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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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Tengolu

Tengolu is a savory fried snack, a speciality of Karnataka. Just as good as chakli/ murukku this one is more popular in Bangalore and […]

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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Quinoa and Brown Rice Rotti

Please do try this and give me feedback on this healthy breakfast alternate to traditional akki rotti

2 comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Ambode/ Masala vada

Ambode or Masala vada is a very popular south indian savory fritter. It can be made in multiple ways depending on weather you use […]

No 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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Adai

An amazing recipe from my mother-in-law. She is an awesome cook and growing up in Melkote a little temple town near Mysore she has […]

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