MethiHummus

It has been too hot to stand near the stove for too long, and this means there is the real danger of falling back on instant meals and junk food! I realised my eating patterns were going awry and decided to make sure my fridge is stocked with some nutrition packed hummus, so I can get easy, instant meals without making it unhealthy! Ingredients 1 cup black eyed peas, soaked overnight and then boiled in salted water, retain the water 1 cup fresh fenugreek or methi, blanched 3-4 cloves garlic 1-2 green chillies salt 50-60ml olive oil MethodPut the methi into a food processor, and…more

Pancakes

This is my morning saviour when I am craving a breakfast spread but have neither the energy to step out to get it, nor a reasonable list of ingredients in my home. I mix together the different flours that I find in my pantry to make this batter, so the composition of the batter could vary from one day to the next. Once I figured out the right consistency, this works best with gut feel rather than with measures – and pancake fillings are equally easy to make up too! Ingredients4 tablespoons finger millet flour (nachni or raagi flour) 2 tablespoons jowar flour (sorghum) 2…more