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Mung Pani Recipe (Whole Green Mung Soup)

Written by Sunday, 25 January 2015 18:27
The Mung Pani Recipe that is a wholesome soup made from whole green mung is my mother in laws hearty soup for children of all ages. The soup is most commonly prepared when one is sick and this soup provides the proteins to enrich and provide the body with instant energy. At home, we make it on cold winters when soups…

Whole Wheat Onion Stuffed Kulcha Recipe

Written by Thursday, 22 January 2015 18:14
The Whole Wheat Onion Kulcha Recipe is a traditional and simple recipe, that is flavored with a delicious onion and mint stuffing. The Onion Kulcha's are a common street food of Northern India and the most commonly served bread at Punjabi restaurants. Kulchas are most often made with Maida (all purpose flour), but in this recipe I have made a…
The Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe is a classic recipe of lentils that are spiced together and given a smoked flavor. I absolutely love dal at the dhabas on the highways up north of India. The Dhaba dal when smoked from the burning coal, brings out delicious flavors and works magic on my palette. Through this recipe, I've tried to acheive…

Peshawari Chole Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 20 January 2015 18:36
Peshawari Chole is just one of the many delicious dishes from the Punjab, and as the name suggests, has a hint of Peshawari style of cooking. Spicy and flavorsome, this dish requires some prior planning as the chickpeas need to be soaked in water for at least 6 hours. Serve the Peshawari Chole along with hot Bhatura or Naan, it…

Pumpkin Raita Recipe

Written by Friday, 16 January 2015 16:04
The Pumpkin Raita, is a wholesome yogurt dish in itself. Raita is a dish that is traditional savored as an accompaniment along with Indian Main Course dishes or even Parathas. The Pumpkin raita is rich in dietary fibers and Vitamin A. This raita is made by simple sauteeing the pumpkin along with a few basic herbs and salt to making…
The Medu Vada Recipe is a very traditional South Indian Tiffin/ Breakfast dish that is made from whole urad dal. Each home has a special recipe of how they spice up the Medu Vada batter. In this recipe, I have spiced and flavored the batter with ginger and green chillies. And yes shown you a special equipment that I have…
The Aloo Aur Mooli Ke Patton ki Sabzi is a simple, nutritious vegetable that is made from stir fried radish greens with potatoes. This Sabzi is stir fried in mustard oil and flavored with garlic and dry red chilies. The long lustrous green leaves attached to white radish are edible and not only make delicious stir fries, but they could…
The South Indian Poli Recipe is a very traditional recipe that is made with a combination of lentils, spices and coconut. The addition of coconut along with cardamon in the filling gives the poli a rich and delicious taste. The Poli is most often made during the festivals like Pongal or special occasions in the family. It is also called…

Thouthe Kodel Recipe (Mangalore Cucumber Curry)

Written by Wednesday, 14 January 2015 17:24
Thouthe Kodel Recipe is a very traditional Mangalorean recipe that is made from a special cucumber that is available in Karnataka. The Thouthe Kodel is supposed to have a rich red color that it gets from the dry byadgi red chillies, but you can use regular dry red chillies as well, like I did. By using the regular red chillies,…

Oats Sakkarai Pongal Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 14 January 2015 12:17
The Oats Sakkarai Pongal Recipe is a simple, wholesome and full of flavor dish that is very quick and easy to make. I created this recipe as part of my Saffola FitFoodie, collaboration. Surprisingly, the addition of oats did not change the taste of the Sakkarai Pongal and it still remained to be creamy and full of flavors from the…

Oats Ven Pongal Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 14 January 2015 11:48
The Oats Ven Pongal Recipe is a simple, wholesome and full of flavor dish that is very quick and easy to make. The Oats Pongal is made very similar to the Traditional Rice Ven Pongal, except that the cooking time is reduced. I created this recipe as part of my Saffola FitFoodie, collaboration. Surprisingly, the addition of oats did not…
Lahsuni Palak Dal is a simple and quick recipe made from yellow split moong dal packed with spinach and flavored with a delicious seasoning of garlic. The lentils in the recipe provided the daily protein and the spinach adds to the vitamins and minerals making it a very wholesome and healthy recipe. The Lahsuni Palak Dal goes very well with…

