Recipes

Spicy Cranberry Sauce

Spicy Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a staple at Thanksgiving, and my vegetarian feasts are no different! Check out my take on this traditional meal with a spicy kick below. I have always been a vegetarian and I raised my children this way as well. When I moved […]

Three Ways to Make Chia Pudding

Three Ways to Make Chia Pudding

Hi Cumin Beings, it’s Janani here from Cumin Nature, back after a long hiatus. I hope all of you had a wonderful summer! We had a spectacular summer with some big life events and personal growth moments, which took us away from the blog. But, […]

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Jaggery & Cardamom

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Jaggery & Cardamom

 I have been wanting to introduce something sweet to Cumin Nature. My mom used to make the most delicious dessert growing up, that had the perfect balance of sweet and smokiness — sweet potatoes with jaggery and cardamom! It’s the perfect sweet kick to satisfy […]

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Chutney is an integral part of Indian food. The chutney varieties in India are super diverse, with ingredients ranging from mint, yogurt, mango to peanuts. In South India, coconut chutney is the most popular and simplest of them all.  This is a minimalist’s paradise!  It […]

Rice & Lentil Cutlets

Rice & Lentil Cutlets

As Julia Child once said… For me, it’s all about the therapy! I feel the most truthful and enlightened when I’m in the kitchen, where I can play with my moods and wear any hat I want. I am a minimalist one day, a purist […]