Sri Lankan Lentil & Coconut Soup

Winter brings in a delightful array of comforting recipes and an abundance of fresh veggies. I absolutely love having all the gorgeous greens, radiant reds and what not in the markets. Soups are one such winter essential and are a staple in my household. We all love a good soup and have our favorites. There…

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Water Chestnut (Singhada) Thai Salad

Water chestnut is an amazing tuber vegetable native to South East Asia and is predominantly found in marshes and ponds. They are an amazing source of anti-oxidants and have proven to lower the risk of stress related diseases like blood pressure, Type II Diabetes, cancer and more. Due to a high amount of fiber and…

Pistachio & Lemon Kalakand

Diwali is just around the corner and I am spending the last few days cleaning and dusting the house, making some snacks and sweets for my family. Isn’t this the best time of the year, the air is so festive, the markets are full of sweets, decorative materials, flowers and more. I made a quintessential…

Kashmiri Pulao

India is a diverse country. It is rich in culture and cuisines. There is a famous Hindi saying – ‘Kos kos pe paddle baani, chaar kos pe paani’ which literally translates into ‘taste of water changes at every corner and people’s dialect changes at every 4 corners’. That is so true about India. Talking about…

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Who doesn’t like Pizza? Think no one. People like my mom who call it ‘tough-rotis-with-toppings’ like it too, especially thin crust ones. It is definitely one of the best inventions by our Italian friends, isn’t it? Now the health conscious fraternity is always looking for new ways to turn everything unhealthy into healthy food. We…

Kodo Millet Lemon Rice

Lemon rice is one of my favorite comfort meals. You could make it with leftover rice or even specially cook rice for this. I am always finding ways of making my meals healthy and exploring new millets, fruits, and other superfoods. One such recent discovery is Kodo Millet. It looks just like Quinoa, it’s just…

Spaghetti Arrabiata

I am a big fan of Italian food and love the flavors from fresh herbs. You would often see me make recipes with them. Here are some of my simple recipes with fresh herbs: Basil flavored Tomato Soup Rosemary flavored potato wedges Lemongrass flavored Thai Green curry When I found really fresh tomatoes, basil and…

Stuffed Eggplant (Bharwa Baingan)

If you have been following my blog and feed, you would know my fondness for fresh veggies and fruits. Love fresh produce and my trips to farmers markets. I had a chance to visit one such market in Sambalkha recently and was amazed by such gorgeousness and freshness. All the veggies looked so fresh and…

Kashmiri Dum Aloo (Potatoes in Yogurt Gravy)

Love how rich and diverse Indian culture is. And this diversity in culture brings in diversity in food as well. There is a big range of food and cooking styles in India. It is so different and varied across all the states in India. Did you know we have about 40,000 varieties of rice in…

Jackfruit-Quinoa Cutlets (Kathal ke cutlet)

It’s good to keep trying new things in life, isn’t it? I love experimenting with my food and making variations to keep it interesting and healthy. One such recent recipe was Jackfruit/kathal kebabs. Saw many people post pictures on Instagram and I decided to give it a try as well. I, of course, gave it…