Mangalore Fish Curry

This is a recipe from a Kannada book ‘Oggarane Dabbi’. It’s one of the first fish curries I have attempted and tastes really good. I have made this using tilapia. You could use cod, king fish or any type of fish that you would generally put in a curry. Ingredients: Tilapia – 1/2 kg or […]

Szechuan Fried Rice

Ingredients: White rice – 1.5 cups Dry Red chillies – 12 Garlic – 5 cloves Onion – 1, medium-sized Bell pepper – 1 Beans – 200 gms Carrots – 3 Soy sauce – 1.5 tbsp Chilli sauce – 2 tbsp Salt to taste Olive oil Spring Onions – 1/4 cup Method: Wash the rice and […]

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients: Sweet Potato – 3 Salt to taste Pepper powder – 1 tsp Oil Method: Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit Line a baking tray with wax paper or aluminium foil and spray with oil Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into long strips Transfer on to the tray Add a teaspoon of oil and […]

Nigella Lawson’s Everyday Brownies

I am an ardent Nigella Lawson fan! I love her style of cooking, her presentation, her TV shows and just about everything else that has to do with her! While her recipes do feel a bit daunting and over-the-top, I found this one to be fairly straightforward. (I have made adjustments to some of the […]

Nandu Varuval/ Crab Fry

This is a very easy recipe for crab fry and you just cannot go wrong with it. Though I always prefer fresh ingredients, be it meat or seafood, this one is an exception and I chose to use the frozen variety. The frozen ones are pre-cooked but cooking them again with the masala does not take […]

Baked Asparagus

Ingredients: Asparagus – 250 gms Salt to taste Pepper – 1/2 tsp Olive oil Juice of half a lime Method: Pre-heat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit Line a baking tray with aluminium foil Prepare the asparagus by trimming the ends as they tend to be hard Place the asparagus on the prepared baking tray […]