Category: Main Course Meals

Ingredients, Main Course Meals, Vegetables

Takla or Cassia Tora: Availability, Nutrition, and usage.

Takla pronounced as टाकळयाची भाजी is a leafy vegetable that is specifically available during monsoons.

Ingredients, Main Course Meals, Vegetables

All about the Dragon Stalk Yam (Shevala/Shevla)

With the first few showers of rain, you get a variety of interesting leafy vegetables which are available just for a short time. One such vegetable is Dragon Stalk Yam which is mainly available just before the monsoons begin. Though you do get it during the rains too though the ones you get just before …

Main Course Meals, Vegetables

Malabar Spinach/Mayalu : Availability, Nutrition and Usage.

Malabar Spinach was one of my grandma’s favorite leafy vegetable. Ever since she passed away somehow we never made it even though it is my mother’s favorite too. Suddenly around 1.5 months back my mother walked in with a Mayalu plant. My joy knew no bounds and I couldn’t resist going down the memory lane …

Main Course Meals

Subtly tangy Raw Mango Rice

As a kid, every summer we would travel to my hometown for vacations. The good part of going back home was the travel,  meeting the rest of the family, working on the farms/ land, and the food but looking after the mango trees, waiting for the mangoes to fall, or climbing up on the mango …