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24 October, 2017

Pulao using Cauliflower Rice

Pulao using Cauliflower Rice
Posted in : Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Lunch, North Indian, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Rice, Vegetarian, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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I, AM, officially obsessed with “cauliflower rice”. To be honest, i had my doubts when i thought about making pulao with it. But the end product was so mind-blowing that i can’t wait to try other variety rice items using cauliflower rice. Best part about this rice is it took me all of 15 minutes
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24 October, 2017

Sabudana Kichdi (with no peanuts) – Tapioca Pearl Hodgepodge

Sabudana Kichdi (with no peanuts) – Tapioca Pearl Hodgepodge
Posted in : Breakfast, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Fat, Lunch, North Indian, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Vegetarian, Whole30 Breakfast, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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Sabudana khichdi is usually made with peanut powder which is a dish that is consumed during auspicious days by those that want to observe abstinence from indulging on their staple food. Though I’m not a religious person (to my mom’s disappointment!!), I love Love laaaaav sabudana khichdi. However, since i’m on Whole30 cleanse now, I
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23 October, 2017

Cauliflower Rice – Egg Fried Rice

Cauliflower Rice – Egg Fried Rice
Posted in : Chinese, Continental, Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Lunch, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Rice, Rice, Thai, Vegetarian, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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Alright, I can’t believe i’m saying this. But friends, Cauliflower “rice” is mind-blowing. This fried rice tasted absolutely delicious and my coworker who tasted it couldn’t tell it wasn’t rice. I just started my Whole30 cleanse and I was pretty skeptical to substitute my beloved rice with cauliflower, but i’m Sold! I had come home
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11 September, 2017

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes
Comments : 2 Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Deep Fried, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Samosas are the most popular Indian snack across the world and I have not come across anyone that is not intrigued by them. There are hundreds of varieties of samosas and what I’m sharing here is the classic version of em all. There are no hard and fast rule as to what goes in the
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22 August, 2017

Naan

Naan
Posted in : Baking, Bread, Dinner, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Indian meal at a restaurant is not complete unless you have your generous dose of tandoor-cooked bread called “Naan”. Many of us think making naan at home is impossible without a clay oven, but believe me, oven range works just fine. Two essential items that are needed to make the best naan at home (atleast
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14 August, 2017

Aviyal

Posted in : Curries, Heart Healthy, Indian, Kerala, Low Fat, Onam Sadhya, Paleo, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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This nutritious dish with a variety of vegetables cooked in coconut paste is an important part of all Kerala festivals. Outside of festivals, its a great side dish for Adai, another nutritious Indian pancake you can find in my site. There are a lot of vegetables used, hence quantity of each vegetable is so less.
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13 June, 2017

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)
Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Chamorro, Deep Fried, Desserts & Sweets, Filipino, Pacific Island food, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Ever since i came across this dish while looking for Chamorro desserts, i’ve been dying to make these. This is a very simple Filipino dish that migrated to Guam and has different variations. What i like about Lumpias is that they are not too sweet but delicious, and can be made in a jiffy. Jackfruit
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5 May, 2013

Thai Salad

Posted in : Diabetic, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Salad, Thai, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

[yumprint-recipe id=’2′]Ingredients: Green apple – 1/2 cup (chopped finely like matchsticks) Baby carrots – 1/2 cup (chopped finely like matchsticks) Thai green chilies – 2 (deseeded and chopped finely like matchsticks) Cilantro/coriander leaves – 3 stalks (roughly chopped) Cayenne pepper – 2 pinches Thai chili sauce – 1 tbsp (this can be substituted with 1 tsp honey)
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2 September, 2012

Sambar – 1

Posted in : Curries, Dhal Varieties, Diabetic, Dinner, Diwali, Heart Healthy, Indian, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Paleo, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha

Ingredients: Thoor dhal – 1 cup Tomatoes – 2 (diced) Garlic – 5 cloves with skin (optional) Castor oil – 1 tsp (optional) Any chopped vegetable of your choice – 2 cups :- you can use veggies like raddish, brinjal, okra, drumstick, capsicum or chow chow. Shallots/sambar onion/pearl onion – a handful or small red
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