jeera aloo

Jeera Aloo (Indian Spiced Potatoes)

For the March 2012 Secret Recipe Club, I had the privilege of cooking from The Novice Housewife. Shumaila blogs about (and takes beautifully photographs of) a wide variety of recipes,

Mango Lassi

Well, we made it through Hurricane Tropical Storm Irene in one piece. I feel so lucky that we didn’t have any damage to our property and we never lost power…a

Indian Inspired Guacamole

I am pretty much head over heels in love with Heidi Swanson’s new cookbook: Super Natural Every Day: Well-loved Recipes from My Natural Foods Kitchen. Unlike many cookbooks that I

Curried Quinoa Salad

This past week has been all about cookies here at HGK. Let’s switch gears and focus on a recipe that’s actually good for us, shall we? This curried quinoa salad

Mung Bean Stew with Butternut Squash

I don’t know about you, but I ate a little too much recently. In the days after Thanksgiving, I enjoyed a good deal of healthy turkey pho, yes; but all

Green Tomato Chutney

Frosty nights have arrived here in New York’s Hudson Valley. Sadly, this means the end of tender plants including tomatoes. If you’re able to salvage some green tomatoes from your

Vegan Vegetable Curry with Mint Cilantro Chutney

This is a luscious vegan curry, inspired by the delicious Tomato and Coconut Fish Curry recipe in Monica Bhide’s lovely book, Modern Spice: Inspired Indian Flavors for the Contemporary Kitchen.

Chicken Xacuti

Chicken Xacuti

Xacuti is a dish from the Indian state of Goa. It’s a spicy main course that’s often made with fish, as well as with chicken and other meats. It can also be prepared as a vegetarian dish.

Dosas and Dal

It’s day 4 of my alphabetical recipe experiment which brings us to “D”. When I made dosas for the Daring Cooks last month, I really loved the meal and wanted

Vegan Spelt Dosas With Curried Chickpeas

I posted last month about my first Daring Bakers challenge; this weekend I completed my first challenge for the Daring Cooks. This months Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Debyi