Tag Archives: vegetarian

Spicy beetroot pie/Hand held beetroot pie

Can I have some Spring please! It is quite true that Spring is very reluctant to arrive here. The weather is not seeming to improve.  I was not amused by the snow flurries yesterday or the bone chilling cold today. … Continue reading

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Rutabaga roast/Rutabaga stir fry /Upperi

Rutabaga marries Indian Flavours The name Rutabaga was fascinating enough to kindle my curiosity. Repeat the name a few times and it sounds really funny. It is also called Swedish turnip. Long  time ago when I could lay my hands … Continue reading

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Cornmeal fruity kesari/ Sheera

Cornmeal and Apple sauce Kesari – food fit for the Gods! Kesari is a sweet dish made of semolina/cream of wheat and in different parts of India it is named Sojji, Sheera, Sooji ka halwa or Semolina pudding. It is … Continue reading

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Bread cups with veggies/ Bread baskets

Vegetable bread cups Child dish Bread has spread its taste all over the world for a long time and we know it is here to stay.  Now, people are reluctant to have bread everyday on their table because it has … Continue reading

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Stick to cheese! Cheese straw

Need a crunch in your bite and a spring in your step. Cheese sticks are the ultimate comfort food on a day like today when it is snowing and the temperature has dipped to -8°C and feels like -14°C because … Continue reading

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Oats porridge – Who loves gooey?

Ooey-gooey breakfast choice! I go bonkers if I skip my breakfast. Nothing serious…but would talk to myself, a lot…forget the names of people around or open cupboards and stare at the contents not realizing what I am looking for. One … Continue reading

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Flame grilled coconut chutney

Coconut and tamarind chutney My grandmother was an expert in preparing tasty food from simple ingredients. Being the strong woman in a farmer’s family she cooked for an army in those days. There were kids,  my dominating grandfather and the … Continue reading

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Radish stuffed flat bread/ Muli paratha/ mullangi paratha

Muli paratha                              Radish stuffed Indian flat bread Like thousands of people out there I have this quintessential question I ask everyday…What do I cook today? It is such a tiring question and no day goes without a struggle to … Continue reading

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Cranberry coconut chutney

Raw Cranberry is a super-fruit rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Autumn is its harvest season when the fruits turn deep red with a white flesh and a soft seed inside. The unexpectedness of this fruit has given me a … Continue reading

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Quinoa vegetable pulav

Quinoa When I saw Quinoa in our local ‘Bulk Barn’ store I was fascinated by its grainy appearance. Later, I learned that it is actually a seed related to beets and spinach. It is one of nature’s super foods, rich … Continue reading

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