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Chickpea Rice Paper Rolls

Chickpea Rice Paper Rolls

Posted on January 22, 2017

Fresh Chickpea Rice Paper Rolls are delicious, easy to make, and super healthy. Last week I made my spiralizer happy by dusting the cobwebs off it and using it after an extended period. This week it was the turn off the rice paper to experience the same joyous fate. I had seemingly forgotten about it to the point that I didn’t even know it existed. But the rice paper wasn’t so ungrateful. It not only stayed in pristine condition butRead More

CARROT NOODLE STIR FRY

Carrot Noodle Stir Fry

Posted on January 15, 2017

This Spiralized Carrot Noodle Stir Fry is a quick, healthy and delicious meal. How many times has this happened to y’all?? Buy something new and use it countless times in the first few weeks. You then get tired of it and that thing gets dumped in a corner of your house. Suddenly out of the blue you find it and fall in love with it all over again. This is exactly what occurred with me and my spiralizer and theRead More

Chicken Tacos

Chicken Tacos

Posted on December 11, 2016

A fresh homemade tortilla filled with Spicy Chicken & topped with Green Apples. Ahh; My much needed vacation is here. I must say its been a long time coming. The job has been extremely hectic and fast-paced and this is a break that I sorely need to recharge my batteries. I have to thank my sister in law who is visiting us all the way from India for allowing me to take a vacation. So don’t y’all think that sheRead More

Paneer in Cashew Almond Sauce

Paneer in Cashew Almond Sauce

Posted on November 13, 2016

Soft cubes of Paneer cooked in a rich, velvety and a sinfully indulgent Cashew Almond and Walnut Sauce. I just can’t wait for this week to end. Now I am saying that in the best possible way since I am taking a much needed vacation next week. Before I do so I have a whole lot of work to finish up which is why it feels that this week has basically slowed down to a crawl. Not only that myRead More

Sev Bhaji

Sev Bhaji

Posted on November 6, 2016

 Crispy, deep-fried gram flour noodles cooked in a spicy coconut-onion sauce. A delectable regional delicacy. The Diwali festival has come and gone. But it seems to me as if the festivities are still not over. That is because I am still munching on the treats that my mom sent me. One such snack is called the SEV which are spicy, deep-fried noodles made from gram flour. Usually it is the perfect snack especially with a cup of JOE. The problemRead More

Pumpkin Chickpea Curry

Pumpkin Chickpea Curry

Posted on October 30, 2016

Tender Chickpeas gently simmered in a beautifully fragrant pumpkin broth. The perfect recipe to warm the cockles of your heart in the cold weather. Happy Halloween to all of you albeit a day in advance. And of course Happy Diwali!!! Multiple festivals occurring at the same time call for a big celebration and by extension a ton of food.. RIGHT!!! (LAUGHS!!). I must say this unique occurrence called for a unique meal.. Which meant a main course of a PumpkinRead More

Broccoli Kofta Curry

Broccoli Kofta Curry

Posted on October 1, 2016

Cheesy Broccoli Koftas gently simmered in a mildly spiced onion and tomato sauce. This will make sure you finish your broccoli. I am absolutely amazed it took me this long to cook with WAIT FOR IT! BROCCOLI… Yea yea I know its not everybody’s favorite food; especially not the kids. But when you can hide it in a luscious, rich and creamy ‘BROCCOLI KOFTA CURRY’ why tell the kiddies what they are eating (LAUGHS!!!).  All they are going to seeRead More

collard & cottage cheese curry

Collard & Cottage Cheese Curry

Posted on September 25, 2016

Soft Cottage Cheese simmered in a lusciously rich Collard Puree. Easy to prepare and tastes delicious. The past two weeks have been an absolute roller-coaster for me. I wont bore y’all with the craziness at work but I do want to talk about the wonderful weekend that I had with a very dear friend of mine in Houston. This very trip also turned out to be the inspiration for this week’s recipe; a delectable Collard and Cottage Cheese Curry. ThisRead More

Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage Rolls

Posted on September 12, 2016

Hearty, Healthy and Ohh So satisfying Cabbage Rolls stuffed with spinach, corn and cheese. Being able to cook does raise your worth quiet a bit in the eyes of your friends (LAUGHS!!). If you just so happen to have your own food blog (Yours truly!!) then it does feel like you are the first person to get invited to every party (CHUCKLES!!). On the flipside there are times when someone pops in to your apartment uninvited and puts you inRead More

Masala Rice

Masala Rice

Posted on August 28, 2016

 Aromatic, Spicy Rice with crunchy veggies and garnished with coconut and cashews. A true regional delicacy. When you are really under the gun at your day job (research) but cannot take any time off then it does feel as if you are in between a rock and a hard place.. What do y’all do in such a situation??? As for me I cook a big, one-pot meal and then spend the rest of the day roaming around, doing nothing (LAUGHS!!!).Read More

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