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festival cooking / sweet dish / Udupi cuisine / Uncategorized / vegetarian


Traditional This is a  special dish made as an offering when the mother goddess is worshipped. Known as Gudanna.  This dish symbolizes the nurturing quality of the divine feminine as it is rich in nutrients. Ingredients 2 cups white rice—I prefer Ambemor or chandini. 8 cups water (water proportions could vary depending on the rice.) … Continue reading

McCain’s Hold.
indian / lunch / lunch box

McCain’s Hold. Sunita Archana and I were in deep conversation. Little Shalmali was viewing television at my place when “Bang” Archana’s door shut and she was locked out. 11am is the time both Archana and I take off from our patients. Invariably I have some snack handy since my kids were school going and Dabba was … Continue reading