Gluten Free

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 […]

Lemon Dal

Lemon Dal

JUMP TO RECIPE Lemon dal is a delicious, simple lentil-based dish that can be served with rice or rotis. The dish rocks my world on days when the heart wants a simple comfort meal or when I am super pressed for time yet desire a healthy something to eat. When […]

Coconut Ladoo with Almonds

Coconut Ladoos with Just 4 Ingredients

JUMP TO RECIPE Now, who doesn’t love a fatafat sweet? I totes do! Coconut Ladoos with Just 4 Ingredients gets all the heart eyes. This super quick coconut ladoo is bombdiggity and I say so for a very solid reason. All of just 4 ingredients, hella yummy and literally no […]

Adai with Milagai Podi, Oninon Coconut Chutney, Jaggery and Butter

Adai

JUMP TO RECIPE Adai is a nutrient dense, protein-packed and overall healthy breakfast/tiffin. It is a savoury pancake that is a crustier and more wholesome version of its cousin dosai. Growing up, adai was one dish that I had a love-hate relationship with. I’d even go far as to say […]

Minty Chatpata Peanuts

JUMP TO RECIPE A snack that is ready in less than 10 minutes? Yes, please! Inspired by the interesting, new finds in the grocery store is this Minty Chatpata Peanuts. I enjoy trips to the Indian grocery stores here in Sydney. While picking up my usual pantry refills, I look […]

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 […]

Jalapeño Poppers (Keto friendly)

Jalapeño poppers were this deliciously mysterious thing until I saw the item on the menu at Oporto. After years of remaining under the rocks about this deliciousness, I naturally had to try it out. It was a treat for the palate! Stuffed with cheese, deep fried and crispy with the […]

Onion Coconut Chutney

This chutney is inspired by the super delicious chutney served in Guest Hotel, Chennai. This small, old restaurant has been a family favourite for years. It’s one of our go-to eateries for breakfast. If I am being completely honest with you, they serve three delicious chutneys, which is the real […]

Creamy Veggie Spaghetti (Keto Friendly)

I can’t deny that I haven’t dreamt of a creamy pasta while on a keto lifestyle. Yes, I have enjoyed the occasional zoodles when those cravings hit but nothing compares to the creamy, carby pasta goodness. I have done a ridiculous amount of Google search to find the closest thing […]