by Pallavi Purani

Ingredient: onion

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.

Bread Upma

Bread Upma

There is a constant war between the bread and the masala while making the bread upma. The masala should not be too wet and bread should not be too fresh. After trial and error I have found a few tricks that help me make the prefect version.

Peas Basil Sauce Pasta

Peas Basil Sauce Pasta

One day you open the email and find that you finally see the mail that you have waited for, for 2 years. The joy is unparalleled. For me it was the mail that thoushaltcook.com is live and it moved to Cucumbertown. It has been a long journey but an awe-inspiring one. Here is my recipe for the pasta s

Instant Ragi and oats Dosa

Instant Ragi and oats Dosa

The frantic rush to fix a breakfast gets to me sometimes. But then missing ingredients also has the same effect. I wanted to eat rava dosa but there was no rice flour 🙁

Barley Risotto

Barley Risotto

Oh what thunderous response this one got me, day before. 🙂 Thank you for the love, people. Barley is great substitute for rice in your life. It is a little tricky looking seed but it does wonders. I adapted this recipe.

Vegetable Stock with Beetroot

Vegetable Stock with Beetroot

Vegetable stocks are super easy to put together. All you need is a little patience, veggies and flavor choice. I always make fresh stocks and not use the shop bought ones or cubes.

Whole Wheat Focaccia

Whole Wheat Focaccia

I have a die hard fan of focaccia’s. I have been trying different versions of it but I guess I landed on a recipe that works out the best for me.

Ghiya/Lauki with Chana Daal post a Thailand Trip

Ghiya/Lauki with Chana Daal post a Thailand Trip

A true blue comfort food after eight fabulous days at Thailand. 🙂

Oats Idli with pearl onion chutney

Oats Idli with pearl onion chutney

I am watching what goes in my mouth these days. 🙂 It is funny how smallest of things make such a huge impact. I still shudder at the mention of oats but I have started to enjoy making different things with them.

Vegetable Layer Rice

Vegetable Layer Rice

Oh I am so proud of what I churned out today for lunch 🙂 We are having a pot luck and I offered to make the main.