Split Bengal Gram dal / Kadalai Paruppu / tossed in a tempering that is classic South indian, with the fragrance of coconut oil and freshly grated coconut makes for a delicious sundal/ warm salad!
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 !
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!
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.
Aloo Paratha is the epitome of delicious Indian Flat breads! Mashed potatoes, seasoned right and stuffed into chapati dough, griddle-fried in oil/ ghee, then dunked in chilled yogurt and devoured like one has been starving for eons! Aloo Paratha ~ 3 ways!
Simplest of ingredients,most of which are pantry staples,come together for the yummiest of a snack !! Totally worth the indulgence, this tempura tofu and veggies make a delicious appetizer / snack !!
Pav Bhaji is a Mumbai street food that is an absolute favorite for every foodie who has tasted it…alright…almost every one! A rich vegetable melange, mashed to perfection , make it high in calories with butter or a low calorie version, the magic is most definitely in the mix!! Read on to understand this dish and make it to be smitten forever !!
The flaky parotta, tossed in an array of vegetables and a South East Asian inspired sauce blend, makes for a great appetizer or entrée. A universal favorite at home, it is a one skillet meal when you use frozen store bought parottas. Quick, easy and filling, an occasional indulgence that it totally worth it!!
A simple and yummy black bean salsa served over crisp papdis (Indian crispy wafers), topped with sour cream and your favorite nacho cheese. My take on Tex Mex….let’s call it Desi Mex? Cheesy….oh ya !
Cauliflower fritters, coated in an Asian inspired sauce, popularly called Gobi Manchurian, even in places that don’t speak Hindi !! Fascinating isn’t it ! An Indo Chinese recipe that is an absolute household favorite. This is a homestyle recipe and tastes delish without any additives.