Sin-A-Mon Tales

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

Onam Recipes : Pumpkin Errisery

It’s that time of the year again when MahabaliĀ tales and Onam Sadya is on everyone’s mind. I feel a strange connect to all things mallu, whether it is the gorgeous … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Five curries to make without Onions

So about an hour ago, I got yet another joke on whatsapp on the soaring onion prices and while I laughed I also wondered that what do I cook without … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dahi Walla Tinda

In a most shocking news here, I love tinda. The small round ones stuffed with masala or the ones made as a simple onion-tomato curry or the nawabi malai tinda … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · 4 Comments

Lucknow/Awadhi Recipes : Zarda

While growing up in Delhi, I had a friend in school from Lucknow. He spoke the most beautiful Hindi and brought the best of the kababs and biryanis in his … Continue reading

March 7, 2015 · 3 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

Quick cooking : Palak Chicken

Lying down next to my 6yr old son who isn’t well from the past one week and waiting for the time to pass so that I can give him the … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 7 Comments

Quick Cooking : Raw Mango Raita

Anyone remember the obsessive cooking/baking we did last year with mangoes? The same happened this year too, only I haven’t been getting the time to blog about it šŸ˜¦ So … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 4 Comments

Quick Cooking : Microwave Sesame Potato

So we begin another round of BM, I just can’t tell u how much I love you valli for taking me out of my laziness and making me write for … Continue reading

July 16, 2011 · 12 Comments

Paniyaram & Best Ever Sambhar for breakfast

So readers of this blog now very well know my current obsession is tam food and continuing with that I made Paniyaram and sambhar made with freshly ground spices along … Continue reading

January 27, 2011 · 12 Comments

Besan Ka Seera

If there is one food which is the food that I associate to mumā€™s warm cooking in Delhi Chilly winters, a dish that would have had sitting in a cosy … Continue reading

January 26, 2011 · 5 Comments

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