Soups

Corn n Leek bisque

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE 4 main ingredients, 1 instantPot, 1 Immersion blender, under 30 min to serve - can you go wrong with this equation 🤷🏻‍♀️A bisque is a rich, creamy soup which is also smooth and thick. A soup does not always need Heavy cream, in my opinion that makes a soup too rich… Continue reading Corn n Leek bisque

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Soups in Instant Pot

As we all get settled into school routines, some of us are probably sending kids to college dormitories.... with the InstantPot on hand 😆 .......For those kids who like to venture into cooking their own food, the Instant Pot is a versatile kitchen gadget which is easy to use and very handy for quick one-pot… Continue reading Soups in Instant Pot

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Rice noodles upma in Instant pot

Here is a neat and easy 5-minute upma recipe using Pad Thai Rice noodles. Upma is a classic South India tiffin (a light mid-morning or tea time meal) which is a standard go-to meal when you have nothing planned. Seasoned with lentils, upma is nothing but steam-cooked grains typically made with semolina or rava. How… Continue reading Rice noodles upma in Instant pot

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Curried Lentil soup – my simple re-creation

We had an absolutely fantastic experience during our recent trip to Alaska. Needless to say Alaska is as pretty as the pictures portray... mmm.. sorry....take that back.... I would rather say... pictures never do justice to the amazing beauty of Alaska 😇Alaska has the best seafood scene, but for us vegetarians choices are limited. Now-a-days… Continue reading Curried Lentil soup – my simple re-creation

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Black-eye peas with Collard greens

Southern Hospitality on a plate Black-eye peas and collard greens are a must for a New Years meal in US South. It brings Good luck and prosperity for the entire year… so is the belief 🙏So how about combining them to make the 3rd ‘beans and greens’ combination. A reminder of our earlier offerings - 1st… Continue reading Black-eye peas with Collard greens

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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

Sides and Snacks

Spicy collard greens – in InstantPot

Jump to recipe Collard greens is a vegetable with flat broad leaves and dark green color. Collard greens are very popular in southern states of USA and are often cooked for New Years day to bring good luck. Collards are rich sources of vitamins and minerals. Collards do not fall into typical greens category like spinach,… Continue reading Spicy collard greens – in InstantPot