Mixed Peppers Pasta Upma

Mixed Peppers Pasta Upma – South Indian Style


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrWhat do you get when you combine sweet mixed peppers with carrots and green Kale, toss them with Penne pasta, and garnish with South Indian style tempering of aromatic spices, aka, tadka, curry leaves and crunchy peanuts?!!! You get an Italian in South India, shaking hands over a delectable, healthy […]

Potato Hummus Parathas

(Aloo) Potato Hummus Parathas


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrI love parathas. Especially ones that are protein packed. Adding hummus to the usual potato filling gives it a distinctly Mediterranean twist to this delicious Indian classic. And this Potato Hummus Parathas is a spectacular lunch meal, wholesome, healthy and a complete winner. My family loves it. (Aloo) Potato Parathas Aloo […]

multigrain sandwich
Breads, Mains

Parmesan Coleslaw, Fire Roasted Corn, Spinach Multigrain Sandwich


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrI made this bread, “Bloomer” Multigrain Bread a couple days back and it’s been sitting on the kitchen whispering every day, “use me”, very lovingly. Or creepily, depending who is listening. Ok, back on track. It’s been beckoning me to make a sandwich. Now my normal breakfast every day is […]

Summer Vegetable Couscous Stir-fry
Appetizer, Mains, Recipes

Saffron infused Summer Vegetable Couscous Stir-fry


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrSaffron infused Summer Vegetable Couscous Stir-fry is a light, welcoming and satisfying side or main course. A perfect homage to the summer farmers market loot. Is vegetable stir-fry a no-brainer during summer? Absolutely! The market is overflowing with the bounty of the harvest with rich flavors and mesmerizing taste. It’s so […]

Paneer - Pistachio Spinach Pesto Parathas
Breads, Mains

Paneer – Pistachio Spinach Pesto Parathas


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrThe Paneer – Pistachio Spinach Pesto Parathas are an easy put-together main course. High in beneficial fats, Vitamin B6, potassium and a good source of fiber, protein, and antioxidants.  And they are delicious. Friends ask me all the time, how to to use sauces in different ways. I think of a […]

Banana, Almond, Rice Flour Pancakes

Banana, Almond, Rice Flour Pancakes


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrBanana, Almond, Rice Flour Pancakes are delicious, gluten-free, easy to make pancakes. They can be made vegan too. See instructions. I dusted it with powdered sugar and served with fresh fruits and pure Maple syrup. Top it off with my yummilicious Strawberry Jam to kick it up a notch.  My Sunday Morning Sunday morning […]

Coconut Rice

Back-to- Basics…….Mint-Lentil Coconut Rice


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrMint-Lentil Coconut Rice is my go-to simple, delicious, refreshing dinner for those busy weeknights or lazy weekends. You can eat it as is or with an equally simple yogurt sauce (raita). It hearty and healthy! Plus the whole dish takes only 20 minutes to make, from start to finish. And […]

Green Beans and Mushroom Stir-fry

Green Beans and Mushroom Stir-fry, Crispy Kale, Brown Rice Bowl


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrThe Green Beans and Mushroom Stir-fry in a ginger-orange sauce served with brown rice perked up with black-eyed peas and crispy kale is the perfect, nutritious, and insanely delicious comfort meal that you can have and make in 30 minutes. Cold nights beg for meals that spreads warmth from to […]

Brown Rice Pilaf

Vegetable Brown Rice Pilaf


 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblr Vegetable Brown Rice Pilaf is a fast and aromatic one-pot wonder full delicious vegetables and fluffy rice, infused with saffron. An absolute delight for those busy weekday dinners. Weekdays start energetically and by Wednesday, everything becomes extremely tiring. This week especially has been extremely trying, with me getting the flu […]