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22 January, 2020

Kale Stir-Fry

Kale Stir-Fry
Posted in : American, Paleo, Paleo Dinner, Paleo Lunch, Salad, Sides, Stove top, Vegetarian, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch, Whole30 Recipes on by : sujeesha
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I used to not like kale. Until my mom visited me from India and Indianized it. Western world’s new discovery “moringa” is a staple in South Indian cuisine for centuries. In fact, most households have a moringa tree in the backyard. That’s how common moringa is in South India, especially in the states of Kerala
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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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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 September, 2011

Buttermilk Pancake

Posted in : Breakfast, Continental, Dinner, Dosa on by : sujeesha

Ever since I moved to the States I have fallen in love with Pancakes. Though I like commercial pancake mixes available in the market I figured I can make them myself at home and that’s when I started trying out different varieties of pancakes. I love buttermilk pancake and also the multigrain pancakes, and what
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11 April, 2010

Sarkarai Pongal / Sweet Pongal

Sarkarai Pongal / Sweet Pongal
Posted in : Breakfast, Desserts & Sweets, Indian, Instant Pot Ultra, Kerala, Pongal, Rice, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Festive celebrations from childhood are such fond memories. When I think of Pongal, I remember my childhood when my mom used to wake up at 3 am and slave in the kitchen with her freshly-washed damp hair wrapped in a towel, to make delicious Pongal breakfast for us. Menu is simple and authentic. Its always
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7 August, 2008

Ven Pongal

Ven Pongal
Posted in : Andhra, Breakfast, Gluten Free, Indian, Karnataka, Kerala, Pongal, Pressure cooker, Rice, Rice, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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I have to start by saying that i’m writing this description on 01/14/2020. However, the initial recipe post was from 08/07/2008 and so is the above image. I just don’t feel like replacing the amateur image. 🙂 Living in the USA and Pongal falling on a Wednesday means that we only get to enjoy this
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