Lunchbox Friendly

Chilli Garlic Noodles

What do you do when are sick and have very few ingredients in the pantry? Make some chilli garlic noodles. A bad cold is all it takes to send your tastebuds hibernating; I needed to get it back in action with something spicy and that required minimal effort. This ridiculously […]

Chunky Baked Bean Soup

The low-calorie, fibre and protein-rich baked beans is made from navy beans. Navy beans, also known as haricot beans, is typically slow-cooked in sauce and then baked for long hours. By doing so, the beans are perfectly cooked, and get infused in the flavourful sauce. I haven’t tried my hand […]

Strawberry & Avocado Salsa

How about giving fat-laden and calo-terrific dips and sides a break? Here is a salsa that will make your chips, crackers, tortillas and meat dishes tastier. It is a combination of fruity, savoury and tangy ingredients loaded with vitamin E, vitamin C, anti-oxidants and so much more. It is a […]

Spicy Hummus (Without Tahini)

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip made with chickpeas and a few tasty ingredients. Typically, hummus has tahini (sesame paste). I do not enjoy tahini so I decide to skip it from the dip. This easy and versatile dip tastes great with crudités, pita bread, chips, salads and wraps. Hummus […]

Bread Upma (A bread-based savoury dish)

Bread Upma (A bread-based savoury dish) This is one of the easiest dishes to make for a lazy weekend breakfast or for a quick-fix weeknight dinner. This super easy upma is my go-to dish when a pack of bread is nearing the end of its shelf life. It is also […]

Punjabi Chole

Punjabi Chole

JUMP TO RECIPE Punjabi Chole is a spicy and tangy chickpea curry. The curry is a popular Indian dish, which is typically served with rice and/or flat breads. If you’ve ever enjoyed eating at an Indian restaurant or dhaaba you’d have 100% seen a chickpea curry on the menu. It […]

Corn and Peas Cauliflower ‘Rice’

Cauliflower ‘rice’ has been favoured by those on a grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb diet, and the Paleo community. Ever since I heard about it, I’ve been waiting to try this ‘rice’; after much research I realised it was easy peasy and incredibly tasty. When grated/put through the chopper, the cauliflower florets […]

Garden Veg Salad

This has to be one of the easiest salads to make; it is a no-fuss salad that can be made with whatever ingredients you have in stock. Another reason why this salad gets a big thumbs up is because it tastes great with just about any dressing. I have used […]

Dal Fry with Rice and Salad

Restaurant Style Dal Fry

Dal Fry is a classic lentil-based Indian curry. To me, this Restaurant Style Dal Fry is comfort food at its best! Dal is one of the most commonly prepared dishes in the Indian sub-continent. It can be made in so many different ways and each family adds its own personal […]

Low Fat Curried Yoghurt Dip

The versatile yoghurt comes to the rescue when you want something delish, nutritious creamy and not very fattening. This time the humble yoghurt comes in the form of a spicy, curried, low-fat dip. This dip is simple to put together, requires very few ingredients, tastes fabulous and keeps well in […]