Yellow split moong dal takes on a delicious avatar in this stove top cooked version flavoured with tomatoes and dried mint. A quick and easy recipe to go with rotis.
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!
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 avocado quinoa salad with a lemony mint dressing I had never experienced an avocado growing up in Bombay. I doubt the hot and humid climes of Bombay provides the right environment for growing… [Continue Reading]
Pudla – Dudhi na Pudla – Gujarati style savoury crepes made with chickpea flour and addition of grated bottle gourd Dudhi or bottle gourd rarely makes it to anyone’s favourite veggies list. A watery, bland… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Corn Cucumber Salad with Chimichurri Sauce, and a bunch of other colourful vegetables, a must try when corn is in season! Corn is in season and we can’t help but use it in… [Continue Reading]
This grilled corn salad with orzo pasta and asparagus is a colourful healthy addition to a summertime menu. Read my post and get this easy recipe for a delicious salad. It’s always fun biting into… [Continue Reading]
I have a MUST try summer recipe for you – Chilled corn soup! Corn finds itself in every summer barbecue in the United States and contrastingly a much loved street food in India in the… [Continue Reading]
Gongura Pulihora recipe is quick and simple. It is a sour and spicy rice dish from Andhra Pradesh, that uses one of the popular local greens- Gongura, which is called Roselle in English. Taste wise, it is… [Continue Reading]
Try this Palakkad style Raw Papaya Kootu or Molagootal, which is a mix of cooked raw papayas and tur dal. A freshly ground spice paste adds much flavour to the dish. As I had a… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Bendekai Gojju, a Karnataka style Okra Curry made using seasonal fresh okra If there’s one vegetable that flourishes in these daring-to-melt-you hot summers, it is okra (Lady’s finger / Bhindi / Bendekai… [Continue Reading]
This recipe for a beet and mango salad is not just a visual feast with its contrasting colours, but also a treat for the tastebuds. I’m back home after nearly a month of being out… [Continue Reading]