Sin-A-Mon Tales

A chronicle of my kitchen experiments, a little healthy a little indulgent

Quick Cooking : Methi Khichdi

Somedays ago like I do many times I posted a picture of the dinner I was eating. A simple homecooked comforting khichdi, only it was methi khichdi. The response to … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Pal ka Dhabha : Chandigarh

Some meals stay with you, some meals urge you to get that post going ASAP even if you are actually in a vacation :) We are currently vacationing at Tirthan … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 4 Comments

Karuveppilai Podi : Curry Leaves Podi

Some days ago we trimmed a part of our healthy curry leaf tree since it was growing very big and we were unable to even reach the top of the … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 12 Comments

Quick cooking – sooji ka halwa

So today is ashtami, and how much ever I find the tradition of “Kanya Pooja” funny and ridiculous now, it’s something I enjoyed immensely while growing up. The going from … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Remembering my granny and Channa Dal Stuffed Karelas

I have said it over here many times before, food is 50% nostalgia and everything else comes in the rest of the 50% and a huge part of that nostalgia … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 6 Comments

Quick cooking : Dry dal and some childhood memories

There are some dishes that define your childhood, that take you back to your childhood, make you smile mostly. But some make you cringe, not because they don’t taste good … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Mangalore in my kitchen : Jane DSouza’s delightful cookbook

A while ago I had posted that I am looking for some books exploring the marathi cuisine, I got a lot of recommendations and at the same time Ruth told … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 8 Comments

Chef J P Singh of Bukhara at The Royal Afghan, ITC Windsor

Once in a while comes along a meal that remains with you for a long long long time, a meal that you can’t take out of your mind and though … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · 6 Comments

Cooking With Seasonal Produce : Moongra, radish pods

I try and use as much seasonal produce as I can in my everyday cooking. It’s not a surprise to anyone that using seasonal produce is good for health. But … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Nimona : Banarsi Style Mashed Green Peas Curry

Last week, I was in one of my I am bored of everything moods. I get these attacks once in a while where the usual chicken, fish, dal and sabji’s … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 13 Comments

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