Chili Garlic Sauteed Vegetables ~ Sandwich

This has to be the month of sandwiches for me. After detesting dry bread with cucumber and tomato slices, I have become a sandwich fiend with a vengeance. There is nothing better than a good sandwich made with fresh bread. Generally I do not like the bread to be slathered on with either butter or … Continue reading Chili Garlic Sauteed Vegetables ~ Sandwich

{Vegan MoFo 2013} Thotakura Vepudu (Amaranth Leaves Stir Fry) ~ Andhra Style Recipe

In my maternal home, we always had a variety of greens growing in the yard. It was uncommon for us to buy any greens for the table, but for spinach which didn't grow. We had tonnes of Amaranth, atleast 5-6 varieties of it, Malabar Spinach (three kinds), drumstick leaves, night shade spinach and some other … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} Thotakura Vepudu (Amaranth Leaves Stir Fry) ~ Andhra Style Recipe

{Vegan MoFo 2013} Kerala Style Vegetable Ishtu Recipe

Kerala Style Vegetable Ishtu is the perfect accompaniment to Paalappam. It is a classic breakfast dish. The vegetable ishtu is a medley of vegetables simmered in the naturally sweet coconut milk. There is no holy grail in recipes and each one does what they like best. I have blogged a recipe for Ishtu earlier when … Continue reading {Vegan MoFo 2013} Kerala Style Vegetable Ishtu Recipe

Baked and Grilled Vegetables with Taco Seasoning Recipe (Step by Step Pictures)

I made this for lunch yesterday. My friend A was to come over and she always enjoys what I make. Unfortunately there was a mishap and her darling pooch Happy was injured and had to be rushed to the hospital and she couldn't come. Happy has had a fracture and will undergo surgery on the … Continue reading Baked and Grilled Vegetables with Taco Seasoning Recipe (Step by Step Pictures)

Celebrate the Monsoons ~ Fresh Corn Papdi Chaat

The arrival of the monsoons, my favourite time of the year, sees cart loads of fresh corn being sold all over the city where I live. The easiest and most tempting way to eat it is freshly roasted and slightly charred over hot coal, rubbed down with red chilli powder, salt and lemon. Most people … Continue reading Celebrate the Monsoons ~ Fresh Corn Papdi Chaat

Vegetable Overload Khaara Bhaath

K likes his upma plain and simple with a coconut chutney, I like it full of vegetables. We make peace at home by alternating between the two. Since I have sole custody of the kitchen, I play dirty sometimes! I had some purple cabbage lying about and I added this to the upma. I loved … Continue reading Vegetable Overload Khaara Bhaath