Prep tips for meals under 30 mins | Cheat sheet for Indian cooking

Today’s post is a recipe less post. Preparing a meal in a short time requires meticulous planning. “Plan the menu”, “prep in advance” and “stock your pantry” are the constant mantra for preparing any meal in short time. So I will let you know the few basics I have in my kitchen that helps meRead more

How to store Ginger Fresh for long – Tip Tuesdays

Ginger- A very versatile ingredient of the South Asian cooking that adds a perfect punch to a dish. From flavouring your curries to making a warm spicy ginger tea, it works as a magic.  Apart form its culinary uses, it is also best known for its medicinal values. The smell of a fresh tender ginger is very refreshing andRead more

Easy way to break Jaggery – Tip Tuesdays

Jaggery is one of the quintessential ingredient for making most of the South Indian, festive sweets. When you don’t have a heavy object like a kitchen stone, its difficult to break a whole jaggery. Sometimes it becomes messy too.  Need not be, here after. There is a brilliant way to break the jaggery in a microwave. Wow!!!Read more