Sabudhana Kichidi / Tapioca Pearls Kichidi

The festive season of Navaratri  has begun …….  It is one of the most significant festivals in Hinduism, celebrating the Mother Goddess Shakti/Durga in her various avatars for nine consecutive days.   Sharad Navaratri which is celebrated each year around the months of September to October coincides with the beginning of Fall in the northern…

Green Peas Pulao

There are days when you ache for a change in the way you prepare rice, you want it to look festive, yet don’t want an elaborate preparation, what do you do on days like that ? For inspiration I rummage through the freezer section in my refrigerator, there sat a half opened bag of Green…

A foggy morning…

It was one of those magical mornings that unfolds like pictures from a postcard, the fog was thick and lay low.  It would be a shame” to not stop and smell the roses” I thought as I drove through the streets . The buildings were hardly visible, like the moors of a page from a…

Mussel Meat Stir Fry

Food always stirs memories,  good ones coz’ I have shared food amidst laughter and fun be it friends or family, there is always joy around the dining table and oodles of laughter too. Summer vacations as a kid meant visiting grand moms at our native, a coastal village bursting with seafood fresh off the boat…