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Kollu Rasam Recipe (Nourishing HorseGram Stew)

Written by Thursday, 18 December 2014 12:29
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 11:18
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…
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Shalgam Gajar aur Gobhi Ka Achar Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 10 December 2014 02:23
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 most commonly…

Red Beans and Oats Cutlet Recipe

Written by Friday, 05 December 2014 07:17
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 04:05
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…

Tofu and Chickpea Patty Recipe (Cutlets)

Written by Tuesday, 25 November 2014 09:12
Tofu and Chickpea patty is a healthy snack or appetizer option which is made using mashed tofu and chickpeas and flavored with coriander, green chilies and a few masalas. The good part of this recipe is that you can modify it to suit your liking and reduce or increase the amount of spices according to your taste. You can make…

Broccoli and Paneer Paratha Recipe

Written by Thursday, 20 November 2014 04:11
Broccoli and Paneer paratha is a simple and easy to make recipe that is perfect for a breakfast or for kids a lunch box. Broccoli has many health benefits including cancer prevention, cholesetrol control and it is also a very powerful antioxident. Including broccoli it in our diet in any form is highly recommended. Whenever you find that fresh broccoli…

Turmeric Milk Recipe (Haldi Doodh)

Written by Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:03
Turmeric Milk (Haldi Doodh) is a very popular medicinal drink that is had most often when you have a bad cold or a cough. But personally I make sure I serve this herbal spice drink to my children when the seasons are about to change.  This helps build the immune system, at the same time helps fight any cold or cough…

Jal Jeera Recipe (Indian Spiced Lemonade)

Written by Friday, 07 November 2014 13:12
The Jal Jeera Recipe is a roasted cumin and lemon water cooler flavored with black salt and fresh mint. A cumin flavored lemony drink as simple as it sounds is a popular digestive drink or an appetizing drink served at many restaurants and homes during an elaborate meal. The delicate flavor from roasted cumin powder and freshly chopped mint added a…

Mughlai Aloo Matar Gobi Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 04 November 2014 02:37
Mughlai Aloo Matar Gobi as the name suggests is a typical Indian side dish higher on spicy side with the flavors of Ghee, Curd and fried onion. If you are planning Indian menu for the party than this dish would fit in well and compliments almost all kinds of dals, curries. During winter cauliflower and green peas are abundantly available…

Pineapple Rasam Recipe

Written by Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00
The Pineapple Rasam Recipe is a twist to the traditional and a staple dish of the south indians. The sourness from the pineapple and the subtle sweetness brings great flavors to the traditional rasam. I make this rasam as often as I make the tomato garlic rasam, as rasam's are an all time favorite dish at home. We often serve the…

(Mugachi Khichdi) Moong Dal Khichdi

Written by Monday, 13 October 2014 08:01
The Mugachi Khichdi Recipe also known as the Moong dal khichdi is a very traditional Maratha comfort food that can be had at time of the year. The combination of carbohydrates and protien along with sublte spices, makes this Khichdi light on the stomach. All you need to do is to serve it with a vegetable like Batata Nu Shaak (Potatoes…

Chinese Bhel Recipe (Crispy Noodle Salad)

Written by Sunday, 12 October 2014 11:41
The Chinese Bhel is a classic Indian Chinese street food from Mumbai that is made with a blend of crispy noodles, Indian and Chinese chutneys and some raw vegetables. The first time I had it was at my in-laws home when the cook just whipped up some deep fried noodles and tossed it along with chutneys and raw vegetables. As…

Spinach and Millet Pulav Recipe

Written by Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:23
The Spinach & Millet Pulav Recipe is a great way to include millets in your diet. I have used foxtail millet, also known as Thinai in Tamil. It is one of those millets that are easy to cook and is very similar to cooking broken wheat. A lot of times, when I make a pulav with grains or millets, I tend to…

Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe

Written by Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:39
Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe is a super quick and simple recipe, thats healthy and can be combined with a paratha or a bread to complete a weeknight dinner. I have used button mushrooms in this recipe as i felt they work best in absorbing flavors and also retaining its shape. You can experiment with a lot of other ingredients…

Oats and Coconut Dosa Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 07 October 2014 10:39
The Oats and Coconut dosa is something that I make often as an instant version of the regular dosa. A lot of times it is by mixing flours together, but sometimes I also add the Oats Flour and coconut to the regular dosa batter and make dosa’s too. When you add oat flour and coconut to the regular batter, then…

Til Chikki Recipe (Healthy Sesame Crackers)

Written by Monday, 06 October 2014 12:44
Til Ka Chikki is one of the easiest crackers you could ever make and it requires no baking. These chikkis are very nutritious because of the combination of sesame seeds and jaggery, both of which are good sources of iron and minerals. The Chikki stores very well and makes a perfect energy booster for any time of the day.

Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Tadka Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 30 September 2014 13:14
The Green Moong Dal Tadka Recipe is delicious and easy to make, and is very nutritious too. I most often cook my dal in a pressure cooker with all the ingredients added in and finally just before serving add in the ghee tadka. The ghee tadka is so important for dal's that it heightens the flavor of the dish and makes…
Thandai Kulfi is a delicious recipe that is similar to the Kesar Pista Kulfi with a slight twist. I had made Thandai for holi and had a lot of the Thandai masala remaining, and hence decided to make it into a Kulfi and thats how the Thandai Kulfi Recipe was born.  Kulfi's is very similar to western ice cream but unlike them…
The Podalangai Poriyal Recipe is a very traditional South Indian Style dish, that is very healthy, nutrituous and quick to make. Podalangai also known as Snake Gourd, is a very nutritious vegetable that is used in the diet for many diseases as well as preventing a few diseases. At home I like to make this vegetable really simple, by just steaming…
The Kadai Vegetable Sabzi Recipe is a quick and easy sabzi to make that has the goodness of a variety of vegetables adding colour, taste and nutrition to your weeknight dinner. This recipe I have steamed the vegetables a little but before tossing them on the kadai to make the sabzi. By doing this, we preserve nutrition and also helps in…

Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

Written by Friday, 12 September 2014 05:52
The Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe is an inspiration of the Kerala dish. The first time I had this style of preparation was when I was in 8th grade at a friends home. My friends mother had added, onions to the dish and lots more green chillies. This recipe is without the onions and you can server it either ways. You…

Chow Chow Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

Written by Friday, 12 September 2014 05:39
The Chow Chow Thoran (Poriyal) recipe is an inspiration of the Kerala dish where vegetables are prepared along with coconut, green chillies and  a few spices. Its simple, healthy and a great way to incorporate vegetables in your diet that are is simply delicious. You can serve the Chow Chow Thoran along with Phulka’s or even a Bowl of Rice…

Dahi Bhalla Papdi (Puri) Chaat Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 03 September 2014 12:50
The Dahi Bhalla Papdi (Puri) Chaat Recipe is a delicious recipe that is great when had as a tea time snack with friends and family. To make the Dahi Bhalla Papdi (Puri) Chaat Recipe, you have to have all the ingredients ready. Then assembling the dahi bhalla chat will be super easy. I have shown in the ingredients that you need to have…
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