Air Fryer Brinjal Dry Curry | Baby Eggplant Roast

Spicy and crispy baby eggplant/brinjal roast made in an air fryer! A perfect side that’s vegan and gluten-free! Like okra/vendakkai curry, brinjal curry, or kathirikai kari, as we say in Tamil, is one of the staple dry curries in our household, and it’s my favorite too. We typically make this curry on the stove-top, but I will share the air […]

Bagara Baingan | Hyderabadi-Special Eggplant Curry

Bagara baingan or bagare baingan is a famous Hyderabadi eggplant curry. This spicy and lip-smacking recipe pairs well with biryani, pulao, roti, and rice. Check out how to make this delicious bagara baingan with detailed step-wise pictures. Indian cuisine has so many different curries and gravy recipes. This eggplant, the small Indian brinjal curry known as bagara baingan, is famous […]

Vegetarian Meal Planner

Another Sunday and another meal planner! Here is my 5-day meal planner with breakfast, lunch, and dinner options for the upcoming week.  Are you new to meal planning and prepping or looking for new ideas?  I have been sharing 5-day meal planners for the past two years, and I have over 45+ Indian vegetarian meal planners on my blog. You can […]

Paal Payasam | Rice Kheer Recipe

Delicious and easy-to-make 3-ingredient paal payasam, Indian milk kheer prepared with rice, milk, and sugar! Rich and creamy kheer perfect for any occasion.  Paal means milk, and payasam means pudding/kheer in Tamil. Call this pal payasam or arisi paal payasam or paal payasam, milk pudding, or rice kheer; this humble and delicious dessert is perfect for any festival or occasion. […]

Instant Pot Applesauce

Effortless, “dump and go,” homemade applesauce made in Instant Pot without any sugar! A versatile applesauce recipe that you can relish as is or use in baking or other desserts or make delicious apple-flavored waffles or pancakes.  As much as I love fresh apples, I love applesauce(in fact more than the kiddo), apple-based desserts(linked below), and pickles as well. IMO, […]

Paneer Manchurian

Paneer Manchurian RecipeIngredients (Serves 4 – 5)1. Paneer – 350 – 400 gm, cubedSoy sauce, light- 1.5 – 2 tspPepper powder – 1/2 tspSalt – 1 – 2 pinchesCorn flour / corn starch – 1 tbsp (I used Argo corn starch)2. Oil – 1 – 1.5 tbspFor the gravy3. Oil – 1.5 tbsp4. Onion – 1/2 cup, choppedGinger – 3/4 […]

Indian Vegetarian Meal Planner

A week-long Indian vegetarian meal planner with breakfast, lunch, and dinner options! Plan, prep and make healthy meals for your loved ones! Are you new to meal planning and prepping or looking for new ideas?  I have been sharing 5-day weekly meal planners for the past two years, and I have over 42+ Indian vegetarian meal planners on my blog. You […]

Celery Dosa

Not a big fan of raw celery but want to incorporate it into your daily diet? I have a simple dosa recipe with the goodness of celery! Check out how to make this easy celery dosa with step-wise pictures. Earlier, I shared aval/poha dosa and buckwheat dosa, and now I am back with another dosa recipe. If you notice, the […]

Buckwheat Groats Dosa | Kuttu Dosa

A no-rice dosa prepared with buckwheat groats and sago pearls/sabudana! Learn how to make this buckwheat dosa, aka kuttu dosa, with detailed stepwise pictures. You all know how I love exploring new grains and seeds and rotating them in our daily meals. Buckwheat groats are my newfound love, and I have been making khichdi and sambar rice with them.  As […]