Carrot Radish Salad ~ Gajar Mooli Koshimbir

Carrot radish salad is a quick, easy and delicious salad. It is a great side dish to serve with rice, roti or even grilled meats. Theme of the Week This week’s theme is meal time dishes and it could be any meal. The first recipe for this theme is carrot radish salad or gajar mooli […]

Radish Stir Fry ~ Mooli Stir Fry

Radish stir fry is a quick and easy Indian stir fry with hot Madras curry powder. Curry powder is optional and enhances the flavor of the stir fry. Substitute Madras curry powder with sambar powder or any other spice blend. Serve radish stir fry with steamed rice or any Indian flat breads such as roti […]

Berbere Spiced Vegetable Soup and Cheese Sandwich

Berbere spiced vegetable soup is a spicy, hearty soup for cold winter nights. Soup has medley of vegetables, chickpeas and is seasoned with berbere spice. The second dinner idea for this week is berbere spiced vegetable soup with a spicy cheese sandwich. I had some leftover berbere spice after making this stew and used it […]

Ram Ladoo, a Street Food from Delhi

Welcome back to Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients. After a break on Sunday, I am back with a new sub theme for this week. This week I shall be posting recipes with moong / mung dal ~ green gram. In India, ⅓rd of the population is pure vegetarian which doesn’t consume even eggs. […]

Minestrone Soup & Cheese Bruschetta

Minestrone soup is a wholesome, hearty soup with lots of vegetables and pasta! A filling soup for a cold, rainy day! Today we are traveling to Italy for a classic Italian soup, minestrone. I served minestrone soup with cheese bruschetta as my Italian combo food. Serve minestrone soup with or without bread since it is […]

Oven Roasted Vegetables

Today I have an easy breezy recipe. I make this once in a while as a side dish when I grill some meats and also when I do not have a vegetable dish to go with rice, such as yesterday. I served these vegetables with some Indian fried rice and some grilled fish. These roasted […]

Radish and Yogurt Chutney ~ Raita

For the last week of cooking form cookbook challenge I have a very quick and easy raita from Anjum Anand’s New Indian cookbook. According to Anjum, this raita is called chutney in Kashmir and is served as a dip for kebabs. These two pictures were taken on two different days. Above was shot this morning […]

Beetroot Radish Salad

Beetroot radish salad is a quick, easy and super healthy salad that is fixed in matter of minutes. I used beetroot, radish, carrots and legumes in the salad. Beetroot being a natural dye, gave it’s color to rest of the ingredients in the salad, making it a pink salad. This salad can be served as […]

Radish Chickpeas Curry

The inspiration for this recipe is Veggie/Fruit a month event announcement for this month. Along with the announcement, Vanessa had posted a recipe for radish with chickpeas and pumpkin. I don’t cook radish that much and the only time I buy radish is when I want to add it to my pappu charu. These days […]

BM#3 Day 3: Ham Salad

One of the most difficult part of cooking is deciding the menu. Every day, the big question is what do I cook? Like most of the days, yesterday I was asking myself the same question over and over again, and could not decide on anything. I did not want to cook chicken or fish, as […]

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