Curry & Side dish

“What would you like for dinner?”
“Not a curry” said NO. ONE. EVER.

Indian curry is a combination of spices, herbs, meat or vegetables and is truly versatile. In fact, there are so many ways we can cook this – simple, complex, quick, or an elaborate one. The way vegetables, meat and seafood is cooked varies from state to state and region to region. While I truly believe that Indian cooking is much much more than curries, without a doubt, this is an essential part of the Indian cuisine. Here I will put together some recipes (curry or not) that goes really well with rice, bread etc. and completes your meal wonderfully.



Amaranth leaves or amaranth greens are nutritious leafy vegetables eaten widely through out India. It is well-known for its health benefits – controls hypertension, good for controlling diabetes, prevents anaemia, improves digestion, to name a few. Outside of India amaranth is better known for its seeds which is considered a […]

Amaranth Greens Stir fry


Ennegayi and jolada rotti (stuffed eggplant curry and sorghum flatbread) – signature dish of the northern region of Karnataka. Round purple beauties stuffed with aromatic spices and shallow fried until tender. This dish takes me back to my childhood – the only eggplant dish I loved as a child. Round purple […]

Badanekayi Ennegayi (Stuffed Eggplant)