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Bharwan Bhindi or Stuffed Okra (lady’s finger) is a crunchy and delicious North Indian vegetarian dish… I adore okra and love it cooked anyway. However, my most favorite used to be fried okra combined with yogurt until I tried this bharwan bhindi (in Hindi, bharwan means stuffed and bhindi means okra). In this dish, onion-besan masala is stuffed into...

Okra or Lady’s finger masala combined with beaten yogurt, a delicious vegetarian side dish… I like all kinds of veggies, does this sound weird??? Most people I have met have a list of veggies that they dislike. I tend to appreciate and like the different flavor and taste each veggies have. However, I am partial towards some veggies, Okra is one among...

Rich and delicious… If I’ve veggie dishes like this, I wouldn’t be needing any non-veg dishes. I don’t think I can ever become a hard core non-veg. If I’ve chicken for two days in a row, I’ll start craving for vegetarian dishes and vice versa. So, I always maintain a balance between veggies, sea food and meat. I haven’t yet...

A popular South Indian vegetarian delicacy and one of my favorite veggie curries… I love anything that’s made with roasted coconut. In Kerala, there a lot of curries made with roasted coconut: fish curries, veggie curries etc. In fact, most of the Kerala veggie dishes have coconut added to it. Don’t be surprised as Kerala is the land of coconuts....

An easy to make okra stir fry… Okra in North America and Lady’s finger in Asia, also called as Gumbo in some countries. I don’t care about the name as long as it tastes the same. This is one of the veggies that I loved ever since I was a kid. My mom often makes Theeyal or okra in roasted coconut gravy, a true veggie delicacy. I have to yet share...

Gumbo, a southern Louisiana delicacy… We are having a sizzling hot summer and today has been a scorcher! I have been keeping myself cool of course by staying indoors, also by drinking lots of cold water and homemade fruit juices. I love yogurt shakes better than milkshakes, it’s healthy and helps to cool down quickly. So everyone out there stay cool. A...