This sweet and tart chutney is an all time favorite and probably the most popular of all the Indian condiments. This is traditionally served with various indian fried snacks like samosas and pakoras. I love to serve this with home made potato wedges!
My favorite way to eat and shop for food is seasonally. I mainly shop for fresh produce at farmers market. When I do shop at my local grocery store, I stick to whatever looks fresh and is in season at the moment. For this particular recipe, I am using fresh cauliflower, broccoli and red peppers. […]
I love Pesto! It’s so much more than just for pasta. I use pesto for dressing sandwiches, mix it with hummus for a tasty dip, as a salad dressing by adding more olive oil and lemon juice, I even add it to my coconut yogurt for a tasty Mediterranean Raita as well as on pizza! […]
“Biryani” or “Pilaf” means a rice dish cooked with herbs and spices. This dish is of Persian/middle eastern decent and came to India hundreds of years ago. Traditionally it is made with meat, but in my vegan recipe, you will not miss the meat. This is one of my favorite midweek, easy, one pot and […]
This recipe is gluten free, vegan and super delicious. Black bean pasta is very nutritious and easy to digest. Mixed with chick peas and some healthy greens, it is an ideal meal for anyone that wants a high protein, low fat, easy and quick prep weekday dinner. Leftovers can be kept in the fridge for […]
Fresh, frozen, or canned green beans are very versatile and healthy. Add some sweet potatoes and you have a perfectly balanced dish, high in vitamins like potassium, Vitamins B-6, vitamin C, fiber and magnesium. This recipe can be prepared in minutes and makes a prefect warm side to your salad or sandwich.
This chana recipe is one of the very first things I learned to cook for myself. It took me a long time to get to taste like my mom’s! It’s a very authentic Punjabi recipe and this is exactly how my mom makes it. It is simple, delicious and keeps very well in the fridge […]
Brussels sprouts are a perennial crowd pleaser. This is the easiest, quickest most flavorful way of preparing them. You may sprinkle them with toasted salted cashews right before serving!
If you dislike eggplant for any reason, give these babies a try. You may be surprised. If you like eggplant, you will absolutely LOVE this recipe. Baby eggplants can be found at farmers’ markets and almost all asian/Indian grocery stores. Unlike their larger counterparts, baby eggplants are very tender, more flavorful and just so darn […]