Mexican goes Desi: Quinoa kheer

One of the most popular cereals in the Mexican cuisine which can be found in the Indian supermarket racks is Quinoa. Rich in fiber and high in protein, this is one cereal which is a chartbuster in every dietitian’s recommendations. Here’s a quinoa recipe for the Indian palate which can be served anywhere, anytime: Ingredients […]

Desifying Italian: Arborio rice bisibele bath

The Italian Arborio rice is fast catching up in many major cities in India. But why have it only the Italian way? Time to try Arborio rice in a popular South Indian recipe: Ingredients 1 cup Arborio rice 1/2 cup peanuts 1/4 teaspoon rock salt 6.5 cups water 3/4 cup arhar/tuvar lentil/dal ½ teaspoon turmeric […]

Desify Lebanese: Tandoori Artichoke

Lebanese food has earned many fans across the globe. And why not! The Mediterranean cuisine is deliciously versatile and offers a great variety for both vegetarians and non vegetarians. Artichokes are popular in Europe and the Mediterranean region. The Lebanese usually stuff or serve it with meat. But here’s a desi lip smacking recipe which […]

Desify Greek: Parsley vadi

Greek food is not just olives and feta. They love their herbs too. One such herb is the Greek equivalent of Coriander/Dhaniya, Parsley. Fresh and zesty, they add a spunk to anything they touch. Here’s a quick remix of Greek herb with Indian food – Parsley Vadi Tip: If you are out of fresh coriander […]

Desify Mexican: Corn kachori

We love our corn and we like our chaat too. Here’s a desi spin on a Mexican mainstay – corn. Corn Kachori Ingredients 2 cups refined flour 2 tablespoons semolina 2 tablespoon canola oil for the dough 1 cup water 5-6 tablespoons canola oil for deep frying 2 cup Mexican corn kernels 2 tablespoon gram […]

Desify Italian: Zucchini tikki

We love our Indian street food and we love Italian too. How about a little fusion street food with a well known Italian ingredient – Zucchini? Here’s a Zucchini Tikki recipe: Ingredients 2 Zucchini grated 2 potatoes peeled and boiled 2 green chilies chopped 1 tablespoon coriander leaves 3-4 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 inch […]

7 Colors for an Enriched Diet

Want a vibrant life? Nature offers us a rainbow platter of multi-hued fruits and vegetables. These colors, apart from catching your eye, also indicate presence of vital substances which work in synergy with nutrients (vitamins and minerals) to promote good health and reduce the risk of diseases. Let’s face it- our life in these times is stressful and we […]

Desify Chinese: Shiitake Mushroom Masala

We love our schezwan, manchurian, talumein, chowmein and everything Chinese. And this post is about how we desified Chinese to create our own fusion food. Any decent supermarket will have traditional Chinese ingredients like pak choi/bok choy, Chinese cabbage, Chinese radish, Shiitake mushrooms or Chinese water chestnuts. However we still are a hesitant lot when […]

Desify Thai: Lemongrass Kadhi

Don’t be surprised if you find the Thai Ginger or Galangal right beside your humble local ginger or the imported sweet tamarind lying among the indigenous fruits. You can stir up the Red or green Thai curry in your kitchen in a jiffy now days. It isn’t a task to find the ingredients from the […]

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