I am constantly on the lookout for tasty and healthy snacks. It is a bonus when I get a snack that uses convenient and easily accessible ingredients. While clearing out my pantry, I noticed that I had a few bits of corn flakes, wheat flakes and rice crisps leftover. It […]
A warm and comforting soup to beat the winter cravings. Tips: You could add other dry spices that you like to enhance the flavour. You could also blend the soup with a tablespoon of chopped coriander for a fresh taste. You could also serve the soup with sour cream or […]
Got a slice or two of bread, and don’t know what to do with it? Here is a tasty fix to use up day-old bread or the last few slices. Spicy herbed breadcrumbs are a delish way to add that bit of crunch to your salads or a little bite […]
This curry comes with the goodness of the freshly roast and ground spices, coconut milk and mildly sweet pumpkins.
Poha is one of my favourite foods. I include poha in my meals at least once a week in form or the other. The best thing about poha is that it makes for an anytime snack/ meal. This is a quick version of the poha chivda; and the best part […]
Chickpeas Salad If you are looking for a salad that is crunchy, tasty and keep your tummy feeling full for longer then this your pick. Loaded with chickpeas and an assortment of vegetables, this salad will soon become a regular feature in your meal. Tips: If you find the process […]
This soup is so tasty that you will forget it is medicinal. Loaded with the goodness of zucchini and spinach, this soup makes for a good meal accompaniment. Tips: If you are using stock, reduce the amount of salt as the stock may already contain some amount of salt in […]
Who says pesto is only meant for pastas. They yummy basil pesto can now double as a sandwich spread or a dip for your chips and pita bread. Pesto, originated in Italy and the word simply means ‘pound’; the ingredients are typically pounded in a mortar and pestle thus giving […]
Tips: You could add other dry spices that you like to enhance the flavour. You could also blend the soup with a tablespoon of chopped coriander for a fresh taste. Replace onions with celery or leeks for an interesting flavour.
Cous Cous, a North African staple, is often mistaken for a grain. Surprise surprise, this grainy looking ingredient is a pasta variety. Just like some of the small pasta varieties, cous cous makes for a great addition in salads. Ingredients: Whole wheat cous cous – 1 cup (cooked according to […]
Down with a cold, flu or have a bad tummy? This warm drink is just what you are looking for. It is a cup of goodness that is fortified with vitamin C, cold-fighting properties and digestion-friendly ingredients. On my recent trip to India, I was coming down with a bad […]
I try and include a serving of fruit every day. After a point in time, they get a little boring. To make eating fruits easier, I spice things up. Literally! This recipe is inspired by the street food vendors in India who serve fruits like papaya, pineapple and watermelon seasoned […]