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I usually like to buy my groceries at the local farmer’s market, but it is a little tough doing that in winter, so I go to the usual supermarkets to … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vegetable Curry

Indian curries are very versatile, mix the curry with some vegetables or paneer and make a fantastic meal out of it. These curries taste great with roti (chapatti), or rice … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lime and Poppy Muffins

While cooking comes to me very naturally, baking is still comparatively new. So usually when I bake, I use the tried and tested recipes, and then change just the flavors … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Scrambled eggs with avocado

Eggs are one of the best sources of protein out there, besides being one of the fastest all purpose meals. You can eat eggs for breakfast, lunch, dinner; pair it … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sambar-Lentil Soup

As a vegetarian if I was paid every time I was asked “how do you get your protein?” I would have been rich by now! As always my answer is … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alu Mutter Paratha

Alu mutter paratha means Indian bread stuffed with potatoes and peas. Parathas traditionally are a staple from North India, but are now available and eaten throughout India. Parathas can be … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Red Cowpeas (red chauri) curry

Sometimes you end up making amazing dinner out of something completely unexpected. I like to try out new lentils that I find in the Indian store. I had never tried … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kanda Poha

Poha means flattened rice and Kanda means onions, so Kanda Poha literally means flattened rice and onions. In India’s arrange marriage culture, Kanda Poha ceremony used to be phrase when … Continue reading

September 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Green Cabbage salad with spicy peanut dressing

This weekend was a hot one here in Boston. With temperatures soaring to 90 degrees, I was definitely in no mood for eating anything hot. But after missing the lunch, … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mexican Veggie Nachos

I am a big fan of Mexican food, as most of the Indians I know. I think the simple combination of rice and beans with tomato salsa appeals to the … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

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Food plays a major part of our lives...in my case, either I am cooking food, or planning what to cook, or on my way home thinking about what to cook or hungry and thinking what snack can I grab at work 😆. Food is also how we show our loved ones we care...mother making sure her kids get fresh food for lunch or dinner, you cook for your partner making sure they like it and vice versa, you bring hot food for a friend who has been sick, for your furry friends you make treats to make sure they are getting nutrition and good taste.... Food is our primary need and a best way to show someone You care... On the plate is spicy hot pitla just the way mister likes it, with green moong, fries green chilies and hot rotis #homemade #homecook #lovetocook #lovetoeat #indianfood #indian #vegetarianrecipes #vegetarian #vegetarianfood #desistyle #desitadka #indianfoodsquad #indianfoodie #bostonfoodie
The story of Veg Biryani....a biryani connoisseur will tell you there is no such thing as vegetarian biryani...., but since we vegetarians will beg to differ since we can definitely say that there’s a difference between Pulav and Biryani, so there’s such a thing as vegetarian biryani....might not be as delicious like it’s mutton counterpart to the meat eaters...but to us it is just amazing😃. Made egg biryani few nights ago and lip smacking good...even if I say it myself! 😆 🍽🍽🍽🍽 #vegetarian #vegbiryani #eggbiryani #lovetocook #lovetoeat #ricelover #indianfood #indianfoodlover #indianinme #indianinboston #bostonfoodie #foodstagram #instafood #indianfoodsquad
Colors on my dinner plate, whites of rice and yogurt, yellow of dal and beguni bhaja and red of aam aachar that work in unison to comfort me to usher in the weekend! #indianfood #indianinme #vegetarian #vegetarianfood #dalchawal #dalchawalforlife #foodiegram #desistyle #desitadka #homecook #thali #beguni #lovetocook #lovetoeat #loveindianfood❤️
A simple dinner of flat beans, toor and eggplant (vaalor toover ringan) sabji, paratha and yogurt which soothes a tired body.... #indianfood #indian #vegetariandinner #vegetarian #simpledinner #weeknightdinner #thalilove #lovetocook #lovetoeat #foodtalkindia #indianfoods #foodiesofinstagram
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