Veggie Loaf Slimmers friendly

A lot of my readers are from London or visit London regularly so may find this information interesting.  I used to live and work in London for more than 30 years and still find places Read More …

Tortilla Soup or Cheats recipe for Dall Dhokli

Ever since I  got the Instant Pot, I have been cooking more lentils and beans as they are so easy and quick to cook in the IP.  The  Instant  Pot(IP) is a pressure cooker but can Read More …

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 …

Vaal Dahl (hyacinth bean, lima beans, Fava beans) in Instant Pot

The split val beans make a nice curry which is rich in protein.  Val ni dall has a slightly stronger lentil taste than mung dall.  Another quick dish made in the Instant Pot (IP).  The  Instant  Pot 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 …

Things to give up for lent and how to succeed!

It’s February, and most of us have already struggled to keep our new year’s resolution. Only a few weeks ago we were eager to hit that gym, banish the booze or kick that terrible snacking Read More …

Savoury Rice with lentils (Toor Dall Khichedi) in Instant Pot using PIP method

Instant Pot (IP)  is an electric pressure cooker which has become very popular in my house. LIke most Indians, I like to use the pressure cooker for cooking lentils etc. as it’s quicker. However, the Read More …

Basic kitchen equipment required for Indian cooking

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a List Post Some people are very good at coming up with ideas and making lists and probably wrote their blog post Read More …