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…

Almond Oatmeal Loaf

I love breakfast treats! There is nothing equivalent to starting your day with a hot cup of Joe and a healthy, yummy homemade pastries. If you are a person who likes to eat pound cake and banana bread you are going to be a happy camper! This recipe is made just for you! I love…

Cabbage Poriyal – Steamed Cabbage Salad

This is a simple yet a very healthy South Indian side dish. Usually, raw cabbage is used in salads and coleslaw. But this steamed salad studded with colorful veggies, lightly seasoned and garnished with a sprinkling of coconut is such a vegan delight.  Cabbage has a very distinctive smell, it’s colorless and bland these are…

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…

Beginners Guide To Indian Spices

When it comes to Indian cuisine people get overwhelmed by the amount of spices we use in our recipes. If you get to know why we use them and what they are used for, it will be very helpful for you.  People often think Indian food is hard to cook at home because of its…

Ooey Gooey Oatmeal Brownies 

Here is the brownie recipe I promised in my last post. Brownie recipes are so versatile it could be made the sinfully decadent way or the guilt free healthy way with a simple ingredient we all have in our pantry. There are so many variations, you can make it with almond flour,coconut flour, chickpea flour,…

Easter Party Ideas – Easy Spring Crafts 

Spring is here that means, Easter is just around the corner! For all those moms and grandmas who are looking forward to host an Easter party, you have stopped at the right place! I have put together some unique ideas to make your party a big success!  A good friend of mine asked me if…

Chocolate Almond Squares 

Weekday mornings are crazy in every household. If you are looking for something that is healthy and protein rich to eat on the go, this recipe is for you. These almond squares are so tasty and it’s something different than your regular breakfast pastries.  Many of us don’t have the time to sit down and…

Kothu Parotta – Flatbread Hash 

This is an ingenious dish we’ve invented to make use of the stale bread or flatbreads. This recipe is so simple and easy to make, it’s tangy with crisp veggies and it tastes so good. This could be a quick snack or a side or it could be a lunch or a dinner depending on…

Plantain Fritters (Sweet and Savory) with Coconut Chutney 

Tea time is so special in Indian households. We not only make really good masala chai, we always make a quick homemade snack to go with it. Since I had these green and yellow plantains, I decided to make these yummy, easy to make sweet and savory fritters. For the dip I made a chutney…

My Personal Thank You Note! 

I can’t believe it has been a year since I started blogging. “My blog child” as my kids refer to, is exactly an Year old. It has been an amazing year! Thanks to all my Fellow Bloggers and Followers for the tremendous support, especially the wonderful Nominations, encouraging Comments and of course the generous Likes, I couldn’t have done…

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…