Category Archives: South Indian food

Mining for memories: Humble Beginnings.

I am trying to think of the first time I realized I love cooking. Because from my last post you know I didn’t have the best of starts – as much as I love vanilla, vanilla chicken is not a … Continue reading

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Here are a few of my favorite foods.

Hot arhar dal with ghee ka tadka, Crispy, gingery cabbage, with pickle on the side. Peppery, garlicky tomato rasam with thinly sliced fried potatoes, These are a few of my favorite foods. Basmati rice and rajma ki dal, Boondi raita … Continue reading

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Food for love.

There was a time during grad school when it seemed like nothing was going my way. I wasn’t getting any positive results to my experiments or publishing while my colleagues were. I barely passed my qualifiers. So I took a … Continue reading

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Rediscovering South India.

A menu in my file from 2003 reads as follows: Rice, Pulao, Masial, Raita, Aloo fry. I can’t remember what the occasion was exactly, but in grad school I loved having people over and cooking for them. I think it’s … Continue reading

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