Creamy Veggie Ramen Soup

We are definitely #hopelessramentic when it comes to Vegan Ramen, our house favorite for a lipsmacking Asian Meal. Tried a few new tricks for today’s Ramen recipe. The tahini was an excellent substitute for the Japanese Neri Goma for a creamy and nutty soup. Happy Sunday folks ! What you need : 1 full cup finely diced…

Homemade Basil Pesto

When you end up with such a #healthy crop of#sweetbasil, it would be a pity to just let it be. For all those who love a good pesto, if you are wondering how to make a fresh batch with the preservative-free goodness of a homemade recipe, IT’s INCREDIBLY EASY! Here’s a 5 ingredient pesto that’s ready in…

Baked Vegetable Manchurian

Manchurian, The star of Indian Chinese cuisine (its nothing like Chinese cuisine although it is influenced by Hakka immigrants to India). I tried making a baked veggie variant of this very popular crispy fried veggie meatballs and it’s so addictive. I remember gorging on this dish as a kid although the spice always got me….

Tangy Peanut Coriander Chutney

I have been testing some new chutney combinations You can dish this up, under 15 minutes. All you need is : 200g of unsalted roasted peanuts 1 inch ginger 1 clove garlic 2 green chili padi 20g fresh coriander or cilantro, 1 date 1 tbsp tamarind pulp Salt to taste Blend the ingredients together in…

Roasted Coconut Chutney

This week’s recipe is a simple Roast Coconut Chutney! Coconut chutneys are delicious but have an extremely short shelf life especially in warm and humid climates. Here’s a way to savour this chutney for more than just a day and is a cross between the Srilankan Sambal and South Indian chutney Ingredients:  100g of grated…

Insta Recipe: Baked Samosa puffs

Samosas are a favorite Indian snack, almost like comfort food on a rainy day or a perfect party starter. A crowdpleaser, here’s a shot at making a healthy #bakednotfried version. Getting the filling right is the trick to a delish #samosa . Here’s a short recipe for baked Samosa puffs. Ingredients 6 Russet potatoes  (boiled) 4 sheets of…

Insta Recipe: Vegan Massaman Experiment

In the world of curries, meat often takes over the dish. I wanted to create vegan curries with spices and flavors and 5 veggies that power a healthy curry. Inspired by #yaoofcooking, here is the recipe for a vegan massaman curry that you cant stop eating. Ingredients for the Massaman paste (makes about 20 Tbsp) The…

Insta Recipe- Tangy coriander & peanut chutney

Chutneys are a quintessential part of Indian, specifically South Indian cuisine. Dosas, vadas, idlis or even carrot sticks taste great with chutney. Here is my all time favorite chutney recipe made from fresh coriander & roasted peanuts. You can substitute fresh coconut for peanuts to make a coconut chutney. Ingredients 200 gm of unsalted roasted…

Insta Recipe – Dou Miao & Lentil Soup

Diving into the heart of a fusion recipe I tried today. Chana Dal (split gram) with DouMiao (peashoots). They taste like a cross between baby spinach and peas good source of beta carotene, vitamin C, folate, and fiber. Packed with protein this dish is a great main course & it’s easy to make except that it needs…

Insta Recipe – Golden Tofu Curry

How do you make silky smooth & creamy vegan curry sauce that’s completely plant based? As I was trying the carrot soup recipe last week I hit upon an idea for a beautiful #plantbased curry sauce. Read on to learn how to make this Organic Golden Tofu Curry. I paired it with saffron flavored quinoa for a…