A simple homestyle mixed vegetable kootu made using seasonal winter vegetables, lentils and a freshly ground coconut paste. Goes best with rice.
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This cabbage thoran, thanks to the flavours of shallots and cumin seeds, and the fragrance from fresh coconut, is an effortless way to make cabbage taste good.
Recipe for a roasted pumpkin coconut soup flavoured with rosemary and ginger – hearty enough for dinner when paired with some bread.
A South Indian Upma made healthier and filling with the use of Millets instead of rava/semolina. Naturally gluten-free and vegan too, if you use coconut oil.
Recipe for an easy Shredded Carrot, Coconut and Cucumber Salad. Takes less than 15 minutes to prepare, vegan and gluten-free too.
Steamed cooked diced carrot tossed in a simple tempering of chillies, udad dal, curry leaves in coconut oil and garnished with coconut. Enjoy with rasam and rice. Beginner friendly recipe!
Curry bowls are quite the rage these days. Open Pinterest or any food websites, and I’m quite sure you will find some of these gorgeous bowls loaded with healthy ingredients staring back at you. When I first read about curry bowls, I went hmphhh and said to myself, “this is how I eat my sambar, rice and veggies in one bowl on most weekdays for lunch”. But smirks and jokes apart, they are much more than just mixing a dal, rice and veggies in a bowl, even though that also well qualifies to be a ‘curry bowl’ 😀
Pumpkin Puree, Desiccated Coconut and Oats come together in this super simple and healthy bake. Cut into squares and enjoy with tea, guilt-free.
I’m a bigger fan of coconut cookies, than I am of chocolate cookies. Blame it on the South Indian gene in me or the fact that coconut has such a full bodied flavour that stands head and shoulders above chocolate. Okay, chocolate lovers, this is not your cue to lynch me. I usually make these cookies
This is possibly the quickest and easiest Indian sweet you (or your child) can churn out. Be it for a festival or a potluck, this is a saviour in the life of a busy cook.
Avial, a traditional South Indian curry made using a mix of vegetables and a delicately spiced masala with coconut, cumin seeds and green chillies – the perfect accompaniment to rice