Reminiscent of uncomplicated times, this unpretentious and insanely easy snack — peanuts and jaggery or groundnuts and jaggery, will soon become your go-to snack, for the ease with which you can prepare it, the way you can customise it, and for its nutritional value.
Everything about the 9-ingredient vegan lentil curry Indian style will make you crave more of it: it’s nutritious, it’s silken and creamy, rich and indulgent, of course it’s vegan, but most important: it’s easy peasy and it can get very very addictive. A quick weekday lentil recipe.
These delightful breakfast banana date muffins are surprisingly soft, light and scrumptious muffins. The mixed spice lends the banana date muffins depth of flavour and warmth, making it a great breakfast on those cold days, or a light supper on a cold evening.
Ghee roasted vegetables are packed with oodles of nutty, buttery, starchy flavour with the nutrition intact, and made in less toil and time. It’s a perfect mid-week 30-minute vegetarian meal, and versatile, for you can serve it with pasta, or sour cream or crème fraîche, ground almonds, and lots of chopped coriander.
It’s the start of the week and you had a bad day, you’re taking one down. What you need is a snuggle with the warm and comforting creamy mushroom and dill pasta. It has the power to turn a bad day around!
Walnuts and raisins hold their own, and how, in this lovely hearty golden walnut and raisin loaf. The crunchy nutty walnut is pleasantly complemented by the mushy sweet raisin, and the loaf takes on a full-bodied flavour from the brown sugar and melted butter. A perfect make ahead quick bread for a lazy weekend morn.
You’ll love the riot of sweet, tangy, spicy, bitter, salty and umami tastes that this bitter gourd curry lets loose in your mouth. Fiery red to look at, intense and full-bodies in flavour and very healthy, kanchala gojju, otherwise known as haagalakaayi gojju is a great way to make your kids eat bitter gourd.
Tomato egg coriander stir fry, though made in a hurry with only one egg, one tomato, one onion and a small bunch of coriander, turned out to be just the kind of wholesome cracking dish to start the day. Ideal for when in a hurry and in need of a side dish for your chapatis or dosais or even bread.
Once in a way, there comes along an unassuming cake that impresses greatly. The luscious and caramelly Karmel Cake is that cake. This demure deep golden brown cake holds the fanfare of caramel inside it, making it (duh!) lusciously moist, delightfully caramelly, and gorgeously light.
There’s nothing more charming than a spoonful of fresh, creamy, and mildly tangy crème fraîche. So, for those of you craving a spoonful of heaven, but do not live in the parts of Europe that serve them, here’s how to make crème fraîche at home.