Vegan Mexican Rice

Mexican rice is very similar to the tomato rice that the South Indians make. In the Indian version, we would temper it with mustard and curry leaves. This is a simple and quick dish to make. Serve it with salsa (will be posting recipe soon) and as a side to vegetables or meat. This goes…

Memories from 10 years ago

I found an email today from 2009. I was approached to teach a cooking class at the local co-op. It was a wonderful experience, I still remember the adrenaline rush I had. The other time I had the same feeling was the same year when I campaigned for President Obama. Here are the recipes I…

Vegetable Pulao and Raita

  Rice is a staple of India, especially in the south. It is very versatile. Plain cooked rice has no flavour and takes the flavours of the curries you add to it. In the south, there are variations of gravies like sambar, rasam, vathakuzhambu, molagootal etc. Some of them are flavoured with tamarind to give…