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

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

Desi Salmon and Cod Fish Cakes

These patties are so simple that in the beginning I was wondering whether to share it or not with you all. But then my conscience pushed me repeatedly cos these are soooooooo goooooooooooooood!!!!! No, that wasn’t a typo! I am serious. These fish cakes are moist, flaky and super delicious. They literally melt in your… Continue reading Desi Salmon and Cod Fish Cakes

Baked Wheat Flour Samosa

Samosas are a very popular snack / appetizer in the Indian subcontinent, South-East Asia, the Mediterranean and Africa. In India, not a single festive occasion is considered as complete without a platter of hot samosas being served to guests. Indian samosas are usually vegetarian, stuffed with a savory potato filling and is served with tamarind chutney… Continue reading Baked Wheat Flour Samosa

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

(Zero Oil) Fish Tikka

Fish is a staple in our home. DH being a Goan, and myself a Bengali, we both belong to communities that is not quite used to having fish skipped out of their meals on a regular basis. And in a way I would say even DD has managed to inherit our genetic traits so much so… Continue reading (Zero Oil) Fish Tikka