Turmeric Ginger tonic

I make this every week but have never really photographed it or posted the recipe until now, not sure why and this is totally something you want to share with everyone. This is good for you…. for the gut and general healing. It is fermented and There is heat in the turmeric and ginger soContinue reading “Turmeric Ginger tonic”

Matcha tea power green smoothie

Another variation of my daily power green juice for the morning. There is not much of a recipe but inclusion of cleansing and reinforcing ingredients. Make sure the ingredients are fresh and organic as it all gets quickly absorbed in your blood stream. I also added an Ayurvedic herb called Ashwagandha for its blood cleaningContinue reading “Matcha tea power green smoothie”

Watermelon Radish salad with Ginger Miso vinaigrette

A simple salad featuring the beautiful crisp colorful watermelon radish. Tossed with baby kale, walnuts, sprouts, goat cheese and a tangy ginger vinaigrette. Th   This is the first lunch I have made in my re vamped kitchen. It’s been a month of no cooking as the kitchen was gutted and resurrected again…shiny marbly white:)Continue reading “Watermelon Radish salad with Ginger Miso vinaigrette”

Fall Soup – Butternut Squash and Green Apple Spiced up

More fall recipes…more warmth of this beautiful season. Time for thanks and blessings. This is a soup that will make you close your eyes with every spoonful to savor the flavors. It is spiced up with a green chili, ginger, turmeric and cumin. It is also vegan if you omit the goat cheese on top.Continue reading “Fall Soup – Butternut Squash and Green Apple Spiced up”

Tofu and Lauki Koftas with Cashew Curry – Vegan

Fall continues to delight the soul and inspire recipes that are warm and comforting for the season.  So this recipe take quite a few ingredients and steps but its worth it. I have added the flavors of Fennel and Dry ginger to bring in the Kashmiri influence. This recipe is vegan but you could addContinue reading “Tofu and Lauki Koftas with Cashew Curry – Vegan”

Cauliflower and Peas with ginger

This is a sure simple vegetarian winner. The key is grating or chopping the cauliflower into a fine mush so it all cooks quick and evenly. Ginger is also the highlight of this dish ( no garlic has been used). Use a good 2 inch piece on ginger sliced and then chopped. So to getContinue reading “Cauliflower and Peas with ginger”

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”


This dish is truly a comfort food for me. Immersed in the spices, flavors and memories of the beautiful valley of Kashmir. The spices are what makes it different from many other cuisines and similar cheese and tomato dishes so do pay special attention to the seasoning. The cottage cheese is best if made atContinue reading “KASHMIRI TSAMUN (CHEESE IN TOMATO GRAVY)”

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”