Instant pot Applesauce By DK on Nov 30, 2020

Making no sugar homemade applesauce is now very simple using your Instant pot. Here I make a sweetened version using dried fruits.

Vegetable Pulao using RightRice By DK on Oct 28, 2020

This simple vegetable pilaf is made using a healthy rice alternative called RightRice that's predominantly made using lentils. An easy side dish/main course.

Classic Oatmeal using Sprouted Rolled Oats By DK on Oct 21, 2020

Very nutritious and a hearty breakfast to begin your day. Sprouted oats, flaxseed, applesauce and dates paste come together to make this very nourishing.

Pita Tostada By DK on Oct 14, 2020

Very simple and quick recipe for homemade Vegetarian Tostada recipe using Pita Bread.

Green Chutney / Hari Chutney (Chaat) By DK on Oct 7, 2020

This basic but essential chutney is one of the foundations of making street foods in India. It helps to complete the dish. Very simple & quick to put together.

Cream of Tomato Soup ( Indian style) By DK on Sep 30, 2020

Easy and quick Indian styled Tomato soup using pressure cooker. I use OPOS - One Pot One Shot technique to make this very flavorful yet quick version.

Grilled Cheese Naanwich By DK on Sep 26, 2020

Very simple meal (lunch/snack or dinner) for kids and adults alike. Pair it with a hearty soup (like tomato) to make it a fulfilling entree.

What is Cultured Butter? By DK on Sep 26, 2020

This post explains the difference between regular butter and cultured butter and ways of using it.

What is Tomato Powder? By DK on Sep 25, 2020

This post explains what is tomato powder and its many uses in day to day cooking.

What is Beetroot Powder? By DK on Sep 25, 2020

This post explains what is powdered beetroot and the various ways where it can be used.

2 Ingredient “Nutella” Popsicles By DK on Sep 23, 2020

Homemade popsicles using Nutella (or any chocolate hazelnut spread) and milk. Easy 2 ingredient popsicle.

Tex Mex Breakfast Tofu Scrambled “Eggs” By DK on Sep 16, 2020

Simple vegan breakfast made using firm tofu. Perfect protein rich and healthy meal breakfast or dinner.

Instant Pot Black Chickpeas { No Soak | Presoaked Options } By DK on Sep 9, 2020

Step by Step pictorial to cooking Black Chickpeas using Instant Pot with instructions for both presoaked and no soak dried beans.

How to peel Ginger easily? By DK on Aug 22, 2020

This step by step pictorial explains a quick method to peeling Ginger skin easily at home.

Ganesh Chavithi ( Vinayaka Chaturthi) Festival 2020 Recipes By DK on Aug 16, 2020

Ganesh Chaturthi is coming up on August 22nd. Check out some common recipes made during the Vinayaka Chaturthi Festival.

Krishna Jayanthi | Gokulashtami Festival Recipes By DK on Aug 8, 2020

Krishna Jayanthi is coming up on August 11, 2020. Some communities celebrate it on September 10th. This post gives my take on the festival along with recipes made during this day.

Freezing Cooked Dried Beans By DK on Jul 15, 2020

Step by step tutorial to freezing a big batch of cooked dried beans like kidney beans, pinto beans, chickpeas, black beans etc

How to Freeze Strawberries? By DK on Jul 11, 2020

How to use cooked Bean water? By DK on Jul 4, 2020

Don't throw away the liquid from your cooked beans next time. Here are some ways to use them.

OPOS Lessons: How to Standardise your Pressure cooker? By DK on Jan 28, 2019

The starting point for all your OPOS cooking is to first standardize your 2L pressure cooker. This helps in maintaining a uniform timing for your recipes.

6 things I never thought I will ever do! By DK on Aug 1, 2018

Never say never! My blog chefinyou has changed me in many ways and has inspired parts of my life that I never dreamt of.

Super Bowl Recipes 2018 By DK on Jan 28, 2018

Vegetarian or Vegan, this list is going to hit a home run with your family and friends. Easy to put together and fun to eat!

7 Ways OPOS® Cooking Improved My Life By DK on Nov 19, 2017

OPOS methodology is a series of techniques that promises AND delivers fast, easy & healthy meals using the humble Indian styled pressure cooker.

Prepping Staples – Planning my Weekly Menu By DK on Nov 13, 2017

This posts provides details in how to store your cooked lentils and beans and its shelf life in fridge and freezer.

6 Quick & Healthy After School Snacks (with Variations) By DK on Sep 6, 2017

Check out some ideas and their variations to make for a variety of fun snacks that your kids (and you!) can enjoy.

Bell Peppers (Capsicum): Planting, Growing & Harvesting for Beginners By DK on Aug 9, 2017

Here are our essential tips to growing healthy Bell Peppers (also known as Capsicum) in your home garden.

What is the Origin of Brinji? By DK on Jul 20, 2017

Interesting tidbits about the origin of famous South Indian rice called Brinji and the meaning of the term Brinji.

What is the meaning of Brinji in Tamil? By DK on Jul 13, 2017

Brinji / Brinji Rice / பிரிஞ்சி சாதம் - Tamilnadu's version of Biryani/Pulao.

Difference between Hand Pounded Rice and Brown Rice By DK on Apr 28, 2017

This provides explanation for the following questions - How is Hand pound rice different from Brown rice? Is it better than white rice?

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