Indian Bell Pepper recipe

Buttered Capsicum

Well, ok, this is technically not 100% Indian but it’s got some spices in it so I’d like to say it’s a hybrid dish. It’s another simple dish but a delicious one nonetheless. So, start by slicing your capsicums up. I usually slice them up into inch square or slightly larger. You can use mixed…

Stuffed Baby Eggplants

This recipe uses baby eggplants stuffed with a mixture that includes nuts, coconut, onions and spices. This unusual preparation adds a lot of visual interest to an Indian meal. Sometimes, Indian food can have a sameness from too many vegetables in sauces. While this is an important part of the Indian tradition, leaving the eggplants…

Swiss Chard and Coconut Recipe

Swiss Chard and Coconut Recipe

I enjoy making this dish because it is simple, quick, delicious and very nutritious. Swiss Chard is, in fact, considered to be one of the healthiest vegetables available and a valuable addition to a healthy diet. Ingredients Swiss Chard (bunch) Freshly grated coconut (or frozen grated coconut) Mustard Seeds Fennel Seeds Turmeric and Coriander powder…

Sri Lankan puttu recipe dish

Puttu Recipe

Today’s dish is called puttu. One of my personal favorites. It is a south Indian and Sri Lankan dish, quite often had at breakfast (but you don’t have to limit it to that). On our spiritual and culinary tour to South India in February 2012 we will get to try this in Kerala. It’s made…

Thanksgiving Leftovers

On Thanksgiving, Americans eat vast quantities of cranberry sauce, the most chutney-like of all of the iconic American foods. So the day after, lets turn some leftover mashed potatoes into an Indian street food called Aloo Tikki, (also known as Potato Cutlets) and have it with that leftover cranberry sauce! Ingredients 2 cups cold mashed…

Indian aloo potato recipe

Aruba Aloo

Today is day one of our 20 days of delicious Indian recipes. One of the great things that I love about Indian cooking is the freedom that it gives you to experiment with the variety of spices and vegetables that result in countless sumptuous dishes. Since I’m in Aruba right now I decided to call…