A can of fruit can be transformed into a special fruit salad with very little effort. Here, lychees are enhanced with ginger and the zest and juice of fresh lime for a tropical flavour, then tossed with crisp apple, oranges and black grapes from the fruit bowl.
Colourful and packed with flavours, this thick, flat omelette, called a tortilla in Spanish, tastes good served at any temperature. The classic recipe contains only potatoes, onions and eggs, but this version has extra vegetables and ham added. Serve with a leafy green salad.
A great way to get your kids a tasty, healthy snack. Fruit, whole wheat bread, nut butter, this dish covers it all!
This is a yummy dal. For variation, add coconut milk towards the end of cooking. Freezes well.
This is an easy dal to make on a vegetarian night. It tastes good with rice and is my favourite Indian food! I look forward to my Tuesdays dal chawaal nights!
This is my favourite family recipe! My kids don't eat channa daal so I cheat and mush up the entire contents in a mxie or with a hand blender so they don't know the difference! I make a whole pressure cooker of it and take it to work as a soup. It tastes good with either rice or roti as well.
This is a crunchy snack made of rice flour.
Dry Crunchy snack made of rice flour
Steamed rice balls, usually served for breakfast and eaten with sugar.
This is a quick and easy recipe to make if you are in a rush for dinner!
A perfect breakfast or mid-day snack recipe.
A salad with a bite to it.
Easy to make salad.
A very simple and tasty south Indian salad.
This is a comforting everyday dal. My kids love this dal mixed with cooked plain rice and ghee. Spinach adds texture, fibre, and essential nutrients.
I first ate this dosa in a small village near Bangalore. I love the earthy, nutty taste of the Ragi. It is also very nutritious.
A vegetarian soup lover's delight - here's a twist to the same old dal!
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.
Peanut chutney powder is called Shenga Hindi in North Karnataka. You can sprinkle this powder on curries, rice or dosas.