Crisp Fall weather calls for a warm bowl of soup! This Red Lentil Tomato Soup is easy to make, very few ingredients and is a one pot dish that makes for a good, scrumptious and healthy meal ! MAke it vegetarian or vegan and enjoy !
Ridge Gourd is a vegetable that is squash like in texture and easily absorbs flavors of the spices. This chutney uses spices typical to the Tamil Cuisine, but use any spices of choice and customize it to suit your taste!
Another kurma/korma recipe that is easy to make, has a very unique flavor from the Soya Nuggets and is sheer meaty indulgence for vegan/vegetarian! The creaminess from coconut milk and slight tang from the tomatoes balance each other so well…a must try recipe !
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!
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….
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!
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!
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.
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 !
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.