Catering for the International Fair at South Mountain, Millburn Elementary School 4/4/13

One of my very dear friends called me to check if I could cater for Millburn Elementary school’s International Fair day. On this day, all the parents and kids get to taste different cuisines from all over the world and so I decided to take up this challenge to represent Indian Food. According to the instructions … Continue reading

Best moments from my cooking demo at Whole Foods in Montclair

I must begin by saying that I had the most wonderful time cooking for such a wonderful crowd at Whole Foods at Montclair in NJ yesterday. Carmen, the lead for cooking demos at the store was such a cheerful person and helped me out completely with the set up of my station and making me … Continue reading

Baked Cauliflower with Pecans, Caramelized Onions in a Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

I received so much great feedback from my “Absolutely healthy Cauliflower dish” that it inspired me to make another one- this even better because of the coriander yogurt sauce. The recipe is very similar but this time with a slight variation. I place the cauli florets in a baking pan along with Pecans and then … 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

Lentil Soup with Caramelized Onions, toasted Cumin and Coriander

1/2 cup Yellow Pigeon peas or Red Lentils 1 large Onion 1 Tomato Fresh Ginger 3 cloves of Garlic Pinch of Turmeric Salt to taste Cayenne 1 teaspoon Lemon Pepper 1 teaspoon Coriander powder Canola Oil/ Vegetable Oil 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds Cilantro for garnish 2 teaspoons Lemon Juice Take 1/2 cup of Yellow Pigeon … Continue reading

Lentil Soup with caramelized onions, toasted cumin and coriander.

I am cold and shaking with fever. I have a terrible cold and my sinuses hurt. For dinner tonight, I decide to make something hearty and simple yet delicious and best remedy for the flu! My Lentil Soup with caramelized onions and topped with some toasted cumin and cilantro. Yum!