Ingredient: Water

Kale Stir-Fry

I used to not like kale. Until my mom visited me from India and Indianized it. Western world’s new discovery “moringa” is a staple in South Indian cuisine for centuries. In fact, most households have a moringa tree in the backyard. That’s how common moringa is in South India, especially in the states of Kerala […]

Pulao using Cauliflower Rice

I, AM, officially obsessed with “cauliflower rice”. To be honest, i had my doubts when i thought about making pulao with it. But the end product was so mind-blowing that i can’t wait to try other variety rice items using cauliflower rice. Best part about this rice is it took me all of 15 minutes […]

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)

Ever since i came across this dish while looking for Chamorro desserts, i’ve been dying to make these. This is a very simple Filipino dish that migrated to Guam and has different variations. What i like about Lumpias is that they are not too sweet but delicious, and can be made in a jiffy. Jackfruit […]

Buttermilk Pancake

Ever since I moved to the States I have fallen in love with Pancakes. Though I like commercial pancake mixes available in the market I figured I can make them myself at home and that’s when I started trying out different varieties of pancakes. I love buttermilk pancake and also the multigrain pancakes, and what […]

Thattai

Sarkarai Pongal / Sweet Pongal

Festive celebrations from childhood are such fond memories. When I think of Pongal, I remember my childhood when my mom used to wake up at 3 am and slave in the kitchen with her freshly-washed damp hair wrapped in a towel, to make delicious Pongal breakfast for us. Menu is simple and authentic. Its always […]

Ven Pongal

I have to start by saying that i’m writing this description on 01/14/2020. However, the initial recipe post was from 08/07/2008 and so is the above image. I just don’t feel like replacing the amateur image. 🙂 Living in the USA and Pongal falling on a Wednesday means that we only get to enjoy this […]