KHARA BHAAT | SPICED CREAM OF WHEAT

Khara Bhaat
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Did I know (until 2 months ago) that the rawa used for Khara Bhaat is called cream of wheat and is a breakfast common to India and the rest of the world? No way! I was pleasantly surprised to discover this. Khara Bhaat is of course not the version eaten in the rest of the world( For a mild version palatable to the not-so-used-to-spice tongue, check my notes at the very end). For that matter, it’s not even the version eaten in most of India. This version is unique to Bangalore, my home town (Can you sense the pride I… Continue reading

SABAKKI UPMA | TAPIOCA WITH MUNG BEANS

Sabakki Upma
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With much trepidation (like a chef who hasn’t used her knife in a while), I write about Sabakki Upma today. Hey there Everyone! If you are wondering where I have been, I was having a blast. At my brother’s wedding. Pictures and more details shall follow in another post. For now, let’s talk about Sabakki Upma or popularly known as Sabudana Khichdi. Indian weddings do not come solo. They are accompanied with noise, glitter, a lot of relatives, pre-wedding and post-wedding celebrations. With all of this winding down to an end finally, I get some time to reflect and write!… Continue reading