Pani Puri

Lunch today was a new and wonderful experience for me. Somehow, despite having lived in India for twelve years, I never witnessed or experienced Pani Puri during that time. Pani Puri is more than just a bite to eat. It is indeed an experience. It is an activity with a specific procedure which is an … More Pani Puri

Uttappam

Hanging out by the fire on a cold winter day I got a hankering for Indian food. Of course that is a frequent occurrence regardless the time of year or the weather. My specific craving was for Uttappam, which is a savory pancake often eaten for breakfast in South Indian households. It is a healthy … More Uttappam

Cauliflower Upma

Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable and one of the easiest to hide in a dish or disguise as something else. Cooked cauliflower prepared in the fashion of a potato salad offers a similar taste sensation with a different set of nutrients. Potatoes and cauliflower can be mashed together in equal amounts without anyone suspecting the presence … More Cauliflower Upma