Sheem Paturi is an exotic vegetarian dish from the kitchens of Bengal, in which Sem or flat beans, smothered in a freshly ground mustard and chill paste, is steam cooked in banana leaf parcels. Sheem… [Continue Reading]
Parsi Brown Rice Recipe
Recipe for Parsi Brown rice to serve with Dhansak – Lightly golden in colour, mildly sweet and fragrant from the whole spices that are coaxed to release their aromas into hot ghee, this rice dish pairs well with most spicy Indian curries
Homemade Multigrain Tostada Shells
Vegetarian recipe: Tostadas are crisp discs that are served with a variety of toppings. Typically made using cornmeal and deep fried, baking them yields perfectly acceptable results.
Homemade Multigrain Tortillas
HEALTHY RECIPE: Traditionally homemade tortillas employ lard to give a super soft texture. In the vegetarian version, we employ oil and hot water. These tortillas are a healthier multigrain version.
Cinnamon Rolls with Orange-Rum Glaze
Christmas Special Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Rum Glaze – Summed up in one word – “irresistible”! Get the recipe to bite into pillowy soft cinnamon rolls.
Puliyodharai – Traditional Tamarind Rice Recipe
Try this traditional tamarind rice recipe made from scratch, often served as prasadam in the temples in South India and the perfect companion to long train journeys.
Pumpkin and Carrot Halwa – An Indian dessert
This Pumpkin and Carrot Halwa is my take on the traditional gajar halwa. A pressure pan cooks the halwa in no time, khoya adds to the richness and your pumpkin-carrot dessert is ready!
Super Moist Eggless Apple Cake Using Coconut Sugar
The perfect cake to kick off fall, or to use up apples – either way this Super Moist Eggless Apple Cake is the perfect tea cake, and reasonably healthy too. You’ll find a secret here to keeping it super moist despite not using eggs. Read on to find out 🙂
Recipe for a Fun Banana Chocolate Bread
Does the world really need another banana bread recipe? With a ton of banana bread recipes on the blog, okay make that half a dozen, I had decided a while ago not to post any more banana bread recipes on the blog. Remember those home grown bananas? Finally, the last batch did turn into an overripe l
Health Benefits of Coconut | Pumpkin Coconut Oats Squares
Pumpkin Puree, Desiccated Coconut and Oats come together in this super simple and healthy bake. Cut into squares and enjoy with tea, guilt-free.
Besan Cheela stuffed with Paneer Bhurji
If you are from the South of Vindhyas, cheela / chila is not a much heard of term. It is a staple North Indian breakfast dish. To put it in simple terms, it is like an instant dosa made using besan. However unlike adai, which is a lentil based dosa preparation, cheelas are much thinner and crepe lik
Recipe for Paruppusili stuffed Dal Parathas
Paruppu Usili is a traditional Tamil Brahmin dish where soaked, ground and fried lentils are added to a seasonal vegetable such as any beans variety, carrots or ivy gourd. It is often paired with our version of Kadhi called Moar Kozhambu The recipe in this blog post is the fifth in series for the Ta