Category Archives: Gluten free

Aquafaba mayonnaise/ Eggless mayonnaise

Have you heard of Aquafaba? I am sure you have some idea about this egg substitute that awed the vegan community. A couple of months ago, I read about this in a post by Poppy of http://bunnykitchen.com and I was … Continue reading

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Mulakushyam/Cabbage & lentil coconut curry

Mulakushyam is a simple curry made using lentil and different vegetables in a coconut gravy. I first tasted this curry when my mother-in-law made it. Being an expert with dishes from Palakkad, in Kerala where this curry originated, she used … Continue reading

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Herb rice and lentil cakes

Rice being a staple in most South Indian homes, it needs a makeover at times. I cook it plain or as a watery gruel called kanji (Kongee). It is alternatively cooked as pulav, biriyani or Chinese fried rice. Instead of … Continue reading

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Chilli Tofu

Chilli paneer is a popular fusion dish in India served frequently in buffets. There is a combination of Chinese and Indian ingredients involved in this dish.When I dine out I always look for this dish. It is a vegetarian version … Continue reading

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Fruity, coconutty smoothie

Fruity ginger coconut smoothie Spring is coming around and I intended to start it off with a fresh, detox smoothie, but ended out doing something entirely different and happily so! This is the most delicious, decadent smoothie ever! It is … Continue reading

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Homemade Salsa

Tangy sweet salsa! Salsa is a wonderful side to most Mexican dishes. It is so stimulating and lively that it makes your tongue dance! If you want to make fresh salsa there are recipes for restaurant style salsa found all … Continue reading

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Coconut macaroons/4 ingredients macaroon

A coconut treat to relish! I have not posted a namesake recipe for a long time. This is a true coconut snack! Coconut is the main ingredient, flavour and inspiration for this recipe. This is the only baked sweet dessert … Continue reading

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Vegetarian chilli/Soy veggie chilli

Soy in vegetarian chilli Short days and long cold nights! There must be something to warm up the sinking spirits. A hot Chilli dish would do the trick for me! Vegetarian chilli called, “Chili sin carne” in Spanish, meaning – … Continue reading

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Brazilian cheesy bread/Pão de Queijo

Soft little pillow buns The story starts like this…on an impulsive buying spree, I had bought some tapioca flour  not really knowing what to do with it. I shoved it into a dark corner of the store room. Soon I … Continue reading

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Black rice pudding/Glamorous black rice payasam

 Fancy black rice pudding I was fascinated by black rice and on cooking it, I was immediately drawn to its chewy texture and distinct nutty taste. On research I found out, it is called forbidden rice and is very nutritional … Continue reading

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