Soya & Lentil Kebabs

You think kebabs, you instantly think meat. This version is bound to break those kebab stereotypes 🙂 These soft, succulent minced soya chunks and lentils are first cooked in an aromatic, roasted spice blend and finally pan-fried and served along with a refreshing mint- tamarind chutney (dip). Makes for a healthy and wholesome appetizer or…

Beetroot & Banana Millet Pancakes

I can’t stop gushing over the splendid red of the beets 🙂 These eggless pancakes are soft, spongy and absolutely delicious. Made with ragi (finger millet) flour, beetroot and bananas, these make a healthy and wholesome alternative to the regular buttery pancakes that you might be used to. Top it with some honey and dried…

Traditional Kerala Kadala Curry (Black Chickpea/Kala Channa)

Amma makes the best Kadala curry in the world, I kid you not. She is not particularly experimental with her cooking and relies heavily on her repertoire of simple, homely, traditional Kerala recipes passed down to her by her mother and grandmother. These handful of dishes however, are enough to light up our every meal….

Thai Green Curry

I was in the mood for some soul food and this came to mind first. All my favorite veggies packed in the warm spices of curry paste, goodness of coconut milk, tanginess of the lemons and the freshness of thai basil. Who doesn’t enjoy Thai food. It’s evergreen, comforting and familiar. I’m seasoned at ordering…