Savoury Mains

Brown Rice Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus

Brown Rice Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus

Healthy Brown Rice Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Asparagus. Delicious, Nutritious and Easy to make. Refreshing and just right for a meal whatever the weather

Mango Rice – How to make Raw Mango Rice or Mangai Sadam

Mango Rice – How to make Raw Mango Rice or Mangai Sadam

Easy, tangy and tasty seasonal raw mango rice or mangai sadam, Tamil style. Grate the mango with the peel and add peanuts for greater flavour and nutrition.

Easy Nutritious Khichidi for the New Mom

Easy Nutritious Khichidi for the New Mom

The challenge in cooking for the New Mom (specially the Indian Mom with a taste for spices and chillies) is making food that is not only appropriately healthy and nutritious, helps in lactation and /or in healing the exhausted body, but is delicious and tempts […]

Easy Healthy Pudina Rice – fragrant mint rice with capsicum

Easy Healthy Pudina Rice – fragrant mint rice with capsicum

A deliciously tasty rice, made by mixing cooked rice with a spiced mint sauce. Nutritious and so easy to make!

Peruvian Kiwicha Salad – Amaranth and Roasted Figs with Buttermilk Dressing

Peruvian Kiwicha Salad – Amaranth and Roasted Figs with Buttermilk Dressing

A rich, nutritious salad of heirloom Kiwicha grains (a form of amaranth), with a delicious buttermilk dressing, and with honey roasted figs, charred broccoli, herbs and pistachio nuts. Kiwicha was a staple food in Peru 4000 years ago. With disease fighting properties and great health benefits, Kiwicha is the new Quinoa!

Dandelion Greens, Mango & Couscous Salad

Dandelion Greens, Mango & Couscous Salad

With the goodness of fresh dandelion greens, Red and Yellow Swiss Card, Lettuce, juicy ripe Mangoes, some frozen and some fresh berries, the couscous plays the perfect foil to this summery deliciousness. Serve with my lemon honey dressing or strawberry poppyseed dressing.

Green Shakshuka with Kale & a Parsley Pesto

Green Shakshuka with Kale & a Parsley Pesto

Green Shakshuka of sautéed Kale leaves and onion, gently cooked in a pesto of parsley, cilantro, tarragon leaves and pistachio nuts. The recipe for the pesto sauce is from Pinch of Yum’s Green Shakshuka with Rice.

Herby Roasted Tomato Couscous Salad

Herby Roasted Tomato Couscous Salad

Roasted Tomato Couscous Salad with tomatoes of many colours and sizes, fresh basil, oregano, balsamic vinegar and lemon juice for a healthy refreshing salad

Matar ki Tehri UP Style – Fresh Peas cooked with Rice & Spices

Matar ki Tehri UP Style – Fresh Peas cooked with Rice & Spices

Matar ki Tehri – A fragrant rice dish from Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India, made with seasonal Green peas cooked with Basmati rice in Desi Ghee and subtly spiced

Fattoush Lebanese Bread Salad with pomegranate molasses

Fattoush Lebanese Bread Salad with pomegranate molasses

A fresh delicious salad, where the herbs are not meant just for garnish but are significant ingredients in the dish. Three ingredients normally used in Lebanese cuisine are featured  here, i.e. flavouring the pita bread with za’atar, dressing the salad with sumac combined with extra virgin olive oil