The whimsical beans

A little veggies harmed no one. Ever. At least not the ones alive.  😋 Advertisements

Dhokla

The softness that dissolves in your mouth 🙂

The Gourmet Box

The wonderful Gourmet Box!. It’s a subscription box that sends you different ingredients and a recipe every month. My daughter gifted me this on my birthday! I absolutely loved the products in it. We made our breakfast based on the recipe today and it turned out to be really good. To top it off, it…

Fish and Raw Mango Jhol

Raw mangoes are generally used in pickles and sherbet. Mangoes are abundant in the summer season and are known as ‘The king of fruits’ here.Its sweet/sour taste brings out a refreshing feeling and prevents dehydration. Not only that like every other ingredient that I use raw mangoes have a lot of other health benefits that…

Veg Fried Rice

Fried rice is a common “Chinese” dish in the Indian subcontinent. I think the main reason veg fried rice was discovered because people needed a good way to use up the leftover vegetables. It is a simple recipe that brings a slight change to the same old rice that is a staple food for most…

Chicken Pulusu

Chicken Pulusu is a South Indian curry. It has a nice strong coconut flavor which compliments rice based food really well. Chicken has a high protein content and is a rich source of minerals. It helps aid in weight loss and also helps with common cold. It has multiple benefits. Coconut on the other hand…

Recipe Book

Look at what my daughter gifted me for my birthday!! A little yellow book for me to write my recipes in! It even has this quote ” Little by little, one travels far.” By J.R.R.Tolkien.   And that is what I plan to do with my little recipe book! 🙂 

Enchor er Dalna (Jackfruit Curry)

It is a summer fruit. I always wait for summer so that I can have the jackfruit again. I love the enchor cutlet morethough . We bengalis call it gaach patha (tree goat) because it tastes a lot like mutton. Once we went to Tirupati where my friend and I saw a jack-fruit tree with…

Bottle Guard with Khaskhas

This recipe was rare  when I was a kid. Poppy seeds were expensive then and even now. When I first made this dish, the bottle guard was a little uncooked. I still try to reach my mother’s standards but  fail somehow. Though it does make me happy to see my family and friends relish this dish…

Khasi Cuisine

Hey there people! I bring to you a snippet of my Travel to Shillong.Sounds grand doesn’t it? For someone who does not travel much-this was an amazing experience. Especially since I was born there and spent the first 17 years of my life there. I had gone there for my nephew’s marriage and only got…

IDLY

Soft soft Idly. Oh how you mix well with every spicy thing. Being bland itself, idly takes in the taste of the side dish and compliments it pretty well. One of the easiest preparations albeit time taking – idly is a filling dish that provides you with carbs and proteins. Enjoy this Prior preparation Time…