Cooked rice tossed in an aromatic blend of shredded coconut, a classic south Indian tempering, added cashews for that extra crunch and flavor, makes for a great vegan, gluten free meal. Serve it with any curry of choice or a simple raita for a scrumptious meal!
A basic tomato-onion based curry sauce, that is versatile and absolutely delicious. Make a big batch, eat some with pasta instead of the traditional sauces and save the rest for another day to eat with roti/naan. This sauce works so well with pasta !
A quick, simple and flavorful fried rice on those days when time seems to fly yet there is a hungry family to be fed ! Lots of veggies, tofu for protein and brown jasmine rice come together beautifully for a scrumptious meal!
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!
Pan fried tofu, coated in Gochujang based sauce, some steamed broccoli tossed in and served with garlicky brown rice millet noodles…..that is a perfectly good weeknight dinner or anytime meal!
Another easy meal idea that appeals to the adults and appeases the children during busy weekdays or weeknights! Simple ingredients make for a delicious sauce, although not light in calories, add a lot of veggies and a side salad to make it a complete meal.
Easy meals, that are filling and nutritious are ideal for a weekday lunch and dinner. This Spinach Mint pulao is easy to make and packs a ton of flavor. Pleases palates young and seasoned alike!
A Pulao/Pilaf is an aromatic rice dish very popular in the Indian cuisine. It is mild yet flavor packed and makes for a great, quick and easy meal!
I think this blog probably may have the most number of Southeast Asian Inspired dishes than any other genre!! Despite our origin being from Southern India, we seem to have taken really well to the Vegetarian / Vegan Southeast cuisine. It a favorite across all ages and a meal that does excite and entice all… Continue reading Hoisin Tofu – Fried Rice
Thin wheat noodles called Vermicelli/ Semiya, cooked with South Indian flavors makes the Semiya Upma. A quick fix meal, that is simple yet tasty. Add a ton of veggies, some peanuts and call it a yummy complete meal. Wash it down with some chilled buttermilk and feel absolutely satiated !