Mint & Peas Pulao

Rice is the staple food of south Indians. There are so many ways to prepare rice. Here is a rice pulao recipe that is surprisingly easy to cook, packs a big serving of flavor and looks colorful to boot. What you need 2 cups Basmati rice 3 cups water 1 medium sized red onion 1 cup mint leaves 1/2 cup… Read more →

Fresh Tomato & Onion Salsa

Living in Texas and eating Tex-Mex food for more than a decade, I have come to love Mexican food. Rich in flavor, aroma and spiciness while still staying healthy, it is probably the closest relative to Indian food. Unfortunately, most restaurants serve high calorie and high fat versions of Mexican staples such as Guacamole turning them into diet disasters. The… Read more →