Vegan Friendly

Hot Noodle Soup

This hot noodle soup is more like clean-the-fridge soup. Besides being a super convenient soup to make, it is a meal in a bowl with noodles, veggies and the works. Add vegetables you like with noodles & some condiments, and lo! Your soup is ready to be chowed down. This […]

Corn and Bean Salad

Today is one of those days for me when I feel happy for no particular reason. This despite it being a cold and rainy day. Not that I am complaining; I generally feel content and pleased with my simple life. To keep up the great mood I was in I […]

Tamarind-date Chutney

The sweet, tangy and spicy condiment is a common feature in Indian chaats. This chutney perfectly complements the delectable chaats and many Indian savoury snacks. The chutney can be prepared in many ways; for sweetness, some prefer using just jaggery instead of dates; some like it extra hot or tangy. […]

Idly/Dosai Milagai Podi

Growing up in a home where people loved a spicy hit in their food, it was not very hard to train my tastebuds to like milagai podi. This lentil and spice blend was a common feature in my home. It was so loved that the podi was preferred over chutneys […]

Mushroom Congee with Leftover Rice (Rice Porridge)

Congee simply means rice porridge. The origins of the word congee could be traced back to ‘kanji’ in Tamil, which also means rice porridge. It is served in several parts of Asia and the monikers include Jook, Lugaw, Burbur and so on. It is typically served for breakfast accompanied by […]

Spiralised Cucumber Salad

The newest addition to my kitchen – the vegetable spiraliser is fast becoming one of my favourite gadgets. It is easy to use; the veggies look lovely and interesting when spiralised too. I have spiralised veggies including cucumbers, zucchinis, carrots, potatoes, and sweet potatoes. The results have been nothing but […]

Stir-fried Bean Sprouts

This one of the crunchiest and quickest stir-fries I have made ever. The crunchy bean sprouts is the star of this dish, and complements beautifully with other stir-fry ingredients. Bean sprout has found a happy spot in Asian cuisine, and is used in various dishes like soups, salads, stir fries […]

Iced Chia Seeds and Green Tea

When two nutritious ingredients go into making a drink, can it be anything short of healthy? This is one such awesome drink that takes iced tea to a new level. Chia seeds has gained popularity in the recent past, and rightfully so. These tiny seeds of goodness come with a […]

Kale Chips

Despise greens? Kale chips is a guaranteed way to make you fall in love with greens. Ever since kale gained its ‘superfood’ status, kale chips has enjoyed the well-deserved popularity. I enjoy kale in this form the most. Move over, potato chips, this crispy, a crunchy snack is here to […]