Lunching at Rasa India

Pink is a colour that I find hard to ignore. So when we spotted the bright pink restaurant called Rasa at CMH Road, we had to pay a visit despite the fact that they serve pure vegetarian food. Yes, I still find it extremely difficult to sit through a meat-free meal. But the simple, flavoursome,…

Rediscovering South Indian Cuisine At Bon South

A decade ago when I first stepped into the southern part of the country, my knowledge of South Indian cuisine was limited (shamefully) to dosa, idli, vada, sambar and curd rice. Back in the East, those were the commonly served items at the restaurants and growing up, I thought that was the end to South…

Vada Mornings

A morning staple, these doughnut resembling fritters are a favourite in South Indian cuisine with its light and crisp texture. The recipe is simple and instructs grinding soaked black lentils (urad dal) with cumin seeds and peppercorns along with a little water till a smooth paste is acquired, and then deep frying till golden in…