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Crispy Semolina Veggie Pancakes
Crispy Semolina Veggie Pancakes

If you love savoury pancakes, these veggie-packed Crispy Semolina Pancakes will make your day! More-ish and absolutely delicious, these wholesome pancakes are fluffy in the middle and oh so crispy on the outside. They are substantial enough to make a satisfying light...

Chilli Paneer
Chilli Paneer

Chilli Paneer is a delightfully tangy and delicious Indo-Chinese dish made of crispy golden paneer cubes in a sweet, sour and spicy sauce. A fast vegetarian stir-fry for an easy weeknight dinner ready in just 15 minutes!   Chilli Paneer - The Vegetarian Cousin of...

Ginger Mango Lassi
Ginger Mango Lassi

A divinely delicious Ginger Mango Lassi made from the nectar of bright orange, ripe Kensington Pride mangoes. With ginger, honey and salt added for health benefits, this beautiful Mango Lassi makes the perfect dessert! Choosing The Right Mango And The Relation Of...

Air Fryer Veg Samosa
Air Fryer Veg Samosa

The good old Samosa is probably the most loved Indian snack around the world. Who doesn’t love a perfectly fried golden, crispy pastry stuffed with deliciously spiced potatoes? Now, what if you could make it healthier without the deep frying? My easy Air Fryer Samosas...

Honey Nut Shrikhand – Yogurt Dessert
Honey Nut Shrikhand – Yogurt Dessert

Shrikhand is Western India's most popular sweet offering. It is a traditional dessert made by mixing Greek yogurt with powdered sugar to obtain a luscious and glossy base for fruit and nuts. Shrikhand is made with hung yogurt, where yogurt is hung in cheesecloth and...

Okra Masala Stir-Fry
Okra Masala Stir-Fry

One of our local market stalls is run by an Indian family. And because of that, they seem to have a never ending supply of okra most of which is depleted after I visit their stall every Thursday. You either love okra or hate it. Like Brussels Sprouts. Your affection...

Vegan Scrambled  Spice Eggs (Tofu And Turmeric Scramble)
Vegan Scrambled Spice Eggs (Tofu And Turmeric Scramble)

A lot has happened in the chicken coop in the past two years. We first brought home three Isa Brown hens in late 2011 - Mario, Luigi and Yoshi. A year later we added the majestic black Australorp Toad to the family. Then in 2014, we lost Mario, Yoshi and Toad...

Smoky Eggplant Curry Dip
Smoky Eggplant Curry Dip

The Baingan Bharta, a fire roasted twice-cooked eggplant curry is India's version of Baba Ganoush. A truly rustic celebration of the whole fruit, both dishes follow a base cooking method of roasting a whole eggplant with only a few small differences. Typically the...

5 Minute Blueberry Chia Lassi
5 Minute Blueberry Chia Lassi

In the cooler months, I forgo my usual morning smoothie for a hot breakfast. On most days a big bowl of steaming porridge does wonders for my soul. Some other days I'll fry an egg with some sautéed mushrooms and greens and eat it with a sprinkling of dukkah. On days...

5 Minute Keralan Cabbage Stir Fry
5 Minute Keralan Cabbage Stir Fry

When it is Tuesday night and I am lacking in motivation, inspiration and time in the kitchen; these are the recipes I fall back on. They are super quick, deeply nourishing and filling. And they all have turmeric in some form or the other. If you are a regular follower...

Vegan Dal Makhani (Creamy Black Lentil Dal)
Vegan Dal Makhani (Creamy Black Lentil Dal)

A Traditional North Indian Dal Made With Special Black Lentils A simple dal is a staple at virtually every meal in an Indian household. The most common everyday dals are  masoor dal (red lentils), mung dal (small yellow lentils/split and dehusked mung bean), toor dal...

Kiwifruit Mint And Cardamom Lassi
Kiwifruit Mint And Cardamom Lassi

Lately, after discovering the immense health benefits of kiwi fruit, I have been trying to incorporate it more in my recipes. I am not a big fruit lover. Especially ones that need a bit of a peel or prep. I hate cutting and prepping fruit. I probably can assign that...