Tag Archives: beans

Carrot Mania: more ideas for sides


Bugs bunny is  among the top 5 animated characters in my list. First of all, he’s got the looks, he’s smart and witty and health conscious (after all, he only eats carrots). My carrot frenzy has been there ever since I was a kid. My two favourite things to eat: Carrot and laddos. So, till […]

Dakshin at Sheraton Hotel: Simbly Delicious


Bored of eating the usual Idli, dosas and sambhar??  Why not head out and try some authentic food from the four states of Southern India. Yes, I am referring to the highly rated Dakshin. Though I am told that the place has a smaller seating as compared to the original Dakshin in or near Chennai, […]

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As a child and even as an adult, South Indian cuisine has been my weakness. Though my palatte has mostly savoured the limited dosa / idlies / uttpamas, when ever I have been presented with an opportunity to try out a new dish, I pounced on it like a hungry puma on a timid lil […]

Beans Paruppusili


A recent visit to Dakshin made me try a new vegetable that is quite popular in South India. Lucky me that I was not given the usual option of ordering a dosa/ idli/ uttapam, I chose a vegetable stew in coconut curry, a dry vegetable and some appams. The food was delicious and from there […]

Potatoes and Green Beans salad


What is the key to staying healthy?… Isn’t that a question we ask ourselves often? As part of a discussion with my mom, the topic being what’s healthy and what’s not.. how does one stay fit, her simple answer was that if u eat home cooked meals  and eat them timely, its a rare thing […]