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…

Simply Tasty Okra

Yep, time for okra again, after all that clotted cream & scone diet over the weekend during the our Holiday in Cornwall,  I was really craving some vegetables this week… so here is the first thing I cooked since I’ve been back This is a very simple recipe – it’s a regularly cooked, Indian style okra…

The Cornish Experience – top 5 things to do!

Just back from a weekend in lovely Cornwall and here are our top 5 things to do when you visit! 5. Perranporth Beach – Miles of golden sand, lovely turquoise water… what more can you ask for??! Great place to snorkel, surf or splash about, however the water was too cold for us to even…

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…