Methi Dal

Methi is fenugreek and I used fresh fenugreek leaves for this recipe and yellow moong dal. I have tried with toor dal also, but prefer yellow moong in this particular dish. I am yet to try with chana dal. Methi is mainly used in Indian recipes and has many health benefits like lowering blood cholesterol,…

Sweet and Sour Karela (Bitter Gourd)

You must be wondering how this can even be possible 😂! But trust me…. the sweet and tangy taste will truly deter you away from the bitterness of the bitter gourd (karela) 😉. Honestly, this was an “accidental” dish. I started off trying to make something different with bitter gourd and ended up getting an…

Scrambled Tofu

This is a good alternative to egg for those who are vegan and it’s a super easy and quick dish to prepare. It’s pretty much like scrambled eggs but instead of eggs, we use tofu. Or you may also use paneer and you can find my paneer bhurji recipe here. You can easily mash the…

Channa Dal Palak

This is yet another favourite curry of mine. I love all kinds of dal in almost all kinds of preparation and I love spinach. So this is a great combo which is very delicious and nutritious. This recipe is originally from Tarla Dalal. Her recipes are so easy to follow and you truly cannot go…

Baked Beetroot Cutlets

Hubby passed me a beetroot cutlet recipe and as I love beetroot, I wanted to give it a try. If you recall I also have the Carrot Beetroot recipe posted some time ago from my friend Savi, which you can find here. Besides beetroot, I have added carrot and cauliflower and when I started with…

Varutharacha Mackerel Curry

Ayala (Mackerel) is a type of fish most commonly known here as Ikan Tenggiri. Varutharacha – Varutha means roasted and Aracha means ground. Basically, we would fry/saute or dry roast the shredded coconut (together with other ingredients like coriander seeds, dried chilli etc.) till it turns golden brown, depending on the recipe. In this recipe,…