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A list of my favorite recipes:

  • Ode to curd rice, perugannam, tairu saadam, mosaruanna … Back in the days, in late 80’s when dollar could buy quite few things in India, a friend of mine in grad school went back to Suratkal to visit his girlfriend. He took her along with her friends out to dinner at a fancy place. While all others were ordering lavish dishes, he called the ...
  • Fast and tasty: Chicken curry recipe optimized I am busy. My wife is busier. Kids like Chicken curry. Faced with these realities, I created the following recipe that is quick and tasty. I reduced it to the bare minimum of effort, with some optional variations. I made it at a few friends places and they asked me for the recipe. I am ...
  • Wonderful and easy to make bread All the rage in the blogosphere Adapted from Jim Lahey, Sullivan Street Bakery Time: About 1½ hours plus 14 to 20 hours’ rising 3 cups all-purpose or bread flour, more for dusting ¼ teaspoon instant yeast 1¼ teaspoons salt Cornmeal or wheat bran as needed. In a large ...
  • My favorite biscotti recipe I love biscotti. I have been trying various recipes and here is one that I consider that is sure bet. I found it on Alton Brown. biscotti (original from Owen Zoars) It is important to dry out the biscotti, but don’t let it get stale. Ingredients 1/4 lb. (1 stick) butter 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon anise flavoring 2 cups ...
  • Measure of a man or "vayam dEvaSya bhOjanam" I have very few principles. One of them is "never eat at a place that spells dosa as dhosa, or sambar as sambhar". After I visited NYC for the first time, I added the "palok ponneer" to the list. There are thirty two restaurants in NYC, 6th street, alone that masquerade as Indian restaurants, with ...
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