Jackfruit Kebabs

I had posted the Raw jackfruit or kathal sabji a while back. These are Kebabs or cutlets made from raw jackfruit. If you have left over sabji use it the next day to make the cutlets or make a fresh batch. Either ways these are delicious and very unique in taste. I have used a…

SOM TUM – Thai Papaya Salad 

I simply luuuvvvv  this salad !!  After years of being in Bangkok, the love for this can still lift my spirits up 🙂 The very famous Papaya salad, that’s a must try for all food lovers. One of those dishes that is well known around the world. Here is my vegetarian version of it mastered…

Spiced Carrot Pudding

Carrot Halwa is an Indian dessert made in almost every north indian house hold , especially in the winters when carrots are in season. I have added a few extra ingredients and reduced the sugar to turn this age old recipe into a healthier spiced pudding version.  Do try this out and let me know…

Mushroom Risotto

Sometimes on a weekend a rich, warm and creamy risotto is all one needs ! So here goes my version of the dish. You can choose to make it with or without extra vegetables.  Ingredients : Portobello Mushrooms 250 gms, washed and sliced in medium thickness. Arborio Rice 1 cup Zucchini 1 medium size, diced…

Zucchini Pancakes

Last week was Mothers Day in Thailand. With a lockdown still in place I was treated to a yummy healthy breakfast by my son though with a little help. Here is the recipe in his own words. Take 3 Zucchinis, wash, grate in a cheese cloth. Squeeze out all the excess water and tip into…

Spinach Puffs

A quick and easy spinach puff recipe. French party is just a fancy pastry sheet that can be used in a multitude of ways. I have used store bought frozen Phyllo sheet here along with spinach, onions, garlic, feta cheese, pine nuts  and nutmeg powder. You can choose your own filling and roll them or…

Mango-Coconut Delight

A light, vegan, fruity, & cool summer desert with minimum sugar !  Sounds tempting doesn’t it ?? Ingredients : Mango puree 2 cups – fresh or store bought, upto you. Thick Coconut milk 2 cups  Agar Agar 4 tsps (or Gelatin powder) Chia seeds- 2 table spoons Coconut sugar – 2 tsps Oat cookies crushed…

Oats-Cheese-Olive Bread

With the current lock down scenario in Thailand, I am back to a lot of home baking yet again ! This bread is the current hot favourite at home. Do try this and leave me your comments on how it turned out. Ingredients : Oats flour 1 1/2cup Rolled Oats 1 cup All purpose flour…

Ambi Haldi or Mango Ginger Pickle (Fresh white turmeric pickle)

Mango Ginger is neither mango nor ginger. In fact, it is a popular spice & white turmeric, which looks like ginger but when peeled has a delightful faint aroma and taste of mango. Ambi Haldi as it is called in Hindi has been given a lot of importance in traditional medicines and Ayurveda. It has…

Cauliflower and Carrot pickle

An absolute favourite in my home ! This is a different sort of pickle and loved by anyone who has ever tried it. Gobhi-gajar pickle is very popular in the north of India especially in the winter season. Usually one can add turnip to this pickle as well, but in Bangkok it is an arduous…