Sundal (Chickpeas)

It is literally just a bunch of small independent steps that add up to one the best veg snacks. Soak chickpeas overnight. Then pressure cook them with a little salt and water. Discard the water. Coarsely grind together a little coconut and green chillies. Heat oil. Add into it some cumin, mustard seeds, hing andContinue reading “Sundal (Chickpeas)”

Kadala (chickpeas) Curry

Chickpeas are a great source of plant protein. They come in different colors and sizes. I used dry green chickpeas for this recipe but you can use anything you want. Chickpeas, dry: 200 grams. Onion, medium sized: finely chopped. Tomatoes, 3: roughly cut up. Ginger, 1 inch. Green chilly, 1. Dry Red Chillies, 2. Saung,Continue reading “Kadala (chickpeas) Curry”

Water Chestnut (Singada) Savory Pancakes

I love playing with different flours and this Singada or Water Chestnut Flour is one of the easiest to work with. Its also a very healthy flour and although gluten free, it has a very sticky nature that makes it easy to spread. The base for this is incredibly simple. Add a mild acid likeContinue reading “Water Chestnut (Singada) Savory Pancakes”

Roasted Butternut Squash

A simple dish that is healthy and yummy. Simply mix together pieces of butternut squash with garlic powder, paprika and olive oil. Roast at 180C in the middle tray of your oven for about 20 minutes. Remove and mix it up a little. Return to the oven and let it roast for another 10-15 minsContinue reading “Roasted Butternut Squash”

Apple Cinnamon Slab Pie

If you have apples and some puff pastry sheets, try this out. Its super easy to make, looks lovely and family will absolutely enjoy it. Apples, sliced. Butter. Sugar. Cinnamon Powder. Puff Pastry Sheet. In a heavy skillet, add the butter and apples. Cook on low heat till the apples get soft. Add sugar andContinue reading “Apple Cinnamon Slab Pie”