by Pallavi Purani

Ingredient: cucumber

Sprout Salad, Broken wheat cakes and yogurt dip

Sprout Salad, Broken wheat cakes and yogurt dip

Yes, I know it is long name. But it also tells exactly what this is. A perfect light and healthy meal for the hot days ahead. I have not been a sprout fan, like ever. The only way I can eat them is after steaming them and adding a yummy dressing. And if you I tell you I started eating curd only after I turned 25, you would not believe me. I use it so often now that my middle name should be curd \m/ Anyway, my loving venture “The lantern Kitchen” is looking ahead happily and I sent out…

Horse Gram/Kulith Sprout Salad

Horse Gram/Kulith Sprout Salad

Horse gram or kulith sprout salad might sound exotic, however it is one of the healthiest thing around too. Did you know horse gram can ease the kidney stone? It’s anti oxidant, anti bacterial, anti fungal, anti hypoglycemic qualities are scientifically proved. It helps to get rid of urinary impurities, solve constipation and helps to keep heart in check too. So find a way to eat this gorgeous gram in any form that you can.

4 Grain Burger

4 Grain Burger

Whole grains are always a healthier option than the oil soaked potato patty. This 4 grain burger has sour cream and spicy salsa as accompaniments. The crisp lettuce renders a beautiful bite for the burger.

Sprouts Salad

Sprouts Salad

My Imagination is running far and beyond these days. I am happy about it but it makes me wonder about so many things that we ignore/hate for no reason. There was a time when I could not chew a raw sprout. YUCK was the first thought. Then I came across this simple fix to help me munch the very essent

Stuffed Cucumbers

Stuffed Cucumbers

Aah this lovely refreshing dish was a part of the urban picnic that I hosted for the husband and me on the eve of our first anniversary ๐Ÿ™‚

Burritos with Spiced rice and salsa

Burritos with Spiced rice and salsa

Burrito is a flour tortilla/flat bread which is stuffed with filling of your choice and wrapped. The work burrito actually means Donkey in spanish. Which could imply a flat bread that carries all that is stuffed in it ๐Ÿ™‚

Mango-Cucumber Salsa

Mango-Cucumber Salsa

I am a salsa fan and the pati has adapted to it too. He dips almost everything he can it in. ๐Ÿ™‚ I woek up one morning thinking about a mango salsa and tadaaa…I made it finally.

Salsa

Salsa

Oh the prefect dip for me. Yes, very easy to make and scrumptious.

Breakfast Sub

Breakfast Sub

Arrgghhh I was tired of the toasts, the pohas, the bhakris, the dal parathas and then I picked amazing sub loafs from a store calledย  Food Triangle opposite Koramangala BDA complex. [bangalor

Nachos with Salsa and Sour Cream

Nachos with Salsa and Sour Cream

This was the finger food for my last weekend’s Sunday Brunch. They turned out perfect. This is the 3rd time that I have made nachos at home and this recipe worked really well.