Sides and Snacks

Pink Lentil pancake (Masoor dal uthappam)

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Call it uthappam, pesarattu, chilla, or pancake - what’s in a name!  Here is a super easy hearty Indian ‘pancake’. Depending on which part of India you come from, pancakes can be addressed with a variety of names. Some of the ones that I am familiar with are uthappam, pesarattu, chilla,… Continue reading Pink Lentil pancake (Masoor dal uthappam)

Appetizer, Mexican

Corn n Chile Tamales

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE I recently had a fun trip meeting all my maternal cousins at Sante Fe NM. It was a complete trip down memory lane and thoroughly enjoyed with plenty of good food, drinks and lots of chatting. This trip we will remember for life - Thanks to T, R, G and H… Continue reading Corn n Chile Tamales

Dips, Chutneys and Spreads, Indian

Mix vegetable Raitha

This yogurt dip is made with 4 vegetables - onions, carrots, cherry tomato and cucumbers. Add jalapeno and cilantro for fresh flavor. The vegetables are cut into different shapes but they all match and provide an artwork like color palette. the sweetnes of the cherry tomato added a distinct taste and the spicy kick from… Continue reading Mix vegetable Raitha