Indian Dishes

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 […]

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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 […]

Lemon Dal

Lemon Dal

JUMP TO RECIPE Lemon dal is a delicious, simple lentil-based dish that can be served with rice or rotis. The dish rocks my world on days when the heart wants a simple comfort meal or when I am super pressed for time yet desire a healthy something to eat. When […]

Ellu Podi

Ellu Podi

JUMP TO RECIPE Ellu podi (spiced sesame seeds powder) is delicious and aromatic dry chutney powder. I completely forgot its existence until my father spoke of it recently. The ellu podi holds a lot of special memories for me. It was a Saturday staple at home. For those who are […]

Coconut Ladoo with Almonds

Coconut Ladoos with Just 4 Ingredients

JUMP TO RECIPE Now, who doesn’t love a fatafat sweet? I totes do! Coconut Ladoos with Just 4 Ingredients gets all the heart eyes. This super quick coconut ladoo is bombdiggity and I say so for a very solid reason. All of just 4 ingredients, hella yummy and literally no […]

Adai with Milagai Podi, Oninon Coconut Chutney, Jaggery and Butter

Adai

JUMP TO RECIPE Adai is a nutrient dense, protein-packed and overall healthy breakfast/tiffin. It is a savoury pancake that is a crustier and more wholesome version of its cousin dosai. Growing up, adai was one dish that I had a love-hate relationship with. I’d even go far as to say […]

Minty Chatpata Peanuts

JUMP TO RECIPE A snack that is ready in less than 10 minutes? Yes, please! Inspired by the interesting, new finds in the grocery store is this Minty Chatpata Peanuts. I enjoy trips to the Indian grocery stores here in Sydney. While picking up my usual pantry refills, I look […]