Lemon Rice


Lemon rice takes me back to my childhood and long train journeys to Kerala. We would generally take a big container of lemon rice along with fish fry to eat on the train journey. Lemon rice is fresh and light and easy on the stomach. I generally take it nowadays in my lunch box as […]

Aloo Paratha – Step by Step Recipe

Aloo Paratha with Chutney

Aloo paratha is one of my husband’s favorite breakfast items. Aloo paratha is quick, simple to make and utterly delicious. I also pack them in lunch boxes as they are can be quickly made in the morning. Aloo paratha is basically paratha with potato filling. We have these parathas with curd, tomato sauce or coriander […]

Vegetable Stew


For our breakfast whenever there is appam there is stew. Usually it is mutton stew, but when mutton is not available then we make this delicious traditional Kerala vegetable stew. This is a very simple and quick dish to make.   Ingredients 1 cup thick coconut milk 1 cup thin coconut milk 1 chopped potato […]



Poha or Kanda pohe is a traditional Maharashtrian breakfast dish which is one of my favourites. I still remember getting hot poha along with chai in my college canteen for breakfast on cold winter mornings and it used to be just perfect. My love for it continues and I make it from time to time.