S for Sheermal / Shirmal – Saffron Flavored Flat Bread

  Sheermal / Shirmal is one of the breads that was in my bookmarked list for a long time. We used to bake different breads each month with a group called ‘We Knead to Bake’ and this bread was one

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Haryana Bajra Roti – Gluten Free Millet Flatbread

This week my theme for Blogging Marathon is Flavors of India and I decided to explore certain states in India. The first recipe I have in this series is this Bajra roti / Pearl Millet flatbread from Haryana. I had

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Lauki Subzi with Peanuts and Sesame

I am a big fan of peanuts in gravy and to add to that if the recipe has sesame, there is no going back. Lauki also known as Dudhi, which is bottle gourd in English is something I cook very

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Kozhama Upma – Rice Flour Upma with Tamarind

Even before I start writing this post, I have to admit that upma’s are my least favorite food to eat. I still make them as they are quick to make and works great for a weeknight dinner. My upma’s are

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Vegetable Masala Bhaath – Instant Pot Vegetable Masala Bhaath

I got into the ‘Instant Pot’ madness during the holiday time and finally gave in and indulged myself in one. I have to say, I was pretty overwhelmed with it in spite of having cooked in pressure cooker for a

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Vegetable Lo Mein – Chinese Vegetable and Tofu Lo Mein

I can’t talk enough about having a local Vietnamese market in Oklahoma city to shop for all my Asian needs. Every time I visit the store, I come back very happy after discovering one or two interesting items. This week’s

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Vegetable Stew – Kerala Style Vegetable Stew – No Onion No Garlic Vegetable Stew

There have been days when I thought that making vegetable stew is very hard and time consuming, but once I learned how to make it, I realized that it is so simple to make. Making the vegetable stew takes no

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Vegetable Biriyani – Easy One Pot Vegetable Biriyani

When doing entrees, I realize that I have not one recipe from India. I tried to not make any Indian recipes for this month long marathon, but coming to comfort food, I had to go to my mother land and

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Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups

Lasagna is one of our favorite Italian dishes that we almost never get to eat outside. In every restaurant the lasagna is pre made and has some kind of meat in it. Hence, the only lasagna our family has tasted

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Hakka Noodles – Vegetable Hakka Noodles

Noodles, fried rice, pasta; these are something that are perfect for weeknight dinners and in our family, they come under the comfort food category. If going Indian, my family would call Thayir saadham (yogurt and rice) or Ven Pongal, the

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