A tangy take on Tofu and rice noodles

This broth-y spicy dish has so many variations that is it hard to go wrong. Always feeds all the senses… The basic taste is that of Thai food but crosses over to Indian with the addition of curry powder and garam masala. Temper the spices to your taste but if you enjoy spicy food then…

Coconut Kheer ( coconut rice pudding)

This turned out so good that I had to write this blog. Something about kheer is so comforting, this is a twist on the traditional recipe making it a little healthier with all natural ingredients. 2 cups or whole milk 2 cup coconut or almond milk 1/2 cup rice, soaked overnight coconut palm sugar (…

Chocolate Raspberry Tart

I usually don’t blog deserts but this one must be shared. Heart healthy and absolutely divine. Inspired by Peggy Ks healthful recipe I decided to give it a shot. No baking is required. I bought the mini cake pans for this and so glad I did. For the crust you need to grind up 1/2 cup…

Vegetarian Thali….Rajma, Nadru and Haak

Cooking with and for friends is always a delight. In this array of vegetables I was experimenting with Rajma and Black Chana and then with Jackfruit. Sadly that I could not quite get the taste for the jackfruit. The assembled thali was delicious and thoroughly enjoyed. The black chickpea by the way is high in…

Power Breakfast!

Millet cooked in Almond milk…topped with almonds, walnuts, golden raisins, chia seeds, flax meal and cacao nibs. A super charged breakfast for the weekend along with green juice ( celery, kale, bitter melon and cucumbers)

Weekend Brunch

Weekend brunch: All organic wholesome and delicious brunch for a spring morning…one of those weekends when a dose of vitamin rich organic food will infuse your whole day with energy. The juice is green, freshly made with Kale, Apples, Celery, Carrots and Aloe…..the plate has a Bulgar and Flax Pulao made in cinnamon and vegetable…

Karela Roti

Bitter Melon or Karela known for its bitter taste and for its ability to fight diabetes. Normally I remove the seeds and use this vegetable in juicing, getting all the nutrients. Using it in a bread recipe was a delicious move. You could also fry the bread and make puri’s and serve with dal. I…

Thai Green Papaya Salad

It was a perfect green papaya that came from the market. The snow outside kept it intact for a couple of day before I ventured to make this tangy uplifting salad. This salad is usually a staple at Thai restaurants but making it at home could not be easier. I have adjusted to make it…

The Mighty Kale

I absolutely love Kale in all it’s varieties and it is always good to know the enriching things it brings. It is rich in beta carotene, vitamin K, C and a host of other nutrients that are good for the body and soul. Then come the Shitake mushrooms which are not only delicious but known to…