Sarvana Bhavan


I get asked all the time – where do you go to get tasty, authentic Indian food?  So this post is devoted to one of my favorite Atlanta Indian spots, Sarvana Bhavan.  This is a vegetarian chain that originated in India but has locations all over the world.  The Atlanta outpost is located in a…

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Mango Ginger Clafoutis


I have a confession to make.  For someone who adores Indian food like I do, I really don’t like most Indian desserts.  I generally find them too syrupy sweet and too liberally dosed with cardamom and rose water – tastes which I like but require a restrained hand.  So I am always on the hunt…

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Tangy Lentil Rice with Salad (Moong Dal Chaat)


Typically, Indian lentils bring to mind something a little heavy, creamy and hearty.  This dish is the absolute opposite of that – light, tangy and refreshing.  Growing up dal was not my favorite (sacrilege considering I grew up in an Indian vegetarian home) but whenever my mother made moong dal chaat I would willingly gobble…

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