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Green beans stir fried along with shallots and some seasonings, makes a perfect side dish… These are freshly picked green beans from my garden. The joy of picking veggies from my veggie garden and cooking with them is just pure bliss! I made a simple stir fry by cooking green beans with shallots and some Indian spices. It was served as a side dish along with...

Hearty ground chicken and couscous soup, it’s more like chili soup, perfect on a cold winter day… As winter arrives, I make more soups and a bowl of any warm soup would make me feel cozy. Every time I make soup, I tend to add different ingredients, spices, veggies etc. I just can’t resist that temptation. The other day, I started making chicken...

Fresh green beans picked from my garden, turned them into poriyal by stir frying with coconut; simple yet comforting veggie side dish… Cooking with the freshly picked veggies is beyond amazing and the food tastes even more delicious. This year, I sowed some dried beans in my veggie bed, I got excited seeing the seedlings sprout out of the seeds. Then the flowers...

Tortilla stuffed with chicken, cheese, and beans; folded and deep fried; one of the popular Mexican dishes… Every time, I dine at a Mexican restaurant I will be tempted to order chimichangas as it’s one of my favorite Mexican dishes. The crispy, cheesy and fried chimichangas taste delicious along with chicken/rice/bean and cheese filling in it. Most...

Kidney beans, peas and chicken cooked in one pot; highly nutritious, comforting and delicious. This is a dish rich in protein and can be served with chapati, naan or rice… I’ve resumed making cooking videos and had made a few videos last weekend. Since, I do everything by myself (shooting, editing, cooking, talking etc) after shooting one video I’ll...

An easy to make veggie stir fry, South Indian side dish… One of the side dishes that’s commonly served with South Indian lunch is a vegetarian stir fry in which any kind of veggies can be added. It can be either thoran or mezhukkupuratti. Only one kind of veggie is added or a combination of veggies are added. Thoran and mezhukkupuratti belong to the same...

Healthy and fancy vegetarian dish… I am sure most of the people must have resolved to eat healthy and stay healthy in 2013. After all health is the true wealth! I’d been not watching out what I am eating for the past couple of months and had been not working out as well. I feel I need to make a pause on this unhealthiness, also I want to eat more vegetarian...

Wishing all Canadians a Happy Thanksgiving! In Canada Thanksgiving is celebrated in October and in the US it’s in September. What matters the most for me is the “celebration”. Every year, I try to whip up a few thanksgiving special dishes but haven’t tried roasting turkey from scratch. I am not a huge turkey fan so I always end up buying whole...

A hearty stew loaded with fibers and proteins… Spring didn’t sprung instead summer has sprung and it’s hot hot hot…Everyone has just one thing to talk about, the crazy hot weather. Coffee shops in my campus are crowded as everyone has been rushing for iced cappuccino. Yesterday, I had to wait for about 15 minutes to grab a cup of iced cappuccino,...

I love to eat hot dog this way, quite weird, huh? I’ve tried many times to eat hot dogs in the traditional way: after grilling or just microwaving it and placed in a bun topped with mustard/ketchup etc, but in vain I couldn’t just devour it. Hence I had to find a different way to make myself like hot dogs. Now, this is how I eat hot dogs, after mixing...