Idli – Rice and Lentil steamed cakes

Idli – Rice and Lentil steamed cakes

Idlis are South Indian savory steamed rice cakes that are prepared by steaming a fermented rice lentil batter. Idlis are staple in our home because my 3.5 year old eats Idlis 3-4 times a week. Idlis are healthy meal option for kids and perfect to take with you while traveling. Idlis are gluten free, vegan, [...]

Dosa – Rice and Lentil Crepe

Dosa – Rice and Lentil Crepe

Dosas is a thin, crispy delicate crepe made from fermented rice-lentil batter. These paper thin savory dosa are popular all over India. Even though the dish is originated in South India, they are sold nationwide and I have not come across a single India who does not like Dosas! To be honest these are too [...]

Idli-Dosa batter from scratch

Idli-Dosa batter from scratch

Dosas & Idlis are popular breakfast foods in India. Even though the dish is originated in South India, they are sold nationwide. It would be very difficult to find a place in India that does not sell this. Dosa/Idlis are vegan, and gluten free. Idlis are soft and fluffy while Dosas are paper thin and [...]

Baingan Bharta (Smoky Eggplant Curry)

Baingan Bharta (Smoky Eggplant Curry)

Since childhood, I have always been an eggplant fan and like it in any form. My mom makes the best eggplant dumpling curry, which is still my most favorite curry recipe! When it comes to Indian Cuisine, there are various ways of cooking eggplant. You can stuff them, saute them, or fire roast them. Either [...]

Vermicelli Upma

Vermicelli Upma

In my opinion, recipes which are quick and easy always become a favorite and we make them often. The one’s where we don’t even need the use of accurate measurements. Do you love such recipes? Then read on to learn all about this rush hour recipe that also happens to be super delicious and a [...]

Spicy Campanelle Aglio e Olio

Spicy Campanelle Aglio e Olio

Aglio E Olio is a quintessential classic Italian pasta dish. You may be wondering what kind of name is this? Aglio means garlic and Olio means oil. It is one of the magical dishes that uses simple ingredients and turns into a magnificent dish in about 15 minutes. Many say this dish was invented in [...]