Lentil Salad with Feta and a Lemon Turmeric Sunshine Dressing This post is all about how to take a very basic ingredient from your kitchen and turn it into a (healthy) gourmet salad. Are you… [Continue Reading]
This 20 minute Indian Quinoa Recipe with lentils and vegetables will be your new favourite way to eat quinoa. Most of us absolutely love some of our traditional foods that also double up as comfort… [Continue Reading]
Yellow split moong dal takes on a delicious avatar in this stove top cooked version flavoured with tomatoes and dried mint. A quick and easy recipe to go with rotis.
Recipe for beetroot sambar – a South Indian dish prepared using yellow lentils and beets, to be had with plain steamed rice.
Recipe for a Pumpkin Dahl with lots of ginger. It makes a hearty vegan and gluten free when combined with a bowl of cooked brown rice or millets. Combining pumpkin is lentils is quite common… [Continue Reading]
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]