Sweet Mango Sambar

Hello Folks ! Make the most out of Mango season !  This is my motto every year before mangoes hit the fruit stores πŸ˜€ . And I did my best this year even though it seems like the season was shorter this year around. Anyhow I was enjoying the most I could adding them into…

Hearty Minestrone Soup

  Hey Guys ! Bangalore weather has been changing and yesterday we welcomed a surprise shower! It made the weather so pleasant.. It was a beautiful night.. cool moist air.. a much needed break from the harsh drying winters of last few months. Soups are a perfect meal for cold winter nights. It was time…

Millet and Soppu Salad

Hello πŸ™‚ I’ve been increasing Green leafy veges in my diet since a year. Leafy veges are called Soppu in Bangalore. In Bangalore I’ve heard of so many different varieties of Soppu’s or greens. I am yet to try all of them. I am experimenting with different soppu’s each week πŸ™‚ . They are all…

Punjabi Sooji Halwa

Sooji Halwa is a quintessential part of a Punjabi food spread πŸ™‚ .. I had it all the time while growing up. At times it was like a quick fix dessert, also made as aΒ prasad(prasadam) during house pooja and family functions, considered healing and energy boosting food during sickness and not to forget the yummy…

Rice Noodle Salad with Raw Mango & Mushrooms

Its Summers where I live and the temperature has been soaring off-late with some sporadic rain showers. The heat really dims your appetite for regular food and I have mostly been craving for fruits, juices and cold salads. Something hydrating, refreshing and light on tummy. I am trying to keep my dinner light these days….

Cauliflower Millet Salad

I am really digging into millets these days πŸ™‚ . What I really love about having millet based meals is that there is absolutely no drowsiness which you get sometimes after eating wheat or white rice. Especially if you end up overeating a bit πŸ˜› . I am enjoying experimenting with millets in my daily…

Beetroot Hummus

As a new Vegan we are often concerned about replacements. Equivalent replacements for taste and for health. And it is good to have these questions and seek the answers. Making diet changes without understanding the impact of it is not a very smart decision as per me! Especially if you are conditioned to a certain…

Kohlrabi Fritters

Hello Readers ! Welcome to the last post for this year !! πŸ™‚ 2016 was the fastest year I have seen. A very eventful & fruitful year. It was also a year of discovery for me :). For those who don’t know me personally, I had quit my job as an IT professional more than…

Warm Couscous and Veggie Salad

Hola !! I am back with a new recipe :). This time its a quick to make warm Couscous salad with Veggies.Β I am so excited to share this recipe that I am typing this as I eat it :D. Very unlike me !   Couscous / Dalia both have origin in Wheat but are from…