Okra : Vegan, Low Carb Finger Food

This is a snack, which is vegan, low carb, no oil and super uncomplicated. You need: Okra. Garlic Paste. Pepper Powder Take Okra. Wash them. Let them sit in a colander for at least 10 mins. Rub garlic paste and pepper powder and leave them for another ten minutes. Skewer them with a bamboo skewerContinue reading “Okra : Vegan, Low Carb Finger Food”

Grilled Apple Salad

The Wife went back to her yoga regimen and I wanted to make a “Pick Me Up” treat. Best form of instant energy are fruits and its always fun to combine them together to make a flavor bomb. You Need: Pomegranate. The Zest and Juice of one Orange. ¬†Finely chopped Mint Leaves. Finely chopped GreenContinue reading “Grilled Apple Salad”

Sweet Potato and Greens

You Need: Sweet Potatoes Turmeric, Red Chilly Powder, Coriander Powder as per taste. Any greens like Spinach, Amaranth or Malabar Spinach. Used Malabar Spinach also popularly called as Basella Alba. Some cumin, fenugreek and coriander seeds. Grated coconut and chilly flakes. Chop the sweet potatoes into small pieces. Heat some oil. Fry the turmeric powderContinue reading “Sweet Potato and Greens”

Masala Orka (Bhendi)

This is a recipe that is very simple and does not need your constant attention. You Need: 250 grams of Okra, Heads and tails snipped and cut into small rings. 2 Tomatoes, roughly chopped. 1 onion, cut into 8 pieces. 1/4 teaspoon turmeric. 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder. 3 teaspoons of coriander powder. Indian SesameContinue reading “Masala Orka (Bhendi)”

Beets and Greens (Water Amaranth)

You Need: 2 Medium Beets, Grate them using the attachment that yields long strips. Water Amaranth or Ponnaganti Kura, couple of bunches. 5-6 Garlic cloves, sliced up. Coriander Seeds about a teaspoon. Cumin Seeds about a teaspoon. Freshly ground pepper powder as per taste. Two tablespoons of mustard oil. This is a relatively simple recipe.Continue reading “Beets and Greens (Water Amaranth)”

Pumkin Pepper

You Need: 200 Grams of pumpkin, sliced into long thin strips. One red capsicum, sliced into long strips. A few mint leaves. Some toasted seeds. Some regular seasoning mix. Pepper powder as per your taste. A little more is always nice. Olive Oil. Rub olive oil all over the pumpkin and capsicum. Sprinkle some saltContinue reading “Pumkin Pepper”

A Ten Rupee Hack

You need: Any of those instant cup-a-soup (12 grams) packets from Knorr or Maggi. A small head of cabbage, shredded. 200 grams of button mushrooms, diced. A capsicum, diced. Olive oil A teaspoon of garlic paste. Heat olive oil, saute the garlic paste for less than 30 seconds. Add the mushrooms and capsicum. Cook onContinue reading “A Ten Rupee Hack”

Aloo with Barik Methi

Barik Methi is also called as Baby Fenugreek. The original Micro Greens that cost next to nothing. You Need: Couple of bunches of Barik Methi, washed and chopped up. Some baby potatoes. Two Green Chilies, chopped up. One large onion, chopped up. A little cumin. Some turmeric powder. Chopped up Garlic cloves. Saute in mustardContinue reading “Aloo with Barik Methi”