Food · Recipes · Travel

Therali Kozhakattai – Cinnamon flavoured rice jaggery balls

A recipe from the villages in Kanyakumari and a must try for Vinayaka Chathurthi this year!


Paati’s Maanga Thokku (Grandmom’s grated mango pickle)

My grandmom’s recipe for the ultimate grated raw mango pickle. A summer time delicacy!

Culture trail · Recipes · Travel

Memories, Moments and the magic of food

Learnings, moments and memories as a food traveler who has explored the length and breadth of South India to research and document food.


Neer Kuzhakattai – Rolled steamed rice cake

A healthy evening snack from the Chettinad region. A must try!

Food · Recipes

Kalla Veetu Kathrikkai – Aubergine curry

An aubergine curry from the house of Kallars in the Chettinad region.

Food · Recipes

Maa Vathal Kuzhambu – Sun dried mango gravy

An heirloom chettinad recipe using sun dried mango or maa vathal. YUM is an understatement.

Food · Recipes

Carrot, Peas & Kasuri Methi Subzi

Carrots, Peas and Kasuri Methi cooked in cashew puree and milk. A recipe made using fresh plucked, organic carrots from a farm in Ooty. Has a link to the video too. Check it out.