Green Lentil and Oats Burger

This Green Lentil and Oats Burger is a healthy twist on the regular veggie burger; packed with proteins and fiber!

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Sometimes, it is nice to give up the crazy addiction for fast food and cook something light, refreshing and healthy! Keeping up with the promise I made to myself in the beginning of 2015 (to make healthy lifestyle changes), I’ve been consciously opting for ingredients that are healthy. Take Green Lentils (or Green Sprouts, if you may) for example. Packed with proteins and rendering a great texture when cooked, they are wonderful for making patties.

I’m not going to lead you to believe that a healthy lentil and oat burger will be infinitely tastier than your average burger. Health food can only do so much. However, the nuttier flavor kinda grows on you, leaving you satiated for a long time after.

If you’re looking to make a healthy vegetarian (vegan, even) choice, then do give these green lentil and oats burgers a try.. (more…)

Veggie Patty Subway Sandwich

Using fresh seasonal vegetables, make this classic Indian-inspired Veggie Patty Subway Sandwich! Packed with the goodness of veggies, flax seeds and much more!

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To a regular person, food is a necessity to survive. For me, it is the essence of my soul!!! Food and books are the only two things that nourish my soul like no other experience / thing ever could!

And because I’m madly in love with all the food that I’ve cooked / eaten / yet to cook / yet to eat, I’ve made a list of foods I want to eat before I die. For a food nerd such as myself, that means almost every single dish ever invented by mankind.

But we’ll get to that list later. For now, I’m happily munching on this Indianized version of a Subway Sandwich (which – FYI – has been on my to-cook list for about 2 years now).  Pretty much following McDonald’s footsteps, Subway came to India with a bunch of Indian-inspired sandwiches. And their customization has paid off big time. Subway today sells some of the best sandwiches in India of which this Veggie Patty Sub is a favorite among vegetarians. (more…)

McAloo Tikki Burger

These McAloo Tikki Burgers are the most loved burgers in India. Crunchy potato patties sandwiched with some Mayo, Onions, Tomato and the softest burger buns ever!

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I’d be lying if I said I don’t dream about McAloo Tikki. Come on. Haven’t you? even writing about it makes me smile with a foolish fondness I reserve for very few people / things in my life. This & this being 2 of them.

Every visit to Mcdonald’s has me ordering the same burger over and over again. One of the many reasons I love Indian food is that it just makes ANY dish taste 10 times better! Well, maybe not. Maybe it is just my preference, but there’s no denying the fact that Indian food is incredibly tasty.

The classic American burger was given a desi twist when McDonald’s came to India – to adhere to the Indian taste preferences. And with this customization, McDonald’s drew millions of Indians out of their homes and into its little eateries – to consume one of their many desi burgers.

While I do thank Mcdonald’s for its genius inventions, I’m also starting to understand the science of cooking food. And as much as I love making my life easier by paying a few bucks for a quick fast food, I know that my body will thank me for every bit of morsel I cook at home – with so much care. Now, we all have to find a trade-off somewhere right?    (more…)

Pav Bhaji

What Sloppy Joes is to the Americans, Pav Bhaji is to Indians… Buttery dinner rolls served with a spicy blend of vegetables!

Pav Bhaji Recipe | Bombay Chaat (Street Food) | Vegetarian Sloppy Joes For as long as I can remember, Pav bhaji has been the one dish that I order every single time I go to a hotel / restaurant… So intense is my love for this dish that I have to have this at least once a week. It is hard not to love such a simple, yet brilliant food… Toasted dinner rolls served with a spiced blend of vegetables!

PAV” buns are your Dinner Rolls while “BHAJI” is the standard name for any side dish. Combine the 2 and you have a quintessential Indian dish that so many of us know and love!

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