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Avarekalu usli

Avarakayi or avarekalu is a seasonal delicacy in Karnataka. It’s available around September and is the freshest during the last quarter of the year. […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, August 23, 2017

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Avarekalu usli. v2

This is another version of my favorite avarekalu usli. Just a couple of changes and it transforms the dish. A different texture and a […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, August 23, 2017

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Katt saru/ moongdal rasam/ lemony-pepper rasam

A wonderfully simple form of rasam designed for those sick days when you can’t taste much or those ‘bored of eating the routine’ days. […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, August 23, 2017

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Chole/ Chana South indian style!

As the saying goes necessity is the mother of invention. This dish was the byproduct of such necessity. My mother in law a pure […]

2 comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Avial

Avial is a traditional Keralite dish but is also very popular in Tamil Nadu and Udupi in Karnataka. This is my favorite yoghurt based […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Menthyasoppina chitranna

This is a very traditional South Indian rice dish made during many festivals or for a traditional spread. There are many varieties of Chitranna […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Broccoli Palya/ Poriyal

Innovation meets tradition! This dish is really as simple as that. Palya/poriyal/dry fry are just many ways of calling vegetable side dishes. Most commonly […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Stuffed Brinjal

Stuffed brinjal is an easy peasy but totally deeelish entree you can make in about 20 mins. Learnt this from my great teacher my […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Majjigehuli with kumbalkayi (Ash-gourd)

One of my all time favorite south Indian curries to go with rice! This dish is popular in many households on a day to […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

Cauliflower Kayi Huli

Cauliflower Kayi Huli

Mangalorean based sambar with flavors bursting in your mouth. Another recipe learnt from my mother whose family hails from Barkur in Mangalore. I used […]

1 comment, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017