Sorakkai Poriyal / Bottle Gourd Curry recipe

Reading Time: 5 minutes Recently I started experimenting varieties of recipes with Sorakkai / Bottle gourd. Usually I make sorakkai sambar or sorakkai dosa at home. This time I wanted to try lauki paratha and lauki curry for rice. I learnt this easy and yummy Sorakkai verkadalai poriyal / bottle gourd poriyal with peanuts from my neighbor. Bottle gourd … Read more

Easy Paneer Curry | Paneer Masala Curry For Chapathi

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is an easy peasy paneer curry for chapathi / roti. Paneer butter masala is the only gravy I make using paneer as its Raksha’s favorite. Most of the paneer gravies call for grinding tomato onion to make the base. But I really got bored of making it in the same way. So I tried … Read more

The 2 Rules That Help Me Organize My Crisper Drawers and Waste Less Food

Reading Time: 9 minutes While our individual health and wellness goals may all look a little different, there’s one thing most of us can agree on: It’s good to eat more plants. Of course — no secret here — the first step to eating more produce is to buy it. But once you’ve selected and brought your veggies home, it’s … Read more

Padavalanga Thoran | Kerala Style Snake Gourd Thoran Recipe

Reading Time: 7 minutes Today’s recipe is an easy, yummy Kerala style snake gourd curry which is known as Padavalanga thoran in Malayalam. Basically I love Kerala thoran recipes. I used to make cabbage thoran at home regularly. This time I used Snake gourd for a change. It came out so well and flavorful. We all loved it. I … Read more

Ponnanganni Keerai Thogayal Recipe / Dwarf Copperleaf Chutney Recipe

Reading Time: 6 minutes Recently I got a bunch of Sigappu Ponnanganni keerai (Seemai ponnanganni)/ Dwarf copperleaf (in English, Honagone soppu in Kannada, Ponnangannicheera in Malayalam, Ponnagantikura in Telugu, Gudari Saag in Hindi) from my in-laws house backyard in Salem. We all know Ponnanganni keerai is good for eyes but it has lots of other health benefits like its good for … Read more

BEST Homemade Caesar Dressing (NO blender or food processor!)

Reading Time: 35 minutes The best Caesar Dressing recipe that’s quick and easy – no blender or processor required! This homemade Caesar Dressing recipe is a creamy, bright, tangy, garlicky, umami explosion of YUM. It will blow any store-bought version out of the water and elevates and enlivens everything it touches from Caesar salad to vegetables, to chicken, to … Read more

Crispy Rice · i am a food blog

Reading Time: 15 minutes I am absolutely in love with crispy rice. It’s beloved around the the world: the saffron yellow socarrat of Spanish paella, the golden crispiness of Persian tahdig, and the best parts of Korean hot stone bowl dolsot bibimbap. Crispy rice has the most aromatic toasty nuttiness and I can’t get enough. Sometimes when I make … Read more

How the Manganese In Food Can Benefit Your Sex Drive – Eat Something Sexy

Reading Time: 6 minutes Our articles may contain affiliate links. For more information, view our policies. The delicate balance of manganese and your health Manganese may be the catch-22 of nutrients. If you are deficient, you body is going to break down. But if you have too much, your body is going to break down. (Fortunately, too much manganese … Read more

Cabbage Carrot Poriyal – Muttaikose Carrot Poriyal

Reading Time: 8 minutes Cabbage carrot poriyal (Muttaikose carrot poriyal) is one of the poriyal recipes I make at least once in a week. This tastes similar to Kerala style cabbage carrot thoran. Addition of coconut, cumin seeds, chilli, garlic and curry leaves makes the difference from regular cabbage carrot poriyal. We all loved this side dish for sambar … Read more

“Little Money, Little Food”: A Kabul Orphanage’s Struggle As Aid Dries Up

Reading Time: 8 minutes Afghanistan: There are around 130 children at the orphanage aged from three years upwards. Kabul: Ahmad Khalil Mayan, programme director at a large Kabul orphanage, says he is cutting back on the amount of fruit and meat he gives the children each week because the home is running out of money. For the last two … Read more