Roast Winter Veg with Lentils …or How to get a vegetable hater to love vegetables! This makes a super nutritious meal with no compromise on taste whatsoever. VEGAN & GLUTENFREE
Continuing with our Karanataka Cuisine series this month, here’s a really quick cucumber ‘curry’ if you may call it that. It’s my kind of curry in a hurry. Goes perfectly with rice, and the mustard seeds ground into the spice paste give the mild cucumber a really good fiery kick. It is the kind of p
This was the only pickle I liked as a kid, which I had fondly christened- ‘square maanga’ because it was cut in a square dice. In the hot summers of Bombay, curd rice would taste divine anyway. A tiny bit of this square maanga with the curd rice would always take it to another level of divine. Often
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
I have been glued and addicted to watching Masterchef Australia on Star World. It is the classiest reality show to be aired on Indian television, in my humble opinion, of course. Trolls, please excuse. What’s a vegetarian’s interest in watching this predominantly meat based show, you may wonder. It
Whoever said TV dinners cannot be healthy? These burgers are perfect TV food to pile on a plate and curl up on the couch watching your favourite soap or movie. This recipe is another discovery in my quest for high protein vegetarian recipes. The food and dining section of NYTimes, Guardian, Washingt
Sometimes, one ingredient can be such an inspiration for a whole recipe to be built around it. Feta cheese for us is one such ingredient. Neither S nor I can resist the intense saltiness and rich flavour of feta. That so much salt isn’t good for our health is easily forgotten when we lay our hands o
Inspirations come in different ways. The inspiration to cook Bengali vegetarian food came after my visit to Oh! Calcutta – one of the more authentic Bengali cuisine restaurants in Bombay. S and I actually wrote down all that we had ordered in detail so that one of us could blog about it. We even fou
A simple fried rice dish made using mustard greens (sarson ka saag) that you can easily grow in a pot on your window sill.
Super easy, 2 minute cucumber salad with a spunky dressing! Vegan if you substitute the honey with agave nectar or date syrup.