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 Prep time 26 hours Cook time 40 mins Total time 26 hours…

New Year Biryani

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From the beginning of our relationship, whenever I asked Karan what he wanted to eat, he would invariably say “biryani.” It was a joke, of course, because he knew I was unfamiliar with this dish even though I was fairly familiar with Indian food. So this was a common exchanged between us…

Ode to Cranberry

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Photo above: Cranberry syrup on vanilla pancakes I love cranberries and they are not just for Thanksgiving! Here are two recipes that work together and highlight this lovely flavor. Cranberry Syrup Prep time 15 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 25…

Butternut Tomato Bisque

Garnish with fresh ground pepper and a dash of hot sauce. Shown here with Avocado Corn Muffins.

Butternut Tomato Bisque Prep time 10 mins Cook time 90 mins Total time 1 hour 40 mins   You have to use all fresh ingredients to get the right taste. Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: Vegetarian Serves: 8 Ingredients 4 medium tomatoes chopped…

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…