Vegan Quinoa Porridge

Lakshmy Subramoniam
I love to have a good vegan porridge at any time of year. It's soothing, comforting, and feels like a warm hug. And there's no "wrong time" for warm hugs. I've tweaked the spices and fruit options to make it more summer-friendly. This recipe is surprisingly light and filling all...

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Reset with a Kitchari Cleanse

Lakshmy Subramoniam
With so many cleanses out there, it can get really confusing and overwhelming to decide which one is going to work best for you. The beginning of fall, especially, is a time of action. Back to school or back to work, meal-prepping, hectic schedules, etc. don't really leave much room...

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Saffron Rice

Lakshmy Subramoniam
A delicate and decadent dish that can be eaten as is or paired with anything your heart desires! This saffron rice takes just a few additional minutes compared to making plain rice. But the result is so much better than eating just plain rice! And here is the recipe: Vegan,...

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South Indian Style Pumpkin Stew

Lakshmy Subramoniam
A super simple and delicious pumpkin dish that takes no effort to put together and is comfort at it's best! And here is the recipe: Vegan, gluten-free  Yield: For 4Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 25 minsTotal time: 30 mins Ingredients: 1 tbsp flavorless oil (grapeseed, sunflower, or canola) 2 cups diced pumpkin...

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Bhajias and Onion Pakoras

Lakshmy Subramoniam
Bajjis and pakoras are appetizers that can be found on the menus of most Indian restaurants. Yes, it's deep fried. But vegan food doesn't always need to be raw salads and smoothies. I don't know what it is with Indian people and wanting to eat deep fried snacks on rainy...

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Sesame Tomato Chutney Recipe

Lakshmy Subramoniam
A delicious twist on the classic Indian tomato chutney. The twist? Fragrant roasted sesame seeds. The addition of earthy sesame to sweet tangy tomatoes turns this already yummy dip into a creamy versatile spread. And here is the recipe: Vegan, gluten-free  Yield: For 4Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 minsTotal time: 10...

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Poha with Peanuts and Potatoes (Savory Gluten-free Recipe)

Lakshmy Subramoniam
Looking for a gluten-free carb option that doesn't take ages to cook? This poha or flat beaten rice recipe takes no time to put together. It's quick, simple, vegan, gluten-free, AND doesn't compromise on flavor whatsoever! It's a common breakfast or evening snack recipe in Mumbai, India. This is a delicious...

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Chickpea Stir Fry (South Indian Snack)

Lakshmy Subramoniam
Is there anything better than putting together a delicious protein-rich snack in 5 minutes? This dish will always come to the rescue for the times when you're too tired to cook, too lazy to grab takeout, and too broke to order in food. The humble chickpea is transformed to pack a...

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Vegan Omelette

Lakshmy Subramoniam
This vegan omelette will make you forget of the time you were deeply in love with eggs. That's because it is better in every way possible. When I don't have much time to cook (which is most of the time) this is my go-to meal; just because of how simple it is...

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Spicy Potato Sandwich (Vegan Indian Recipe)

Lakshmy Subramoniam
A potato sandwich? Carb on carb? I'll admit it sounds naughty but come on, live a little! This breakfast or snack recipe is incredibly easy to make, filling, and packed with flavor. If you share a similar love for potatoes and bread as I do then you're going to love this....

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