Spicy Couscous with Fruit, Veg and Kidney beans

Looking for a simple and quick lunch idea? Try couscous with chickpeas, with black eyes peas and now kidney beans.  This salad is healthy and quick to make. The salad is also vegan as it Read More …

Farari Sambharo ( Stir fry sweet potatoes and chilies)

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali food – includes all the fruits and nuts, milk and Read More …

Aubergine and Pineapple Curry

Whenever I am shopping, I always like and pickup any recipe leaflets or magazines left for customers to pick up.  This week, Waitrose had a leaflet with this recipe and it looked really interesting.  However, as Read More …

Basic Tomato Curry Sauce

I tend to make curries at least 3 times a week so like to make concentrated basic tomato curry sauce which can be added to curries and dalls when required. It saves me the preparation 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 …

Vegan Aloo Cheese Frankie ( vegan wrap with potato and cheese filling)

Frankies are a popular street food in Mumbai where they make soft chappatis and fill them likea wrap using a spicy potato filling. I used the Mumbai recipe for the potato stuffing and used normal Read More …

Peppers, Onions, Tomatoes and Passion Fruit Salsa (Vegan)

With most of my Indian meals, I like to include a salad, chutney, raita or a salsa dish using whatever I happen to have in the fridge. I rustled up this salsa recently which just Read More …

Vegan Wellington for Christmas

I used to make this vegetable and nut wellington for Christmas but now the family is slowly adopting a vegan lifestyle.  In fact the number of people who are embracing the vegan lifestyle or opting Read More …

Samosini II – Panini with Samosas

Do you remember my last samosini recipe?  It’s still one of my favourite quick snacks.  This time I had left over samosas so decide to add them to my panini and called it samosini II.   You Read More …

Coriander and Chili Chutney/Dip in Froothie Evolve

Every Indian family has a version of this green chutney/dip which is used as a condiment with Indian food and snacks  such as samosas and bhajias – but also as a sandwich spread.  This week Read More …