Recipe: Chick Peas with Grated Coconut

Ingredients: 1 can of chick peas 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1tsp lemon pepper powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp cayenne powder 1 tsp turmeric 2 cloves of garlic Salt to taste Canola Oil 1/4 cup grated coconut- frozen or fresh Preparation: Heat a pan with canola oil. Add mustard seeds, … Continue reading

Recipe: My spicy Tomato Soup with Lentils & Freshly ground black peppercorns

Ingredients 4 ripe tomatoes 4 cloves of garlic An inch piece of fresh ginger Few fresh black peppercorns Coriander leaves Cumin seeds, a pinch Pinch of turmeric 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/4 cup yellow lentils Juice of 1 lemon Canola oil Preparation   Chop tomatoes, garlic and … Continue reading

Recipe: Mango Coconut Soup with spicy baked Eggplant and Bulgur Wheat

Ingredients: 1/4 cup Grated coconut(fresh/ frozen) 2 Ripe mangoes or 1/4 cup Mango puree’ 1tbsp cumin seeds 1/4tsp fenugreek seeds(if you have it, this gives such flavor! else u can skip this) 1 Red Chilli 🙂 as per individual spice level(you can take off the seeds if you like less spice) Nandini’s tip: 1 tbsp … 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: 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

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

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

Recipe: Masala Scrambled Eggs for Easter

Ingredients 4 eggs 1 onion 1 tomato 2 cloves of garlic Ginger, about an inch Pinch of Turmeric 1 tsp cumin seeds Salt to taste Crushed Black peppercorn preferably Tellicherry grade A tablespoon of Garam masala Preparation Crack open 4 eggs into a bowl. Add salt and crushed black pepper. Chop onion, ginger and garlic … Continue reading

Recipe: Curried Cabbage with Green Peas

Ingredients 1/4 head of cabbage 1/4 cup snow peas (if frozen, thawed) Salt to taste 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper 1 tsp Curry Blend Pinch of Turmeric 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds Preparation Chop the cabbage very finely and evenly. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Wait till it splutters. Then add salt, turmeric, … Continue reading