Gunda Pickle – Cordia obliqua or clammy berries pickle (Gunda Keri nu Athanu) Cheat Recipe

I lived and worked in London for  years and took all its beauty, history and novelty for granted.  I feel that now is the time to share with you some of London’s unusual attractions.  As Read More …

Apple, Papaya and Pear Spicy Warm Salad/Sandwich Filling

I have never been a big fan of wraps or sandwiches as I find some of the vegetarian and vegan  fillings are very bland and boring.   I usually make this quick stir fry warm salad Read More …

Fusili pasta with vegetables cooked in Instant Pot

I cooked the pasta in the Instant Pot. The  Instant  Pot (IP) is a pressure cooker but can also be used as a slow cooker. rice cooker, sauté/browning, yoghurt maker and steamer.  I like cooking Read More …

Pav Bhaji in Instant Pot

Pav Bhaji is a popular street food where the a mixture of vegetables are cooked using a mixture of spices. The vegetables are are steamed and then tempered with spices, mashed and served with soft Read More …

Quinoa and bulgur with vegetable pancakes (quinoa ne bulgur na pudla)

I love lazy weekend mornings when I can relax with my family enjoying Indian style tea or coffee with savoury snacks.     Last weekend, I made these indian style pancakes called pudlas to which  I Read More …

Thaikhun Restaurant Review Cambridge Branch

When Thaikhun invited me to come and try out their kids menu, I cheekily asked if I could do that with my adult son!!  Hence last week, my son and I had dinner at Thaikhun Read More …

Paneer and mixed vegetables stir fry

Lately, I have been using paneer in a lot of curries.  This recipe is slightly different from my usual curries as the curry is dry and can be used to eat on its own or Read More …

Spicy Rice Stuffed peppers with sweet potato wedges

Cranks contacted me to share my Vegetarian recipe with theirs and the Vegetarian Society’s combined 80k fans and followers for their “Cranks and  Vegetarian Society: Spreading the Veggie Word this Christmas”.  For my family, Christmas Read More …

Red Thai Curry with mixed vegetables

Lately, family commitments are keeping me so busy that I have taken to using short cuts to my cooking. Yesterday, I made this red thai curry using mixed vegetables. I used Tesco’s Red Thai curry Read More …

Raw papaya and chilies Stir fry called sambharo (Papaya no sambharo)

As I mentioned in my earlier recipes of sambharo – such quick and easy stir fries are rustled up in Gujarati kitchens as an accompaniment with any Indian meal. The basic ingredients of any sambharo Read More …