Aloo Egg curry

I have made this curry for many get togethers. It’s a kerala dish, but it goes especially well with fried rice. It’s pretty simple – the aloo gives the gravy a nice thick consistency.

MAB made it this time. He usually helps me with one dish when we have many guests, and I’m multi tasking with many dishes. Oh, even writing about it makes me want to eat this dish NOW!

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Chapathi, Shrimp curry, and fish fry

Somedays, I’m in the mood for eating healthy, tasty as well as trying something new. This was one of the days. I made

  • Chappathi
  • Chettinad Shrimp – Turned out to be 6 out of 10, Also took long to prepare. Maybe not worth the time.
  •  Fish Fry – I used Tilapia as I get it easily here. I used to make it in smaller pieces, but now prefer the whole slice. I believe the flavor gets locked in better; also you run into the risk of burning faster if you used smaller pieces.

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Tamil Vegetarian Dinner

One of the things with abroad-living is, our social circle almost entirely comprises of people our age-group. Hubby and I sometimes wonder whether our perceptions were becoming less holistic because of this.  So when parents of two of our friends visited US recently, we were happy to have them for dinner last Sunday. We were 11 of us in total including a kid, and we chatted about local movies, politics and life style in general. It was refreshing.

Now to the food – I decided to make traditional tamil vegetarian dinner. It would not have been possible without hubby who helped a lot – right from planning to last minute shopping to chopping veggies to making a whole dish himself. The tomato rice was super-duper hit!!