Recipe: Eggplant Curry in honor of Ben Starr

Ingredients 1 medium sized eggplant( I used 1/2 a large eggplant) 1 onion 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 green chillies 1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves 1 inch piece of fresh ginger(else 1 tsp ginger powder) 2/3 cloves of garlic Baking pan Canola Oil … Continue reading

Eggplant Curry in Honor of Ben Starr!

I am a huge fan of Ben Starr from Master Chef Season 2 and have always cheered for him. I feel like apart from being a wonderful chef, he is such a nice person and has been very encouraging. He has now become one of my good friends and my idol. In our recent conversation, … Continue reading

Recipe: My Absolutely healthy Cauliflower dish!

Ingredients Extra virgin Olive Oil 1/2 head of Cauliflower 1 large Onion 3 cloves of garlic 5-6 Mint leaves 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp coriander powder Pinch of turmeric 1 tsp cayenne powder 1 tsp lemon pepper powder 1/2 cup low fat or Greek yoghurt 2 tsp lemon juice Salt … Continue reading

My Absolutely healthy Cauliflower dish!

I opened my refrigerator to cook dinner for us and found just cauliflower and some yoghurt! It was too late to go out and get something and then cook so figured will have to come up with a dish 🙂 I made this awesome healthy cauliflower dish with crunchy almonds, yoghurt, mint and ofcourse my … Continue reading

Creamy Cottage Cheese Curry prepared in a wok

I want to start by introducing all of you to what a “Kadai” is? Kadai in India means a wok:) I prepare this awesome “currylicious” cottage cheese dish in a wok tossed with colored bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. I throw in a bunch of spices that the flavors and smell travel to my neighbours … Continue reading

Recipe: Creamy Cottage Cheese prepared in a Wok

Ingredients 1 Onion 1 Green Chilli 1/2 Green bell pepper 1/2 Red bell pepper 3 cloves of garlic 1 inch piece of fresh ginger/ 1 tsp ginger powder 1 Tomato Indian Cottage Cheese Canola Oil 1/2 tsp butter Spices: 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp cayenne powder … Continue reading

My favorite Snack- Chick Peas with grated Coconut

I never gave Chick Peas that much attention or respect that it deserved:) all this time until there was this weird craving of a snack once my kids got back from school. I always gave them cookies/ sandwiches/ cupcakes and was tempted to eat some myself. I decided to make something healthy for them as … Continue reading

Recipe: Tomato Chutney

Ingredients 1 large Onion 2 Tomatoes 1 tsp tomato puree 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 inch piece ginger/ 1 tsp ginger powder 3 cloves of garlic 1 tsp cayenne powder Salt to taste Sesame Oil(best) or if you cannot find it Canola oil is fine. 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds Curry leaves … Continue reading

Crepe With Tomato Chutney and Coriander Chutney

  I have always been fascinated by the different ways one can present a CREPE- both savory and sweet! It is indeed one of my favorite dishes:) Well, I made my version of Savory Crepe with a bright red tomato chutney and a green coriander chutney. The tangy flavor from the tomato chutney and the … Continue reading

Home made Plantain Chips with Mango Salsa & Hot Jalapeno

I was born in the state of Kerala in India. Kerala is in the southern part of India and is know for its beautiful backwaters and greenery! There is one another thing Kerala is well known for- Its Plaintain chips!!!! My mom always made these crispy plantain chips that me and brother always kept munching … Continue reading