Lalla Mussa Dal

This week I decided to go back to my tried and true lentils. Can't go wrong with these. This recipe is a version of chef Sanjeev Kapoor's signature dish. This recipe is creamy and hearty as well as spicy. The recipe will only work with the lentil types that are listed, which are urad and [...]

Indian Spiced Tofu Black Bean Burger

I am always drawn the veggie burger recipes. I can't get enough of them. I like to try different recipes and note what worked and what didn't. When I made my Southwest Veggie Burger, the taste was spot on. However, it did not stay together well. That seems to be the case with a lot [...]

Indian Cumin Fried Rice with Spinach, Bell Pepper and Peas

I love recipes that a quick and dirty that you can do on a weeknight without a lot of fuss. This recipe takes some simple ingredients and makes them into something spectacular. Fried rice isn't just for your typical Asian dishes, it can fit into so many cuisines. This one is an Indian-based recipe. When [...]

Happy New Year! Lobia for good luck in the new year

I wanted to start off the new year with a great bean recipe. While eating beans are a superstition that are supposed to bring good luck, I wanted to do them more as a great healthy and comforting start. I also did Hoppin' John and Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk and Ethiopian Spices for the [...]

Brick Lane Burger

Yes, another veggie burger recipe. I have been running into a bunch of them to try. I just can't help myself. This burger recipe is an Indian inspired burger recipe called the Brick Lane burger from Jamie Oliver. One thing I liked about right off the bat is that it was already gluten free. It [...]

Spicy Lentil Quinoa Curry

I decided to do another vegetarian recipe this week. This one is a bit spicy, but also flavorful and comforting. Of course I love this dish because it is based on the lentil, one of my favorite vegetarian proteins. I believe the lentil is a good gateway protein into vegetarian eating for those who want [...]