Gluten Free

Minty Chatpata Peanuts

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 out for new […]

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 […]

Mushroom Pepper Curry

If you have been to the states of South India and had the pleasure of savouring food in the restaurants there, you would have then most certainly come across a menu item that involves pepper and mushroom in some combination. In most restaurants Mushroom Pepper Varuval/ Mushroom Pepper Fry is […]

Mango Avocado Salad with Chilli Lemon Dressing

A savoury fruit salad? Or wait is it a fruity savoury salad? Whatever you fancy, the Mango Avocado Salad will blow your mind. This summer salad is a beautiful balance of sweet, savoury, tangy and spicy. The season’s freshest produce come together, and work well as a side salad, a […]

Spicy Cauliflower Roast (Keto Friendly)

Spicy Cauliflower Roast is a simple dish that adds a lot of yumm to my keto/low-carb meals. Cauliflower is one of the most preferred vegetable sources for the ketogenic and low carb lifestyles. The cruciferous vegetable is a powerhouse of nutrition, loaded with the vitamin and mineral goodness. A bit […]

Palak Paneer (Keto friendly)

Comfort food does not get better than this delicious North Indian curry. Soft paneer cooked in a rich and creamy spinach gravy, this versatile curry makes a perfect accompaniment to naans, rice, rotis or just on its own. Palak paneer gets made at home quite often. It makes one of […]