Dosai Masala, Indian Comfort Food

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Pronounced “dough-sigh” This is one of my favorite meals, a true comfort food. It is not hard to make, just takes planning to soak ahead. Dosai Masala, Indian Comfort Food   Print Prep time 26 hours Cook time 40 mins Total time 26 hours 40 mins   Lentil Rice Pankcakes with Potato…

Indian Winter Stew

Serving suggestion with steamed green beans and whole wheat chapati.

Today is Saint Patrick’s Day and I will be cooking a traditional Irish meal of corned beef and cabbage but last week I made a delicious winter stew with Indian flavors that was worth a share. My husband, Karan, is Hindu and therefore does not typically eat beef or pork. But Karan…

Indian Spiced Potato Patties

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[Photo Credit] This a a great recipe that is easy to make and to vary. Similar to latkes but with a different taste. Can be a snack by itself, served with chutney or even ketchup, a part of a brunch, or a side dish. The hot tip is soaking the potatoes first…

Green Pea Soup with Mint

Green Pea Soup with Mint served with croutons

This is a great recipe for using dried peas and the taste is light and fresh. I adapted this from a book of Indian recipes. Green Pea Soup with Mint   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 30 mins   The frozen peas added at…

Curried Lentil Soup

Lentils are super healthy and lowfat

Lentil soup is a great winter meal. Lentils are a staple in India and they believe that eating them helps rid the body of fats.  Lentil soup can be made creamy like split pea or more liquid can be added to make it brothy. Shown here served with chopped cilantro and a…