The secret to a delicious flavourful raita is layers of flavour. Not only is the yogurt flavoured with spices but the addition of tadka (spice infused oil) sprinkled overtop gives it an extra burst of flavour. Eggplant raita is great on its own, as a snack or severed as a side with biryani or your [...]
Bhindi (okra, lady fingers, gumbo) Masala. Great anytime - breakfast lunch or dinner.
The secret to making melt in your mouth steak - and turning them into tacos!
Like cheese whiz, but dairy free and made with real food ingredients. This sauce has so many uses. Pour it over your fav pasta or pasta substitute for a delish mac n'cheeze. Or pour it over roasted cauliflower for a 'cauli n'cheez'. Pour it over loaded nachos. Or as a dip with veggies. This dairy [...]
I know - why do this to good ole' mac n' cheese? This all happened because I want to reduce my dairy consumption and eat more veggies. But I also want Mac n’ cheese! What’s a girl to do?! I decided to first satisfy the pasta craving by making Detoxinistas vegan Mac n’ cheez. It’s [...]
This is inspired by a spicy shrimp appetizer that I love at our local Hakka Chinese restaurant. They coat the shrimp in a light batter and then stir-fry it in garlic, peppers, and onions and a splash of soy sauce. It's so simple but packs such a great flavour punch. I wanted to recreate the [...]
Incase you haven't heard. Potatoes are like my favourite food group. Yup. They are in their own category cause I love them that much! These Sindhi-style potatoes are no exception. Sindhi food is known for its simplicity. Since my parents are both from Sindh in Pakistan, this is what I have learnt and grew up [...]
The only way to omlette - the desi omlette!
An egg free vegetarian breakfast alternative using paneer (or soft tofu for a dairy free option) in place of eggs and loads of bold flavours make this one quite addictive! You will probably want to make double.
Did you give last weeks channa masala a try? This channa masala recipe is by far my favourite of all the channa masalas (did you know there were more than one?!). I absolutely love the tangy sweetness of tamarind in this. I could eat this by the bowl full. Best served with a sprinkle of [...]