Vegetarian

Sakkarai Pongal

During the four-day harvest festival of Pongal, celebrated by Tamil Hindu community of south India, Sakkarai pongal or sweet pongal is made. Flavoured with cardamom, this creamy pudding is made […]

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Hummus

The trick to making hummus that’s as smooth as silk is removing the skins from the chickpeas. Admittedly, while I find it mindless, it can take a while to do. […]

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Onion Bhajis

At their best, onion bhajis (or pakoras or vadai) are crispy and light; at their worst, they are stodgy and greasy. The trick lies in the batter. Too thick, the […]

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