Ingredient: shallots

Moringa (drumstick) leaves stir-fry with grated coconut
beginner, dairy free, Main Course, medium, vegetarian

Moringa Leaves Stir-Fry

Long before it came to be recognised as a “super food”, my grandparents’ generation knew about the benefits of moringa (drumstick) tree. In this recipe, we’ll make a moringa leaves stir-fry, or thoran, just the way my granma used to make it. Mustard seeds, shallots, curry leaves, and crushed dry chillies tempered in oil, and stir fried with another super food – (grated) coconut!

Pavakka Theeyal (Karela/Bitter Gourd/ Bitter Melon cooked with roasted coconut)
dairy free, easy, gluten free, Main Course, ovo vegetarian, vegan, vegetarian

Pavakka Theeyal (Karela/Bitter Gourd/ Bitter Melon cooked with roasted coconut)

Theeyal is a traditional Kerala delicacy made with roasted coconut, spices and tamarind. When made with bitter gourd, this becomes a treat for your taste buds. The mellow, yet distinct bitterness adds depth to the tangy spice flavours. Let me share an easy-to-make take on the traditional Pavakka Theeyal recipe that’ll help you cook a healthy, yet tasty dish with bitter gourd (Karela).

Burmese Khow Suey (Curried Noodle Soup)
dairy free, Main Course, medium, non vegetarian, Salads, Soups, Soups

Burmese Khow Suey (Curried Noodle Soup)

If something can be called a bowl of happiness, this could well be it. Khow Suey is a delicious noodle dish from Burma made with egg noodles, curried chicken and coconut milk. Served with a variety of condiments, each spoon full of soup you eat will be bursting with flavours! Khow Suey is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Burmese cuisine. ÔŅľ