Ruchikala (The Art of Taste)

Indian Fusion Cuisine in Portland and Tucson

Akki Roti – Spicy Rice Flatbread With Dill and Podding Radishes

  This rice-based flatbread is easy to assemble. The proportions of water will vary depending on humidity level and moisture content in the vegetable added. Start slow with the water, … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

Recipe Quickie – Indian Roasted Pumpkin seeds

The depths of lazy… Awe, Did you pull a me? Did you painstakingly save your pumpkin seeds and swear you were gonna roast them only let them sit on your … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 6 Comments

The EbenezerScroogeMcGrinch of Halloween-mas – aka Eat Your Pumpkins Mole-Inspired Pumpkin Chili

On Halloween I guess I’m the Halloween Grinch, The Ebenezer Scrooge of spook, one big gigantic stick in the mud. Who knows when it all began.  As an adult Halloween … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

South Indian-Style Coconut Pilaf

Come on people, play with your beets – rejoice in those beet-stained hands! Dance around your house like the domestic goddess/bohemian child you always knew you were. Make jokes about … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · 5 Comments

Fighting The Cold with Quick Comfort…   11 Minute Pho – A Lazy Love Story. Even I sometimes don’t feel the need to make dinner a huge vanity project.  Cry me … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · Leave a comment