The healthy and nutritious makes a fantastic snack. You will give the oily and unhealthy processed snacks a miss if you give this roasted chickpeas a go. The humble chickpeas is cooked, roasted and seasoned with flavourful and aromatic Indian spices. Tips: You could skip the soaking and pressure cooking […]
How about a festive looking and great tasting salad for your holiday party table? This crunchy salad is super simple to put together. Rendering the aroma and flavour to it are ground cinnamon, cumin and coriander seeds. Tips: You could introduce a little sweetness in the salad and raisins or […]
The refreshing buttermilk gets a cool addition – cucumber. This spiced buttermilk will keep you hydrated and cool during hot days, and as an added bonus it will aid in better digestion.
Keeping your body hydrated is crucial and sometimes just drinking water gets a little monotonous. So, how about a glass of carrot ginger juice for hydration? This juice besides being tasty, works as a great anti-oxidant and detoxifies the liver. Tips: If you are using a blender, you may find […]
Jeera rice is a popular Indian and Pakistani rice preparation that is quick to make and goes well with curries and dal varieties. I’ve taken this simple rice preparation up a notch and included garlic for additional flavour. As you take a mouthful of this rice, you will relish the […]
This is a simple and tasty dressing for your favourite salad – fruit or vegetable. Ingredients: Lemon – 1 Red chillies – 2- 3, finely chopped Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) – 1 Tblspn. Method: In a small bowl, squeeze out juice from 1 lemon. Toss in the chillies and […]
Summer may be my most favourite season in Australia simply for its abundance of summer fruits, especially melons. It is easy to put together a salad with the wide variety of fruits available here. I have combined three different types of melon, Granny Smith apples, mango and lemon-mint granita for […]
Pineapples are certainly not my go-to-fruit. However, when I see a fresh and ripe pineapple, I do not miss the opportunity to buy it. And to make this fruit a little appealing for my palate, I turn it into a savoury dish. This salad is one such attempt.
Desserts are a major weakness for many but not for me. If there is one dessert that could make me a convert, it is coconut laddoo. Yes, this inconspicuous Indian sweet has become an instant favourite besides being a regular feature at my home. Tip: To enhance the flavour, you […]
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 […]
Tips: Instead of water, you could use stock or break a stock cube in the water for flavour. If you don’t have oil spray, drizzle some oil. The soup may be sweet to your liking as roasting brings out sweetness from the vegetables used in the recipe, so season or […]
In the recent times, quinoa has gained popularity. It’s all thanks to its ‘super food’ status. It is often mistaken for a grain when in fact, it is a seed. Power-packed and nutritious, quinoa is a tasty addition to your meal. If you are unsure how to get started with […]