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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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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Kathirikkai Gothsu | Eggplant / Brinjal Gothsu

The best side dish to serve with Ven Pongal is this Kathirikkai Gothsu | Eggplant / Brinjal Gothsu. Serve it not just with Ven Pongal but also with Idli or Dosai and enjoy.  I am a part of the group called

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Khatta Meeta Moong Dhal | Sweet and Sour Whole Green Mung

Nothing can be better than this Khatta Meeta Moong Dhal | Sweet and Sour Whole Green Mung, for weekend brunch or lunch. It is filled with flavors and works great with rice or roti.    I can’t have enough dal recipes

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Instant Pot Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

A delicious and hearty Instant Pot Vegetarian Minestrone Soup that can be a meal by itself with some bread on the side.  Minestrone soup is one of the first soups after tomato soup that I liked. We have eaten it only

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Arachuvitta Vathal Kuzhambu with Sundakkai and Drumstick

Arachuvitta Vathal Kuzhambu with Sundakkai and Drumstick, is a flavorful gravy made that is a South Indian specialty and is perfect for the weekend lunch spread. Vathal Kuzhambu is my comfort food! Luckily my boy’s have taken over me and

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Kerala Style Peas Masala Curry

Kerala Style Peas Masala Curry, is an aromatic, rich and Vegan subzi made with fresh green peas and coconut milk. It can be served with idli, dosai, idiyappam, appam or poori.  This Kerala Style Peas Masala Curry is one another

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Poori Masala | Potato Masala for Puri

Poori Masala | Potato Masala for Puri is one of the easiest and flavorful side dish to make with Poori / deep fried Indian flatbread.  Whenever we go out to eat, we insist that my patti / grandmother also comes

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Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice

Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice tastes even better when made with fresh homegrown curry leaves. A great lunch or dinner option.  Sticking to the green color, today I made Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice to end the

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Methi Dal | Lentils with Fresh Fenugreek Leaves

What is more comforting than a bowl of Methi Dal | Lentils with Fresh Fenugreek Leaves for a weeknight dinner. This is a better option than doing a take-out and healthier as well. I love summer months as we grow our

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