Mung dal lentil crepe(Pesarattu)

Pesarattu (Mung dal lentil crepe) is healthy protein rich breakfast recipe prepared by soaking whole mung along with some rice for couple of hours and blend it into a smooth paste.This lentil crepe can be had as is or served along with Upma and ginger chutney. Prep time:15 mins + 2 hours soak time Cook time:5-8…

Yogurt Stew(Majjiga pulusu)

It is one of popular South Indian side dish prepared with Yogurt as main ingredient.My mom prepares it in different ways but the recipe i am sharing today is one of the basic recipe.It can be served with steamed rice along with some plain dal. Prep time:5 mins Cook time:20 mins Makes 3-4 servings Ingredients:…

Mixed Bean Quinoa Chili

Hearty filling homemade vegetarian chili is combination of mixed beans, corn, quinoa and seasoned with herbs, spices. Healthy one pot meal for lunch or dinner. It can served with corn bread or eat as is. prep time:10mins cook time:40mins Ingredients: 2 cans kidney beans 2 cans chickpea 2 celery ribs finely chopped 1 zucchini chopped…

Cauliflower Paratha

Cauliflower(Gobi) Paratha is a Indian flatbread filled with grated cauliflower and some Indian spices. It goes well with plain yogurt. Prep time:20mins cook time:5mins Makes 6-8 Ingredients: For dough: 1 cup Multi grain flour water for kneading the dough salt to taste Procedure to make dough: -In a large bowl prepare the dough by mixing…

Spicy Coconut Chutney

Spicy Coconut chutney is a South Indian chutney prepared from fresh coconut pulp along with tamarind and green chilies . It served with rice or Indian breakfast like Idli, upma, Dosa as a side dish along with some ghee. Prep time:10mins Cook time:5mins Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 Fresh coconut pulp(cut into small pieces and set side) 2Green chilies 1/2tsp tamarind(deseeded)…

Bok Choy chana dal stir fry

Bok Choy is a Chinese green vegetable and it is most commonly used in stir fry. Low calorie nutrient dense green. Today I put together a recipe with bok choy, chana dal, garlic and shredded coconut. It can be served as side for roti, rice or quinoa. Prep time: 5mins cook time: 5mins soak time…

Chocolate peda

Chocolate peda it is a traditional sweet prepared during festive occasions. It can be prepared under 15mins with milk powder, condensed milk and cocoa powder. Prep time: 2mins cook time: 10-12mins Makes 12-14 Ingredients: 200 ml condensed milk 1 cup milk powder 1tbsp cocoa powder 1tsp ghee 1tbsp chopped pistachios for garnish Procedure: 1)Heat a non…

Dates & figs roll

Dates and figs roll is one of the guilt free healthy nutritious festive dessert. For this recipe i am using dates,figs,nuts and poppy seeds. Prep time: 10 mins cook time: 5 mins Makes 6-8 Ingredients 12 soft deseeded dates roughly chopped 6-7 soft figs roughly chopped 1/4 cup mixed roated nuts(cashews,pistacho,almonds roughly chopped) 3tbsp roasted…

Murukku

Murukku is a savory,crunchy Indian snack.It is typically prepared from rice flour,urad dal flour and chickpea flour.For murukku preparation today i am using all purpose flour and yogurt.This is one of my favorite Diwali snack. Prep time:10mins cook time:5-6mins Makes 5-6 Ingredients 1cup rice flour 1/4cup all purpose flour(maida) 2tbsp butter salt to taste 1/2tsp…