Namak pare(Whole wheat cracker)

Namak pare(Whole wheat cracker) is crunchy and savory tea time cracker prepared using whole wheat flour seasoned with ajwain seeds and baked or fried until crispy. Prep time:5-7 Mins Cook time 20-25 Mins Author:  Deepti Makes:2-3 cups Ingredients: 1 cup Whole wheat flour or All purpose flour 1 tsp Semolina (optional) 1 tsp Clarified butter(ghee)…

Green beans curry

Green beans curry is prepared  with steamed beans cooked in chickpea flour and seasoned with Indian spices.Perfect side for steamed rice or cooked quinoa or roti. Prep time:10 mins cook time:20mins Serves 3-4 Author:Deepti Ingredients: 750 g long green beans(Wash and pat dry cut the edges.Finely chopped and steam set aside.) 1 tsp ginger garlic…

Homemade Sesame seed powder

Homemade sesame seed powder is prepared by dry roasting sesame seeds along with red chili.Perfect for sprinkling it on top of steamed beans,roasted bell pepper,steamed carrot,steamed beetroot and squash.Also a easy side for steamed rice or cooked quinoa or soups. Click below links for some recipe ideas for how to use sesame seed powder in…

Cabbage Chutney

Cabbage chutney prepared by sauteing cabbage along with garlic,green chilies and seasoned with mustard seeds/hing.A perfect side for rice & all south Indian breakfast (Idli, dosa, uttapam, pesarattu). Prep time: 5 mins Cook time:10-12 mins Serves 4 Step 1 :Ingredients: 1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage 4 garlic cloves 3-4 green chilies 2-3 tbsp tamarind paste…

Baked sweet potato wedges

Baked sweet potato wedges seasoned with Indian spices perfect guilt free evening snack and serve it with avocado yogurt dip. Prep time: 5mins Cook time 20-25mins Author: Deepti For Avocado yogurt dip Ingredients: 1 Medium size ripe avocado 1tsp lemon juice 1 garlic clove finely shredded 1/4 cup Greek yogurt 1tsp cilantro pinch of salt…

Moong Sprout salad

Moong sprouts salad is prepared with homemade moong sprouts along with sliced cucumber,tomato and seasoned with Indian spices.Great way to replenish your body with this protein packed salad.It is crunchy ,healthy and delicious. Soak time:overnight or 6 hrs +Sprout time 16-18hrs Prep time:10 mins Author: Deepti Ingredients: 1 Cup whole moong dal -Wash and soak…

Tamarind Dates chutney

Tamarind Date chutney sweet,tart and spicy a perfect homemade dipping sauce for Samosa or Pakora.Have you tried my vegetable samosa ,pakora ,pani puri,Chaat  recipes? This tamarind dates chutney goes well with all the recipe links below. Check out 🙂 Vegetable samosa Pakora Pani Puri Masala Puri Chaat Prep time: 5mins Time: 25mins Author: Deepti Ingredients: 9-10 Mejdool…

Mushroom Peas Pulav

Mushroom peas pulav is prepared by sautéing mushroom , peas in ghee and cooked along with long grain basmati rice seasoned with whole Indian spices. It is mild and fragrant pulav . Serve with some mint cucumber raita or plain yogurt. Prep time:10mins Cook time:25mins Makes 2-3 Author:Deepti Ingredients: 1 Cup Basmati rice (wash thoroughly…

Raw mango(mavidikaya pappu) dal

Raw mango(mavidikaya pappu) dal is prepared with Toor(Yellow split lentils) dal and raw mango seasoned with Indian herbs.It is a delicious,naturally tangy and flavorful. It is usually accompanied with steamed rice and ghee(clarified butter).Check out my other delicious raw mango recipes by clicking the links Raw mango rice and Instant Mango pickle. Prep time :5mins…