ABOUT

RedChillies

Hello and welcome to RedChillies, a food blog of recipes, cooking adventures and musings. I am Supriya, the cook, photographer and writer of this blog. I consider this blog a creative outlet, an opportunity for sharing the recipes that I have learnt. The recipes that you see here are all Vegetarian and the one’s that I have enjoyed cooking and sharing with my family. I am neither a professional cook/chef nor have I received any training to be one.

 

Food, photography and writing; skills considered essentials of blogging are all creative arts and this blog RedChillies is a manifestation of that expression. Food is a part and parcel of our everyday lives. I grew up being exposed to good food and great cooks. I also had/have a penchant for learning recipes. After I took up the mantle of cooking I discovered that I enjoy cooking, experimenting and also learning new dishes. So I used this platform of blogging for sharing the recipes and culinary ideas with people across the world.

 

I am a Konkani brought up in the wonderful city of Bangalore. I am a Vegetarian and I have influences of North Kanara, South Kanara, Maharashtrian and Karnataka cuisine in my cooking.

 

Currently I live in the Texas, United States with my wonderful husband and an energetic, funny 10 year old boy who is the light of our lives. I am an engineer and currently work full time in the software field for a dynamic, growth oriented company.  I enjoy writing, photography, listening to music, reading about History, Spirituality and Personal Finance.

 

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Why the name “RedChillies” …. 

 

In our family we love spicy food and chillies are a quintessential part of our cooking. Being a Konkani we use plenty of dried Red chillies along with coconut and tamarind in our everyday cooking. Hence the name RedChillies. 

 

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Contact Me ….

If you would like to contact me, use my recipes, use my pictures, or advertise then, product reviews, write to me at myredchillies@yahoo.com for questions, suggestions etc.  

 FoodWorld ….

 

I also maintain a Food Blog Aggregator called FoodWorld.. Aggregator is one stop place for checking the latest updates from favorite bloggers and this greatly reduces the time and effort needed to regularly check websites for newer updates. This is a free service provided to other fellow bloggers and is intended to create a platform for presenting and sharing work with other people.

 

53 comments

  1. anjali pai says:

    hi Supriya,

    By chance i found this site and cooked some great recipes.Loved the taste 🙂

    Mast Mast Thanks tukka 🙂

  2. Ashwini says:

    Hello Supriya,

    I just got to see your blog while i was searching for a recipe online.. I tried your Khara biscuit recepie and it came out really good!! wonderful blog & your doing a great job keep it going…. 🙂 love ur recepies!!

  3. redchillies says:

    Thanks Reena. You can either join me on FaceBook or you can subscribe me. Both the options are available on the side bar.

  4. Prashanth says:

    Hello Supriya,

    This is a nice blog with lots of yummy looking recipes. I would like to specially pay compliments to the way you have clicked the pictures, they are very nice. If you a page dedicated to your photography skills, would love to see them.

    Regards,
    Prashanth

  5. Shruthi says:

    I live in teaxas too. I stay in Dallas, I am a kannadiga and a native Bangalorean too.. wow so many things in common. would love to be friends with u

  6. redchillies says:

    That is good to know Shruthi, glad you liked the coconut laddos and also glad to know a fellow kannadiga.

  7. meena says:

    hi supriya,
    I was searching for some kids recipes and found ur blog,the recipies are really amazing,i would surely try out some of ur recipies for my kids and im sure they would love them.

  8. Parita Sheth says:

    Hello Supriya,

    Not very long ago, when I started blogging, I stumbled into your blog…cant remember how, but I sure am glad I did. Your site was one of the first I added to my blogrolls and everytime I am in search of an idea to cook, I turn to your pages. Every time I explore a little more and every time I am more impressed. So, this time I thought of dropping in a word of appreciation. I love your site…everythign about it, the design, the recipes, your about me page the most, the photostreaming. It does look like a lot of work and its all come out wonderfully. Love your photos as well…they sure do inspire me to cook. Keep up the good work…Cheers

  9. RedChillies says:

    Hi Parita, goodness, thank you for such warm and encouraging words. I sure will visit your blog. I am glad that this small space of mine has been worthwhile and this encourages me to do even better. Well you cannot imagine how much you made my day (or week for that matter). hugs!

