Thandai Powder

Thandai Powder is a versatile masala powder that you easily make at home.

With the flavors of cardamom, saffron, rose and loaded with nuts, this powder is great to flavor your milk or use in desserts!

When I was little, I used to hate milk. Like hate it from the bottom of my heart.

My mom would give me a glass of milk everyday before school and I would drink it somehow. But...

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Tomato Chutney

Simple Tomato Chutney is the perfect accompaniment to idli and dosas!

This vegan south Indian tomato chutney is easy to make with basic pantry ingredients. 

Even though I didn’t grew up eating South Indian food, I love it a lot – like a LOT and we eat it at least once a week.

Earlier when we would feel like eating...

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Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea Curry (Lobia Masala)

With practically no prep involved, this Indian style Black Eyed Pea Curry is a breeze to make using my frozen onion tomato masala in the Instant Pot!

Vegan and gluten-free, I love this curry with rice!

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Honey Cashew Tofu

Crispy Tofu tossed in a super flavorful sweet sauce with bell peppers and toasted cashews. 

This Asian style Honey Cashew Tofu will be your new favorite way to eat tofu!

If you have been around here a bit, you know we are not big on tofu. I am still okay with it but Sarvesh cannot stand it. If I just give him a tofu scramble to eat, he will not eat...

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Instant Pot Quinoa Khichdi

One-pot wholesome meal, this Quinoa Khichdi is a healthier spin on traditional Indian khichdi.

Made with quinoa and lentils, this khichdi is lightly spiced and packed with nutrition.

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Dal Tadka

Lentils tempered with spices and ghee, this Dal Tadka is one of the most popular Indian dishes and also my personal favorite.

This recipe uses burnt charcoal for that smokey flavor which makes the dal even more special!

Whenever we would eat out in India (when I was little), we would always order 2 types of dal for the table –...

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Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo is a popular Indian side dish made with potatoes and cumin seeds!

This simple recipe gets done in minutes and goes so well with a side of bread. You only need a handful of ingredients to make this Jeera Aloo.

We are talking potatoes again! What do I do? I can’t help it because there are just too many Indian potato recipes and when I make them I feel like sharing them on the blog too...

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Aloo Palak

Simple and healthy Aloo Palak is a vegan Indian dish where spinach and potatoes are cooked together with spices.

My homemade version of aloo palak uses minimal spices making it so comforting. Tastes best with flatbread like roti or paratha!

Potato is added to a lot of Indian curries and gravies. I think we have this habit of adding potatoes to anything and everything.

I think...

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding with Maple Cinnamon Pecans

This creamy Chocolate Avocado Pudding gets done in 10 minutes, is vegan and free of refined-sugar!

Topped with crunchy maple cinnamon pecans, these are the perfect little treats for Valentine’s Day or just about any special occasion. 

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Coconut Chutney

Simple and easy Coconut Chutney – this popular Indian chutney pairs well with idli, dosa, vadas and so much more! Vegan.

I have always maintained that I am huge fan South Indian food fan. I am a north Indian and my mom never really made south Indian food at home. 

It was the occasional dosas that she would make and that too from store bought batter. We mostly ate south Indian food at...

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Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

This Instant Pot Minestrone Soup is super comforting on a cold winter day. One pot, gets done in 30 minutes and is vegan.

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Soups are one thing I am most drawn to during winters. In...

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Tomato Rice

South Indian style Tomato Rice with lots of spices! This is favorite way to make tomato rice, it tastes so good with pickle and a side of yogurt! It’s also known as Thakkali Sadam in Tamil.

Rice is such an integral part of Indian cuisine. It’s literally eaten in every corner of the country.  I have shared quite a bit of Indian rice recipe on the blog but of course there is so much more that I have not...

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