I cannot be a self respecting food blogger and not post a pumpkin recipe for that time of the year when pumpkins are omnipresent on the internet. Actually, I didn’t even realise this when I made this stew for dinner. Indians don’t need a time of the year to use pumpkin. It is cooked round the year i
When life gives you sour mangoes – Make Mango Dal
The summer is coming to an end and not one mango post on the blog, or so I was thinking. And then life presented me a sour mango this morning… You cut open a luscious looking mango anticipating sweet and juicy fruit, which is already making your mouth water. Sometimes, the mango lives up to your e
Banana Stem Curry | Vazhaithandu Moong Dal curry
The humble banana stem gets made into a curry with moong dal – delicious when paired with rice and Moar Kuzhambu.
Rhea’s Parsi Masala Dal
We were over at our friend Rhea’s place for dinner and stay-over some weekends ago. She had taken a lot of effort to prepare an all-vegetarian spread covering her entire table, but for me the star of the dinner was a dal, which i could simply not get enough of. It had such a depth of flavour, someth
Recipe for Kaala Chana – North Indian black chick peas curry
Kala chana – Kaale chane is a North Indian chickpea curry, a dry preparation made using brown chickpeas. This is usually served with Pooris / puris, the deep fried Indian bread made using whole wheat… [Continue Reading]
Veg Dhansak / Vegetarian Parsi Dhansak
Dhansak is a delicious Parsi dish made using a mix of lentils (dhan) and vegetables (sakh). My vegetarian version comes with the stamp of approval from my Parsi friends 🙂 You must try this!
Pomegranate Rasam | Spicy pomegranate lentil soup
Pomegranate-BBC news calls this the fruity panacea. Packed with anti-oxidants (note the ruby red colour), it’s known to protect the heart, prevent prostate cancer, reduce LDL (the bad cholesterol). It’s rich in ACE Vitamins and iron, and no wonder doctors and many others are recommending a glass of
Khichdi – A comfort meal with rice and split mung beans
If you want something quick and delicious, this dal khichdi is for you. With simple ingredients and a easy process, this will be your favourite quick meal.
Recipe for Gujarati Handwo – Steamed lentil dish
Handwo is a savory rice and lentil cake that is served as breakfast or a snack. This recipe hails from the state of Gujarat in Western India. This makes one hell of a filling breakfast.