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Tempering for rasam

Tempering in action

My last two posts Tempering/Seasoning de-constructed – Part I and Tempering/Seasoning de-constructed – Part II were about the concept of “tempering” with respect to South Indian food. In …

Thick and yummy orange+lemon curd

Orange and lemon curd

I was looking for a recipe to make a chocolate orange cake for my partner’s birthday which is in a few weeks …

Black beluga lentils and Split chick peas (Urid and Chana dal)

Mysteries of dal

In my first two recipes, I’ve mentioned a few ‘dals’. ‘Dal’ is the Hindi word for lentils. The Kannada word for lentils …