Beetroot Veggie Rice

Beetroot is one of the most healthiest vegetables out there and the pink color it bleeds to dishes is a pretty sight. This recipe is one for the health conscious people but at the same time ensuring that taste and flavor are not compromised. Peas and corn add to the different colors in this dish….

Plantain Stir Fry

Healthy, Healthy Healthy! Many people are watching their weight and what they eat these days. It’s always difficult to combine healthy and tasty in a dish. This recipe does just that and it’s a great side dish to some flatbread or plain steamed rice. Plantains, while being starchy are a great source of fiber and…

Broccoli,Mushrooms & Tomatoes

Broccoli and Mushrooms are probably 2 of the tastiest vegetarian options out there. As a meat lover, there are few vegetables that can take the place of meat. These two fit the bill and when paired with juicy tomatoes for that tangy flavor, it becomes a beautiful dish, one I would maybe even choose over…

Tahini Dressed Veggies

It’s time for another vegetarian dish! I, usually eat a balanced meal, so even though many of my posts are of meat, chicken or fish, I do eat a lot of raw vegetables with it to balance it out. With this dish, however, it is a medley of vegetables and spices served with the soft…

Eggplant & Zucchini

It’s time for a vegetarian curry! I have been getting requests for more vegetarian dishes and this curry is a really tasty and healthy option. Many people aren’t big fans of eggplants but I think they are delicious and so versatile. Back in Kuwait, we have this ‘Falafel Mushakal’ sandwich and you always get this…

Green Beans & Pork

Growing up, one of my favorite vegetables or green foods was the humble green beans. The green beans recipes that I ate as a kid were mostly in the form of a thoran (a coconut based vegetable dish in Kerala with Indian spices and flavors). The beans were sauteed in fresh curry leaves, mustard and…

Snake Gourd Stir Fry

So this post brings out the Mallu (Malayalee – a person from Kerala, South India) in me. Thoran is basically a vegetable dish sautéed with Indian spices and coconut flakes/bits. It is quite frequently eaten in Kerala especially for lunch and is a delicious add on to steamed rice or fresh rotis. As a kid,…