut Mysore rasam – Pigeon pea lentil or toor dal cooked […]

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  Mini Thali #13 Mooli paratha – or radish flatbread. Stuffed flatbread made with radish and whole wheat. The slight green colour of the paratha is because I added radish greens as well to the stuffing Mint chutney – spicy, tangy chutney ready in no time Boondi Raita – whisked yogurt mixed with […]

Mini Thali#13



  Rose, cardamom and pistachio – a perfect combination to make a decadent Indian dessert. Then why not bake a cake by combining these flavours together. The fragrance of rose, the flavours of cardamom, and the nuttiness of pistachio is a perfect match. It’s absolutely amazing how a teaspoon of […]

Eggless rose, cardamom, and pistachio cake


  Mini Thali #12 Lemon Rice – a simple flavourful dish where cooked rice is tossed with a simple tempering and a generous serving of lemon juice Mosarrana – or curd rice. Mosaru means yogurt and anna mean rice in Kannada Papad and pickle  

Mini Thali#12


  Spicy, tangy tomoto thokku or pickle is a must in my kitchen when tomatoes are in season. This instant tomato pickle is very simple to make and can stay fresh for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. I remember eating tamarind thokku as a child at my aunt’s […]

Instant Tomato Pickle (Tomato Thokku)



Lemon rice is a simple flavourful dish where cooked rice is tossed with a simple tempering and a generous serving of lemon juice. It is ready in no time if you have already have cooked rice. As the name suggests, the main flavour of lemon rice comes from lemon juice. […]

Lemon Rice