Pumpkin Leaves Patra

Pumpkin Leaves Patra is a delicious snack made using pumpkin leaves. It is similar to the traditional recipe of making patra using colocasia leaves. The paste made using chickpea flour, rice flour, ginger garlic chili paste, tamarind pulp, jaggery and other spices is applied on leaves. The leaves are then rolled into tight log and … Read more

Masala Karela / Spiced Bittergourd

Masala Karela / Spiced Bittergourd

Masala Karela / Spiced Bittergourd is a delicious dish made by cooking the bitter bitter gourd or karela with a spiced masala made using roasted chickpea flour, peanut, sesame seeds, spices. The spices hides the bitter taste of karela and enhances the flavor. Masala karela is served with roti, dal or kadhi , or aamras … Read more

Thalipeeth/ Multigrain Spiced Flatbread

Thalipeeth/ Multigrain Spiced Flatbread

Thalipeeth / Multigrain Spiced Flatbread is a type of spiced multigrain flatbread popular in Maharashtra . It is made using different flours , spices, onion, coriander, ginger, garlic, chili. The kneaded soft dough is pressed into a flat thick circle with fingers on the greased butter paper. Holes are made using fingers on the flatbread … Read more

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio With Vegetables

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio With Vegetables

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio With Vegetables is a variation to the traditional Italian pasta dish from Naples by adding vegetables such as bell peppers, fresh parsley and mushrooms. The important key to make spaghetti aglio e olio is to toss the garlic slowly in the virgin olive oil till golden. If the garlic is under … Read more

Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)

Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)

Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread) are delicious, tasty, easy to make paratha made with tofu cooked with indian spices and is stuffed into whole wheat flour sheet flavored with different seeds. The paratha are healthy, calcium and protein rich and are a good option for breakfast/ lunch / dinner or are good to pack … Read more

Sprout Salad

Sprout Salad

Sprout Salad is a very nutritious, healthy, vegan, gluten free and colorful salad made with sprouts and crunchy vegetables and fruit. The salad is balanced with sweet and sour taste with the dressing made of lemon juice, honey, salt, cumin seed powder, ginger and chili flakes. The salad can be enjoyed chilled or packed as … Read more

Vegetarian Thai Green Curry With Jasmine Rice

Vegetarian Thai Green Curry With Jasmine Rice

Vegetarian Thai Green Curry With Jasmine Rice is a popular dish of Thai cuisine made by simmering fresh vegetables and tofu in coconut milk with a bright green curry paste made with fresh coriander. It is served with steamed jasmine rice or noodles for a complete meal. It is Vegan and Glutenfree. I have previously … Read more

Vegetable Fried Rice (Indo Chinese Style)

Vegetable Fried Rice (IndoChinese Style )

Vegetable Fried Rice (Indo Chinese Style ) is a popular , delicious, flavorful, aromatic street food in India. The long grain rice is cooked with fresh vegetables and flavored with freshly chopped garlic and ginger with soy sauce. What is Indo Chinese Style – It is a fusion food made using combination of Indian and … Read more

Lehsuni Palak Dal Tadka / Garlic Flavored Spinach Cooked With Lentils

Lehsuni Palak Dal Tadka / Garlic Flavored Spinach Cooked With Lentils

Lehsuni Palak Dal Tadka / Garlic Flavored Spinach Cooked With Lentils is a very quick and easy dal with goodness of spinach. The tempering (tadka) made of garlic , chili powder and oil, poured just before serving enhances its colour, taste and aroma. Serve the dal with roti /paratha/ naan/ rice. The dal is vegan … Read more

Simple And Easy Vegetable Fried Rice

Simple And Easy Vegetable Fried Rice

Simple And Easy Vegetable Fried Rice is quickly made by stir frying vegetables and rice together and flavored with soy sauce and chili sauce. This gluten free and vegan recipe is perfect for a quick week night meal and can be packed for lunch boxes. It is even quicker when cooked with leftover rice. The … Read more

Mint Flavored Roasted Makhana/ Foxnut

Mint Flavored Roasted Makhana/ Foxnut

Mint Flavored Roasted Makhana/ Foxnut / Lotus seed is a very healthy and light snack made by roasting the makhana/foxnut/lotus seed with mint and spices. This vegan and gluten free snack is perfect mid morning snack or can be munched while watching a movie by replacing it with the fried or store brought snack. The … Read more

Puri Bhaji

Puri Bhaji

Puri Bhaji is a traditional Indian breakfast comprising of bhaji and puri. Bhaji is made with boiled potatoes cooked with fresh spices – ginger, green chili, coriander and puri is a deep fried puffed flat bread made with whole wheat flour. Though served as a breakfast dish in many restaurants and food joints but it … Read more

Vegetarian Pan Fried Dumplings / Vegan Gyoza / Potstickers

Vegetarian Pan Fried Dumplings / Vegan Gyoza / Potstickers

Vegetarian Pan Fried Dumplings / Vegan Gyoza / Potstickers is a traditional Chinese or Japanese dumpling made with the filling of different vegetables of your choice. To substitute the protein from meat you can add moong bean sprouts or tofu or soya nuggets. The sauteed vegetables are filled into a pastry sheet made from flour … Read more

Sev Usal / Spiced Dried Peas Curry / Gujarat Street Food

Sev Usal / Spiced Dried Peas Curry / Gujarat Street Food

Sev Usal / Spiced Dried Peas Curry / Gujarat Street Food is a popular street food from Gujarat (India). It is served hot by assembling the ragda (spiced dried green peas curry) with green coriander chutney, date tamarind chutney, onions , spicy tari (gravy made with garlic, red chili powder and oil), coriander and thick … Read more

Mixed Bhajiya / Fritters

Mixed Bhajiya / Fritters

Mixed Bhajiya / Fritters is a popular Indian deep fried snack made by deep frying slices of potatoes, onions, spinach leaves or any vegetables of your choice dipped in the the batter made of chick pea flour. The slices are cooked evenly in the oil till they puff up and cook well from inside. The … Read more

Bharela Bhinda / Bharwaan Bhindi / Stuffed Okra

Bharela Bhinda / Bharwaan Bhindi / Stuffed Okra

Bharela Bhinda / Bharwaan Bhindi / Stuffed Okra is a rich and delicious dish made by stuffing small okra with a spiced and flavored filling made with roasted chickpea flour, peanut, sesame seeds, ginger garlic paste, spices. The stuffed okra are then cooked in a generous amount of oil and served with roti, dal or … Read more

Watermelon Orange Juice

Watermelon Orange Juice

Watermelon Orange Juice is a refreshing juice made with sweet watery watermelon and tangy juicy orange. It is an instant source of energy and helps to quench thirst and beat the summer heat. It is gluten free, vegan and can be enjoyed while fasting (upwaas/ vraat). My friend Kavita in Sydney had invited us one … Read more

Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry

Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry

Tuvar Na Dana Ringan Nu Shaak / Fresh Pigeon Peas And Eggplant Curry is a traditonal Gujarati curry made using fresh pigeon peas, fresh eggplant and regular Indian spices. It is frequently made during winter when eggplant and pigeon pea are available. It is very quick and easy to make recipe . This vegan dish … Read more