Commonly known as Matki मटकी in India, Mutt मठ (in Gujarati), Moth beans in English, these tiny beans are packed with flavour & texture, a delight to cook with. Get the recipe for Matki chi Usal – a simple curry made using these sprouts.
Recipe for Mint Rasam / Pudina Rasam / Pudina Shorba – a uniquely flavoured rasam, with a refreshing flavour. A summer special!
Recipe for Gujarati Kadhi – A yogurt based soup, thickened with besan (chickpea flour) and flavoured with a select few spices, best had with Khichdi, Pulao or Steamed Rice.
A delicious mix of white beans, Swiss chard from the kitchen garden (greens) and eggs in a skillet – Greens and beans are an unbeatable combination when you want to eat healthy. This dish is breakfast, lunch and dinner ready!
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!
Recipe for beer baked beans: You’ve had baked beans, but beer baked beans are the way to a beer lover’s heart. And a most acceptable way to have beer for breakfast! Too wild for you? Use them as an appetiser!
All about Macrobiotic or Pressed Salads and how to make a Cucumber and Radish Pressed Salad (87 calories). Perfect for fast days of the 5-2 Diet.
Whole Masoor Dal (sabut masoor or Whole red lentils) is one of the easiest dals to cook, a healthy side for rice or rotis. Get the recipe! BEGINNER COOK FRIENDLY!
Thechwani is a rustic curry from Uttarakhand, made using smashed potatoes and/or radishes. Try out my version of potato-black eyed peas, prepared Thechwani style!
The first time I had a pumpkin raita, it was at a Maharashtrian friend’s place along with Masale Bhaath (Rice with spices). The mild sweetness of the pumpkin was a perfect pairing with the medley of spices in the rice dish. While the idea is borrowed from the friend, I have stuck to the traditional
Who says all Diwali snacks need to be loaded with calories? Try this pan roasted Chivda that is ready in just 20 minutes. Delicious and crunchy!
What’s the best way to jazz up an Indian meal? I’d say “condiments”. Chutneys, pickles, podis, kachumber added to a couple of vegetables, dal, rotis and rice can turn your dish into a full fledged Indian thaali. Goodness, my mouth waters even as I type out these words! Sigh, there’s no hope for me :-/