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Kimbap/Budget Sushi

Kimbap/Budget Sushi

The title of this recipe is perhaps misleading because this is neither a recipe for “authentic” kimbap and it is certainly not sushi. Technically sushi is sushi because of the vinegared rice and the rice in kimpab uses sesame oil and salt for seasoning. I […]

Daal

Daal

This is my dad’s recipe but I’ve made this so many times that I’m no longer sure if this is his original recipe. That’s the beauty of making daal though; you can do whatever you like, as long as lentils (red lentils in this case) […]

Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad

Super quick easy to put together, works well with almost any veggies you like or have in hand and makes a great lunch, dinner, or snack! The ingredients below are  the ones I usually use because I like the combination but you can really use […]

Spicy Flattened Rice (Kanda Batata Poha)

Spicy Flattened Rice (Kanda Batata Poha)

This is a traditional Maharastian vegetarian breakfast. It’s something that reminds me of home as I don’t think you can find this at restaurants. My mom would often make this for Saturday morning breakfasts or for a light lunch. Recently, my mom talked me though […]