Roasted Lentil & Coconut Milk Pudding

Ever tried a South Indian Lentil Pudding?? Here’s the recipe… I’ve been in the mood for something sweet the past few weeks and so I had to find time to make this. It took me just 20 mins to put together  🙂 It can be served chilled or warm – it’s a traditional pudding cooked in many parts of Karnataka,…

South Indian Sprouts Salad

Have you had a good start to your weekend? If you were inspired to try sprouting at home as discussed in the last post  – here is a simple idea for what you could make with it in under 15 mins! Have you ever tried a South Indian sprout salad? Kosambari as it’s traditionally called…

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…

Napa Cabbage Kimchi (Vegan)

Homemade Kimchi!! Absolutely! how about trying a vegan version of it, there are many variations of kimchi recipes as its traditionally handed down from generations and every Korean family’s recipe is distinctly different however some of the main ingredients & process remain the same Here’s is a confession: I love Korean food and absolutely adore their…

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…

10 Minute Microwave Spicy Potatoes

Hello! Hope you are all having a lovely week so far, here is a quick 10min recipe for a mid-week pick-me-up if you need one 😉 Have you been busy and struggling with time or finding no inspiration for your next meal? Here’s an idea for a side dish that might give you something to…

Savoury Polenta Porridge

Have you cooked with Polenta before? If so, let me know what you made in the comments below, I’m very curious to know…!! We’ve had thunder storms here this week with a lot of rain and some sunshine every once in a while, I was in the mood for something different, savoury and comforting. During…

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…

Golden Goodness – Homemade Ghee

Ghee! The condiment that brings warm memories of home sweet home wherever you are 🙂 It’s a favorite in parts of South Asia and is also used in alternate medicine – Ayurveda. Ghee plays an important role in Indian cooking, it’s used in many ways – to temper our spices, in desserts, savory dishes and…

Spinach & Garlic in Sesame Oil

Stir fry time!! Fancy some stir fried greens?? – crunchy and delicious! Just love how the color, form and texture of the vegetable is retained in Asian cooking – all the credit goes to the low cook time I guess… Here is one of my all time favorites, so simple and flavorsome! Cook Time: 10mins                                                                      …

Spicy Indian Sweet Potato Wedges

Hope you are having a lovely weekend so far! Unless you are in the UAE,  your week has just began… hope you have a lovely week ahead 🙂 Here is a recipe I’ve been so excited to write about, it’s just one of those that I could not wait to sit down and put it all…