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]
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]
Cauliflower Parathas with Dill | Gobhi Paratha Recipe | Vegan Cauliflower Flatbreads with Dill Winter is almost here. And for someone who loves to cook, it means an abundance of fresh vegetables like cauliflower, peas,… [Continue Reading]
Pumpkin French toast is a seasonal twist to a much loved breakfast made using slightly stale bread, adding to the nutritive value of this humble dish. French toast doesn’t have the Gallic roots its name… [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]
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]
Recipe for Cabbage Chutney | In Indian cuisine, while tomato chutney and coriander-mint chutney hold the top spots for popularity, almost any vegetable and fruit can be made into a chutney. These not only increase… [Continue Reading]