Category: Vegetarian Recipes

Shahi Navratan Korma

Shahi Navratan Korma

Shahi Navratan Korma is a delicious combination of 9 vegetables in a mildly spiced, creamy gravy. You can use vegetables of your preference. When I want to give my family a vegetarian treat, I whip up dishes that are pretty much an overdose on vegetables […]

Apple and Pine Nuts Salad

Apple and Pine Nuts Salad

This light, summer salad is a dedication to Cersei Lannister – the Queen of Seven Kingdoms and, perhaps, the most hated character. She is beyond evil, really. Brutal and outright psychotic, Cersei’s stern looks gives me the creeps (almost everything in the Game of Thrones […]

Baghara Baingan

Baghara Baingan

Baghara Baingan – known as Baingan ka Khatta as well – is a famous dish in Hyderabad and Bangalore, especially paired with Mutton Biryani , Dum Pukht Biryani or Vegetable Biryani and is served at weddings. Another similar accompaniment is Mirchi Ka Salan. I’ve tried to prepare Baghara […]

Egg Curry

Egg Curry

Egg curry is a satisfying dinner option when I visit the kitchen late in the evening and am not in mood for a take out. I find this recipe to be quite effortless yet delicious. Tamarind and coconut are the life of egg curries. You […]

Creamy Garlic Sauce – Skordalia

Creamy Garlic Sauce – Skordalia

I’ve tried Greek dips before and they are delicious. One of the signature dips of Greek cuisine is the Tzatziki Sauce. Considering that Mediterranean food is mildly spiced, dips complete the taste. Ingredients: 2 slices bread 3/4 cup walnuts 5 cloves garlic 2 tbsp fresh […]

Lemon & Oregano Roasted Potatoes

Lemon & Oregano Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients: 10 medium-sized red potatoes 1/4 cup olive oil Juice of 2 lemons 1 tbsp oregano Salt to season Method: Preheat oven to 400 F Wash and quarter the red potatoes in similar sizes. Pour the olive oil, sprinkle the lemon juice, and oregano. Give […]

Dal Palak

Dal Palak

Dal Palak is traditional to Indian vegetarian cuisine – a recipe passed on by generations. Dal Palak is a fine, nutritious, and lightly spiced combination of lentils and spinach. This kind of palak recipes retain most of nutritional value of spinach since its not fried […]

Coleslaw with Sour Cream Dressing

Coleslaw with Sour Cream Dressing

Coleslaw has ‘evolved’ from its original to a variety of combinations. All are equally delicious and pretty much have the essence of a coleslaw – ‘crunchy and creamy’. Dressings vary from buttermilk and mustard to tahini and yogurt. This coleslaw dressing is with sour cream. […]

Cream of Spinach Soup

Cream of Spinach Soup

A creamy spinach soup is an appetizing start to a meal. Spinach isn’t really my favourite, but given its nutritional values, I try to stir up something interesting, like the crackling spinach. This cream of spinach soup is now a standard in my kitchen, especially […]

Baked Creamy Vegetables

Baked Creamy Vegetables

Ingredients: 4 tbsp butter 2 tbsp all-purpose flour (maida) 1 cup milk 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup boiled and diced french beans 1 medium carrot, boiled and diced 1/2 cup blanched green peas 1/2 cup corn kernels Salt to […]