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An easy to make snack with broccoli… I’ve met a lot of people who dislike broccoli. I also know many who eat raw broccoli every single day. I am not a fan of raw broccoli but I love cooked broccoli in any form- soups, stir fries, roasted, mixed with rice, fritters etc etc. The other day, I made fritters out of broccoli and it turned out good. It was...

Broccoli Paratha, a great way to include broccoli into your diet… My intention was to use up the broccoli that had been sitting in the refrigerator. I usually make soups, stir fries or grill broccolis. This time, I decided to make parathas with it. Tasted good and it’s a great way to sneak broccoli into your kids diet: Nutritious and healthy parathas. For...

Broccoli thoran or stir fry, a perfect vegetarian side dish… Thoran (in Malayalam) is a vegetarian side dish that’s popular in Kerala cuisine. Literally, any kind of veggies can be used for making thoran. It is served as a side dish along with rice for lunch. In my parents house, thorans are served almost everyday for lunch along with veg and non-veg...

Broccoli pesto soup; Pesto made this soup taste delish… Those who follow my blog might know by now that I’m a true pesto freak. I can literally have it everyday, the aroma and the flavor of basil pesto is such a delight. I spread my pizza dough with pesto, combine pasta with it, stir fry chicken in pesto, I’ve done so many things with it. However,...

Pureed caramelized onions made this veggie dish tasty… After a week long of blowing the nose and sipping chukku kaapi, cold viruses finally set me free. I feel energized, focused and hence way too many thoughts are hitting my mind. My today’s thought was about imaginary conversation. Yes, I do have imaginary conversation with people that I know and also...

A healthy soup, for any day… Soup and Summer don’t get along well, really? For me, any day, any season I am up for soups. Many times, it’s the easy preparation that encourages me to make soups. Anything and everything can be literally added while making soups, so if I want to empty my refrigerator or pantry, I scream soup. One huge bowl of soup...

A bowl of soup to keep yourself cozy… It rained almost every day last week and was quite chili. Summer has definitely lost its vigor and fall is gearing up. Without a doubt, I love fall colors, the part that I hate the most is when I have to click the fall colors wearing fleece and sneakers. How I wish I could wear flip flops even in winter, wouldn’t...

2 minutes in the microwave and it’s ready to devour… Why do so many people frown upon seeing broccoli on their plate? Apparently, I get along with it quite well. I am not a fan of raw broccoli though. Soups, stir frying and baking have been my usual way of preparing broccoli. Last night for dinner, I grilled drumsticks and wanted to serve a veggie side...

Make yourself warm and cozy on a rainy day by sipping this creamy Broccoli Mushroom soup… Today was a sunny day and as the day turned to dusk it started to rain and got colder. To make myself warm I had to whip up a soup. I had broccoli and mushroom in my refrigerator and so I turned them into a creamy delicious soup. Broccoli Mushroom Soup Ingredients: Butter-...