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Poondu Chutney

 JUMP TO RECIPE Poondu chutney/Lasoon Chutney/ Garlic Chutney for idly/dosai with detailed step-by-step photos and recipe. If it wasn’t already evident from the gorgeous red colour in the picture, this sharp-flavoured chutney is not for the faint-hearted. The base of this South Indian chutney is garlic and chillies. The chutney […]

Egg Masala

Egg Masala

JUMP TO RECIPE Egg Masala  AKA anda masala/curry is a spicy and flavourful curry. It’s low-carb compliant and even if you’re not a low-carber, it works a treat as a side for rice or flat breads. Story time! I hadn’t tasted eggs in a curry until about a few years […]

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

JUMP TO RECIPE Coconut Chutney is a classic South Indian condiment, which pairs wonderfully with idly/dosai/Adai and more. This simple chutney is easy to whip up, vegan and the best accompaniment for South Indian staple breakfasts and tiffin. Each person has their own style of making this classic recipe. Some […]

Ellu Podi

Ellu Podi

JUMP TO RECIPE Ellu podi (spiced sesame seeds powder) is delicious and aromatic dry chutney powder. I completely forgot its existence until my father spoke of it recently. The ellu podi holds a lot of special memories for me. It was a Saturday staple at home. For those who are […]

Thenga Podi

Thenga Podi

Thenga podi is a dry chutney powder and an absolute favourite in our home. This pantry staple is a life-saver on days when I can’t be bothered to make a proper meal or just when the family craves a simple dinner comprising podi, rice and some appalam. Thenga podi is […]

March Favourites

The past month, I’ve shopped up a storm. You’ll know if you checked out my Shopping Haul post. There are other things besides shopping that I’ve also done including a trip to Japan! No prizes for guessing that my holiday featured in this month’s favourite alongside a few others. Business […]

New Beginnings…

Kitchening About started as a Facebook Page or a micro food blog as I’d like to call it in 2013. I sincerely believe that there is nothing that good food can’t make better. I associate food with some of the best memories in life.  I even go to bed excited about […]

Aloo Methi

This Punjabi dish is a marriage of earthy potatoes and aromatic methi (fenugreek leaves). When combined with spices, they make the perfect combination. Methi’s specialty is its bitterness but don’t be put off by it, the potatoes and spices beautifully complement the flavour. The nutritious green leaves and add so […]

Potato & Leek Soup (Pressure-cooked)

A classic soup, it is made with potatoes and leek, a match made in heaven. This velvety smooth and creamy soup will find its way into your heart at the very first sip. Potato and leek soup is simple yet hearty with beautiful flavours that blend well together. Served with […]

Nutella and Almond Puff

I am super thrilled to let you know that Kitchening About was invited to write a blog for Dhanya Samuel’s blog Skinny Chef de Cuisine. Food is just a fantastic ice breaker, and Dhanya and I met each other through one of the many food groups we are part of. […]