Chickpea and Coconut Salad

This is a recipe I based off of usali, a South Indian bean salad. Usali is usually made from kala chana or black chickpeas. You can buy them dried and they have a nice earthy flavor to them....more

Rajma (Kidney Bean Curry) Enchiladas

  I recently took a trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico with my family to celebrate my father's 70th birthday....more

Breaded Eggplant Pakoras Over Greens

Pakoras are a North Indian appetizer, made out of vegetables that are battered in chickpea flour and water and then de...more

Sambar (South Indian Lentil Stew)

Sambar is a staple in most South Indian homes. It is a spicy lentil and vegetable stew. On most days, we had some kind of sambar for dinner when I was growing up....more

Gobi Paratha (Cauliflower-stuffed Flatbread)

I have fun cooking with my father because he's always up for inventing or trying out new recipes....more

Usali (Black Chickpeas Recipe)

Usali is a very unique salad dish from my mom's state of Karnataka. She taught me how to make it when I was home last....more