Carrot rice with roasted sesame seed powder

Carrot rice is easy one pot meal to prepare for a busy week night meal or for work lunch. The sweetness from carrot and nutty flavor from sesame seeds makes it a unique combination. Every bite is flavorful and delicious. Serve it with plain yogurt on side or eat as is. Prep time: 5-7mins Cook…

Methi Moong dal

This is yet another simple dal but very flavorful with methi leaves(Fenugreek leaves) and tomato cooked along with Moong dal. It goes well with pulka, roti ,steamed rice & quinoa. Time 20 min Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Bunches of Methi leaves(Separate leaves from the stems wash ,cut them and set aside) 2 medium size tomato (chopped)…

Idli(Steamed lentil cake)

Idli is a most popular south Indian breakfast they are soft and spongy .It is a steamed rice lentil cake accompained with sides coconut chutney and sambar.It is fermented overnight for 8 hrs at room temparture and the batter is poured into the idli moulds and steammed to make soft and spongy Idli’s.Serve hot with…

Butternut squash and chickpea korma

Butternut squash and chickpeas cooked in korma spices and coconut milk gravy. A colorful blend of winter vegetables.This is a healthy nutritious protein rich curry.Serve it as a side for steamed Basmati rice or Jeera rice or Indian flat breads(Roti, Naan, Kulcha etc..,) Prep time:5-10mins Cook time: 25-30mins Ingredients for korma paste: 1 tsp curry powder 1…

Chana Masala

Chana masala is delicious protein rich curry prepared with onion and tomato gravy and cooked along with some indian spices.It is served as side for various indian flat breads like Roti,Naan,Paratha,Poori or with some steamed basmati rice or Jeera rice. Prep time:5 mins Cook time:20 mins Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 can Chickpeas(wash,rinse,drain and set aside)…

Poori

Poori is a popular Indian deep fried puffed bread prepared with wheat flour dough.It can be paired with sweet and savory side dish.It can served for breakfast or dinner. Prep time:5 mins Cook time:15mins Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour pinch of salt water for kneading Oil for frying Procedure: 1)In a large mixing bowl…

Super Bowl 2018 snack recipes

Super Bowl  Sunday is here.Whether you are hosting a game day  get together or you want to put together some refreshments.Check out the detail recipes by clicking on the links below. Vegetable Samosa Vegetable Puffs Roasted Edamame(Gluten free) Chaat(Gluten free) Raw banana fritters(Gluten free) Masala vada(Gluten free) Spinach & Swiss chard Pakora(Gluten free) Masala Corn(Gluten…

Vangi Bath(Eggplant Rice)

Eggplant rice is prepared by using cooked rice and seasoned with Indian spice powder. Perfect one pot meal for busy weeknight dinner or lunch. Prep time:5mins cook time:20mins serves 2-3 Ingredients: 1 Jumbo eggplant wash, finely chop and set aside. 2 green chilies finely chopped 1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro salt to taste 1 tbsp…

Khichdi(Rice & lentil porridge)

Khichdi(Rice & lentil porridge) it a simple protein rich one pot meal prepared with moong dal and rice. It is a light, easy to digest and best option for a healthy dinner ,cold weather days. Serve it with a curry of your choice or eat as is with some lemon pickle or yogurt stew(Kadhi). Prep…