Beet Stem Curry (Dahta)

If your garden is overflowing with beets, then you’ve likely also got tons of beet stems to make use of. Try this!

Samosa Pie

This one I owe to my sister. It’s chatting in her kitchen on a Sunday evening that I witnessed her bake samosa filling into a pie crust and mentally declared it genius.

Spicy Tomato Soup

A thick and unctuous tomato soup, fragrant with Indian spices and naturally sweetened with lots of squash and a wee bit of beets.

Awesome Indian-Style Veggies and Grains

As so often happens, the recipe I ended up making was nothing like the one I’d initially planned on.  For starters there isn’t even any pineapple in it and the point of the exercise when I began was to use some of the pineapple that’s ready on the kitchen counter.  But it’s a good thing…

Becoming a Garam Masala Gourmet

Depending on your source, garam masala is a typically North Indian blend of spices, a blend hailing from the Punjab region of India (which is in the North), or a blend of spices varying from region to region of India.  Other spice combinations going by the name ‘’garam masala’’ are also made, modified by the…