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Appetizer, Fusion

Tandoori Mushrooms stuffed with spicy cream cheese

Jump to RecipeJump to Recipe card Presenting yet another appetizer made with just a single vegetable. Mushrooms are very meaty and comes with a good bit of protein to boot. This recipe is made with White button mushrooms to showcase the glowing color of Indian spices. This is a fabulous Fusion recipe which combines the… Continue reading Tandoori Mushrooms stuffed with spicy cream cheese

Appetizer, Fusion, Indian

Cauliflower roasted with Curry leaf seasoning

Jump to recipeJump to recipe card Appetizers are usually the best part of any gathering. Guests relax, enjoying them with cocktails while most of the fun conversations are exchanged. Appetizers can be made completely with vegetables and served in uniquely seasoned ways that can be enjoyed by all. Curry leaf is a very beneficial herb used… Continue reading Cauliflower roasted with Curry leaf seasoning

Dessert

Mango Marmalade squares

Jump to recipeJump to recipe card This post is right on time for Valentine’s day. Valentine’s day has become too predictable with chocolates and strawberries 🍓🍫 Oh well, although one can never go wrong with chocolates and strawberries ….. why not try something different this year ? A fruity, tangy and a bit bitter … totally an… Continue reading Mango Marmalade squares

Indian, Instant Pot, InstantPot, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

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

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Mexican

Bean and baby Bok Choy Enchilada

Jump to recipe Mexican foods are one of our favorite choices on any night. The beans and spice hit home easily. They are also kid friendly food favorites. A simple bean and cheese will do it for the kids. As for the adults - add on a guacamole and I am a happy camper 🙆🏻‍♀️Enchilada… Continue reading Bean and baby Bok Choy Enchilada

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Instant Oats Uttapam

Jump to recipe I was so thrilled with the success of one of my earlier post - Red Poha Uttapam - that I had to try something similar with Oats. I tried Oats Uttapam. Same concept - no grinding, no fermenting ! I have to say I was quite pleased. Lets face it nothing is as… Continue reading Instant Oats Uttapam

Breakfast

Welcome the weekend with Buttermilk Biscuits

Jump to recipe It was a lazy Saturday morning and all of us had slept in. As the brood assembled in the kitchen for breakfast, my younger son who is an avid baker started off by looking through his cookery book for breakfast options. He hit upon a simple biscuit recipe. So we started to… Continue reading Welcome the weekend with Buttermilk Biscuits

Appetizer, Sides and Snacks

Cabbage Power bites – teatime snack

Jump to recipe There are many a day when we crave for something crunchy, something salty and spicy to enjoy along with hot masala tea or a cup of coffee… this craving usually hits in the afternoon right around 3 pm. Tiffin time !! We go about rummaging our pantry to look for that snack,… Continue reading Cabbage Power bites – teatime snack

Instant Pot, InstantPot, Soups

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

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Vegan Thai Green curry – from scratch

Jump to recipe After Indian food, our favorite cuisine has to be Thai. (For our kids Italian might take the trophy 🙂 ) The spices used are quite close to Indian spices. The addition of coconut milk adds a very pleasant aroma and flavor which is again very similar to some foods from south India.… Continue reading Vegan Thai Green curry – from scratch