Leftover Rice Recipes – Risotto

Leftover Rice Risotto

Learn making Risotto with leftover rice ! The art of transformation by replacing ingredients.


Growing up Mom #6

On a hot dry afternoon in 1970 in Dehu Road, my dad brought two guests with him for lunch unannounced. Amma was new to cooking and I was a few months old… She struggled and managed to put up some lunch for Appa and his two colleagues. That day she decided, that never again will … Read more Growing up Mom #6

Understanding Delhi’s SMOKE Season

The above pictures were sent by a school friend who is refusing to come to Delhi till these numbers come down and the following blog is written by another school friend of mine who doesn’t want to be named … I have good friends 🙂 1. Every year from end Oct to Nov, large plains … Read more Understanding Delhi’s SMOKE Season

Puliyodharai – a complete meal

A couple of days back I made Puliyodharai, aka Pulihora aka Tamarind rice. Its a speciality of mine and my puliyodharai has been certified by no less than my mother-in-law, whose Puliyodharai was and will always be the best. Till I learnt OPOS, I would use the MTR Puliyodharai powder but the minute I learnt … Read more Puliyodharai – a complete meal

OPOS Thai Green Curry – updated

Krishnan and I love Thai food – especially because its fresh and the curries are spicy. For many years we wrongly believed that the Vegetarian green/red/yellow curry was indeed vegetarian but a few years back we realised that many of the restaurants in India use Shrimp paste anyway as the base for these curries. We … Read more OPOS Thai Green Curry – updated