Sweet Chilli Chicken

This might be the easiest recipe I’ve ever made, and the kids just attacked and ate it all up immediately. Do try it. It’s just great. Sweet Chilli Chicken/ Tofu (Original recipe from Dinner at the Zoo – I love her blog, check it out) 1/2 kg bite-size chicken piece, boneless (or tofu pieces) 2…

Zhug

I love spicy sauces. I mean seriously spicy. The West Indian spice sauces are quite the best. I spoon hot sauces on everything. As Indians, we are known for making everything spicy and full of strong flavors that really don’t allow the natural, delicate flavors to come through. In southern India, our food is not…

Milagai Inji Puli

Milagai Inji Puli or literally Tamarind-Chilli-Ginger, is a very famous south Indian side that tastes great with almost anything. Literally. Spread it on toast. Mix it in with rice. Add it to plain yogurt. So delicious. Here’s a very simple recipe that’s great to whip up and gets a lot of attention from guests. Milagai…

Dāngar

The Chettiars are an old banking and financial community in India, and especially present in southern India. The Chettiars are considered to be among the pioneers of organized banking in the country. They are also credited with introducing the concept of double entry book-keeping. This community from the south of Tamil Nadu has left a…

Chilli Cheese Toast

You know that craving you get when you come home from work, and just want to eat something before you start making dinner? This is just a wonderful tea-time snack. Very popular in India, chilli cheese toast has become somewhat of a tradition. In this picture, I’ve used brown bread. I made a few with…