Himalayan fennel swiss chard Creamed lentils

Himalayan mountains are not just heavenly. People who live in the mountains are very warm, hospitable and generous. Maybe it has to do with being so close to nature. Imagine sniffing pine leaves everyday or walking in woods or climbing up hills. Its got to bring out your inner cheer. These swiss chard leaves and…

Keeraithandu Sambhar-Amaranth Stem Stew

Sambar is the classic southern stew. Every kitchen has its own recipe. Amaranth stem provides a nice texture, dals add smoothness and sambar powder(the famous spice mix) add the necessary spices to this wonderful dish. I first tasted amaranth stem sambar in my aunt’s home and never forgot its mesmerizing taste.. For years now I’ve…

Kootu-Southern Coconut Stew

  I’ve been a bit off weather for a few weeks now.. and was reminded about blogging from a friend who texted, .where are your posts, I’ve been watching out but long time no writing? What’s with that.. Sorry about that.. Rib dislocation takes a little time to heal, and it does mean discomfort..But then…

Black Eyed Bean Stew

There’s nothing more satisfying than a hearty stew packed with goodies for your body – tastes delicious and looks pretty. Protein filled beans, Antioxidant nutrient rich spices, I promise- You won’t go wrong with black eyed bean stew, a timeless classic which I’ve detailed step-by-step. I used 2 spices. Turmeric, the Golden Goddess is often…