Greens as a Condiment One of the best ways to add leafy greens to any meal is by making them into a chutney or making pesto with it. Sri Lankan style coconut green chili and curry leave chutney is one of my favorite dips for cutlets or carrot sticks. I do think however, this recipe is heavily influence by Indian chutneys made in somewhat similar way. Like, Coriander chutney. Prepping yourself a curry leaves chutney is super easy. Just puree couple of handfuls of curry leaves, half a cup of coconut, a clove of garlic, three green chilies, teaspoon of turmeric, half a teaspoon of salt, half a teaspoon of freshly crushed black pepper, tablespoon of lime juice. Apart from these common methods, we do often add them in to flat breads , salads and soups as well. As the saying goes, as much vegetables as possible in the diet is good. isn’t it ?
Ingredients: 60g millet 5 cups of water 160g pumpkin 4 blades of pandan leaves 3 red dates – sliced 50g rock sugar Method: Wash millet and let it soak for about 1 hour. Boil 5 cups of water. Once the water is boiling, strain the millet and put into the boiling water. Add in Pandan […] Sweet Millet and Pumpkin Porridge
Sometime in the ‘80s, my husband watched in fascination as a beautiful woman in a yellow saree cut down a whole murunga (or moringa) tree. The Tamil film was K. Bhagyaraj’s Mundhanai Mudichu, the title a reference to the knot at the edge of a woman’s saree pallu where she might tie a few coins for […] With Murunga, There Is No Need For Miracles — Smriti Daniel
Soup season is upon us and I am READY. Whether served alone, with some crusty bread or with toppings galore, I am a soup lover to the core. I like them hearty, flavorful and, of course, plant-based, so I’ve rounded up some of my faves that fit the bill. All of these guys are tried-and-true […] Best of the Best: Soup Season (vegan) — Radiate Food Vibes
The best of both worlds; an unusual combination of Italian and Thai cuisine joined together for a spicy comfort dish. If you follow me, you know I often cook with a pressure cooker and I learned from Chef Andrea Accordi how to make a creamy yet al dente risotto in 6 minutes. The same principles […] Green Curry Risotto —