Seema Magazine

Immunity Booster: Almonds

A nut that is versatile and much loved for its flavor, almonds are not just tasty but also elevate any dish several notches up with its versatile texture. Packed with goodness of magnesium, and potassium, it helps oxygen flow freely in the blood. Almonds are low in carbs and high in protein and fiber. Two… Read More Immunity Booster: Almonds

The Hindu

Food Nostalgia – Menasina Saaru

Rasam is a dish that is a quintessential part of every South Indian meal and a traditional variant can also be the immunity booster much required in times like these. Food has a sense of nostalgia like no other. After all it is associated with memories of childhood and one that can warm the cockles… Read More Food Nostalgia – Menasina Saaru

Seema Magazine

Immunity Booster: Ginger

The rhizome that has a sharp taste, ginger has been always known for its healing and restorative properties. A root vegetable that is full of healing properties, ginger has a whole bunch of immunity boosting properties despite its pungent taste. Ginger is one such herbal ally that Ayurveda refers to as the universal medicine. In… Read More Immunity Booster: Ginger

Seema Magazine

Immunity Booster: Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a great immunity booster that is a versatile ingredient that can add that oomph factor to any dish. Immunity is a word that is a key in today’s times. An ingredient that packs a punch of good health, pomegranate is versatile and is great not just as a beverage but also as a… Read More Immunity Booster: Pomegranate

Free Press Journal

Black Garlic

Black Garlic adds the perfect punch to a dish without the trademark smell and elevates the meal several notches higher. While regular garlic is commonplace, black garlic is the result of a process of aging and fermentation that gives the garlic an extra boost of flavour and is also good for you. Several countries in… Read More Black Garlic

Vegetarian Recipes

Apple Cake – no sugar, no refined flour, no butter, no eggs

This is the season when local apples from Shimla make an appearance in local markets and being a fruit that is packed with health benefits, it is but natural that apples must be a part of your seasonal diet. After toying with the idea of an apple cake I decided to make one finally. This… Read More Apple Cake – no sugar, no refined flour, no butter, no eggs

The New Indian Express

The Story of Mattu Gulla

The Udupi Brinjal or Gulla is an heirloom vegetable that is hundreds of years old and also has a GI Tag to protect its uniqueness. In her book Udupi Cuisine author U.B. Rajalakshmi says, “the gulla has a property called nanju which is perhaps referred to as poison. When the gulla is immersed in water… Read More The Story of Mattu Gulla

Vegetarian Recipes

Focaccia Bread Recipe

I have always been fascinated with Focaccia breads that I have eaten many times largely at Italian restaurants as they are make for a pretty sight and also for being soft. Ingredients 1 tbsp dry yeast 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp salt 1 cup warm water 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 cups all purpose… Read More Focaccia Bread Recipe

Vegetarian Recipes

Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate is such a versatile and loved ingredient that it lends itself to various textures and flavours. Here is a simple recipe of chocolate cookies. I have kept it easy and using ingredients that are usually available at home. Hope you also try it out and let me know what you think. I am also… Read More Chocolate Cookies

Vegetarian Recipes

No-Bake Mango Cheesecake

The Internet is full of mango cheesecake recipes and I tried making one without the desired success. That is when I came across a recipe by Sampada (Instagram: @thesoultreat) that was so simple that I had to try it. It uses just five ingredients and no cream cheese, no gelatin, no agar agar and is… Read More No-Bake Mango Cheesecake