I am presenting you today – The combined goodness of lentils, vegetables, potatoes, and cheese. It is the vegetarian version of the Shepherd’s Pie aka the lentils and veggie shepherd’s pie. This kid-approved classic casserole dish is a perfect vegetarian main course meal. The process might sound lengthy, but you can do a lot of things in parallel or make ahead too. Check out my detailed post below for those options and also for the step by step pictorial recipe.
Get your daily dose of valuable nutrients with these delicious Roasted Brussel Sprouts with honey and Balsamic Vinegar with a generous drizzle of sesame seeds. This roasted Brussels sprouts is a perfect vegetarian side for any parties be it Thanksgiving or Christmas. Check out the detailed recipe with step by step pictures below.
All we need after the delicious Diwali goodies are the simple food. Today I am going to share one such recipe. It is the Green Tomato Kootu or the Raw Tomato gravy with coconut, or as we Thakkali Kai Kootu as, we say in Tamil. It’s a simple kootu prepared with green/raw tomatoes, moong dal and with fresh ground coconut masala. Wondering what makes this kootu special? Read on further to know why it’s unique and also for the step by step picture recipe for this green tomato kootu.
I wish you all a happy and prosperous Diwali / Deepavali. Last but not the least, here comes my no garlic crispy and crunchy Karasev recipe flavored with peppercorns. Karasev is a famous snack from Tamil Nadu, and it pairs well with tea, coffee, and even rice too. Today I am going to share the no garlic version of the sevu and also how to press it traditionally with a perforated ladle.
An authentic and a traditional Deepavali recipe – Okkarai prepared with channa dal, moong dal, jaggery, and ghee. It is like the sweet version of paruppu usili without any veggies. Read through the post and you will know why I call this as sweet paruppu usili. Check out the detailed stepwise okkarai recipe here.
The next recipe that I am going to share in the Diwali recipe series is the delicious savory snack – Quinoa Murukku / Chakli. I prepared this murukku with quinoa flour and roasted gram flour. Enjoy this Diwali with the protein-rich quinoa murukku. Here comes the stepwise pictorial recipe of the quinoa murukku.
Diwali Special Sweet Recipe – A delicious Bengali Sweet Sondesh or Sandesh prepared with Ricotta cheese in the microwave with the delicate flavors of rose syrup. For the people outside India, Diwali is just another working day. Not everyone has the luxury to take off. But at the same time, we don’t want to miss the celebrations, fun and of course food. If you are looking for a quick yet delicious sweet recipe, then you are at the right place. Check out this microwave ricotta cheese Sondesh recipe that can be prepared within 15 minutes, flat.
Today I am going to share my second-day experience at IFBC 2017. You can read about the host city Sacramento here and my first-day experience here. The second day was much more fun and comfortable, and I was delighted to see all the blogger friends again. We bloggers decided to attend different sessions and to share notes. Isn’t that great? I liked the idea, and I was all up for it.
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Blogging remotely in our comfort zone is always great. At the same time, meeting peers and other fellow bloggers become quite tricky. It becomes “it’s just you” forever. Conferences are a great way to meet other bloggers and to build the network. Today I am going to share about my first-day experience in the International food blogging conference that I attended recently in Sacramento.
And we are done. :-) Here comes the roundup of the Protein rich recipes that I prepared in my instant pot. I chose my sub theme as legumes and Pulses from Indian states. I posted legume and pulse based recipes from 26 Indian states all through September. Here is the recap of those 26 Indian Legume recipes that I prepared in Instant Pot.