Mushroom, Corn and Spinach Curry

It was one of those days when a warm curry was perfect for lunch but needed to rely on the veggies in the fridge. I has the curry paste already made so it took about 20 minutes to make and serve with Quinoa. Everyone has their own version on homemade curry paste, mine is infused…

Nadru Palak ( lotus stems with spinach)

Another journey through the vegetarian Kashmiri food. Nadru or Lotus stems/roots are a delicious curious vegetable very popular in Kashmir (India). They are often fried and served as a street snack food. For the dinner table, the 2 most popular recipes are Nadru Yakhni (yogurt sauce)  and Nadru Palak ( Spinach). This recipe is for…

Greens in spices – Chinese Spinach and Red Chard

Sometimes finding unique fresh green in the market just makes my day. Could not resist bringing home crisp and fresh Chinese Spinach and Red Chard. Washed and chopped they were ready to be cooked with spices. Heat up some Mustard Oil and add dry whole red chillies (2-3) and 4-5 cloves of chopped garlic. Once…