Strawberry Raita Recipe

Written by Friday, 09 January 2015 17:16
The Strawberry Raita Recipe is a simple and delicious raita that is quick to make and has a sweet and tangy taste to it. The combination of strawberries, along with onions, green chillies, cumin and coriander gives a flavors, at the same time neutralizing the tang from the strawberries. The Strawberry raita goes well with vegetarian curries, paneer dishes, dry…
The Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe, is a simple, quick recipe to make. This dosa unlike other dosa batter, the neer dosa is made purely from rice and combined along with coconut. The coconut not only gives the batter a good taste, but also gives it a soft texture. If you have never made Rava Dosa or Neer Dosa before, then…
The Mangalorean Manoli Curry Recipe is a traditional curry from the Mangalorean Cusine in Karnataka. Manoli is a vegetable that belongs to the cucumber family, also popularly known as Indian Gherkins, Dondaikkai, Kovaikkai or even Ivy Gourd. This Manoli is cooked and simmered in a tangy and spicy coconut curry base, that brings out the best flavors of this dish.…

Vegetable Jowar Upma Recipe (Gluten Free Diet)

Written by Friday, 02 January 2015 17:10
The Vegetable Jowar Upma Recipe is made from sorghum pearls that are stir-fried along with seasonal vegetables, and flavored with garlic, peppers and vegetable stock. Jowar is one of the five top cereal crops in the world rich in protein, iron, and fibre. Jowar also has great antioxidants properties and is also gluten-free, hence making this Jowar Vegetable Upma a…

Mysore Bonda Recipe (Healthy Pan Fried Recipe)

Written by Saturday, 03 January 2015 05:30
Mysore Bonda Recipe is a very traditional vada made from urad dal, that is spiced up with coconut, black pepper,, curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida. The Mysore Bonda is typically deep fried, but in this recipe, I have shown you how to pan fry them using the Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan. You can serve these Mysore Bonda’s as a tea…

Lapsi Recipe (Gujarati Broken Wheat Pudding)

Written by Tuesday, 30 December 2014 17:38
Lapsi Recipe is a Gujarati sweet dish made from broken wheat has an age-old significance of being auspicious. It is made on special occasions like buying a home, new job, new baby or any other memorable occasion with prayers of good luck for the new beginning. Broken wheat is rich in fiber and jaggery is rich in vitamins and minerals…

Baked Beans & Potatoes Chaat Recipe

Written by Monday, 22 December 2014 09:52
Baked Beans & Potatoes Chaat is wholesome and healthy recipe where toasted bread is topped with homemade baked beans and mashed potatoes This recipe is made with an Indian twist to the classic British recipe of baked beans. There are multiple variations that you can make with the baked beans, but this chaat style recipe is a classic favourite that…
Kollu Rasam Recipe is a wholesome recipe of rasam made from horse gram. It is rich in taste and at the same time rich in protein and iron apart and has high antioxidant capacities along with hemagluttinin which is a substance found in antibodies and autoimmune functions. Kollu is also known by the following names in different regions of india…

Gobi and Soya Keema Recipe

Written by Friday, 12 December 2014 16:48
Gobi and Soya Keema is grated cauliflower dish cooked with soya granule, potato and peas. The word Keema is usually referred as Lamb Mince Curry but Gobi and Soya Keema is a vegetarian version of the same dish with a healthy twist of soya granule. For the vegetarian party menu this could be a good choice for side dish even…
The Spicy Vegetable Pulav Recipe is an easy to cook dish that is cooked along with coconut milk and spices, adding to the rich and wholesome taste of the pulao. In this recipe, I have shown you how you can cook the pulav in a single pot and can be done in less than 30 minutes if you have all…

Shalgam Gajar aur Gobhi Ka Achar Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 10 December 2014 07:53
Shalgam, Gajar and Gobhi ka achar is a mixed pickle made with turnip, carrots and cauliflower. It is usually made in winters when these vegetables are fresh and at their peak season and the flavors are at their best. Because this pickle gets ready in just 2-3 days, the vegetables have a little bite to them which gives a lovely…
The Foxtail Millet Kheer recipe is a delicious addition to the traditional kheer that we make usually with rice. The foxtail millet is also known as thenai in tamil nadu and is very much a locally available millet that is rich in minerals, dietary fibers and anti oxidants. The millet is very low in cholesterol. Foxtail millet is the second…

Red Beans and Oats Cutlet (Patty) Recipe

Written by Friday, 05 December 2014 12:47
Red Beans and Oats Cutlet recipe is a healthy snack idea packed with nutrients of red kidney beans and oats. Oats are great source of soluble fiber and protien but sometime mother's find it challenging to include it in kids routine diet, with this cutlet recipe not only oats and beans can become part of your daily menu but they…

Palak Chole Recipe (Spinach & Chickpea Curry)

Written by Tuesday, 02 December 2014 09:35
Palak Chole is nothing but Chickpeas cooked with spinach in spicy gravy. Chickpeas are a great source of protein for vegetarians and spinach is a storehouse of iron. During winter fresh bunches of spinach are available in every nook and corner of the cities in India and this dish makes a delicious combination of the two wholesome foods. With adding…
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