Veggie stir-fried rice infused with ZTC

Fried rice is an ubiquitous entrée in many South Asian cuisines. Whether it is Chinese or Thai or Indian, they all have a common theme – rice, veggies, protein along with some spices/sauce to give it the yummy taste. Kids and adults love it alike and is easy to make /very nutritious. My idea for [...]

By |2018-09-12T19:19:12+00:00February 25th, 2015|Chutney, Indian-Chinese, Quinoa, Recipes, Rice Items, Vegan|2 Comments

Going green with Mint Pilaf

The word “pilaf” (natively called as “pulao” – pronounced pa-lau) is a flavored rice that may have meat or just veggies along with a base made from ground spices. The original recipe is from back home (Bangalore) where my mom and aunt would make boatloads of this pilaf especially on Sundays and we would sit together as a [...]

By |2018-09-12T19:19:13+00:00April 24th, 2014|Freekeh, Quinoa, Rice / Pilaf, Super-grains, Vegan|5 Comments

My blogging journey starts ..

My name is Shruthi. I love to reinvent old recipes with a new flair. My intent is to make it “full of life” – you guessed it Zesty, delicious and convenient.  Thus started my new avatar as a founder of Zesteez!! My 2 kids and husband have always been my greatest fans and critics,  which has [...]

By |2018-09-12T19:19:14+00:00March 31st, 2014|Chutney, Rice / Pilaf, Vegan|14 Comments

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