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…

Aloo Paratha (Indian Stuffed Bread)

Indian Bread Stuffed with Potatoes

This is a recipe for Indian Bread Stuffed with Potatoes, also called Aloo Paratha. I made this to bring to where we had Thanksgiving. It was a hit! Once again, this recipe is inspired from this book: Aloo Paratha (Indian Stuffed Bread)   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 20 mins…

Chickpea Salad with Mint

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This is a fresh salad for summer that I came up with and it’s really yummy. Chickpea Salad with Mint   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time 25 mins   Author: Eliza Alys Young Recipe type: Salad Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 c chickpeas = 1 can 2…

Indian Fried Okra

Cook it down, stirring frequently

Above:  Cook it down, stirring frequently Indian Fried Okra   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 35 mins   Finished dish is almost unrecognizable but full of spicy goodness Recipe type: Side dish Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 lb Fresh okra sliced thin width-wise (little circles), tops cut…

Indian Grocery Store

Typical items for sale in an Indian Grocery.

There is a great Indian grocery store in Jacksonville that I discovered called Kalyaan Market. Friends have told me about other markets in Jacksonville but I found this one and it seems to be the biggest. All I know is that after my first visit there many months ago, I’ve been longing…