Carrot Ginger Soup

A warming light and cheery soup with gingery after tones to cuddle up to on a blustery winter day. Over the holidays I was diagnosed (again) with high cholesterol & border line diabetes. I’ve decided to take this as a serious call to action. Even though I eat a pretty clean diet – does giving…

Cumin pepper cold medicine soup

O dear, My boss isn’t well. I haven’t been well. A friend mentioned he’s been under the weather for a while. Cold season blues can really affect our bodies! When I feel this way-runny eyes, sore throat, I long for my grandmother’s soup. Lightweight, packed with spices, this cold medicine soup is bound to pick…

Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam is just what the Doctor ordered. An all season nourishing favourite. Packed with lentils, black pepper, and a unique combination of spices it will lift the appetite of the slowest digestive system. If you or your child have been down with the flu and want to recover fast, then you must absolutely read…

Potato Coconut Cream Soup

Where potato meets coconut! I love this potato simmered in spices and coconut cream soup.. Just returned from visiting my childhood bestie and in no mood to cook! Having been spoilt by her amazing cooking I hesitated to step into my kitchen & get something going. Finally I could take it no more & today…

Mulaikeerai-Amaranth Soup

Amaranth is my favourite green. It reminds me of the spinach seller who comes bearing a basket of varieties of spinach to our doorstep in Chennai. A merry haggling session begins. She ups the prize knowing how much the human tendency is to love to bargain. Eventually everyone is happy, price lowered for the customer,…

Curry Potato Watercress Soup

Curry Potato Watercress soup is a creamy and nutritious soup that hits all the taste bud notes. Dotted with mustard seeds and served with warm bread what more can you ask for on a winter’s day? Ingredients 2 cups boiled, peeled and cubed potatoes 1 cup loosely packed watercress 1/2 cup red onion finely chopped…

Tomato Lentil Soup

The crunch of mustard seeds, the fragrance of a spice mix that has endured centuries, the broth of juicy tomatoes and lentils, this colourful soup will lift your spirits, captivate your soul and nourish your body. Today’s post is for my friend Alison who asked- Your posts are nice and I try out your recipes ….

Zucchini Buttermilk Soup

Picture this..3 teenaged kids in the coastal southern town of thiruchendur, hot and tired after playing with the waves. Just as we are about to collapse out of sheer exhaustion, out of the ocean emerges a mirage, an old woman carrying an earthen pot on her head calling out ‘buttermilk’. Pleading with our parents for…