Sprouted Moth Bean (Vigna Aconitifolia) Curry

Moth bean are called Vigna aconitifolia. They are drought-resistant and grow in arid and semi-arid regions of India. It is commonly called mat bean, moth bean, matki, Turkish gram or dew bean. The moth beans Read More …

Special Vegetarian Biryani in Instant Pot

This biryani is a great favourite of ours and the recipe for making it without the Instant pot (IP)  is here.  The  Instant  Pot (IP) is a pressure cooker but can also be used as a Read More …

Curried Black Eyed Peas/beans (Chora) in the Instant pot

Making  curried Black eyed peas/ or as some people call them -black eyed beans  is very similar to cooking other lentils in the IP. Black eyed  beans  are full of protein and easy to cook and 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 …

White and Red Kidney Bean curry with spinach

Its National Curry week next week from the 10-16 October and my blog has lots of vegetarian curries you can create this week.  I am sharing this quick and easy recipe using ingredients readily available 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 …

Multigrain Chorafari (Multigrain crispy snack)

Chora fari is a regular snack in my home and often I make it with a variety of flours.  Often I use only plain flour and chick pea flour to make the chora fari.  However, Read More …

Pav Bhaji (Spicy blend of vegetables served with bread)

When Betfair  asked me to create  a recipe inspired by one of the 14 nations in the Cricket World Cup this year – I immediately thought of India as Cricket is so popular in India.   Read More …

Carrot and Green Chilies Salad/Pickle with Mustard (Raita gajar marcha)

This dish is made in all Indian homes and served as a condiment with the main meal. It adds to the flavours of the dishes you have in your plate (thali).  Indian thali will have Read More …