Cabbage Pachadi (salad)

Cabbage Pachadi (salad) by Latha Samu

This is a wonderful and refreshing salad from the book, Great Vegetarian Dishes, by Kurma Dasa. This my favorite and has never failed to please my guests.

10 votes
Dahl that's not Dull

Dahl that's not Dull by kirsten's kitchen

A blend of spices stirred into a steaming pot of red lentils finished with coconut milk, to make the most amazing soup

1 vote
Savory Rice with Lentil Curry - Khichuri

Savory Rice with Lentil Curry - Khichuri by John Spottiswood

We made this tonight and it was absolutely delicious! This has everything I love about Indian food. The flavors are bold and vibrant but blend so well together, the warmth and texture are like comfort food, and the dish is quite healthy. If you like split pea or lentil soup, you should definitely give this a try some night instead.…

5 votes
Sambar (Spicy Indian Lentil Soup)

Sambar (Spicy Indian Lentil Soup) by Chitra Agrawal

Sambar is a staple in most South Indian homes. It is a spicy lentil and vegetable stew. On most days, we had some kind of sambar for dinner when I was growing up. You usually eat it with rice.

2 votes
Ready to eat Mango Pickle

Ready to eat Mango Pickle by Lourdes Princy

The mango season is coming to an end slowly.Green mangoes are so versatile that you can use them in pickles, preserves, juice concentrates, curries and much more.This easy to go pickle is so quick, so elaborate procedures just make it and have it for lunch :) done!

1 vote
Bye Bye Blues, A Quick And Spicy Bean Dish

Bye Bye Blues, A Quick And Spicy Bean Dish by kathy gori

I have a small confession to make. I love trick vegetables. You know what I'm talking about, the orange cauliflower, the red squash, the black garlic. So you can imagine my surprise and delight when the gang at Lunita Farm showed me a basket of dark purple green beans at the Saturday Farmers Market. I'd never seen anything like…

1 vote
Guava, Mulberry and Maple Salad

Guava, Mulberry and Maple Salad by gypsy696

This is a really easy salad/dessert to make with very few ingredients. I added a couple of broken down pieces of my flaxseed chikki for added crunch. Flaxseed chikki is really easy to make – just melt some jaggery or brown sugar in a pan. Let cool for 5 minutes. Add the flax seeds. Stir well. Transfer to a flat bottomed pan and cut…

1 vote
Fruity Hearts

Fruity Hearts by Sangeeta Shah

I had some left over boondi ladoo and left over badam katli, which i was not interested in eating any more,and as i made it with so much passion i didn"t wanted to throw it out,so i tried 2 make something new with it...but along with new flavor....hopefully turned out well.....It can be quickly and easily made......It is most useful…

1 vote
Sukkan Keerai / Chukka Koora Soup (Soup of "rumex vesicarius")

Sukkan Keerai / Chukka Koora Soup (Soup of "rumex vesicarius") by Karthikeyan

This green was widely used in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu as a curry dish or soup. Though normally it is considered as a medicinal plant, here in Tamilnadu people use it as a regular ingredient in standalone dish or adding it to a non-veg…

1 vote
Flaky Lachha Paratha

Flaky Lachha Paratha by Nupur UKrasoi

The step by step art of making perfect Flaky Lachha Parathas.. This Punjabi flat-bread is a sure shot heart winner for Sunday brunch

1 vote


Binging, binging, binging…all in the name of Diwali.Card parties, family get-togethers, office get-together, you name it Overfed,over tired and the body screaming for a break!.That is my state today.And it needs to detox after those long diwali parties. So,here's a ‘detox’ drink,for relaxing my digestive system, resting my brain…

1 vote
Meatless Humpday! Not Your Grandpas' Spinach Salad!

Meatless Humpday! Not Your Grandpas' Spinach Salad! by kathy gori

Who says the only meatless day is Monday? The middle of the week, when things get crazy is also the time for something fast and simple that doesn't involve turning on the stove. This is about a spinach salad that makes up in minutes, has interesting flavors and is not like your average spinach salad. I learned about this from one of…

1 vote
Simple and Healthy Banana Stem Salad

Simple and Healthy Banana Stem Salad by Karthikeyan

A miracle yet Tasty Salad to counter and treatment of Kidney Stones and ailments in Gall bladder.

1 vote
Tasty Indian

Tasty Indian by Amanda Millen

One of the values of making bread is the sharing, not just of the food but of the idea. Knowledge is wealth - and over the years, I would like to think I have enriched a lot of minds with bread recipes that I have taught others to make. I have been to a lot of places, enough to compare and incorporate the various cultures in my…

1 vote
Sweet Wheat pancake / sweet wheat dosai

Sweet Wheat pancake / sweet wheat dosai by Mira

Sharing with you a different variety of dosa which has no grinding or fermenting work. Whole Wheat Flour - A Nutritious flour. Good source of calcium, iron, fiber and other minerals. Jaggery - Also known as medicinal sugar has numerous health benefits. It is rich in minerals, vitamin. The magnesium in jaggery helps relaxing…

1 vote