Category Archives: Vegetables

Foods high in bad fats, sugar and chemicals are directly linked to many negative emotions, whereas whole, natural foods rich in nutrients – foods such as fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes – contribute to greater energy and positive emotions.
Marilu Henner

Thai Style Corn Fritters

Thai style corn fritters are easy to make and a refreshing alternative to regular vegetable fritters which are run of the mill and tend to get a bit boring. Being a die hard meat lover, I have to constantly struggle … Continue reading

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Lapsi ko Achar ~ Nepali Hog Plum Pickle

Lapsi also know as Nepali Hog Plum is a fruit which is native to Nepal. It is used to make pickles and sweets. The fruit is rich in Vitamin C  and has a tart flavor. This sweet pickle is a … Continue reading

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Aloo Dum ~ Spicy Hot Potato

Aloo Dum is a very hot and spicy Nepali Style Potato curry. The origins of this recipe  is from the hill station of Darjeeling which is famous for this dish. Although it is super hot, this is a “hot” favorite … Continue reading

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Spicy Stuffed Chilli Pakoras

Thanks to Global warming, all the weather patterns I am used to has now become unpredictable . We should be having a bright sunny Dashain weather in Kathmandu and here we are, stuck in wet and gloomy rainy days…… On … Continue reading

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Nepali Style Oyster Mushroom

This recipe is for a simple and quick dish, when you don’t feel like spending hours in the kitchen. Even though it can be made in minutes, the taste is not compromised and it goes perfectly with any meal. Enjoy … Continue reading

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Maas ko Bara : Wo ~ Nepali Style Lentil Patties

Maas ko Baara or Woh is made from ground split Urad Beans (kaalo maas ko daal).  They are light and spongy daal patties that resemble small flat pancakes.  Maas ko Baara is best served fresh, but can be stored overnight. Woh is made similar to Baara, the difference is Baara is deep-fried, … Continue reading

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Crispy Bitter Gourd (Karela) Salad

Bitter Gourd ( Karela, Tite Karela) is a common vegetable in many Indian and Nepali kitchens.I love this vegetable for all it healthy qualities (controls blood sugar, acts as a laxative, high in vitamins and minerals , improves immunity) and … Continue reading

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Nepali Style Mixed Vegetable Achar

In our Nepali cuisine , “Achars” are an essential side dish. However, unlike the traditional preserved pickles, our “Achars”  also include ready to eat dishes and are made of a variety of vegetables like potatoes, bitter gourd, cucumbers, banana flowers, Mountain Ebony … Continue reading

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Korean Bean Sprout Salad

Korean Bean Sprout Salad is a very simple and healthy salad and served as a side dish with Korean meals. This recipe was shared by Shreejana , who one of the members of our cooking club. When I tried it … Continue reading

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Karkalo Ra Gaba Ko Tarkari ~ Taro Leaves Curry

Karkalo Ra Gaba Ko Tarkari is a Nepali Vegetable curry made of Elephant Ear leaves, also known as Taro Leaves or Arbi Patta. Karkalo is the Nepali name for the taro plant, which comes from the tuberous root. Nepalese use … Continue reading

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