Turmeric chutney – healing and nourishing #goldendip (Arishina Gojju)

Turmeric known for it’s healing properties, vibrant golden color and subtle flavour. Being a locally available super food, these golden roots have been extensively used in Indian kitchen. With almost every seasoning accompanying a small portion of turmeric powder, elders ensured, our taste buds are tuned to turmeric. I am grateful that, for introducing to such…

Kanne-kudi Katne or Chinese weed soup

Chinese weed or Kanne-kudi as it is known in the western ghat region of Karnataka, is an uncultivated plant, found in abundance across the region. The English name for the same seems to me an extreme misnomer, as there is absolute no China connection to it. Nonetheless I would use that in this post for…

Beetroot soup – A quick and easy soup and a super food

I’m trying to stick to my promise of healthy eating without compromising much on the taste and joy, it brings home.  Beet root is  available in India through out the year, though in winter we have access to its good green leaves. With multiple culinary usages in Indian vegetarian food preparation, beetroot also is a…