#LockdownFood Confession : I like savoury snacks but I don’t like frying anything at home. I don’t let Amma make Poori or any fried snack at all and I never make them myself. After many many YEARS, we made ribbon pakoda at home today. A few days back, my sister-in-law had sent me pictures of … Read more Lockdown Food #5 – Ribbon Pakoda
#LockdownTales The Tamarind Sweet Chutney is a staple addition to several “Chaat” (snack) items. The restaurants make it with sugar and tamarind pulp. Since we are in a lockdown and more importantly since Krishnan and I are trying to avoid white sugar totally, I make this chutney at home so that I can substitute the … Read more Lockdown Food #3 – Tamarind Sweet Chutney
Krishnan and I love street food – yes, we take precautions to eat in places that are hygienic and the food is prepared using good ingredients, but truly nothing beats the taste of street food ! Whether its the Bhelpuri in Pune and Mumbai or the Dabeli at our favourite haunt in Vashi, or the … Read more Ah Street Food !
When we travel, we like to find interesting local food, snacks and quaint eating places. While we knew some of the things we must eat during this trip of ours, we found a few more interesting places as well. First, in Madurai, we knew we had to have the “Jigarthanda” and eat at Murugan Idli … Read more Food stories from TamilNadu – 1
During our March trip, we had stopped at this Dhaba just after a toll plaza where the tea was awesome. On our way back somehow we missed it completely. Today also we thought we missed it, when it didn’t appear much after the Gwalior bye-pass. We saw it just after the Babina toll plaza and … Read more Samosa and snake !!
It’s raining in Delhi and the weather is just gorgeous. We had a fun lunch with Rajesh and Seema and then a siesta. We woke up and thought we will go for a walk as usual. We hardly had gone around a couple of blocks that it started to drizzle again and so we just … Read more The “pakora” weather