Vegetable Korma in Almond-Coconut Sauce

Lately I have been trying dishes that are way out of our traditional Sri Lankan method.  This is one of the recipes that I made over the weekend.  Traditionally we make mixed vegetable curries simmered in thick coconut milk.  For this recipe, I reduced the amount of coconut milk and added ground almonds which gives extra…

Potato and Cauliflower with Green Peas

It was last Friday I made this curry which I did not get the time to post it.  Since it was a Friday night, I wanted to post something simple, quick but delicious which would go well with Naan bread.  I have tried many varieties of potato and cauliflower curry.  But I have been thinking…

Cauliflower and Mushroom Curry

I have been cooking cauliflower curry in the traditional way – simple cauliflower or cauliflower and potatoes.  I thought to try something totally different today.  I had a big head of cauliflower and was wondering what I can make with this cauliflower that is totally different.  Checked my fridge and there it is – a big…

Curried Veggie Quinoa Bowl

I love making one dish meals since they are so easy and I don’t have to make multiple side dishes.  It’s hard to resist make such dishes especially when they are packed with spices and flavor.  Even though I have posted a few Quinoa dishes earlier, this time I wanted to make some thing that…

Thai Style Soy Chunks (TVP) Curry

Soy chunks especially the big ones have a real meat texture.  When cooked they even taste somewhat like meat (per my friends since I am vegetarian).  When I saw the original recipe in WebMD  for Thai style chicken recipe, I immediately thought I can use soy chunks instead of meat.  Original recipe also had fish…

Vegetable Loaded Quinoa

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 2 cups water 1 teaspoon canola oil ½ teaspoon chili paste 2 tablespoons canola oil 4 oz white mushrooms 4 oz string beans 2 oz cauliflower florets 1 small green squash 1 small carrot 1 green chili slit lengthwise ½ teaspoon fennel seeds 2 tablespoons roasted cashews 1 tablespoon raisins (optional)…

Stir-fried Cauliflower and Potato Dry Curry

  Ingredients ½ lb potatoes ½ lb cauliflower florets 1 green chili finely chopped 2-3 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 teaspoon cumin seed ½ teaspoon coriander seed ½ teaspoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon canola oil Salt Method Peel and cut the potatoes into about one inch cubes Par boil the potatoes…

Cauliflower with crushed cumin and coriander

Ingredients 1 lb cauliflower florets 1 teaspoon coriander seeds ½ teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon turmeric 1 small onion 3-4 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon oil 2 tablespoons yogurt Salt to taste   Method Slice onion thinly Crush garlic cloves Crush coriander and cumin with a motar and pezzle Fry onion and…