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Mangalorean chicken curry

A chicken curry that comforts


After all the bingeing and festivities all you crave for is a bowl of something warm and comforting. In such cases, it is usually a bowl of dal-rice topped with some pickle or maybe some piping hot khichdi that does it for me. But if I’m in the mood for something a little more elaborate, I usually make some chicken…

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A twist and then some more


If you follow me on my social media channels then by now you’d know that, Pinch of Salt has been shortlisted in two categories – Best Baking Blog & Best Recipe Blog – at the Indian Food Bloggers Awards 2015. Yay! If you want to show some more love then head here and vote for Pinch of Salt. As for me,…

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Sangria on a lazy Sunday


We’ve been having people over quite often in the last few weeks, so I’m always looking for some easy, crowd-pleasing options. And when it comes to drinks, the one option that’s worked like magic is Sangria. I know, I know, it is hard to disappoint when wine, juice and fruits come together! Sangria is really simple to make and you…

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Feast fit for the Gods


One of the best things about a festival is that you get to gorge on some of the most delicious food. I know I sound like a glutton but, I also know that you agree with me. That’s why it’s no surprise that Ganesh Chaturti is one of my favourite festivals. The added bonus is that I get to go…

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The truth about Mondays


Monday. That very word is enough to draw sighs and long face. Talk about the power of one word that can bring out so many emotions in different people! Well I have this thing about Mondays, no I don’t like them, but I have a technique that will make them easier, better, oh well, just a little more tolerable –…

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Sprouts with a Mangalorean touch


It all started off with a simple comment that I’d left on Sangeeta’s blog, telling her about a Mangalorean dish that we make with sprouts. The next thing I knew was a mail from her asking if I could please share the recipe via a Guest Post. I jumped at the chance.Mooga ambat is a Mangalorean staple and is often make…

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Burger with a twist


When I signed up to join the Groovy Gourmets I knew there would be a lot of fun that I would be bringing into our meals, but for the past two months I haven’t really been all that regular. However when I saw their pick for September, I just knew I had to do this. Burgers, but without the usual…

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The making of gluttons!


One of the reasons I get excited about going to Singapore is because of the dazzling variety of street food you get to eat. Would you believe that other than breakfast, I’ve not eaten a single meal in a hotel in this city? Really, it’s true, the hawker centres here are so enticing that I tend to plan the rest…

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Getting nostalgic with a guest post


When Ruchira of Cookaroo told me that she was going to be travelling for a while and wanted me to do a guest post for her, there was no way I was going to refuse even if this meant I’d to squeeze in blogging time between deadlines at work! Here’s what I’ve written for her blog, do take a look…

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The whys and the hows


Why ‘pinch of salt’ and how it came about… Pic: Corbis Often people have asked me why I decided to call my blog ‘Pinch of Salt’. For me, the answer is pretty simple – salt is one of those basic ingredients you can’t do without and even if you’re baking a cake, adding a pinch of salt helps to cut…

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