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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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Tangy Tomato Jam

My maiden attempt at making jam and yay it was a success! We recently tried out some awesome sliders at a restaurant that serves […]

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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Paneer Pulav

  Paneer Pulav is my husband’s speciality! I must have told you before that we are all die hard fans of paneer. Have i […]

5 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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Cauliflower-Potato-Bell Pepper Palya

A simple yet super tasty and hearty side dish. Takes 20 mins to cook it up even on a weekday. This goes very well […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Kulthi dal usli

  Usli is a Maharashtrian name for a dish that has beans or sprouted lentils sautéed in oil with/without onion and ginger-garlic, green chillies […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 9, 2017