Ash Gourd with Manathakkali Seeds

If you know Tamil Cuisine, then you would know Vathal Kuzumbu.¬†Manathakkali Seeds are an essential ingredient in it. They have a very interesting mix of flavors. A bit of bitterness is prominent but they also have a nice sourness in them. So I paired them up with Ash Gourd and carrots. You Need: Ash Gourd,Continue reading “Ash Gourd with Manathakkali Seeds”

Zucchini Curls

You Need: Zucchini. Mushrooms : About a cupful, quartered. Olive Oil. Garlic, finely diced. Pomegranate. Salt and pepper to season it. Use a peeler to cut the zucchini into narrow strips. Chop up the middle part, which has the seeds. Heat a heavy bottomed pan. Put in the mushrooms and the chopped zucchini. Mix theContinue reading “Zucchini Curls”

Fried Bombil (Bombay Duck)

This is a very delicate fish and a little tenderness and patience is a must. You need: Bombil, cleaned and cut open like a butterfly. Ginger Garlic paste. Red chilly powder. Turmeric. Mustard oil. Vinegar. Salt. For the coating: Rava. Salt. Black pepper powder. Take all the masala in a dish and use a whiskContinue reading “Fried Bombil (Bombay Duck)”

Black Eyed Peas with Aubergine

A simple meal for the start of another week. You Need: Black Eyed Peas, soaked in water. Wash them well and drain completely. A tomato, finely chopped. A green chilly, finely chopped. Mustard Oil. Cumin Seeds. Coriander Seeds. Turmeric powder. Fresh Coriander. Some small eggplants, quartered. Heat the mustard oil. Crackle in the seeds andContinue reading “Black Eyed Peas with Aubergine”

Chicken Broccoli : No Oil, Keto.

I was trying to come up with an extremely light sauce and my eyes fell on a half cut tomato left over from breakfast. A quick idea that turned out brilliantly colorful and very healthy. You Need: A pair Chicken legs and thighs. 3-4 Tomatoes, finely diced. Broccoli florets. Coarsely ground Black Pepper. As muchContinue reading “Chicken Broccoli : No Oil, Keto.”

Baked Pumpkin Fries : Keto Vegan

You need: Pumpkin, cut into strips. Black Pepper. Salt. Sesame Oil. Garlic paste, half teaspoon. Rub all ingredients together. Spread them out on a parchment paper. Into a preheated oven at 180C for 25 minutes. Remove. Let it cool a little. Add a little more salt and a lot more pepper. Pull and play withContinue reading “Baked Pumpkin Fries : Keto Vegan”