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 [...]

Tomato rasam

Tomato rasam

This is my all-time favorite Tomato Rasam. Rasam is a delicate thin flavored broth or soup from the South Indian cuisine that is tamarind based, has freshly ground spices, some dal or lentils and curry leaves. Rasams are very much alike the shorba that can be consumed as an appetizer or can be sipped throughout [...]

Spicy masala pasta

Spicy masala pasta

Pasta is pretty much my favorite ingredient to cook with. Because pasta is so incredibly versatile, and it is a great base to just add anything to! I think of pasta like a blank state for all my culinary imaginations. We can all agree that there is a lot of passion for pasta around the [...]