Recipe for Mutabal / Moutabbal / Moutabel – an eggplant dip which is part of a Mezze platter. A bowl of hummus, another bowl of mutabal, a stack of pita breads or crackers, and you’ll feel that life is indeed amazing
Lettuce wraps filled with flavoursome vegetables, and topped with a bit of pineapple and coconut. This recipe is SO summer ready!
This dish, traditionally a rice & eggplant dish made using freshly ground spices, is made a little healthier by using Foxtail Millet. Also experimenting with an organic ready spice mix for Vangi Bhath here.
Curry bowls are quite the rage these days. Open Pinterest or any food websites, and I’m quite sure you will find some of these gorgeous bowls loaded with healthy ingredients staring back at you. When I first read about curry bowls, I went hmphhh and said to myself, “this is how I eat my sambar, rice and veggies in one bowl on most weekdays for lunch”. But smirks and jokes apart, they are much more than just mixing a dal, rice and veggies in a bowl, even though that also well qualifies to be a ‘curry bowl’ 😀
A Punjabi style roasted eggplant curry to be had with parathas or rotis
David Rocco, the famous Italian chef on tv, prepared this recipe in one of the episodes of his show David Rocco’s Dolce India. He gave it an Indian tadka using green chillies, coriander and garam masala. While that sounded exciting, I prefer the clean Italian flavours to mixing them with Indian fla
An eggplant dish from Persia that migrated to Jaunpur and became a part of Avadhi cuisine –
My favourite pairing with Pongal is not coconut chutney or sambar but gothsu. What is this dish with a mildly tongue twister of a name, you might wonder! Hardly a favourite in my childhood, this is one of my newer loves. The aroma of brinjal roasting on the stove top is one of the strongest smells i
Avial, a traditional South Indian curry made using a mix of vegetables and a delicately spiced masala with coconut, cumin seeds and green chillies – the perfect accompaniment to rice
A delicious healthy curry prepared with eggplants that can be served with any Indian bread. The freshly ground spices makes this curry irresistible!
If there is one country I want to visit, it is Italy. For its wine, its food and the culture. La Cucina Italiana…I find beauty in this food. The vibrant colours, flavours that burst in your mouth tantalizing your taste buds, the freshness of simple ingredients like a raw tomato, fresh mozzarella c
Brinjal Blooms – I like these more than the vegetable 🙂 There are people you love at first sight and you can’t wait to know them more and spend more time with them. Then there are others who you can’t decide about. But you wouldn’t mind meeting them once in a while. And finally, the third type, wh