35 entries

Articles by Hema Alur-Kundargi

Mushrooms: Fantastic Fungi

Mushrooms are nature’s secret treasure, full of vitamins and antioxidants.

Soul Food

Food for the soul: mystical rasam, crunchy koshimbiri, and soothing kitchadi

Quinoa: Healthy Food with a Fun Name

Introducing the mother grain: two healthy ways to prepare quinoa.

Get Stuffed!

What's your favorite way of eating vegetables? Here are three reasons to opt for "stuffed."

Are You in Mint Condition?

Chutneys, tofu kababs, salads, biryani ... Mint flavors whole host of dishes

Love It or Hate It

Broccoli—you either love it or hate it

Bitter is Better

Why the bitter karela is regular fare in my kitchen

The Perfect Date

Want to indulge your sweet tooth without feeling guilty? Dates may be the thing for you.

Alpine Flavors

Masala rosti and vegetables with saffron sauce, inspired by a memorable dinner I had at a quaint inn in Wengen, Switzerland

Beet It

Compared to the bitter karela, or the slimy okra, ruby-red beet is God’s answer to a child’s prayer. A couple of quick beet recipes.
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