If you want easy, try this one bowl recipe Bok Choy Basmati Bowl with Roasted Chana Chutney using a few of my favorite ingredients from Laxmi Foods! What I love about one bowl recipes are all the different textures and…
Dosa (a rice and lentil based recipe)
After going back and forth between different rice varieties, lentil variations, and fermentation methods I’ve finally come to a dosa recipe that creates a crispy and tangy flavor.
Sambar (a south indian vegetable stew)
Sambar is made many different ways. In fact, different districts within South India all seem to have their own variation. From the types of vegetable used to the spice blends, the combinations are vast.
Pumpkin Erissery (Onam Sadhya Recipe)
Another classic Onam Sadhya recipe is Pumpkin Erissery. It’s so delicious and simple to make! To make it, all you do is pressure cook white pumpkin and red beans. Then it gets cooked down with a coconut paste. Finally, it…
Red Beet Pachadi (Onam Sadhya Recipe)
Red Beet Pachadi is another classic Onam recipe. When I sit down for a sadhya (feast), I always expect to see this beautiful, bright pink dish on my banana leaf. What I love most about this recipe is how simple…
Jackfruit Seed Mango Curry (Chakkakuru Manga Curry)
Did you know you could use the seeds of a jackfruit to make delicious meals? That’s precisely what I used to make this Jackfruit Seed and Raw Green Mango Curry, otherwise known as Chakkakuru Manga Curry. Never had jackfruit seeds?…
Uppumav/Upma (Spiced Semolina)
You know, as a kid I wasn’t really crazy about uppumav. The sweet, salty, spicy crumbly and steamy plate my mom would serve with a banana had my tastebuds going wild. But the older I get, the more I find myself loving these old childhood dislikes.
One of the simplest South Indian side dishes to make is a thoran, which is a vegetable-based side dish made with a few spices and fresh grated coconut.
South Indian Rasam Podi (Powder)
Rasam is one of the many simple, yet complexly-flavored dishes in South India. This spice blend can be made and stored for months.
Vegan Chinese Chow Mein (in just 3 steps!)
Every now and then, I like to take a break from all-things-meat and fill up on fresh produce. One of my favorite ingredients to experiment with is veggie noodles. You can cook them up in so many ways and, even better, they can make you feel less guilty about your pad thai and pho addiction.
Vegan Nashville Hot "Chicken" Poppers
That’s right, I decided to put a vegan spin on a Nashville staple: hot chicken. Hopefully the locals don’t yell, “blasphemy!” at me.
Spicy Beet Noodle Pad Thai (vegan and gluten-friendly!)
There are so many recipes I want to create with these noodles, but my first venture was to recreate one of my favorite dishes, pad thai.