Tag Archives: Indian

Mung Beans with Basmati Rice

This dish was inspired by the Indian comfort food khichdi, which if I understood correctly can mean quite many things depending on the region and the cook, and is also known as kitchari especially among the ayurvedics in the US. It makes use of rice with some variety of pulses to form a complete meal, […]

Tandoori Tofu and Rice Bake

I am being pretty liberal calling this dish tandoori – I suppose the word refers to the method of cooking food in the tandoor oven as much as it does to the spices. And the spices used in tandoori dishes seem to vary a lot: it’s sort of like North Indian barbecue and everyone has […]

Cauliflower Potato Curry with Green and Chick Peas

This curry is definitely comfort food at its finest! I wanted a really spicy dish and added some red hot curry powder before serving, but it could be omitted for a milder version. Cubed tomatoes didn’t just add a nice contrasting color for the photo shoot, but also contributed fresh bursts in the midst of […]

Palak Tofu

Palak is an Indian spinach dish that everyone knows from Palak Paneer, in which it is served with Indian cheese. I do not think that I ever tasted that dish before going vegan, but I’ve witnessed friends devour it in restaurants numerous times, and have become curious. Palak is delicious on its own, but tofu […]

Curry with Black Urid Dal, Spinach, and Potato

Dal means split beans. There are many different varieties in Asian stores, and they are great because they don’t require soaking like whole beans do. This was a very delicious curry we served in its own the first day, and over rice the next day. I added some margarine before serving to mimic that taste […]