From my mom’s kitchen, a colorful, vegetable-laden poha for a superhealthy kickstart to the day.
From my mom’s kitchen, a wholesome upma fortified with beans, carrots, sprouted moong and amla. My only contribution has been in clicking pictures and wolfing it down for breakfast.
Achari gajar (pickle-like carrots) takes its inspiration from the taste of traditional Indian pickles. A side dish to spruce up any Indian meal, the best part is that it is ready in minutes.
Nothing like some hot vegetable soup on a rainy day, is there? I make this carrot and coriander soup often – it is filling, easy to make and great for health.
- Carrots – 3, medium-sized
- Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup, packed
- Onion – 1
- Peppercorns – 1 teaspoon
- Salt – to taste
- Butter – 1 teaspoon
Leftover boiled rice gives us plenty of opportunity for reshaping into new avatars, doesn’t it? I had a tempting pack of button mushrooms with me and used it for this mushroom fried rice tonight.
A sweet-and-tangy carrot and onion raita with crunch and a color palette reminiscent of the Indian flag!, this cool accompaniment for Indian meals give the perfect balance to spicy gravies.