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Tomato Rice Recipe

Tomato Rice Recipe

Tomato Rice is my go-to recipe when I am feeling lazy to cook something. Earlier, I would screw my nose at the thought of eating rice for breakfast but living in the South has made me more amenable to it. This South Indian recipe of tomato rice is perfect for breakfast, in your children’s tiffin, lunch and to pack with you for train journeys or picnics.… Read more

Baghara Baingan/ Curried brinjal recipe

Baghara Baingan/ Curried brinjal recipe

baghara baingan

This recipe is a popular one in Hyderabad. I learned this one from my mother-in-law whose family has Maharashtrian roots because this recipe is also popular in Maharashtra. This is a favourite recipe of my husband’s hence it is made often when I get these perfect round, fresh purple brinjals.… Read more

Pongal recipe

Pongal recipe

Khara Pongal or savoury Pongal is another form of moong dal khichdi that we have in the North. In my home, this khichdi was normally consumed when someone was unwell, especially for indigestion. But, there is also something warm, loving and comforting about khichdi redolent with a ghee and cumin tadka for me.… Read more

Vermicelli upma recipe

Vermicelli upma recipe

vermicelli upma

Vermicelli or seviyan look like fine noodles when cooked. They are often used to make seviyan kheer or the sweet made with milk and roasted vermicelli. Vermicelli upma is a savory, nutritious dish that can be assembled quickly if you have cut, boiled vegetables at hand.… Read more