Summer

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

Roasted Pumpkin Labneh Buckwheat Salad with Pomegranate and Rocket

Roasted Pumpkin Labneh Buckwheat Salad with Pomegranate and Rocket

Summery delicious nutritious Roasted Pumpkin Labneh Buckwheat Salad with Pomegranate and Rocket. With Contrasting textures & flavours – Its Heaven on a Plate!

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.

Panakam -Traditional Indian Summer Cooler of Jaggery and Dry Ginger

Panakam -Traditional Indian Summer Cooler of Jaggery and Dry Ginger

Panakam or Panagam: Traditional chilled drink of Jaggery water with dry ginger -specially made for Sri Rama Navami festival – easy, refreshing and healthy

Easy Tomato Basil Sauce For Pasta or Pizza

Easy Tomato Basil Sauce For Pasta or Pizza

This easy, 6 ingredient (counting salt, pepper and oil, each as ingredients) Tomato Basil Sauce for Pasta or Pizza is a very basic and simple sauce. I make it about once a month and then freeze it in separate small portions so that there is […]

Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing with Chia Seeds

Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing with Chia Seeds

Quick Easy Strawberry Poppyseed Dressing with Chia Seeds for a delicious and healthy Dip or Salad dressing. A cupful of nutrition in less than 10 minutes!

Curried Chilli Zucchini Soup – Spice Up Your Evening

Curried Chilli Zucchini Soup – Spice Up Your Evening

Easy and flavourful curried chilli zucchini soup with fresh chillies, herbs and a touch of turmeric with walnuts to add extra health and nutrition.

Lemon Thyme Rasam

Lemon Thyme Rasam

A recent visit (my first) to First Agro Farms at Talakkad near Mysore, was a day well spent walking through fields of greens and vegetables all grown without the use of pesticides. It was an enriching experience – but more about that, coming up, in […]

Watermelon Bocconcini Arugula Salad with Homemade Basil Oil

Watermelon Bocconcini Arugula Salad with Homemade Basil Oil

A simple and delicious salad for warm humid days or when you just want a quick light lunch. The basil oil and peppery arugula perks up the bocconcini and sweet watermelon to give a tasty easy dish.

Sautéed Curry of Purple Beans

Sautéed Curry of Purple Beans

A simple and quick curry of Beans, sautéed in sesame oil and garnished with fresh coconut. Gorgeous Purple beans which are a bright green when sliced, make for a delicious accompaniment to sambar or rasam and rice. Regular green beans may be substituted for the purple ones.