Middle Eastern Lentil Soup – Vegan and Gluten Free

  Hearty and delicious Middle Eastern Lentil soup is the perfect vegan and gluten free soup for the cold nights. Soup is considered a meal by itself in out house.  All we need is some bread on the side and

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Bombay Karachi Halwa | Corn Flour Halwa

  A chewy and glossy halwa made with corn starch. A simple halwa which is quick and easy to make and is a crowd pleaser. Halwa making can be very intimidating for many and I also was one of them.

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Vendakkai Curry | Okra Fry Recipe

  A simple Vegan Stir fry / Curry made with garden fresh Okra. This side dish will definitely make you an Okra lover (if you are not one already)! Growing up and to this day, Vendakkai / Okra is one

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Mullu Thenkuzhal | Mullu Murukku Recipe

Any festival is incomplete without a batch of freshly made Mullu Thenkuzhal. It was an essential Diwali Snack growing up and I am doing the same for my kids to experience the festival.    Diwali is incomplete without at least

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Maida Burfi | Maida Cake Recipe

  A quick and easy Maida Cake / Burfi recipe to try for this Diwali. A perfect beginner recipe that does not need any special skills and can easily be made under 20 minutes. Burfi making is quite daunting for

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Palak Raita | Spinach Raita

Spinach Raita is a refreshing and cooling Yogurt dip that is a must when serving with spicy Biriyani or Side dish.  Raita or Pachadi (as we call it in Tamil) is a cooling and refreshing yogurt based side dish /

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Asian Pasta Salad with Peanut Dressing

A Pasta Salad with Asian flavors is all we needed for our weekend brunch. This Salad has a Spicy Peanut Dressing and is topped with toasted sesame seeds to extra flavor.  The last and final pasta salad for the week

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Roasted Pepper Pasta Salad with Simple Vinaigrette

Refreshing Roasted Pepper Pasta salad with Caramelized onions makes for the best lunch or a side with some crusty bread. If you are planning Holiday lunch, make sure to include this on your menu.  I am all about making fresh

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Pasta Salad with Roasted Corn and Edamame

Simple and refreshing Pasta salad with roasted corn and edamame is a great option for lunch or as a side for Holiday Meal. After a long time, I am participating in Blogging Marathon and Pasta Salads is the theme that

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Stir-Fried Iceberg Lettuce Recipe

  When we think of Iceberg lettuce, the first thing that comes to our mind is salad. That is the only way I have been using Iceberg lettuce all along. When I decided to choose Iceberg lettuce for a challenge

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