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
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 […]
November 3, 2016

Hunase Saaru

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

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

South Indian Sambar

One of my favorite dishes with full bodied flavor and complexity to delight my taste buds!
December 6, 2015


Split green gram – boil until soft Add: Jeera Turmeric Sambar powder- little & optional Cilantro Fresh ginger Voggarane Salt […]
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) […]
December 14, 2015

Fever & Cold Rasam

Boil together: Trikatu Tamarind juice Salt Curry leaves Cilantro Jaggery Jeera Coriander seeds Voggarane
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]