Category Archives: Fruits and vegetables

Whole wheat, dates and walnut cake – a healthy bite for your hikes

It’s rainy days…rains..the most awaited season of the year. Monsoon has an uncanny ability to bring in joy, happiness and content to earth. Entire region looks so green, clean and calm. The solitude that brings out the tippy toe sound … Continue reading

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Mango Layered Cheese Cake – easy no bake dessert

I spent this summer in the beautiful hills and tiny villages of western ghats, wherein the tiny streams of water flows as the life line of evergreen forests, the chirping birds and mild sunshine welcomes the day. Mangoes are grown in … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Undhiyu /Oondio – A Winter vegetables bliss

Life some time seems to be an insane journey. With unknown stopovers turning into cozy hang out places, people from different walks of life turning into a part of your family,  food once was alien being part of staple diet…..so … Continue reading

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Spiced Moringa leaves and lentils / Moringa leaves subzi and Welcome – 2016

This is my first post for the year 2016 and I choose to begin with the healthy recipes.  I would be posting the healthy vegetarian recipes though out this year and focus on seasonal and local ingredients & products. Moringa leaves, … Continue reading

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Taro roots / colacasia in seasoned yogurt

Being a vegetarian in India does never mean limiting the options in your cooking menu. The wide spread of vegetarian recipes available are extremely high, probably one of the highest in the world. This would also translate into healthy eating options … Continue reading

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Moong sprout and radish parata /stuffed Indian bread / mooli paratha

Parata or stuffed bread is an everyday favourite in my house hold. The versatility offered by this bread makes it even more attractive every time.  Paratas find its roots from the Punjab, in northern Indian state, home cooked bread, stuffed … Continue reading

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Purslane in seasoned yogurt /purslane raita

Purslane is one of those weeds which you almost can’t call weed. It would spread rapidly and make your garden fill with color green. And this is also one of those uncultivated form of green, even with the over growth, will … Continue reading

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Strawberry – Agua Fresca

I believe strawberries are one of the most beautiful creation of mother nature.  Dark red skin laced with golden dots, contrasting green leaves and a drop like shape, there is hardly anyone, who won’t get inspired by strawberries. This inviting … Continue reading

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Ringan no olo/ Khatiawadi style smoked eggplants

There is some inherent goodness with the bringjal/eggplants/aubergine. With its mild bitterness,  and soft fleshy texture, tastes great when cooked with right ingredients.  Across the country you find the ardent admirers of brinjal. We are no exceptions to it. We love … Continue reading

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