Okay, the wonderful BlogchatterA2Z challenge ended in April and as usual I could not keep up due to my other work commitments, but now that I am here I decided to just continue with the flow... Q is difficult alphabet ..infact i once read a very funny comment somewhere that 'Q has been given way... Continue Reading →
N for Nasi goreng!
Yes till a few years back I had no idea about the existence of something called nasi goreng. I was introduced to this dish in a South East Asian cuisine restaurant and I was pleasantly surprised by it. So basically Nasi Goreng means fried rice in Indonesian. It is mostly fried rice cooked with some... Continue Reading →
M for Misal pav!
M for misal pav and M for Maharashtra! Every maharashtrian is familiar with misal pav...basically its the jodi of misal(which is the curry) and pav(which is the bread). So misal basically comprises of usal and the tarri/rassa.Usal is the sprouted lentils, tarri/rassa is the spicy gravy...while serving misal pav,chopped onion, tomatoes,farsan,shev,lemon juice are all mixed... Continue Reading →
L for Loacker!!
This is a bit different for me as instead of a dish or food item,I am talking about a specific brand of food item, as I have been in love with Loacker wafers since my childhood! Mind you Loacker is not paying me for this post! I have tasted way too many wafers in my... Continue Reading →
K for Kaju katli!!
Let me start by saying I dont even have a sweet tooth(although my appearance would make one question that)...but hey for the love of all things namkeen, I belong to the salt gang!But then there are exceptions and here goes mine! Kaju katli as the name goes is a sweet dish made primarily of cashew(kaju)... Continue Reading →
J for Jambakka!!
Before the Malayali Nazis come to attack me I know this is spelt as chambakka in some places and jambakka in some other...I go with the second for obvious reasons (read it as #BlogchatterA2Z purposes)😂 Ok so I was living under a rock till I was around 13 years old since I had no idea... Continue Reading →
I for Inji curry!!
So the story goes like this- Vararuchi,a Brahmin Pandit used to travel through the forests in Kerala, once he saw a hut there and met the occupants.He was attracted to the young girl he saw there however he wanted to test her culinary and creative skills so he told her mother that he wanted food... Continue Reading →
H for Hummus!!
I was born in the beautiful country of Kuwait and spent nearly 10 years of my life there. Obviously this introduced me to the Arabic culture and cuisine, one that I hold very dear to my heart. Although we lived in a hugely Indian dominated neighborhood in Kwt, we used to gorge on all the... Continue Reading →