Broccoli paneer paratha

Broccoli is a healthy,easy and tasty recipe .It is a spicy vegetable filling stuffed into a  rolled  whole wheat dough and served with a pickle or yogurt.What a great way to incorporate broccoli into our diet when it tastes yummy. It is ideal to consume for breakfast or dinner. Prep time:5-8 Mins Cook time:10-15 mins…

Vegetarian Minestrone soup

Vegetarian Minestrone Italian soup is a nutrious,healthy one pot meal with lots of vegetables,beans and pasta.A complete hearty meal by itself. Prep time:5-10mins Cook time:25-30 mins Serves 5-6 Ingredients: 2 and half cups of chopped vegetables(Zuchini,Squash,carrot,celery,portabello mushrooms) 1 medium chopped onion 1/4 cup brown rice pasta 1 cup canned kidney beans 700ml pasta sauce 3…

Tomato pulusu(soup)

Tomato pulusu(soup) is prepared by blanching tomatoes and seasoned with sauteed onions,sesame seed powder and Jaggery(Palm sugar).Serve it as a side for quinoa or steamed rice along with some roasted veggies or serve a soup. Prep time:5 mins cook time:15mins Serves 3-4 Author:Deepti Ingredients: 4 Roma tomatoes 1 medium Onion finely chopped 2 green chilies…

Brussels sprouts fry

Brussels sprouts and shallots fry a quick side dish for cooked quinoa or steamed rice or roti. Season it with pepper,garlic and red chili powder. simple yet flavorful. Prep time: 5mins Cook time: 20mins Serves 2-3 Ingredients 1 lb Brussels sprouts(outer leaves removed and thoroughly washed.Finely shred or chop,set aside) 1 tbsp oil 3 shallots…

Aloo(potato) tikki chaat

Aloo (potato) tikki chaat is prepared using boiled potato mashed and seasoned with Indian spices and shallow fried on a pan with few drops of oil and topped with yellow pea or greenpea or chickpea gravy along with some common elements such as yogurt, chopped onion, cilantro/coriander leaves, sev(small dried yellow noodles),chaat masala. These ingredients…

Whole wheat bread upma

Whole wheat bread upma quick and healthy breakfast with lots of vegetables and seasoned with some fresh herbs.You can follow the same recipe with any gluten free bread. Cook time:15mins Prep time: 5mins author:Deepti Serves-2-3 Ingredients: 4 whole wheat bread slices(Use a toaster to toast the bread slices and cut into bite size pieces.Set aside)…

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…

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…