  10. Parita Sheth says:

    Am glad that I could bring a smile to your face Supriya…but be assured that you deserved those words of praise. and just to mention what I forgot in my last comment…Thank goodness that you are veggie as well…it makes my life a lot more easier

  11. Ramya Prahlad says:

    Hello Supriya – I have been using few of your recipes and I must tell you, all your recipes are wonderfully written, easy to use and can be made at home in a jiffy. Being in Beijing, its difficult for us to get indian snacks and sweets, so I make most of the stuff at home. All recipes are yummy and you are very good with your clicks 🙂
    Thanks to you

  12. SHANTHI MOHAN says:

    Hi Supriya

    You have created a wonderful site. Very aesthetic and interesting too. You are awesome!!! Thanks for the Semiya Dosa recipe. It came out very well. You are doing a real great job of feeding people with fabulous ideas.

    My best wishes to you and your family.

  13. Jeanne says:

    Hi Supriya,

    I live in Fort Worth and found your blog while looking for a recipe for garlic sesame sticks. We are vegetarian/vegan family, and I would love to try some more of your recipes. Do you shop at specialty stores to find some of your ingredients? I have searched our local Central Market and haven’t been able to find some items. Would love any info you could post on sourcing ingredients!

    Love your photography and recipes!

    Jeanne

  14. redchillies says:

    Hi Jeanne,

    Thanks so much. I usually shop at Indian stores (in Irving area), to get the spices, lentils and speciality vegetables from there. For diary/vegetables/bread etc I do the grocery at Kroger/Target etc. I Am sure there are some indian stores in the FortWorth area and you might want to give it a try. Let me know if you need any specific information about the lentils, veggies etc.

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  16. Neethu says:

    Hi Supriya,

    I just got to see your blog while i was searching for a recipe online. Thanks so much for such a wonderful recipes. I just love them.

    Thanks
    Neethu

  17. Nala says:

    Hello Supriya, thank you for an array of interesting recipes. A Malaysian and a ‘Bengalurian’ the past 3 years, am always looking for local or even modified recipes to experiment when ‘mil’ is on holiday.

    I searched for ‘tambuli’ as I was wondering what is ‘doddapatre’leaves are in English and found your site. I like the range of items that you have covered and the pix – motivate me to try. So will surely, try out your recipes. Thank you very much. Cheers!

  18. RedChillies says:

    Thanks Nala for the warm words.

    Doddapatre leaves called as Cuban Oregano are small thick leaves with pungent flavor. You should be able to find it in speciality stores in Bangalore.

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    My cousin Seema recomended me to this wonderful site of yours and I must tell you, since the day I have registered my blog page to your site aggregator, I got quite a few readers from around the globe. I was pleasantly delighted! I have been meaning to write to you to thank you for this wonderful service you are doing to all of us bloggers, and finally got around to do so!

    Thanks a lot! 🙂

    Smiles,
    Nandita

  20. redchillies says:

    Hi Nandita, thank you for the warm words, I am glad FW is helping. Hugs to you. Convey my best to Seema.

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  22. Vishwanath says:

    Hello Supriya,

    This will hopefully make you glad and proud. As soon as i started going through your small little beautiful recipes, my guess was, ‘this has to be a konkani girl’. And indeed !!

    I quickly went through the ‘About’ section and was very happy to see you mention ” I am a Konkani” 🙂 Brought a big smile on my face :).

    I was looking for a quick and easy tomato chutney recipe and it landed me here.

    All the Good luck to you. Keep Posting !

    Ah Yes, I am a Konkani too 🙂

    Vish

  23. redchillies says:

    Thanks for the encouraging words, and all the positive feedback Vish. Glad to know a fellow Amchi too.

  24. Aparna says:

    Hey Supriya,
    I am going to experiment the following recipes from your blog for a get together I am hosting this weekend. I would appreciate it if you could give an estimate of how many servings I would get for each of the dishes according to the measurements on your blog?
    Zucchini chutney
    Tomato mint pilaf
    Pumpkin coconut curry
    Thank you! I cant wait to go get my groceries (today as soon as I hear back from you) and start sampling these dishes 🙂

  25. manasa prasad says:

    hi supriya thank u for all recipes mentioned here am a bangalorian too n its nice to know ur a veggie too.. i love dodpatre tambuli n thanks for the recipe am gonna try it..

  26. Sujata says:

    Hi Supriya, I am not sure I am asking a right question to a right person but still…
    My foodworld—blog aggregator is not working for past 3-4 days. Can u help me please to know why it’s not working?

    Thanks in advance.

  27. Beth says:

    Hi Supriya!

    I see that you are in Texas- so am I, in Dallas. Ran across your site on Pinterest. Am about to try the eggless orange cake, plan to do it lemon. It looks like a yummy cake I used to get when I lived in San Diego. Thanks, Beth

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