Savory Collard Green Vadi

An easy and delectable way to eat nutritious collard greens! Collard greens are nutrition powerhouses with very few calories, so I wanted to find a way to enjoy them. This vadi mimics the alu vadi or patra made out of colacasia leaves. This scrumptious, low-fat, higher protein filling makes it a winner in my book!... Continue Reading →

Hara Bhara Quinoa Kebab

Heart healthy, morish kebabs for your Valentine! Food has been the language of love in our family! A huge part of our lives revolves around food. So to me, it makes sense to make healthier choices when cooking. And I strive to make sure I don’t sacrifice the taste, but rather enhance it. I am... Continue Reading →

Roti Jala

A Malaysian inspired, gluten free, dosa/bread with coconut milk!   As you know, in Hindi, roti is bread and jala is net. No wonder then, that this Malaysian roti that looks so pretty, caught my eye. It is typically made of all-purpose flour or maida but I used a combination of besan, rice and urad... Continue Reading →

Cranberry   Avocado  and   Pear    Relish

A scrumptious relish to dip into as you prepare for Thanksgiving! Easy to put together and is vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and figure friendly:) Appetizers and snacks are a huge part of the holidays at our home. I like to cook together as a family so even as we are preparing the meals, we have... Continue Reading →

Roasted Vegetables with Garam Masala

An easy, hassle free yet delectable recipe, that will have everyone in your family asking for more vegetables….and yes, even the crispy broccoli ! I was at the grocery store debating whether I should get yams or sweet potatoes for my kandamool. A friendly woman was getting yams when she asked me if I had... Continue Reading →

Kesar Pista Shrikhand in 30 minutes!

This recipe takes me less time than running to the store to get shrikhand. Plus I used nonfat Greek yogurt and had the Shrikhand that rose in peaks! Traveling back home from Los Angles, I am thinking of my blog post for today. With all the fusion Vietnamese, Cajun, Indian and Mexican recipes I ate... Continue Reading →

Easy Pumpkin Dhondas

Another sweet for Navratri with a wholesome,earthy flavor and an enticing autumn aroma! An Indian fusion recipe that combines two classics-the classic pumpkin flavor of fall and the Konkani dhondas-a very earthy, homey flavor perfect for Navratri, a festival that also celebrates the wonders of Mother Earth. Dhondas is a very unique, sweet, eggless cake... Continue Reading →

One Pot Vegetarian Mulligatawny Soup

An ideal weeknight, no fuss, hearty soup that is gluten free (with vegan option) and simply irresistible! Now with an Instant Pot recipe too! Are you fascinated by stories behind the foods, their history and how they got their name? I am intrigued by this 'food for thought'! Mulligatawny Soup was said to have publicized... Continue Reading →

Kothimbir Vadi Waffle

Most loved Maharashtrian savory snack, now non-fried, but equally yummy! Do try this scrumptious gluten free and vegan waffle, that is crispy on the outside and fluffy inside. Whats more? My version of Kothimbir Vadi is ready in a just few minutes as opposed to the traditional recipe! Get this recipe for all the taste without... Continue Reading →

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