Dal Mastani is a chana dal based dish, a fantastic source of protein, especially for vegetarians. It’s a no soak legume for an instant meal!!!
Achari Aloo is pickle flavored roasted potato. It’s a popular main dish in North India and is served with butter naan, roti, or rice. While this is usually made with a unique spice blend called achari masala, the recipe below is different in that it’s been hacked to eliminate that […]
Tomato Rasam (Thakkaali Rasam in Tamil, Chaaru in Telugu, Saaru in Kannada) is the tomato soup of south India – and is so popular that many people consider it the ‘unofficial national soup of India’. It has even spawned recipes such as Mulligatawny that are known in the Western world. […]
Poricha kootu is a classic South Indian vegetable stew that’s served with rice, ghee and appalam / pappadam. Once you have learnt this recipe, there are a number of vegetables that can be cooked in this style in one pot to make your weekday meals a breeze. Let’s dive in… […]
Keerai molagootal is a classic stew from Kerala, India made of spinach and dal in coconut gravy. With a great balance of protein, fiber, and tons of vitamins and minerals, this makes a very nutritious dish for everyday meals and is absolutely divine when paired with steamed rice and ghee. […]
Zucchini boats, a combination of just a few basic recipes is a tasty entrée that hubby and I had in an upscale restaurant and which I managed to reverse-engineer. Just assemble roasted zucchini, mashed potato, curried barley and top it off with some beet sauce. Et Voilà – you have […]
Onion sambar is a lentil-based stew typically made with red pearl onions and split pigeon peas (toor dal). Red pearl onions make this a specialty dish due to its unique characteristics. They are crunchy and juicy with a sweet delicate flavor(less pungent flavor than full-sized onions). This dish is a […]