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

Vegan Beetroot, Tofu and Lentil Tikkis

When I think of feeding my family with something super healthy, “Tikkis” are always that come immediately to my mind. With tikkis, you always get an incredible opportunity to form a stunning concoction of ingredients moving ahead to make something that would taste over-the-top delicious or simply “out of the world”! And that for sure gives… Continue reading Vegan Beetroot, Tofu and Lentil Tikkis

Paneer Avocado Kathi Rolls (Indian Cottage Cheese and Avocado Wraps)

Kathi rolls are a popular snack in most parts of India, but originally they were founded on the streets of Kolkata. Something that is closely associated to my childhood days…. a popular street food in CALCUTTA, it was an everyday roadside dish we relished when we spent our school vacations at this “City of Joy”. Adults, kids and… Continue reading Paneer Avocado Kathi Rolls (Indian Cottage Cheese and Avocado Wraps)

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

Roasted Potato Pasta Salad with Baby Arugula, Cranberries and Grain Mustard Dressing

Last night we attended Mariners Nite, a signature event of the year within the shipping industry of Singapore. It is an excellent opportunity for the Mariners to get together, network and enjoy an evening of social gathering with families. Along with the presentations, entertainment, awards and accolades, the biggest attraction was the vast spread of… Continue reading Roasted Potato Pasta Salad with Baby Arugula, Cranberries and Grain Mustard Dressing

Double Baked Potatoes Stuffed with Spiced Cottage Cheese (Paneer) and Corn

It’s the National Day in Singapore tomorrow. I had been planning to make this dish for long and thought it was perfect timing to cook something special for a weeknight dinner just before a Public Holiday! So there it goes….twice baked potatoes with a spicy corn and cottage cheese filling. A perfect side-dish for any meal… Continue reading Double Baked Potatoes Stuffed with Spiced Cottage Cheese (Paneer) and Corn

Millet Tabbouleh with Sauteed Sunflower Sprouts and Cottage Cheese

It’s the end of the week and like always, I was craving for a hearty salad for my Sunday dinner. My trip to the super market was ever interesting with the discovery of organic sunflower sprouts. These sprouts were new to me but I knew they are very nutritious. I was yearning for the addition… Continue reading Millet Tabbouleh with Sauteed Sunflower Sprouts and Cottage Cheese