Tag Archives: Vegetarian

Ghee, the golden elixir

Ghee, a form of clarified butter seems like a new phenomenon, but it is not. It has been an integral part of Indian culture since eons. Literally. It is mentioned in Vedas and mythological legends from thousands of years ago. … Continue reading

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Southwestern Quinoa Pilaf

I am a fan of leftovers. In fact, many times I cook extra to finish up the vegetables that are about to die in my fridge or to use up ingredients that I bought more than needed because they were … Continue reading

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Vegan Khaima (Minced meat) Curry

Last year, one fine day in February, I declared myself ‘Pseudo non-vegetarian’. You will see why shortly.  It was not an overnight decision. It was not a new-year resolution. It was definitely not health based. I think there are many … Continue reading

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Masala Aloo Bajjis (Fried & Stuffed Potato Dumplings)

I am glad to be back from the unplanned hiatus from this blog. I would think of this blog every day, but just did not have the time or mojo to pen down the thoughts and words that were swirling … Continue reading

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Ginger-Garlic Rice

I did not realize while growing up, but my mom was a magician in the kitchen. Every single day before sending me and my sister off to school by 8 AM and our Dad to work around the same time, … Continue reading

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Paneer Butter Masala

Often times, I am disappointed or frustrated when I go to an Indian restaurants in US. Disappointed because virtually all gravy bases taste the same (and some restaurants do use the same base for ALL–fact obtained from a friend who … Continue reading

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Gnocchi…with an Indian Twist

I first met pasta about 14 years ago. And it was not love at first sight. There were no explosions or angelic music. I ate it and thought it was good, but not crave-worthy. That was until I had some … Continue reading

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