Misal Pav is an iconic Maharashtrian dish that can be served as an anytime meal. A piece of local bread (pav) dunked in a fiery stew made using sprouted beans with a topping of the… [Continue Reading]
White beans recipes | White Beans Sundal – South Indian style snack with spices and coconut In South Indian homes, sundal is the mainstay of prasad offered during Navratri festival days. This prasad is served… [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]
Bengali Khichuri | Bhaja Muger Dal Khichuri | Bhoger Khichuri Driving back home from a meeting at 2 pm, I saw the skies go through a Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde transformation. Bright and sunny… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Soya chunks curry – a protein rich vegetarian curry In a recent survey, the Indian Dietetic Association revealed that 73% of Indians consume a protein deficient diet which is a matter for concern…. [Continue Reading]
Gongura Pappu is an Andhra style dal cooked with local greens – gongura leaves. The end result is a sour and spicy dal that is perfect with steamed rice. The first time I tasted gongura… [Continue Reading]
Try this Palakkad style Raw Papaya Kootu or Molagootal, which is a mix of cooked raw papayas and tur dal. A freshly ground spice paste adds much flavour to the dish. As I had a… [Continue Reading]
A simple homestyle mixed vegetable kootu made using seasonal winter vegetables, lentils and a freshly ground coconut paste. Goes best with rice.
￼ Menthya Matvadi (Matodi) Palya is a dish made using fenugreek leaves and lentils, a sort of dry curry that can be eaten with both rotis and rice.