Twenty years back when I left behind my home, my family and my childhood to begin a new life in this country, I had no idea how much I would miss the everyday things that I took for granted: the hand pump which spurted out water with every squeeze, the call of the [...]
A bowlful really perfect for the summer time – quick to cook, light, lemony and healthy. It is the simplest kind, usually not heard of very often when “Indian Cuisine” in general is discussed. Cooked with very little spices, and “satvic” in nature, it is a recipe which has pretty much remained cloistered solely [...]
I have a very humble recipe from home today.
The fresh tender peas always remind me of Spring. Delicate wispy shoots, the nascent tender peas nestled close in their pods, the light green hue – all of it spell fresh and a new beginning.
Today the little sun dried lentil nuggets are cooked in a spiced garlic tomato sauce. It is a relatively easy recipe once you get hold of the wadis/or the lentil drops.