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Bombay Chutney ( Besan Chutney + Video Recipe)

Bombay Chutney ( Besan Chutney + Video Recipe)

Bombay Chutney – a vegan, gluten-free side dish made with gram flour. This simple yet delicious dish makes a great accompaniment with poori, chapati, dosa, idli and roti. This easy dish doesn’t require any grinding and gets ready in 20 minutes. As always, you will 

Lemongrass Ginger Tea (Dairy-free Herbal Tea + Video)

Lemongrass Ginger Tea (Dairy-free Herbal Tea + Video)

Lemongrass ginger tea – a soothing and refreshing herbal tea made with fresh lemongrass, ginger and sweetened with honey. This refined sugar-free, caffeine-free and dairy-free tea makes a healthy and aromatic morning drink to kick start your day. As always, you will find the full 

Chilli Parotta (Video recipe)

Chilli Parotta (Video recipe)

Chilli Parotta – a classic spicy street-side dish from Tamil Nadu. Parotta cut into bite-sized pieces are tossed with onion, mixed peppers and spices. This delicious dish gets ready in 15 minutes and doesn’t involve any grinding or complex cooking process. It makes a quick 

Dal Palak in Instant Pot (Video recipe)

Dal Palak in Instant Pot (Video recipe)

Dal Palak – a simple one-pot curry made with spinach, red lentils and basic spices. The simple, vegan, healthy, protein and iron-rich spinach lentil curry made in Instant Pot makes a quick and easy dish that gets ready in 20 minutes and goes well with 

Tomato Kurma (South Indian style Tomato Curry)

Tomato Kurma (South Indian style Tomato Curry)

Tomato Kurma – a tomato-based tangy and mildly spiced curry that goes well with south Indian breakfast dishes and paratha. This simple and easy south Indian style kurma get ready in under 30 minutes. As always, you will find the full ingredients list with measurements 

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 


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 is a flowering plant Curcuma Longa of the ginger family. It is the oldest medicinal spice often called “golden spice” due to its distinctive bright yellow colour. Fresh turmeric root has a striking appearance to fresh ginger.  It is used as a colouring 

Tamarind

Tamarind

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

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. Since ancient times it has been revered for its medicinal benefits, this spice is largely cultivated 

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

  Nutmeg is a pit of the fruit obtained from the nutmeg tree. It has a rich warm and sweet flavour, It is available as a whole and as ground. Generally, it is used in few sweet dishes and in some spice blends to impart its