Archive for the category ‘Recipe’

Aug 7

Basil Pumpkin Soup

We had recently been to this fantastic restaurant called Flags in Mumbai. Then we went to their branch in Poona and were sorely dissapointed with almost everything there. It was very strange how it was almost perfect and Bombay and completely sucked really big time in Poona :)… But that’s another story and we will […]

Aug 6


Too lazy to make a pizza base from scratch? (i have a superb recipe for it, you will just have to wait until i perfect it and post it here), ok then make Breadzza!! It’s really really simple to make and tastes absolutely awesome (of course!) You will need: For the Pizza Sauce 10 tomatoes […]

Jul 18

Do you really cook?

I had this question in one of the comments to the stir fry veggies post… Here is my (indignant) answer: Every single recipe that’s on this blog is cooked at least 3-5 times in my Ashram kitchen… not just by me, but by other people too… Every single photo has been taken of the food […]

Jul 17

Stir fry Veggies

A very yummy continental flavoured stir fry, quite quick to make… 1/3 a broccoli (or a full small one) chopped into medium sized florets 1 medium (green) zucchini thinly sliced 2 carrots peeled and cut into thin strips a generous handful of french beans cut thinly 300 gms frozen peas soaked in water (or fresh […]

Jul 11

Flavoured Olive Oil

In a large bowl, empty the contents of maybe half a bottle of Olive Oil. Use extra virgin, cold pressed oil. Just add to that in any combination you want: 3-5 dried red chillies, few sprigs of fresh rosemary, few leaves of fresh basil leaves, a bunch of fresh oregano leaves, finely diced garlic, a […]

Jul 10

Sliced Tomatoes

People have been asking for some really easy recipes. It can’t get much easier than this one 🙂 Take 4-5 medium sized tomatoes and slice em or dice em, depending on your mood. Heat about 2-3 tablespoons of Olive oil and add some jeera, rai (1/2 tsp each is enough) and basil leaves and let […]

Jul 2

Dhan Dar Patio

This is a traditional Parsi Dish cooked on special occasions like Birthdays and Sunday afternoons 🙂 On the Ashram everyday is a special occasion, so while i was typing this out in the night for the blog, my mouth was watering and so we had it for lunch today… photos attached! 🙂 Dhan=Rice That’s very […]

Jun 18


I absolutely love this dal, it goes well with some other cooked veggie on the side and maybe some fried cutlets. But is practically perfect by itself! It tastes even better the next day when all the spices and masalas have got an even better chance to seep into the dals. You will need: 5 […]

Jun 10

Spicy Dry Soya Chunks

Please read the entire recipe before starting… 1 Packet of Soya Chunks, boiled and squeezed dry A handful (or more depending on how much you like them)of frozen peas, just soaked in water for a few minutes In a large saucepan, heat up 3-4 tablespoons of ghee (be generous, the chunks will absorb everything). Once […]

Jun 5

Hanging Curds

For some reason, i had never done this, thinking it to be some exotic, difficult thing to do 🙂 Here are photos: You put a hanky (a muslin cloth is recommended, a hanky works just fine) on a vessel, and plonk the curds into it Then tie up the ends of the hanky and hang […]

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