November 3, 2016

Curd Sambar

Cooked Vegetable Options (choose 1): Ash gourd/snake gourd Bell peppers Spinach Cucumber Potato Eggplant Grind to paste, adding water as […]
November 3, 2016


Wash rice and cook until it becomes mushy Rice (x 1) to water (x 4-6) Add Ghee or Voggarane Options: […]
January 2, 2018

Quick Carrot Soup (or Chutney/Spread/Dip)

5-7 Carrots Finely chopped Heat ghee in a pan and add: Hingu, Black pepper, dry or fresh turmeric, carrots ginger […]
December 6, 2015

Basic Rasam

1. Fry toor dal (dried beans) in castor oil (to reduce vata) for a couple of minutes. 2. Add water […]
November 3, 2016

Majjige Huli

Cooked Vegetables: Cucumber (boiled) Ash Gourd (boiled) Lady Finger (fry in oil +mustard seeds) Bengal Gram (2 tsp) soaked in […]
December 14, 2015

Fever & Cold Rasam

Boil together: Trikatu Tamarind juice Salt Curry leaves Cilantro Jaggery Jeera Coriander seeds Voggarane
December 14, 2015

Lemon Rasam

Fry toor Dal with castor oil and cook with turmeric until soft Add: Fresh cilantro Curry leaves Ginger (grated) Coconut […]
November 3, 2016

Hunase Saaru

Tamarind juice Rassam powder Coriander leaves Jaggery Salt Voggarane: ghee, mustard, fenugreek seeds, hingu
November 16, 2017

Heirloom Squash Soup

Boiled squash, mashed & fresh water added Butter/ghee Very light sprinkle ajwain (or Caraway or celery or crushed fenel seeds) […]
November 3, 2016

Shiva’s Mung & Cabbage Soup

Cook Whole Mung Dal with: Ginger chunks Turmeric Castor oil Jeera Coconut Cabbage Add: Voggarane: mustard, hingu, pepper, curry leaf, […]
December 6, 2015


Split green gram – boil until soft Add: Jeera Turmeric Sambar powder- little & optional Cilantro Fresh ginger Voggarane Salt […]
December 6, 2015

South Indian Sambar

One of my favorite dishes with full bodied flavor and complexity to delight my taste buds!
December 8, 2015

Baby Lima Bean Soup

Cook Baby Lima beans w/ castor oil Swiss chard Fenugreek leaves Marjoram Black pepper Pasta shells Salt Hingu