Pongal or Pongali is very simple yet quite a special dish for many South Indians. This is a very versatile dish which can be served as breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This is a one pot meal, which makes it ideal for those busy days too. Continue reading



I know for most of Hindu Indians, March 29th was start of the New Year celebtrated as Ugadi and Gudi Padwa. Like every year and every festival I missed our family and India so much on this day. But we celebrated the festival enthusiastically Continue reading

Green Rice

I am here with another simple rice dish, which I call green rice as I use green vegetables beans, capsicum and peas. For the masala part of the rice I use coriander, mint and tomatoes. Continue reading


Semiya upma makes a very good breakfast. It can be turned into a very healthy breakfast by adding vegetables of your choice. Our favourite vegetables for this are beans, carrots and potatoes. Continue reading

Vegetable Wrap

Wrap with Chapathi

Wraps are convenient way to take lunches for school or work. It can be made with any kind of flat bread you prefer, tortilla, roti, 100% whole wheat roti. Curries which have right amount of moisture work perfectly for this wrap. Of course curries with gravies make this wrap soggy, so it won’t work. Some of our favourites are Cauliflower tomato curry,Paneer capsicum curry, and potato curry. Continue reading