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Potato Mushroom Curry (Video Recipe)

Potato Mushroom Curry (Video Recipe)

Mushroom Potato Curry – a gluten-free, nut-free curry that is easy and quick to make. This semi-dry aloo mushroom curry pairs well naan, paratha or rice. One-pot curry is so creamy and tastes so indulgent that it makes a healthy alternative to weeknight dinner or […]

Kohlrabi Curry (Knol Khol Curry + Video)

Kohlrabi Curry (Knol Khol Curry + Video)

Kohlrabi Curry – a delicious vegan and gluten-free curry made with a tomato-based sauce that makes a delicious accompaniment with roti, paratha or as a side dish with rice. The seasoning and spices give it a real boost and the peanuts, coconut and lime juice […]

Pasta with Carrot Sauce (Video Recipe)

Pasta with Carrot Sauce (Video Recipe)

Pasta with carrot sauce is a creamy, mildly sweet and flavourful dish that makes a great meal for kids. Like many pasta dishes that have a base sauce, this dish has a hidden vegetable sauce which is a great way to up vegetable intake for […]

Mint Pulao (One-Pot Vegan Rice + Video)

Mint Pulao (One-Pot Vegan Rice + Video)

Mint Pulao – Aromatic and delicious one-pot rice flavoured with fresh mint and spices. This fresh mint rice gets ready in less than 30 minutes and you can either eat it just by itself or as a side dish. A simple and easy rice recipe […]

Baby Corn Masala (Vegan, GF + Video Recipe)

Baby Corn Masala (Vegan, GF + Video Recipe)

Baby corn Masala – a classic spicy and delicious curry that makes a great side dish for roti, naan, paratha, chapati and rice. Baby corns are cooked in a rich and intensely flavoured onion tomato masala. A few basic spices and 20 minutes are all […]

Honey Garlic cauliflower (Party Appetiser + Video)

Honey Garlic cauliflower (Party Appetiser + Video)

Honey Garlic Cauliflower – a crispy fried cauliflower coated with sweet and savoury honey garlic sauce. A perfect appetiser to pair with fried rice. This cauliflower is battered and deep-fried just like any other Indo-Chinese starter and then tossed in honey garlic sauce. This starter […]

Fresh Mint Tea (Sugar-free, Caffeine-free + Video)

Fresh Mint Tea (Sugar-free, Caffeine-free + Video)

Fresh Mint Tea – delicious and super refreshing caffeine-free, dairy-free and sugar-free herbal tea made with fresh mint leaves. The stress buster herbal mint tea is a great way to unwind and relax after a long day. Once you try this homemade mint tea you […]

Vegetable Masala Rice (Vegan One-Pot Rice + Video)

Vegetable Masala Rice (Vegan One-Pot Rice + Video)

Vegetable Masala rice is an easy and quick one-pot dish that comes together in less than 30 minutes. This is a super delicious and healthy dish perfect for a weeknight dinner or for lunchbox. How to make perfect Vegetable Masala Rice Water to rice ratio […]

Bread Pizza Recipe (Kid-Friendly Recipe + Video)

Bread Pizza Recipe (Kid-Friendly Recipe + Video)

Bread Pizza is a quick kid-friendly snack that is sure to entice even the pickiest eaters. This is a perfect vegetable bread pizza recipe to make with kids. With a few ingredients and ten minutes of cook time, this vegetable pizza will become a favorite […]

Capsicum Masala (Vegan & GF curry +Video)

Capsicum Masala (Vegan & GF curry +Video)

Capsicum Masala – a vegan and glutenfree curry made with bell peppers, few basic spices, sesame seeds, coconut and peanuts. A simple yet flavourful and versatile curry gets ready in less than 30 minutes and makes a flavour-packed lunch or a quick weeknight meal with […]


Spices

Kalpasi (Dagad phool / Black stone flower)

Kalpasi (Dagad phool / Black stone flower)

Kalpasi, alternatively known as Dagad phool or black stone flower is a kind of lichen. This blackish purple mystery flower is often blended with other spices to make delectable masalas. It is a common spice used in Chettinad cuisine such as Chettinad masala and some […]

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric powder is a member of the ginger family and has a distinctive bright yellow colour, so it is called golden spice. Fresh turmeric has a striking appearance to fresh ginger.  It is used as a colouring agent in few recipes, popularly known for its […]

Tamarind

Tamarind

Tamarind is a sweet and sour pulp extracted from pod-like fruit of tamarind tree. Available as deseeded/seeded blocks and paste. Tamarind is extensively used in Indian cuisine, especially in south Indian cooking as a souring agent and to flavour curries, rice and chutneys. It is considered […]

Saffron (Kesar)

Saffron (Kesar)

Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. It is an orange-red dried stigma obtained from the flower of Saffron crocus and has intense bittersweet honey flavour. Just a pinch of saffron is enough for Indian desserts and rice dishes. Click on images below […]

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

Nutmeg is obtained from fruit of nutmeg tree, has rich warm and sweet flavour. Available as whole and as ground.