Tom Kha Soup (Vegetarian Thai Coconut Soup)

Tom Kha Soup (Vegetarian Thai Coconut Soup)

It is that lovely time of the year, when mostly everyone is coughing, sneezing and sniffling everywhere you go. It comes to us all at some stage, and we are no exception! It started with my son, then me and now my husband. This week has been dark and gloomy with all the rain throughout [...]

Lima Bean Curry (Vaal or Butter Bean Curry)

Lima Bean Curry (Vaal or Butter Bean Curry)

January certainly flew faster than expected! We had traveled to India for two weeks, during Uttarayan (Makar Sankranti aka Kite festival). We spent majority of our time in Ahmedabad, which is one of the largest cities in India and it is the first UNESCO world heritage city of the country. Ahmedabad is famous for its [...]

Chinese long bean curry (Chawli subzi)

Chinese long bean curry (Chawli subzi)

Chinese long beans (Chawli) curry is traditional Gujarati dish that is very simple and requires very minimal ingredients. The spices used in this recipe are very basic and found in every Indian household pantry. If you need a quick, healthy curry to serve with roti or dal rice, then I highly recommend this dish. This [...]

Masoor Dal Fry (Spiced Lentil Soup)

Masoor Dal Fry (Spiced Lentil Soup)

Dal (daal or dhal) is one of the most versatile, healthy, filing, and delicious meals. Dal translates to pulses (dried legumes that include beans, lentils, and peas), but when referred to in the context of food it means a spiced Indian lentil soup. Dal can be made thick or thin, with any kind of lentil. [...]

Garlic Pepper Rasam

Garlic Pepper Rasam

When the weather is cold and gloomy, Garlic Pepper Rasam is perfect soothing drink that brings comfort. There are very few blissful moments in this world and I am sure hot Garlic Pepper Rasam on a cold day definitely qualifies to be one. Garlic Pepper Rasam is a spicy and aromatic lentil soup that is [...]

Chickpea and Coconut Curry with Rice Noodles and Snow Peas

Chickpea and Coconut Curry with Rice Noodles and Snow Peas

The best kind of recipes are the ones that you keep making over and over, without realizing that it is one of our favorite recipes. The ones that are made up of ingredients you probably have in our pantry, don’t take much effort, but produce incredible results. Two weeks ago, I was visiting my brother [...]

Shakshuka with a twist

Shakshuka with a twist

When I am hungry but there is lack of time, the first thing that comes to mind is are eggs!. Fried. Hard-boiled. Poached. Scrambled. It doesn't really matter. Whichever way is in sync with the timing and rhythm of the circumstances. They are the best quick, yummy, low carb options when it comes to healthy [...]