Vegan Butter Tofu

When I say “Vegan” butter tofu, it sounds really funny. But I adopted the name from the Indian recipe butter chicken.  For the original chicken recipe, a lot of ghee or butter is added with heavy cream to make a very rich and tasty dish. However, I wanted to make it a vegan dish since… Continue reading Vegan Butter Tofu

Rice noodles with sprouted mung beans

Current situation (COVID 19) is having a big impact on every one’s daily life including long lines in grocery stores and not being able to get the needed vegetables or other products.  I made this dish with the ingredients I had in handy.  But you can replace any of these ingredients with your favorite one. … Continue reading Rice noodles with sprouted mung beans

Murungai Illai (Moringa leaves) Sothi

  Sothi (called kiri hodi in Sinhala) is one of the most traditional side dishes in Sri Lanka.  I have posted the recipe for regular sothi quite a while ago.  This time since I had some moringa leaves, I decided to make sothi with Moringa leaves.  Moringa leaves sothi goes verry well with string hoppers… Continue reading Murungai Illai (Moringa leaves) Sothi

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… Continue reading Stir-fried Cauliflower and Potato Dry Curry

Okra in Yogurt Gravy

Ingredients: 1 lb frozen cut okra 1 teaspoon canola oil 3-4 shallots 2 green chilies slit lengthwise 3-4 dried red chilies broken into 2 pieces (each) 1 strand of curry leaves ¼ teaspoon fenugreek seeds ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder 1-2 teaspoons chili powder ½ cup water ½ cup thick yogurt Salt to taste Method: If… Continue reading Okra in Yogurt Gravy