Ulunthu / Urad Bonda

Delicious deep fried fritter like goodness made from Urad dal / Bengal Gram that is airy, spongy, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside..just right to soak up all the goodness of the sambar..that is Sambar Vadai/Bonda!

Cherry Tomato Soup Rasam

Rasam is a thin,tangy, savory soup that South Indians eat with steamed rice pretty much throughout the year.With Autumn/Fall setting in slowly in this part of the world, soups and stews are showing up. So I am jumping on the soup wagon with this Tomato Soup Rasam….

Vegan Kidney Bean Burger

Bean burgers are very popular these days with the plant based diet homes. In a home like ours,it is a welcoming change to the routine curries we make from beans,legumes and lentils. This week’s Rajma Masala became a Vegan Bean Burger! Absolutely delish!

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Saag Paneer

A creamy spinach curry – no cream, no butter, a handful of aromatics and a special ingredient come together to make this delicious Saag Paneer. Use Tofu for a Vegan alternate. Enjoy it with rice, roti, naan or quinoa for a satiating meal!

Wheat Poori

Poori – a deep fried flat bread that is puffy, soft on the inside and lightly crispy on the outside. Poori and a side of curry is a meal that can be breakfast,lunch or dinner ! Check out our take on this recipe and our favorite curry to eat it with.

Green Beans Paruppu Usili

Fresh green beans and split lentils come together beautifully in this Beans Paruppu usili, another Tamil cuisine recipe, another favorite and another delicious healthy dry kari from the heart of Thanjavur and beyond !

Brown Chickpea Sundal

A sundal is a beans/lentils cooked and then tossed in a tempering mustard seeds,asafetida, grated coconut in coconut oil. Add the Kootu/Kari spice blend and elevate its taste! A simple and tasty protein fare for vegetarians.


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