DIY, Recipes

Quinoa upma

  I have been intrigued by Quinoa, the healthy and versatile seed, which is commonly substituted for grains. I saw pinterest food boards showing so many recipes using quinoa and even  health-food lovers recommending it. Supposedly, quinoa is a great source of fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. So this year, I really wanted to adopt quinoa into… Read More Quinoa upma

Recipes

Pearl Couscous Salad

When I cooked this for the first time, I asked myself, “Why didn’t I cook this before?” :-) This recipe is easy as well as versatile (can be eaten by itself or as a side dish). Here’s what you’ll need: 1. Vegetable broth: 1 and 1/2 Cups 2. Pearl Couscous: 1 and about 1/4 Cups 3. Assorted… Read More Pearl Couscous Salad

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Tapioca Pulao {Recipe}

It was Shruti who introduced me to this recipe and now this is my family’s favorite Sunday breakfast. Try it, I’m sure you’ll like it too. For a family of two adults and two kids you’ll need: – 2 cups tapioca (sabudana) – 3 cups of water – 1 cup assorted finely chopped veggies (our… Read More Tapioca Pulao {Recipe}

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Two Salads

If you ask me my favorite American food, my instantaneous answer will be the Salad ! I love the pure textures and flavours of greens, carrots, peas, broccoli, peppers – anything vegetarian. The only thing I don’t like in my salad is that cheese. I feel out here in the US no matter what you… Read More Two Salads

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Pakoras – vegetable fritters {Recipe}

I don’t know if it’s only me or people from India. When it rains, the temperature plummets down, skies turn gray – I think of chai-pakora. Tea and Fritters. For so many days when it rained heavily in Nashville I pestered my friends that we should have tea – pakoras. But being calorie conscious people… Read More Pakoras – vegetable fritters {Recipe}

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