Mexican Red Lentil Soup

Mexican Food. It was inevitable. The Arroz Verde I tried was so simple and delicious that I couldn’t help but revisit Mexican Cuisine! πŸ™‚ And I thought it’d be a good idea to post this right after the Main Course. So here’s a bowl full of goodness! πŸ˜‰ (more…)

Arroz Verde (Mexican Green Rice)

I have never really eaten a lot of greens in my life. Its not like I hate ’em; but I just don’t eat ’em so much. I always manage to fool myself into eating the greens by blending and adding them to something or the other that I munch on. This rice happened to be discovered one day when I just had a lot of spinach & mint leaves and didn’t wanna eat the typical south Indian style spinach with lentils. Of course, later on I found out it wasn’t such a great invention myself. Such a dish already exists πŸ˜€ And that goes by the name Arroz Verde. (more…)

Domatesli Pilav with Kofte ~ a turkish spread!

It feels good to be back to cooking and blogging. But when you have a group of friends with whom you share the same passion and cook along with them, it makes ‘coming back’ even better! For our Avant Garde Cookies journey, the theme for this month was ‘Turkish Cuisine’. Being an absolute Zero in the cuisine, I resorted to my second best skill : Googling! πŸ˜‰ After reading about 100 different articles and recipes (I kid you not) and getting a general idea about the cuisine and the spices that are used in the common Turkish dishes, I set about to make a simple meal of Domatesli Pilav (Doh-maa-tes-lee | Pee-laav) with Kofte. (more…)

Peas Pulao

Yea.. I know what you’re thinking. This girl has gotten lazy! But I think people love one pot meal recipes! πŸ˜€ And to be honest, I’m not even blogging at the moment! (whatΒ  you see/read here is a wellΒ  thought out, pre-written post 2 months ago!) See! You didn’t even know I was on a break, did you? πŸ˜€ Well, I’ll be back in 10 days with lots of exotic recipes! πŸ™‚ Until then, please enjoy the simple and quick recipes that I share. (more…)