lentils · Uncategorized · Vegetarian

Daal Palakwali

This is going to be what looks like my last post from here in California. Yes, we are moving and dear God help me, to the mid-west. I do not what to go into the snow, the cold and  snow shovelling, the slush and the salt and grit in your boots and not to mention… Continue reading Daal Palakwali

Chinese · Indo-Chinese · Manchurian · Vegetarian · weekend

Holi with Vegetarian Manchurian

Happy Holi My friends.. How was your Holi? Did you guy have fun ? I sure did. This weekend was so packed and fun filled for us. To let you in on a secret this was our as in P and my first holi as in we have been married for sometime but neither of… Continue reading Holi with Vegetarian Manchurian

pumpkin · satvik · Vegetarian · week night dinners

K for Kumror Chokka

Its Five in the evening here. I have been home all day. P left for work by about 8:30 ish. The apartment lies quiet and empty. Except for the sound it makes, tick tock says the wall clock, the clanking of the shells from the wall hanging that ma sent all the way for Kutch… Continue reading K for Kumror Chokka

curry · taro roots · Vegetarian

Kochur Dalna / Taro root curry

This is an acquired taste. Kochu (arbi) or Taro root is something I learned to eat after marriage, I mean in this style. Kochu was never really cooked very much in our house, reason being my father is diabetic so, there was and well still is a restriction on the amount of root vegetables being… Continue reading Kochur Dalna / Taro root curry

chickpeas · curry · vegan · Vegetarian

Vegan Chickpea curry

Sometimes planning dinner drives me nuts. I do not want to think about it. But I do not want to do a take away either. I am not good with take aways. They always taste blah as far as I care.  One of the things I find easy to cook is curry, by curry I… Continue reading Vegan Chickpea curry

potatoes · Vegetarian

Meera Jayaram’s Aloo Sivaganga

One of the best things about food blogging is the recipes one comes across, you get to learn about the type of food, the cuisine, the method of cooking, but most of all you get to share, sharing is an integral part of food, the more we share recipes, the better food we all get… Continue reading Meera Jayaram’s Aloo Sivaganga

soup · Valentine's Day · Vegetarian · yogurt

Summer Readings and Lentil Soup

Have you ever been inspired by a recipe from a fiction/novel. Well I have been. Countless times. The first of the recipes to have caught my attention was the Hot Chocolate, recipe from Joanne Harris’ Chocolat. I simply fell in love with the dark rich liquid, so seductive, sensuous and decadent. I could live the… Continue reading Summer Readings and Lentil Soup