Ivy gourd prepared with steamed and crumbled lentils – paruppu usili is a much loved Tamil veggie preparation!
Podalangai / Pudalangai kootu or Snake Gourd with lentils is a simple Tamil Brahmin preparation. An everyday simple dish that is eaten with rice and ghee. One of the best ways to eat this gourd!
A simple raw mango and chana dal salad, no cooking required. Make use of the raw mangoes in season to prepare this delicious Indian meal accompaniment.
A simple spinach mash prepared in Tamil Brahmin Cuisine, totally healthy and vegan too – Keerai Masiyal.
A Parsi style omelette with onions, peas, ginger, garlic and other spices – stunning to look at and delicious to eat! A perfect breakfast with some toast and kadak chai!
This simple and subtle cauliflower soup proves that in cooking, mostly, less is more. I don’t like the thought of adding all spices in all dishes, which is what happens in overly experimental Indian cooking. All that the Cauliflower soup is flavoured with, is garlic and dried basil. And a head of fr
Healthy Vegetarian burgers made using cooked black eyed peas / Lobia – high fiber, high protein and delicious too! [vegan] [gluten free]
Kala chana – Kaale chane is a North Indian chickpea curry, a dry preparation made using brown chickpeas. This is usually served with Pooris / puris, the deep fried Indian bread made using whole wheat… [Continue Reading]
Spring onions, usually used a garnish, can also be made into a delicious curry along with besan (chickpea flour) that tastes really good with rotis. Try this healthy recipe with just 1 tsp oil!
Pomegranate-BBC news calls this the fruity panacea. Packed with anti-oxidants (note the ruby red colour), it’s known to protect the heart, prevent prostate cancer, reduce LDL (the bad cholesterol). It’s rich in ACE Vitamins and iron, and no wonder doctors and many others are recommending a glass of
A South Indian style eggplant / brinjal curry prepared with freshly ground spice powder to give it a crunchy texture
Handwo is a savory rice and lentil cake that is served as breakfast or a snack. This recipe hails from the state of Gujarat in Western India. This makes one hell of a filling breakfast.