Bharwa Bhindi (Stuffed Okra)

Bharwa Bhindi is a popular Indian side dish where the okra (bhindi) is stuffed with a spicy filling. This vegan dish goes really well with flatbread like roti or paratha.

Bhindi aka okra, is one of my favorite vegetables. In India, we cook okra a lot and almost everyone likes it. Sarvesh is a huge fan and so whenever I go to the Indian store here, I make it a point to buy some fresh okra to cook at home. At my home, bhindi was usually cooked in a very simple way with little spices. Mom always served that with roti and dal and it made such a comforting and healthy meal.

Another way in which bhindi was...

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Roasted Whole Cauliflower Tikka

Are you not sure what to serve your vegetarian guests in place of turkey on the Thanksgiving table? Try this Roasted Cauliflower Tikka. Whole cauliflower marinated with aromatic spices then baked in the oven and served with a tomato based creamy sauce! This will surely impress your vegetarian guests!

Do you guys like forced break? I have to travel this weekend for some important work (which cannot be avoided) and I don’t really like it! I have so much work and I am being forced to take a break. In a way it’s good because I haven’t been feeling good lately – both...

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Eggplant Mango Kadhi

Mango Kadhi with sauteed eggplant. This sweet and sour kadhi is total comfort food and tastes amazing with rice!

The days are getting shorter & colder and I can almost feel that nip in the air.  The sun is still out but it just doesn’t feel that warm/summery anymore. Are you guys excited for the change in season? I was hardly in Seattle for summer this year, it’s only the last 1 month that I stayed at home. We didn’t do any grilling, no summer activities and now we are almost at the end of it.

Time doesn’t stop for anyone, does it? Feels like yesterday when I...

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