Easy to make salad.
A very simple and tasty south Indian salad.
A nutritious and tasty roll with a vegetable filling. A great snack or school lunch for kids.
Aloo Methi is a popular Punjabi dish that is also very healthy. Methi has a tangy, bitter taste and has been proven to lower blood sugar in diabetics. Serve with raita and ghee-on-top chapati.
This is a high fibre chapati from north Karnataka. Great with dal, raita, curries or just on its own. Jowar is easily available all over the country.
This North Karnataka special chutney can be eaten with joladarotti or chapati.
Peanut chutney powder is called Shenga Hindi in North Karnataka. You can sprinkle this powder on curries, rice or dosas.
Healthy to eat and simple to prepare, I love these paronthas.
Fried bottle gourd dumplings in a rich tomato and cream gravy
A spicy dish that will tingle your taste buds.
According to Ayurveda, lauki (bottle gourd) is very good for the body, it can reverse the effects of aging and it's specially very good for liver. It's low cal and so, it also helps to reduce obesity. Enjoy this recipe!
Beets boiled under tender, then tossed with a lovely garlic vinaigrette and served on a bed of lettuce or mixed salad leaves. A simple, elegant, flavourful salad for your next party.
Different colours and varieties of tomatoes tossed with a garlic vinaigrette, served on a bed of lettuce with pumpkin and sunflower seeds sprinkled on top. Yum!
Boiled carrots mashed with dalchini, jeera, honey and other spices from North Africa. Great on top of bread or with veggies as a healthy and light dip.
When I travel abroad, all my work friends request that I cook for them. Instead of cooking it on stove, I bake this traditional Punjabi dish to save time. They love it. Serve it with gravy wala chicken, raita and parathas.
Wonderful for picky eaters to get some vitamin rich pumpkin in. Healthy and delicious, a great soup for any time of the year!
Traditionally favourite flavours of beet and goat cheese blend well in this healthy and yummy salad. It's great for a romantic dinner or anytime easy entertaining. I used canned beets, cut into rounds and ovals. You may use peeled, boiled beets. I hand shaped goat cheese into 'petals'. The salad is in sitting on top of edible, organic roses. Serve with roasted lamb and asparagus.
Mediterranean couscous works very well with this simple soup. Hard-boiled eggs can be added according to the number of people being served.
Sun dried tomatoes with goat cheese and garlic flat bread. It's even good tossed with some leftover pasta.
"Rocket" is a bitter, super sharp tasting herb. You may sub with leafy greens of choice. All measurements can be altered to taste.