Salad with Creme Fraiche Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer, people will start to have make and eat more salads. What salads, raitas and pickles can be served with Indian meals? With the Indian meals, it’s traditional to Read More …

ZENB Veggie Bites and Veggie Sticks and My Impulse Vegan Salad

For the last couple of years, we have been doing Veganuary and, in my case, I eat mostly vegan the majority of the time – except that sometimes when I am busy and get hungry, I Read More …

Stuffed Peppers with Rice, Tomatoes, Mixed Vegetables and Black eyed peas

Stuffed peppers are popular in lots of European and Mediterranean countries and each country has it’s version of stuffing from mild to spicy.  I like to stuff mine with  a variation of rice, couscous or Read More …

Aubergine, fenugreek and dumplings curry – Ringna, methi ne muthiya nu shak

  Aubergine is such a versatile vegetable that can be added to so many different curries.  My favourite is aubergines and potatoes but this week I wanted to make aubergine and fenugreek and dumpling (muthiya) Read More …

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.  I usually use  Kidney beans to make a curry so this is a nice change.  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. I love 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 wraps with potato and cheese filling (Vegan Aloo Cheese Frankie)

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 …