We Indians have a fascination for pulses and lentils. Various pulses are consumed in various forms all over India?from the humble sambar to the world famous dal makhani, legume preparations are part of daily diet and eaten with rice or rotis. Like any typical Indian […]
RECIPES TO PLEASE?.
As I mentioned in the Potato Sabji post, also made Tomato and Coconut chutney to go with the dosas yesterday. Chutneys have a special place in Indian cuisine. They are our equivalent to the West?s dipping sauces. In different parts of India, a varied mix of […]
As a child, I used to hate healthy leafy greens, or any vegetables for that matter! As far as I know, most kids don?t like vegetables like Methi/Fenugreek or Palak/ Spinach. Most mothers try to convince, cajole and even force-feed their children to eat these […]
There are times when you go grocery shopping and the refrigerator is overstuffed with fresh stock of meat and poultry and fresh vegetables and all sorts of things that you buy in a flash of creative enlightenment (or perhaps it was just the promotional offer!), […]
Okras are extremely common in most Middle Eastern and Far Eastern regions. They are a popular part of Indian cuisine. Unlike western and Middle Eastern countries, where okras are typically cooked along-with meat; in India they mostly constitute a vegetarian meal. Whether stir-fried, cooked in […]
Chickpeas curry or Chol? as more commonly known in India is another favorite at home. I end up making this almost every fortnight on popular demand. Chickpeas again belonging to the legume family are high in protein and minerals. I am beginning to think, my […]
Since my mother was my first inspiration, instructor and motivation to cook, I would like to start with one of her simple recipes. Dried white peas dishes are not as common as fresh green ones. Especially because they take time to cook. However on one […]