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Miso broth soup with broccoli

Jump to recipe As we (hopefully) come to the end of a brutal winter season in the US, I wanted to savor one more soup dish. Soups are our go-to dinner for winter months when everything is dull and gloomy. This soup is just a thin broth. Don’t expect a thick creamy soup but the… Continue reading Miso broth soup with broccoli

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Adzuki beans with double chards – Adraki chori dal saag

Jump to Recipe Mixing pulses and dried beans with greens is a match meant to be 🙂 somehow the bite of the beans goes very well with the soft cooked greens. When I mix beans with greens, I try to use robust greens such as kale, chards, mustards etc. I am particularly very fond of… Continue reading Adzuki beans with double chards – Adraki chori dal saag

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Broccoli potato soup perfumed with Fennel

Jump to recipe It was one those very cold days due to the heavy snow storms in the Midwest and Northeast. I am so done with winter, I hate the cold. In fact I was so done with winter in November itself 🤪 that is how much I hate the cold. No matter how thick… Continue reading Broccoli potato soup perfumed with Fennel

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Herbaceous Kidney beans – Hariyali Rajma

Jump to recipeJump to recipe card It was a long and stressful day at work 😌 but no complaints 🙂 Always count my blessings for still having a roof over my head and staying healthy. Lets all look forward to change for the better for the entire world…… My plans for dinner was something elaborate, but I… Continue reading Herbaceous Kidney beans – Hariyali Rajma

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Carrot, tomato soup with orzo pasta – enriched with fresh turmeric root and ginger

Jump to recipe We all need to eat to live 🤷🏻‍♂️ but we believe we live to eat 🤪Some weekday nights, all we need is something simple, something that provides nutrition, is not fussy and just food to keep us going ! Such nights seem to come around quite often on cold winter nights, when everything… Continue reading Carrot, tomato soup with orzo pasta – enriched with fresh turmeric root and ginger

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Quinoa venn Pongal in InstantPot

Jump to recipe Venn Pongal means white pongal. Venn pongal is a popular main dish in south India and is prepared in every Tamizh household with a lot of fanfare for the Harvest festival. This festival  occurs every year during the 2nd week in January. Venn pongal also gets its name from it color, it… Continue reading Quinoa venn Pongal in InstantPot

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Brown rice, chickpea and spinach risotto in InstantPot

Jump to Recipe After all the Holiday cooking, whether entertaining or not, January seems to be the month for a culinary ‘reboot’ a.k.a get back to some simple, wholesome, homely meals. Continuing on the same theme, today's recipe is a fusion rice dish combining Italian with Indian seasonings. Risotto is a creamy rice dish from… Continue reading Brown rice, chickpea and spinach risotto in InstantPot

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Indian Korma with Bean soup mix (no soak)

Jump to recipe After all the Holiday goodies and treats, lets indulge in some homely comfort food which does not require a lot of work or attention. Grocery stores nowadays offer a lot of bulk bin items at very reasonable prices. This allows us to pickup only the quantity we want and not necessarily stock… Continue reading Indian Korma with Bean soup mix (no soak)

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Coconut Milk soup in InstantPot

Jump to recipe On dreary and cold winter nights, all we want are meals which make us feel warm inside and outside. Steaming bowls of hot soups are ideal for such nights. A lot of flavor can be packed in a short amount of time by preparing soups using the InstantPot.Coconut milk soup and Skillet… Continue reading Coconut Milk soup in InstantPot

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Kale Tofu in InstantPot- spinoff on Palak paneer

Jump to recipe On a cold winter night, dipping your roti or naan into a piping hot curry and scooping out 'goodness' and relishing it.... the feeling is comforting and warming. On those nights when you just want something homemade and simple but yet nourishing. Food which will entice everyone in the house. One popular… Continue reading Kale Tofu in InstantPot- spinoff on Palak paneer