Makana Masala (Roasted Savory Lotus Seeds)

Makana Masala  (Roasted Savory Lotus Seeds)

I was introduced to Makhana couple years ago when I was visiting my moms place in philly and since then I was hooked! Over the years, I have attempted to make makhana using various different toppings and seasonings. I am going to share few with you starting with this one. This snack recipe is quick, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vegetarian white bean soup

Vegetarian white bean soup

Something about the winter is magical to me. The arrival of sweater weather, the advent of the holidays, the crispness of the air, the bountiful produce, and soup season. This healthy Italian style vegetarian bean soup is perfect for this kind of weather and my all-time favorite soup to make! It is the kind of [...]

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Dreaming about creamy, dreamy rich mushroom soup? I am pretty sure I have got your mushroom fantasies covered with this recipe! I don’t think there is anything better than a creamy mushroom soup to warm you from the inside out on a cold day! And nothing compares to homemade cream of mushroom soup, of course, [...]

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush

Are you a fan of eggplants? If yes, then you will love this tasty dip. And if you are not, you must definitely give this recipe a shot, you may just realize that eggplants aren’t that bad after all! We love eggplants in all forms! There are various ways of cooking eggplants and as you [...]