It was love at first bite with this Green Dragon Vegetable ( 青龙菜 ) aka Royale Chives ( 韭菜 ) when my students introduced me to this veggie some time ago. The Green Dragon Vegetable is commonly known as Chives and it is grown in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia.
Learn how to make three simple recipes of classic salad dressings: Avocado dressing, Caesar dressing, and finally, Salsa Verde!
Beans Carrot poriyal recipe – south indian side dish goes well with sambar, kara kuzhambhu or vatha kuzhambhu.
It’s fun, it’s tasty, and it’s healthy! Let’s celebrate the festive season with these delicious Potted Plants Potato Salad! Add a dash of contemporary flair to your plain potato salad, and make your party an unforgettable one for your guests. And yes, of course these are edible potted plants! Aren’t they cute?
Banana blossoms are cooked with coconut and potato in a Bengali style cumin and ginger based curry. This recipe is vegan, vegetarian, glutenfree and paleo. Recipe includes instructional video.
My most favorite green which I incorporate on a daily basis is palak. This green leafy vegetable is eaten on a regular basis at my house in all the possible ways. Palak paneer is one dish that my hubby and kids love it. When this is on the menu I am sorted with parathas and […]
Malai Kofta are soft, tender cheese dumplings dunked in rich, creamy Makhani gravy comes to my mind which is enough to make anyone drool. After Paneer Butter Masala this is the recipe which is I usually prefer to order if I want to eat anything Vegetarian in a restaurant and believe me these two recipes […]
This dish has the satisfying taste and creaminess of traditional risotto, but is lighter and much healthier. Now, I know that risotto made with arborio rice and heaps of cheese cannot be beat–I mean come on, it’s outrageously good. But I promise you that my version is no less tasty and is a mighty contender. […]
Bisibelebath is an authentic flavourful Karnataka recipe This dish is the combination of dal and rice and is served piping hot with the accompaniment of onion or cucumber raita and papad. The spice powder used for this recipe makes it rich, aromatic and tasty.
Just ran across this at WellATL, and while they claim these recipes don’t require prep work like chopping, that claim pretty much relies on you purchasing pre-prepped vegetables. But if you’re in a hurry, and can find these already chopped up for you, more power to you, but I’d probably just chop them myself. Because […]
This Diet Tokri chaat is a healthy option for snack. It is packed with nutrition and its seriously satisfying to your taste buds. Ingredients: Ingredients: 6 slices of Brown Bread. 1/4tsp chilli flakes,oregano and chaat masala. For Filling: 1 cup moong sprouts- boiled 1/2 cup onion chopped finely 1/2 cup cucumber chopped finely 1/2 cup […]
My husband and I live near Houston in Texas, and we’ve discovered a new restaurant chain, Gino’s East Chicago Deep Dish Pizzeria, that’s recently opened a couple of locations in our area. We love the pizza, but they have one of the most unusual (and delicious) dishes I’ve ever seen listed as an “Appetizer”… They […]
This is Spring in a bowl! Beautiful and fragrant, everything about this sweet and fresh broth makes you feel nourished. Simply grab any vegetable you find at the market- or if you’re lucky, in in your garden, and use them to make this soup. The white beans are dreaming of being a Minestrone (Minestrone would […]
I love Indian food! The flavors are always interesting and most times it’s prepared in a healthy way. In fact, one Indian spice that’s usually included is Turmeric, known for it’s anti-inflammation properties. The active ingredient in Turmeric is curcumin and scientists are discovering that it is beneficial in the treatment of many different health […]
Bittergourd gravy is a healthy recipe. Its a good accompaniment for steamed rice with thoran or pappad. From the original site: Sounds authentic and healthy right? Yes its true. Bitter gourd plays magnificent roles in medicine. Get the Recipe: Paakarkai Kuzhambhu
Deep Fried Indian Style Savoury Fritters From the original site: Maddur Vada is deep-fried savory fritters made with combination of different flours, semolina and lots of onion. Maddur Vada is one of the well liked dishes across South India, it’s origin is claimed to be in the small town of Karnataka called Maddur in Mandya […]
Basil pesto. Made from fresh basil leaves, this aromatic classic Italian sauce is a perfect accompaniment to pasta, bread, salad, risotto, pizza, rice noodles. There is so much you can do with it. I always keep a batch of it in my fridge. Get the Recipe: Basil pesto
Roasted Garlic Potatoes Drizzled With A Creamy Horseradish Aioli. Perfect side dish to complement any meal! Get the Recipe: Roasted Potatoes With Horseradish Aioli
Gluten Free Zucchini “Pasta” mixed with a quick and easy tomato sauce! A healthy meal that can be made in under 30 minutes. Get the Recipe: Zucchini Pasta with Tomato Sauce
Cold rice noodle salad in peanut sauce dressing is an ideal dish when you are running late. Dressed in creamy and nutty peanut sauce, this Asian inspired salad is a must try! Get the Recipe: Cold rice noddle salad in peanut sauce dressing
Carrot Halwa is one of the most famous and delicious Indian sweet dishes. I have heard from one of my north Indian friend that It was first introducedcarrot halwa during the Mughal period and the name originates from an Arabic word “Halwa”, which means “sweet” and it is made from carrot so that it is […]
So the Fall Entertaining Season begins! I adapted this from my full sized sweet potato casserole with cranberry-macadamia topping . It’s a great party dessert / appetizer. Here’s how you make the Tartlet Shells… they were very easy and inexpensive to make, but if you’re pressed for time, you can use any type of pre-made […]
Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts tossed with lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, and garlic. Easy side dish that can be made in less than 30 minutes. Get the Recipe: Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts
I was intrigued by this nutritious green leafy vegetable with multiple benefits – Kale! My challenge was to incorporate it into south Indian traditional cuisine. After much thought I came up with 3 such recipes. This ‘Kale Adai’, a healthy traditional lentil pancake, with addition of Kale becomes even more nutritious. Ingredients: split pigeon peas […]
Spicy and sweet south-indian carrot salad which is sure to become your favorite lunch accompaniment. Get the Recipe: Carrot salad- South Indian style!