I love the fragrance of mint, especially fresh mint leaves. And there’s nothing like having a small potted plant of mint in your kitchen garden. The evening breeze brings a lovely waft of that wonderfully fresh fragrance. The Jasmine does put up some fierce competition to that though!
It’s nearing end Jan and finally we winter-starved Bombayites are finally feeling some cool. Afternoons are still hot. The tiled flooring does turn cold though. The cold water in the wash-basin gives me a little jolt as I sleepily open it early in the morning, reminding me that – Hey girl, enjoy this while it lasts
Bhindi masala – A popular Indian curry made using Bhindi (lady’s finger / okra), onions and tomato, using common Indian spices. Best served with roti or dal & rice. Get the simple recipe here.
Easy microwave steamed broccoli is a recipe that is ready in less than 7 minutes. Having peeled garlic in your refrigerator makes this even quicker. This broccoli side can be served by itself or used… [Continue Reading]
This vegan creamy cauliflower soup has flavours of an Indian curry. This spiced soup is thick and hearty– pairs well with crusty bread. It is cauliflower season in India. Winters give us a bountiful harvest… [Continue Reading]
This spicy paneer curry is a good accompaniment to rotis or parathas. Use either fresh homemade paneer or a block of storebought paneer for a quick Indian side dish. Paneer is one ingredient, which if… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Pumpkin Oats Porridge and why oats make a good breakfast option Are you a morning workout person? I most definitely am. Be it a walk or a yoga session at home or an… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for a Pumpkin Dahl with lots of ginger. It makes a hearty vegan and gluten free when combined with a bowl of cooked brown rice or millets. Combining pumpkin is lentils is quite common… [Continue Reading]
Vegan Pumpkin Soup with Pear and Jalapeños made using just 4 ingredients | My Recipe Inspirations Last week, a journalist was talking to me to get my inputs for a food story she was writing. She… [Continue Reading]
White beans recipes | White Beans Sundal – South Indian style snack with spices and coconut In South Indian homes, sundal is the mainstay of prasad offered during Navratri festival days. This prasad is served… [Continue Reading]
Ridge gourd (turai in Hindi, beerakaya in Telugu, peerkangai in Tamil, heerekayi in Kannada) is also known as luffa in English. It is not as popular outside of Indian cooking. In India, it is used… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Spicy Cabbage Sabzi | Cabbage curry for Rotis / Chapathis | Spicy Cabbage Curry Cabbage is an incredibly useful vegetable for those aiming for a low-cal or low-carb diet. Being quite a bland… [Continue Reading]