Indian Summer Beverage Inspirations: Lassi and Coolers

Indian Summer Beverage Inspirations: Coolers Guaranteed to Quench the Thirst

Glass in hand and sunglasses perched on the bridge of your nose, that’s the best way to celebrate a lazy summer day; hopefully there’s warm sea breeze and a cool sandy beach somewhere in the mix. In keeping with this season’s light and airy feeling, today’s post revisits three refreshing Indian summer beverage inspirations, guaranteed… 

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The Ultimate Spicy Veggie Burger Patty

The Ultimate Spicy Veggie Burger Packed with Indian Inspiration

Behold a spicy veggie burger that takes its rightful place of pride at the burger podium. With a base of potatoes and carrots softened in aromatic ginger, garlic and spices, and the added crunch of yellow sweet corn kernels, chickpea flour, fresh parsley and lemon juice, this spicy vegetable burger patty can be cooked outdoors… 

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Focus on Whole Grains: 5 Hearty Sides Recipes

Couscous Chaat, with Flavors Inspired Indian Street Food

Meaty Kebabs and spicy fish Tikkas, flavorful lamb chops and juicy chicken bites are all part of the magic that is summer.  But for today’s post, let’s spare a thought to these sides made with hearty whole grains, each one is a delightfully wholesome serving to complement and complete a meal, whatever the occasion. Indian… 

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Sage, Garlic and Lime Turkey Kebab – Indian Meatballs

Sage, Garlic and Lime Turkey Kebabs, Indian-style Meatballs

Spiced Indian style turkey Kebab or Kavab, shaped like meatballs, make an ideal appetizer or a simple meal; they’re mild enough for kids to handle and flavor-filled for grown-up tastes. Lean ground turkey or ground chicken is converted into a delightful kebab mixture with smoky paprika and the fresh flavors of sage, garlic and lime…. 

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Peanut and Cucumber Salad in a Tempered Dressing

Peanut and Cucumber Salad in a Tempered Dressing

With summer rolling in, I’m all for low-cook recipes that come together with minimal effort and maximum flavor. Today’s peanut and cucumber salad in a tempered dressing fits the bill perfectly. Diced cucumber, fresh green mint and cilantro are seasoned and dressed in a warm tempering of peanuts, spices and an optional touch of grated… 

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Lemony Masala Mahi-Mahi Fish Tikka Kebab

Mouthwatering Bites of Tandoor-style Spiced Mahi-Mahi Fish Tikka Kebab

A simple blend of Indian spices (masala) and a generous dash of lemon can turn a rather bland piece of fish into pure magic… Take it a step further and put the spice marinated tikka-size fish on a hot outdoor grill, and you’ve got mouthwatering bites of tandoor-style fish tikka kebab. While I’ve used Mahi-Mahi… 

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