Millets and Lentil Pulao with Dillweed (Millet Khichdi)

What does one do when you decide on cutting carbs to lose weight? Cutting down on carbohydrates is the easiest way to lose weight and begin a bon voyage for healthy living. When we talk about carbs, the first thing that comes into our mind is rice. And cutting back on rice means moving on to healthier… Continue reading Millets and Lentil Pulao with Dillweed (Millet Khichdi)

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

Rajma Chawal (Kidney Beans Curry with Rice)

Lentils and grains have always been one of my favorites, especially Rajma Chawal. I love such healthy nutritious meals where just one dish is enough to go with rice and a side-salad, and one literally doesn’t need anything else to remain happy. Thats right! For me a good soulful rajma Chawal defines happiness and the… Continue reading Rajma Chawal (Kidney Beans Curry with Rice)

Roasted Pumpkin and Spinach Salad with Spiced Tempeh and Cottage Cheese

How about whipping up a quick salad for a hot summer afternoon lunch? Sounds good!! It works all the better for me if the salad has spicy fried tempeh as crunch factor. I love tempeh, not only in salads but in absolutely any form. In Singapore, Malays use Tempeh to make a wonderful dish called Sambal… Continue reading Roasted Pumpkin and Spinach Salad with Spiced Tempeh and Cottage Cheese