Lunchbox Friendly

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 […]

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Cauliflower & Broccoli in Creamy Parmesan Sauce

JUMP TO RECIPE Cauliflower & Broccoli in Creamy Parmesan Sauce is a lip smackingly delicious low-carb/keto friendly dish. A dish so creamy and cheesy, even those who wince at the thought of broccoli’s existence in the world would want to give this a try! Cream and cheese in one dish? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jalapeño Poppers (Keto friendly)

Jalapeño poppers were this deliciously mysterious thing until I saw the item on the menu at Oporto. After years of remaining under the rocks about this deliciousness, I naturally had to try it out. It was a treat for the palate! Stuffed with cheese, deep fried and crispy with the […]

Cheesy Chilli Garlic Toasts

Bread? Check. Cheese? Check. Triple cheese? Yes, yes, yes! Chillies? Hell yeah! I enjoy toasts or open sandwiches and when toasts come with the works, there is no room for restraint. Flexing that willpower can wait. The combination of chillies and cheese on bread is something out of this world; […]

Creamy Veggie Spaghetti (Keto Friendly)

I can’t deny that I haven’t dreamt of a creamy pasta while on a keto lifestyle. Yes, I have enjoyed the occasional zoodles when those cravings hit but nothing compares to the creamy, carby pasta goodness. I have done a ridiculous amount of Google search to find the closest thing […]

Mushroom Pepper Curry

If you have been to the states of South India and had the pleasure of savouring food in the restaurants there, you would have then most certainly come across a menu item that involves pepper and mushroom in some combination. In most restaurants Mushroom Pepper Varuval/ Mushroom Pepper Fry is […]