Raita Stuffed Cucumber Cups with Roasted Madras Garbanzo Beans

Can clean eating get any more elegant? Cucumber cups stuffed with a simple and easy raita and then topped with crisp garbanzo beans roasted with Madras spices. Great as appetizer, healthy snack or even a light meal. Gluten-free Nut-free Vegetarian Madras (now renamed as Chennai), located in the southern part of India is one of […]

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The Best Tandoori Chicken Naanwich

The best tasting naanwich made with leftover tandoori chicken and mint chutney! Happy hump evening friends! Meet my all-time-favorite grilled cheese!!! Does this even qualify to be a grilled cheese? Well, it has a form of flatbread (instead of the traditional ones) and cheese meted in between. This sandwich aka naanwich has it all – […]

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Authentic Chicken Curry with Kale

Authentic, simple, quick chicken and kale curry, that is finger-licking good and is perfect for week nights. Dairy-free Nut-free Is it even possible to have too many curry recipes? In fact, I’ve been reached out by few readers wanting more. I’m so thankful that you guys take the time to try my recipes and write […]

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Deconstructed Mango Lassi and Chia Breakfast Parfait

The 5-ingredient breakfast parfait that is a feast for the eyes! I have a confession to make – Chia seeds found it’s way into my kitchen only about 3 weeks ago. I know…I know…..I realize the stupidity too. So, what changed my mind? A lady was contemplating at our local Sprouts one day, holding on […]

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Keema-Matar Inspired Cauliflower rice

Super delicious cauliflower rice that has all the flavors of Keema-Matar and comes together in under 30-minutes for a quick weeknight dinner. Gluten-free Dairy-free Nut-free Vegan Vegetarian Paleo (use olive oil instead of vegetable oil) Whole 30 What is “Keema-Matar”?? It is a stir-fried dish made with any type of ground meat (traditionally made with […]

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Tandoori Chicken Skewers with Cashew-Mint Chutney

Perfectly cooked, moist, juicy tandoori chicken kebabs delicious plain or served with cashew-mint chutney. Hey folks… hope you”ll are having a great Monday! We had a beautiful weekend in the bay area with 75 degrees and we soaked it all in. Folks walking, kids playing outside after long, wet months….spring is in the air and […]

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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

Crisp and mildly sweet shortbread cookies that is flavored with the queen of spices! Queen of spices??? What? Don’t be puzzled….peppercorns and cardamoms are commonly referred to as the king and queen of spices back home. Cardamom is the vanilla in Indian cooking. Every sweet dish is flavored with cardamom and the aroma permeates the […]

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Spice-Roasted Edamame

Edamame roasted with coriander seeds, red pepper flakes, garlic and salt. Spicy…salty…healthy…finger food. You guys, look what I bring to you today? Do you’ll like edamame? I tend to buy them every time I visit Costco. My daughter loves to snack on them. Loaded with fiber, protein, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, iron, calcium, folate […]

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Turkey Meatball and Sweet Potato bowl with Creamy Mint Chutney

An Indian style Buddha bowl! Baked turkey meatballs and sweet potato wedges served with quinoa and creamy mint-cashew chutney. EASY…. HEALTHY…. HEARTY….. SPICY…. TASTY…. CREAMY…. TRENDY….. Hey y’all! Are you a fan of buddha bowl like me? Buddha bowls have been all the rage on Pinterest lately. It’s a delicious combination of cooked protein, whole […]

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