Stay Home, Stay Safe and Sprout Mung Beans

We are all in this craziness together so why not make the most of your time at home. Sprouting mung or moong beans can be a fun way to teach your kids about the germination process and involve them in the kitchen and cooking. It will also save you some money. Just one cup of dry moong beans can yield a bucket load of sprouts. Use sprouted mung in salads or quick stirfrys or make…

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Goan Pomfret Fish Curry

Pomfret, also known as Paplet Hooman or Pompano, is a popular choice of fish for Goan cuisine. With very little marination time as well as cooking time required, this aromatic coconut based Pomfret fish curry recipe is a must try. Serve it with hot rice or roti. In case you can’t get a hold of pomfret, try these substitutes: sea bass, red snapper, flounder, small grouper, tilapia, cod, haddock, or any white flesh fish.

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Raw Papaya Stuffed Paratha

Stuffed paratha are always a special treat. They serve their purpose of being the bread (or vehicle) part of a traditional Indian meal, but with their own unique twist. Many things are used to stuff paratha and raw papaya is definitely a great option. Similar in texture to radish (or mooli), shredded raw papaya is shredded, seasoned with just a few key ingredients and stuffed into chapati dough. The final product is so flavorful that…

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Lunch Ideas for School and more!

Every morning School Lunch is the foremost thing on any Mom’s mind. We are all looking for something healthy, appealing, nutritious, easy to make in the morning and something that will survive a few hours in the lunch box. Here are some of the ideas and we had help, so thanks for everyone that pitched in. We are always looking for new ideas and would love to hear from you. Tell us what do you…

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Handvo How-to Video

Handvo (or Handwa) has been one of the most requested recipes and we just had to oblige. It is a Gujarati recipe for an all-time favorite snack. Handva can be served at tea time and in India, tea-time can be anytime – morning, afternoon or evening! The recipe here is made using Lauki, but we can substitute other light vegetables (let’s leave that for another video). We have also made it in cupcake format, making…

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