Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Street Foods of India – Episode 4

Mumbai special - Pav Bhaji VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE Presenting episode 4 of my Street Foods series - Pav Bhaji - Mumbai street food special.  This dish is super delicious and very fulfilling. It can be made healthy with the addition of plenty of veggies and going very low on fats and oils.  On the… Continue reading Street Foods of India – Episode 4

Appetizer, Fusion, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Street foods of India – Episode 3

Kothu Roti or Kothu Parotta - Srilankan special  VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE Kothu parotta is a delicious one-pot dish - it can be an appetizer, a main course, or even a midnight snack for those hangover days 🤪 Think of kothu parotta as a stir-fry of leftover thick curry and a variety of flaky bread. Although… Continue reading Street foods of India – Episode 3

Sides and Snacks

Easy Sides for Thanksgiving 🙏🍁

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN Thanksgiving is a great time of the year when Family and Friends get together for food. We enjoy hosting Thanksgiving and always have several friends over for home cooked food. Our Thanksgiving is completely vegetarian, probably mostly Vegan as well 🍀 Here is a collection of easy Thanksgiving sides that can be put… Continue reading Easy Sides for Thanksgiving 🙏🍁

Fusion, Soups

Hello Autumn – Tomato Pumpkin soup

🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🍁 VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE Its officially Autumn and with this lovely season comes crisp, cool weather and plenty of pumpkins. Lets kickoff this Fall cooking with a robust and hearty soup.  Tomato soup is always the humble soup which satisfies everyone. Make it spicy, add toppings of choice, dunk your favorite sandwiches or just… Continue reading Hello Autumn – Tomato Pumpkin soup

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Street Foods of India – Episode 2

Tava Pulav with brown rice and tofu - Mumbai special VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE Mumbai street foods are super famous in India for their unique flavors. I have only experienced the copy-cat versions in my local city, but I have heard plenty of stories from relatives and friends. Today I present Episode 2 of my… Continue reading Street Foods of India – Episode 2


Oat VEGAN balls

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE Meatballs or ‘vegballs' are an extremely versatile ‘keep at hand’ food item that can be re-purposed in a variety of ways. It can be served as-is as an appetizer. Or, top it off on a hardy, pasta dish. Both creamy pastas and saucy spaghetti can take a good vegball mixed in.… Continue reading Oat VEGAN balls

Indian, Sides and Snacks

Potato n Purple cabbage easy stir-fry

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Its mid-week and always a struggle to think up lunch ideas for the kids. One item which my kids always enjoy is 'kathi wraps'. The following unique combination of veggies present vibrant colors and taste that will be totally hidden to kids eyes! Today I want to showcase a vegetable which… Continue reading Potato n Purple cabbage easy stir-fry


Ragi Rye uthappam

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE Make these easy peasy delicacies for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This is what I would call “Instant food”. Just mix and prepare. 👉 Ragi is the Tamil name for Finger millet👉 Rye is a grain which is very similar to wheat and barley 👉 Uthappam is the Tamil name for Pancakes Both these ingredients are… Continue reading Ragi Rye uthappam

Appetizer, Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Sides and Snacks

New Series – Street foods of India

Episode 1 - Masala vadai with Sundal - Chennai special  VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE Why are street foods so delicious? My guess: they're made fresh with a few, locally available ingredients.  Recently we had a costume party at our place and the theme was Disco/Flower power. Embracing the unique styles of the 70s, all of… Continue reading New Series – Street foods of India