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 …

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 …

Froothie Review: Tomato Soup Indian Style

As mentioned in several posts, Froothie Evolve has actually changed the way I am cooking now.   Over the last couple of weeks week I made a quick hummus recipe and  a quick no oil Carrot Read More …

Sweet Potato and Green Bean Curry in a coconut sauce

Recently our offices moved to a new venue and we learnt that the building has been used in one of Harry Potter’s movies.   The inside of the building is not open to public  but you Read More …

Tomato, Mango and Kenyan Chilies Relish – Fridge Clear-out Relish

I am sure you all have small amounts of fruit and vegetables leftover at the weekend and you wonder what to do with them as you replenish your fridge with freshly bought shopping.  A lot Read More …

Spinach and Aubergine Mash curry

Aubergine and spinach are both such healthy vegetables and when cooked together, they really change the game where curries are concerned.  I have tried to make this virtually oil free so it has very low Read More …

Veganuary – More than just a trend: the rise of veganism

In recent years, the word ‘vegan’ has skyrocketed from a relatively rare dietary choice to a popular lifestyle choice for many. And no wonder — the vegan diet has claims ranging from sheer health benefits Read More …