‘Halasinakai Bendi’, Jackfruit Curry

Monsoon is here and hot summer days are finally over. With that our most loved summer fruits are also slowly disappearing. Though I indulged in them fully, it’s sad that I have to wait for one whole year to enjoy them again ....more

Whole Wheat Mango Crumble Bars and Introducing ‘Soul’

I am sure my regular readers have noticed that I haven’t been very active in the blogging seen....more

Spicy Star Fruit Gojju/Relish

Sweet fruits like Mangoes, Jackfruits, Pineapples, Bananas are all used a lot in our cuisine. I wasn’t very fond of most of these dishes while growing up and now I see that my palate has evolved quite a bit. I can enjoy quite a few of these recipes, which call for ripe juicy fruits ....more

Sweet Mango and Bitter Gourd Curry

From past few weeks I haven’t spent too much time cooking or blogging. My already busy life has gotten a little busier. I’ll talk about that some other day ....more

Crunchy Finger Millet & Chocolate Squares (Vegan + Gluten Free)

Inspiration for new recipe comes when I least expect them to!...more

Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Loaf

I have come to the realization that overripe bananas are a part of my life. I just have to learn to deal with them. This Banana Chocolate Loaf...more

Gujje Uppinakai, Instant Tender Jackfruit Pickle

Being the pickle lover that I am, every year I eagerly wait for this season to eat one of my favorite pickles. It’s the tender jackfruit pickle that my mom makes. This pickle is the taste of home, something that I can’t buy in any store outside ....more

Chili Basil Millets With Tofu (Vegan)

It’s always great to have a box of cooked rice in the refrigerator. Most of us know at least a dozen different recipes we can comfortably whip up in minutes if we have some cooked rice ready. If you want to make your meals even more nutritious replace the rice with cooked millets once in a while! ...more

One Bowl Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Vegan + Whole Wheat + Sugar free)

I find it hard to stay away from baking for too long. Between all the craziness at home I somehow manage to make time for it. It’s comforting to find home baked bread, cakes or cookies in my kitchen when I want to grab a small snack during the day ....more

‘Gorikai Menaskai’, Cluster Beans in Sesame Coconut Curry

The word ‘Busy’ has a new meaning in my life right now. From morning 7 to night 9 I am in a survival mode these days. I feel like I am constantly juggling tasks and by the end of the day when the kids are in bed, I am completely drained out ....more