Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Chickpea Spinach Salad with Yogurt Dill dressing

When I was a little kid, salad predominantly meant a combination of onions, tomatoes and cucumbers with a pinch of salt, pepper and lime juice. Mostly in Indian households, salad is a side-dish and is hardly prepared or served as the main dish. Only stepping out of India got me to know that salads can… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Chickpea Spinach Salad with Yogurt Dill dressing

Dal Gosht (Lamb and Lentils Curry)

It’s been roughly more than 10 days since I published my last post. I was pretty caught up with few things in life that have taken up more priority over anything else. Staying away from my laptop gave me more time to rest, unwind and recuperate. Although this break was “unplanned”, I realize getting myself unplugged… Continue reading Dal Gosht (Lamb and Lentils Curry)

Zucchini Falafel Tikkis

If you have ever been to Arab Street in Singapore, you would have tasted world’s best Falafels at the restaurants lined up on the street showcasing beautiful Middle-Eastern culture. And when lip-smacking Arabic food is accompanied with belly dancing, life is pretty good! Falafels….I love them so much that I just can’t have them enough. I feel like visiting Arab… Continue reading Zucchini Falafel Tikkis

Hyderabadi Qubooli Biryani (Chana Dal / Lentil Biryani)

When it comes to Biryani, I confess my knees go weak and my heart starts to pound! If it comes on the husband to impress me, he takes me out to a good restaurant and orders a biryani! Yes, that’s how much I love my biryani. And to top it all, Qubooli falls right under… Continue reading Hyderabadi Qubooli Biryani (Chana Dal / Lentil Biryani)

Home-made (No Yeast) Butter Naan with Palak Chole (Spinach Chickpea Curry)

A big shout out to Linda @thedutchbaker  for recently requesting the recipe for Indian Naan bread. There you go Linda!! Hope this will help you. Naan is a popular Indian bread commonly served in restaurants and hotels. It is a leavened bread prepared at very high temperatures in a tandoor oven. Usually we don’t have tandoors at home.… Continue reading Home-made (No Yeast) Butter Naan with Palak Chole (Spinach Chickpea Curry)

Whole Green Moong Lentils Curry

Lentils are absolutely the love of my life! I am so addicted to them that I want to add these nutritious pulses into literally everything on earth, be it rice or veggies. Whole green moong lentils are a high protein, low calorie and low fat food. Especially for people suffering from diabetes anemia, doctors always recommend… Continue reading Whole Green Moong Lentils Curry

Lentils and Rice Bake topped with Gouda Cheese

DH got loads of Gouda cheese from his last trip to Amsterdam. Not only Gouda but also blue cheese, pesto flavored olive oil, grain mustard and tonnes of chorizo! The previous week was rather a “cheesy” week with both of us snacking heavily on cheese…DH usually loves to pair it up with his drinks. I… Continue reading Lentils and Rice Bake topped with Gouda Cheese