A simple, flavoursome Bitter-gourd curry which is similar to a thick sambar, to be served with rice. This is a family recipe and a very popular way to use bitter gourd in Tambrahm cuisine .
Ivy gourd prepared with steamed and crumbled lentils – paruppu usili is a much loved Tamil veggie preparation!
Update: A new brand of yogurt available in the market is so creamy, mild (not sour at all) and delicious that I can say that the inspiration for this dip is wholly from the yogurt. When something tastes so delicious, I always wonder if it is high in fat content and therefore calories, but at 79 calo
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.
Tomato Salsa made in a Mortar-Pestle is a quick 5 minute condiment that will add zing to any meal. Get the mouth watering!
Continuing with the valentine dinner ideas, I tried out something different with the regular mushrooms, onions, bell peppers that I had on hand. It happened to be a most wonderful spicy, taste bud tingling chutney that you’ll find many uses for. There’s a lot you can tinker with this recipe. If you
It is very simple to prepare Marinara sauce from scratch, so simple that it doesn’t even need a recipe! Full of flavour from fresh ripe tomatoes, garlic and herbs, I haven’t met a person who… [Continue Reading]
Healthy Vegetarian burgers made using cooked black eyed peas / Lobia – high fiber, high protein and delicious too! [vegan] [gluten free]
One look at the soup bubbling in the saucepan and I said ‘Red Sea’. It was literally a bubbling red sea, not the dark orange colour of a good tomato soup. Or you could call it the anti-oxidant rich soup. Made with ingredients that are three different shades of red, this is as much fun as mixing colo
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]