Kadala Curry – Creamy Brown Chickpeas Curry 

Brown chickpeas are power packed with nutrition. It’s widely used in so many Indian dishes. This particular curry is a peasant dish which is specially made for breakfast. It is so versatile, easy to make and tastes so hearty and delicious!  Brown chickpeas are slightly smaller than the white ones, it is fiber rich and…

Indian Dinner Thali – Red Lentil Dhal 

I’m making a 3 course bento box style Indian dinner. The star of this meal is Crimson lentil soup, it’s also called red lentils (masoor dhal) because of its signature orangey red color, it cooks so quickly and tastes so good. This is such a hearty dish which keeps you satisfied and energized anytime of…

Rajma Masala – Red Kidney Bean Curry/Chili with Oregano Flatbread 

This is such a tangy and creamy curry/ chili, prepared in south Indian style. Our curries are always accompanied with a very flavorful flatbreads. This flatbread is seasoned with oregano (Omam) which makes it so aromatic.  Our Indian pantry is always stocked with all sorts of beans. We vegetarians make good use of them since…

Potato Spinach Curry With Triangle Chapathi (flatbread) 

Spinach has a very leafy taste which is not liked by many, especially the kids. But they love to eat potatoes in any form. This recipe combines these two vegetables in a tangy and flavorful curry which nobody can say no to. To go with it, I made a tasty flatbread made with wheat flour…

Parotta Salna – Mixed Vegetable Gravy With Flaky Flatbread 

Parotta is a very delicious flaky layered flat bread and it is served with this rich tomato based gravy called Salna. This is a yummy combination which is favored by all in my household so this is always in my weekend dinner menu.  In my home town in India, there is a small road side…

Rice Noodles In Coconut Milk Curry 

This dish is a delicacy in my country . It is served only on special occasions. The rich and flavorful nature of this curry makes it such a taste bud pleaser. In South India this dish is called Sodhi, it’s either served with steamed rice or rice noodles which is called Idiappam. It’s creamy, spicy and…

Poori With Chana Masala (chickpea curry)

Poori is something we make very often. These puffed wheat snack is such a common thing  in our household, its eaten as a snack , breakfast or dinner. It is served with Potato masala or Chickpea masala. It is a simple dish and easy to make.  Let me show you how this simple everyday meal can…

Ginger Rasam – Lentil Soup 

Rasam is a very tasty authentic South Indian soup, Made with split yellow lentils and spiced with ginger. It is such a hearty and soul soothing soup. It’s comfort food at its best and I’m happy to share the recipe with you! Ginger Rasam  How Rasam got the name Mulligatawny! You might have seen Rasam listed…