Guava Jam

It all started one summer, when my visiting Telugu, talented, mother- in- law made the best tasting jam from plums, sugar and lemon juice. I was amazed, it was easy and quick to make, she used just 2 plums. It did not seem as laborious as my memories of making jam at home with my … Continue reading Guava Jam

Khichdi

KHICHDI So what is it? Khichdi a popular food dish in Gujarat, India and is made with rice and lentils and has many variations, like adding vegetables to make it a one pot meal. The word Khichdi is derived from the sanskrit word ‘Khicca’. It is an ancient food. To read more about it’s history, … Continue reading Khichdi

Making steamed rice and lentil cakes aka Dhokla and mango pickle aka Chundo

Making chundo, felt laborious when I was helping my mom as a tween, in Mumbai, India. But home made chundo from the best ingredients and with the sweat of love tasted the best. Summer vacations were spent helping mom grate raw, green mangoes. listening to mom’s stories about her childhood, filling up many tapelas [vessels], … Continue reading Making steamed rice and lentil cakes aka Dhokla and mango pickle aka Chundo