Indian Food Guide and Kitchen Tips

A simple Indian Food blog providing you kitchen tips, cooking ideas and everything you wanted to know about Indian Cuisine. Including tips that inspire people to Cook, Taste and Enjoy not only Indian Food but also Chinese, Continental, Thai, Mexican and other World Cuisines.

  • Say Cheese to these 7 Popular Varieties

    Say Cheese to these 7 Popular Varieties

    Indians are devouring factory processed as well as local made cheese with a passion. We now have a variety of cheese – home grown as well as imported lining supermarket shelves across Indian cities. Here’s a look at 7 popular cheese varieties.

  • Get Heart Smart – What to Eat to Lower Your Cholesterol

    Get Heart Smart – What to Eat to Lower Your Cholesterol

    Your choice of food can go a long way in doing that – it is the best medicine for a healthy heart. Here’s a list of top 7 cholesterol fighting indian foods that should find a place in your plate sooner than later.

  • [Product Review] MojoBar – The Deliciously Healthy Snack

    [Product Review] MojoBar – The Deliciously Healthy Snack

    Those conscious of their health will be very familiar with the golden rule of snacking every 2-3 hours. In the lifestyle and work culture that people in urban areas have adapted to today, it is becoming next to impossible to carry snacks or have small foods at periodic intervals. Here’s where Mojo bars are making a difference in health foods.

  • Gudi Padwa – Significance, Celebration and Special Dishes

    Gudi Padwa – Significance, Celebration and Special Dishes

    Gudi Padwa (or Gowri Padwa) is a popular festival of India. Celebrated on the first day of Chaitra month to mark the beginning of the Lunar New Year, it is also known as Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, Tamil New Year’s Day in Tamil Nadu and Cheti Chand for the Sindhi Community.

  • Maharaja Whiteline Blaze Induction Cooktop Review

    Maharaja Whiteline Blaze Induction Cooktop Review

    Maharaja Whiteline Blaze Induction Cooktop is designed keeping in mind the fast pace of the world today. It offers you a great amount of flexibility in cooking and come loaded with features.

  • Top 20 New Year Mocktails

    Top 20 New Year Mocktails

    Try these mocktails at home and make something interesting at the New Year party. These are suitable for children, pregnant women, nursing mothers and people with medical conditions coming in the party.

  • Top 10 New Year Cocktails

    Top 10 New Year Cocktails

    New Year is the time to throw parties and have guests coming in the house. Drinks must be present in style to compliment the food served on the table. No party will be complete without wonderful cocktails.

  • Tips for the Perfect Christmas Dinner

    Tips for the Perfect Christmas Dinner

    Making a Christmas dinner can be a stressful activity even for those who have done it many times before.
    Here are a few simple tips for the perfect, stress-free Christmas dinner.

  • Pimp My Rice by Nisha Katona – Book Review

    Pimp My Rice by Nisha Katona – Book Review

    Rice is also the staple food of South India, in-fact it is the staple food of 50% of the world’s population. There are plenty of dishes – vegetarian and non-vegetarian – that have been passed down from generation to generation and the list continues to grow with the addition of modern twist to many of these classic dishes.

  • Eating Smart for Bone Health

    Eating Smart for Bone Health

    It is very important to eat the right food to build strong and healthy bones in the years of skeletal growth and equally important to eat well to maintain healthy bones throughout life. Healthy and strong bones built in the childhood and teen years can avoid osteoporosis and other bone problems later in life.

  • 26 Navratri Sundal Varieties to Surprise Your Family

    26 Navratri Sundal Varieties to Surprise Your Family

    Navaratri is a festival of nine nights and 10 days. Sundals are an integral part of Navratri celebrations. A variety of Sundal recipes are made each day. These are offered as prasadam to the deities and guests who come to see the “Golu (dolls)”.

