Mysore Rasam

The aroma of freshly ground spices in this Mysore Rasam will enchant your taste-buds like no other South Indian Rasam ever has!

Mysore Rasam Recipe | South Indian Rasam with Arachuvitta Coconut    Wait, did I just indicate that this Rasam is the BEST rasam in the world? Yea-huh, I think I just did. Of all the flavorful broths in the South Indian cuisine, Mysore Rasam (in my opinion) is the King.

Made with freshly ground spices and coconut in a tamarind based stock, this rasam served with hot rice and some crispy stir fried potatoes makes an awesome lunch or dinner meal. Even if you want to avoid the carb in rice, you can drink this lentil soup like broth as is… It is an instant energizer! In almost every South Indian function, you’d find this Mysore Rasam as a part of the meal.  (more…)

Tomato Soup

This Tomato Soup is fancy enough to be a great party drink and at the same time is an elixir for cold or flu!

TOMATO SOUP RECIPE | Healthy Vegan Tomatoes & Vegetable Soup

I don’t mean to whine on my blog here but WTF is wrong with the weather in Mumbai? It was supposed to be the month of bright sun before winter set in. But the rain doesn’t seem to wanna say goodbye! With climate yo-yo comes cold, flu, viral fever, sore throat et al… And because yours truly has the worst immune system ever, she is first ones to fall sick.

I’ve been down with a bad case of flu and this soup has truly been my bowl of comfort. Besides, you’ve seen the smooth soups at restaurants? Well… this one is like that. You could of course adjust the flavors to suit your palate. (more…)

Hasa Al Hummus (Moroccan Chickpea Soup)

Moroccan Chickpea Soup Guess what?! Today’s an awesome day to get your proteins from a pure vegetarian source!! I’m talkin’ about chickpeas of course! The only bean (besides kidney) that I adore is Garbanzo bean. And I love a bowl of warm soup combined with some crispy croutons! In fact, so deliciously wholesome was this meal that I skipped dinner after my 6 pm stint with this soup (more…)