Category: Food & Cooking

34 Posts

Buttered Capsicum
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...

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How to make chapatis
How to make chapatis

Chapatis or rotis are simple, delicious Indian flat breads that are made from whole wheat flour that goes perfectly with many curries. Its really simple and easy to make so you should definitely give it a go. Ok, what do we need? Here’s the list of ingredients: 2 cups of whole wheat flour A...

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Stuffed Baby Eggplants
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 In...

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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) Mu...

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Puttu Recipe
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...

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Thanksgiving Leftovers
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 cranb...

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Temple Chickpeas
Temple Chickpeas

(I’m re-posting this recipe as it is a great one plus it’s an easy one to prepare) Now, I’ll have to be honest and say that I don’t really know what the name of this dish is so I just call it “temple chickpeas”. I’ve heard the name “Sundal” being used but am not sure…

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Aruba Aloo
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...

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