  • Living Foodz – New Destination for Food and Entertainment

    Living Foodz – New Destination for Food and Entertainment

    Launched by Living Entertainment, this is a food and lifestyle channel focusing on bringing the best of entertainment and food alongside showcasing the culinary diversity across India and around the world.

  • Popular Krishna Jayanthi (Gokulashtami) Recipes

    Popular Krishna Jayanthi (Gokulashtami) Recipes

    Janmashtami is celebrated with religious observance by Hindus across the country. On the occasion of Gokulashtami, umpteen varieties of scrumptious sweet dishes are prepared from milk and curd. Since Lord Krishna relished dairy products, most of the recipes are sweets that are made from dairy products.

  • Top 20 Popular Recipes for Onam Sadhya

    Top 20 Popular Recipes for Onam Sadhya

    Onam Sadhya is traditionally a vegetarian feast that can have upto 26 home-made dishes and is served traditionally on a Plantain leaf. Here are some of the dishes that you can make at home for your own Onam Sadya.

  • All about Saffron

    All about Saffron

    All about the history of Saffron, uses of Saffron including health benefits, its importance and cultivation of Kashmir saffron varieties.

  • Awesome Cuisine wins the Best #UrbanChennai Blog Award!

    Awesome Cuisine wins the Best #UrbanChennai Blog Award!

    On July 11th, 2015, Team echoVME in association with Urban Tree Homes organized their first ever bloggers meet in The Beverley Hotel, Kilpauk. The event was by prior registration and around 100 bloggers participated in the event. The event aimed to provide a platform for bloggers to interact & network, recognize the bloggers community in Chennai and also announce the winners of Urban Chennai Blogger Award!.

  • Dear Santa, This Year I’d Like

    Dear Santa, This Year I’d Like

    As a food blogger, my love has always been food. Food has always been my passion; my way to express love towards those around me. But the person who got me started in my love affair with food is my mother.

  • Punjabi Food in Chennai

    Punjabi Food in Chennai

    Punjab – the very mention of this rich state, brings to mind images of lush greenery, mustard fields with bright yellow flowers, butter chicken and other tandoori delicacies.

  • Got Leftovers?? Feed Someone, Don’t Waste Food!

    Got Leftovers?? Feed Someone, Don’t Waste Food!

    Most people wish to do something to make the lives of those less privileged than us, better. But we are clueless about how we’ll do this. There are numerous charities/NGOs where you can donate your leftover food.

  • Chennai’s Coastal Flavours

    Chennai’s Coastal Flavours

    Think of the Coast and you think Beach! Think of the beach eat outs and if you belong to Chennai you can already smell the aroma – wafting towards you, beckoning you.

  • How to Keep Your Fruits and Vegetables Fresh

    How to Keep Your Fruits and Vegetables Fresh

    Find out how you can keep the fruits, vegetables, meat and diary products fresh for longer time and extend the shelflife by storing them properly.

  • Valentines Day Dinner Ideas

    Valentines Day Dinner Ideas

    If you need some ideas or inspiration on what to prepare for your loved ones, here are some Valentines Day Romantic Dinner Ideas.

  • 5 Tips on How to Cook a Romantic Meal

    5 Tips on How to Cook a Romantic Meal

    5 tips to help you cook a romantic dinner for your loved one – whether it be your first date or your golden anniversary.

  • 13 Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu Ideas

    13 Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu Ideas

    Valentine’s Day is a special day for lovers to celebrate all over the globe. You will feel nice to be with your loving husband, wife, girlfriend or boyfriend during this day. Make the day feel special with surprising gifts and fascinating dinner for both of you. Spend some time decorating the dinner table with fashionable table cloth, flowers and candles.

  • How to Choose a Fine Dining Restaurant in Chennai

    How to Choose a Fine Dining Restaurant in Chennai

    Finding good places to eat in Chennai can be a daunting task. And, determining the best of the best can be very tricky. It however, depends upon how you choose the restaurant that fits in with your needs.

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