Spiced Black Beans with Garlic

Black beans have an amazing protein and fiber content that contributes to the known benefits for the digestive tract and blood sugar regulatory systems. Aside from the benefits, they are absolutely delicious and easy to cook. You can check out more health benefits here ( http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=2) I do not use the canned beans. Dried black beansContinue reading “Spiced Black Beans with Garlic”

Leek Dosa fritters

These are lovely as appetizer or an afternoon tea. I was experimenting with the store bought Dosa powder and inspired by recipes other awesome bloggers have posted. Use 1 packet of Dosa powder and 1/2 cup kefir or yoghurt. Add: salt;  1/4 tsp Ajwain(carom seed);  1/2  tsp cumin powder; 1 cup of chopped leeks;  aContinue reading “Leek Dosa fritters”

Lauki and Chana Dal ( a bottle gourd recipe)

Lauki is a wonderfully delicious vegetable and continues to be one of my favourites. Also known as Bottle Gourd, this vegetable is 96% water but full of health benefits with healing properties. I have made many variations of it ranging from Kashmir down to the south. This is pretty common in indian household and isContinue reading “Lauki and Chana Dal ( a bottle gourd recipe)”

Coriander Coconut chutney

I am always exploring good and healing Ayurvedic recipes. The simplicity and balance found in such form of cooking balances the pittas and is good for the soul. This is a variation of a Coriander chutney that I found on an Ayurvedic website and was inspired to try it out. Coriander also known and Cilantro containsContinue reading “Coriander Coconut chutney”