Indian Dishes

Sabudana with Chai

Sabudana Khichdi

JUMP TO RECIPE Sabudana Khichdi or javvarisi upma is a delicious savoury vegetarian dish made with sago. Find step-by-step pictures to make Sabudana Khichdi. This fluffy sabudana khichdi is easy to make, and with the right preparation you can achieve a non-sticky texture in the dish. It is really one […]

Vatha Kuzhambu

Manthakkali Vatha Kuzhambu

JUMP TO RECIPE Manthakkali Vatha Kuzhambu with step-by-step pictures. This is a classic kuzhambu recipe made with sundried black nightshade berries. This traditional vegan kuzhambu/curry recipe does not use garlic or onion, yet it is all flavour. It is a tangy, mildly sweet and spicy South Indian curry that pairs […]

Curry Leaves Podi

Curry Leaves Podi

JUMP TO RECIPE Curry Leaves Podi (karuvepilai podi) is a dry chutney powder, which is served with rice and idly/dosai. Find step-by-step pictures for this Curry Leaves Podi. The herb is the hero ingredient of the Curry Leaves Podi. Curry leaves are an integral part of Indian cuisine and even […]

Tomato Mint Rice

Tomato Mint Rice

JUMP TO RECIPE Tomato Mint Rice is a quick, aromatic and yummy one-pot dish that’s perfect for lunchbox recipe. We love pulao and variety rice like this Tomato Mint Rice so much that we make it a couple of times a week. The convenience of making one-pot meals such as […]

Fresh Ash Gourd Juice

Ash Gourd Juice

Ash Gourd Juice is a refreshing, low-calorie drink that is inexpensive and easy to make. Loaded with vitamins and minerals, this drink is a powerhouse of nutrition. According to Wikipedia, Ash Gourd goes by quite a few names. Among the many, some common names include winter melon, wax melon, vellai […]

Poondu Chutney

 JUMP TO RECIPE Poondu chutney/Lasoon Chutney/ Garlic Chutney for idly/dosai with detailed step-by-step photos and recipe. If it wasn’t already evident from the gorgeous red colour in the picture, this sharp-flavoured chutney is not for the faint-hearted. The base of this South Indian chutney is garlic and chillies. The chutney […]

Egg Masala

Egg Masala

JUMP TO RECIPE Egg Masala  AKA anda masala/curry is a spicy and flavourful curry. It’s low-carb compliant and even if you’re not a low-carber, it works a treat as a side for rice or flat breads. Story time! I hadn’t tasted eggs in a curry until about a few years […]

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

JUMP TO RECIPE Coconut Chutney is a classic South Indian condiment, which pairs wonderfully with idly/dosai/Adai and more. This simple chutney is easy to whip up, vegan and the best accompaniment for South Indian staple breakfasts and tiffin. Each person has their own style of making this classic recipe. Some […]

Lasooni Paneer Curry_Close Up

Lasooni Paneer Curry

JUMP TO RECIPE Lasooni Paneer Curry literally translates to garlicky paneer (Indian cottage cheese) curry. Here paneer is simmered in a spicy, tangy and garlicky sauce. Let me first start by saying that, garlic can no do wrong, and I mean that with all the conviction there is! Needless to […]

Mushroom & Capsicum Curry

Mushroom & Capsicum Curry

JUMP TO RECIPE This simple, mild and delicious Mushroom & Capsicum Curry is one of my favourite nutritious weeknight dinners. Mushrooms and capsicum are simmered in a creamy tomato-based vegan sauce and makes a delightful addition to your meals. The curry is LCFH/keto compliant and works just as well for […]

Tomato Mint Chutney

Tomato Mint Chutney

JUMP TO RECIPE Tomato Mint Chutney is a refreshing condiment for idlies and dosai. The simple chutney is vegan and can be made with Indian pantry staples. While a classic coconut chutney is incredible, I love variety for my tiffin. A regular tomato chutney just doesn’t cut it! This chutney […]

Puli Kuzhmabu

Puli Kuzhambu

JUMP TO RECIPE Puli Kuzhambu is a rustic, tangy tamarind-based South Indian curry served with hot steamed rice. South Indian cuisine’s contribution to the world is a bountiful variety of tamarind-based curry/broth/gravy among other thing. Some with lentils, and without, each unique and yummy. Each South Indian state has its […]