Cold red rice salad with green and ripe mangoes, coconut, spinach and a spicy dressing ￼ is the perfect balance of flavours and textures. Impressive enough for a dinner party & simple enough for an everyday meal!
A South Indian Upma made healthier and filling with the use of Millets instead of rava/semolina. Naturally gluten-free and vegan too, if you use coconut oil.
Avarakkai or flat beans are quite commonly used in Tamil Brahmin cooking. In Hindi / Marathi / Gujarati, it is called Papdi. Try this simple stir-fry recipe for these beans, that goes well with Rasam & Rice.
This Tamil Brahmin / South Indian style Sweet Potato curry is a simple accompaniment to sambar and rice or rasam and rice. An easy beginner friendly way to prepare sweet potatoes, great for toddlers too!
Bansi Rava upma is an anytime meal, something you can make in <15 minutes. Load it up with veggies and a good spoonful of coconut oil or ghee in the end and it turns into such a fulfilling meal! An Indian version of all-day breakfast.
Steamed cooked diced carrot tossed in a simple tempering of chillies, udad dal, curry leaves in coconut oil and garnished with coconut. Enjoy with rasam and rice. Beginner friendly recipe!
[easy baking] A simple carrot cake recipe, eggless (can be made vegan too), with a sesame seed crust – totally delicious and a must try when red carrots are in season!
Enjoy the goodness of Banana chips, the healthy way – oil-free & guilt-free. Use the airfryer or oven for this one.
Sundal is an inseparable part of Navaratri celebrations in our Tamil homes. Try this recipe for Rajma Sundal, garnished with fresh coconut.
Pumpkin Puree, Desiccated Coconut and Oats come together in this super simple and healthy bake. Cut into squares and enjoy with tea, guilt-free.
Quinoa has been rapidly climbing the popularity charts among superfoods. Once unheard of in India, it has now become a household name and I’m sure even my grandma is aware of this now 🙂 A funny thing about Quinoa is that it quite the mispronounced food – often called “Queen-o-wa” and what not . A
I’m a bigger fan of coconut cookies, than I am of chocolate cookies. Blame it on the South Indian gene in me or the fact that coconut has such a full bodied flavour that stands head and shoulders above chocolate. Okay, chocolate lovers, this is not your cue to lynch me. I usually make these cookies