Konkani Staple – Daalithoy

The Konkan region is based along the Western coastline of peninsular India. This a scenic part of the country, if you ever get a chance I recommend visiting. The cuisine here is varied – locals enjoy anything from fresh seafood, veg,  meat and poultry prepared in methods that are unique to this region. Some ingredients…

Knockout Karnataka-Style Akki Roti

Apologies for being away for a while, since my last post, I’ve now relocated to the US and the past few weeks have been manic as you will imagine. I’ve been eager to write a recipe post for the last few weeks but have not had the time, mental space or creativity since the ‘big…

Coconut & Raw Jackfruit Curry

Have you tasted raw jackfruit in a curry before? I have tried it before however this was my first time cooking it. I’ve heard from some of my meat loving friends that the texture is similar to pulled pork, I wouldn’t know as I have not tried pulled pork myself. To keep it simple, I’ve…

Creamy Soya Chunk Curry

Have you ever cooked with soya chunks ? Here’s an idea that is both tasty & super easy to make!  If you have other recipes on this ingredient, please leave a comment below, I’d love to hear from you I’m going through a ‘clear out/ de-clutter ‘ phase at the moment, especially in the kitchen I’ve noticed…

The Magic of Sprouts

Have you ever tried sprouting any seeds or beans?? If yes, how do you describe your experience?? If you have not, then I definitely recommend you trying it soon! let me know your thoughts I find that it’s such a positive and emotional exercise because all you are doing is soaking some seeds that were…

Coconut Rice & Okra Curry

Like coconuts? If yes, then have you tried coconut rice? Love it?! Here’s a simple South Indian version from my kitchen to your’s!! It’s been a crazy – busy week here  with a lot happening at work, home and otherwise, I’ve had family visiting from Canada, a deadline to meet at work and an exam to…

Memories of Mumbai – Puri Bhaji

Puri?? Really??! Deep frying with all that oil? This is the question I ask myself every time I set out to make puris however after the first bite I know that all the effort was well worth it in the end!! We make puris at home every once in a while and are always excited from start…

Spiced Potatoes with Fenugreek Leaves

Aloo Methi as we call it! Have you tried potatoes like this? Let me know what you think… I love potatoes and this combination cooked with fenugreek leaves is one of my favourite, its traditionally accompanied with some chapatis and is very simple to put together If your bored of your regular mashed, boiled, baked…

Methi Rotis – Indian Flat Bread

Bored of plain old chappatis?? Next time, try them with Fenugreek leaves – I thoroughly enjoyed making these as well as eating them for lunch the other day… Just by adding some herbs or greens to your regular chappati dough it completely changes the game!! I accompanied mine with some spicy aubergine & yogurt dip,…

Refreshing Clear Noodle Soup

Soup during summer?!! Yes, I know! however there is still a mild chill in the air (in this part of the world!) don’t you worry, this soup is not heavy & stodgy but a light & refreshing one! Inspired by the amazing Thai Tom Yum – here is another take on that classic! I think…

Zoodles in Avocado Sauce

Zoodles anyone?? I know there are lots of people trying this recipe out at the moment and I wanted to give it a go too… I think it looks interesting… what do you think??  Let me know your thoughts I was at the Brighton Foodies Fest a few weeks ago and purchased a vegetable peeler…

Coriander & Mint Rice 

Need a midweek pick me up? How about this one pot dish? Well, we can all use some inspiration on Wednesdays as it tends to be the time when the working week has taken over and we may lack some ideas and energy in the kitchen I like one pot dishes – less washing up…