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)…

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…

Healthy breakfast recipes

Start this new year with healthy, delicious protein rich Indian breakfasts. checkout the links below for detail recipes. Dosa(lentil crepe) Brown rice lentil pancakes (Adai) Vermicelli Mung dal lentil crepe Cabbage vada Oats lentil porridge    

Roasted sweet potato chaat

Roasted sweet potato chaat healthy snack for cold winter weather.It is prepared by roasted sweet potato and seasoned with indian spices and chutney’s. Serve it along with some masala chai latte(Indian spice black tea) . Prep time:5mins Cook time:25-30mins Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato 1 tbsp Chaat masala(I use this store bought Chaat Masala)…

Cabbage coconut stir fry

Steamed cabbage cooked along with fresh grated coconut. Served with steamed rice or quinoa along with some yogurt stew or drumstick rasam. Prep time:8mins Cook time:10mins Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 2cups steamed green cabbage finely chopped 1cup Steamed peas (optional) few curry leaves 1/2cup fresh grated coconut blend along with couple of green chilies,small piece of…

Dosa(Lentil crepe)

Dosa a thin and a crispy crepe made from rice and urad dal. It is a popular South Indian breakfast recipe served with coconut chutney on side along with some potato masala. Prep time:20 mins+ overnight soak time Ferment-6hrs Cook time:10mins Ingredients: 2 cups of rice 3/4 cup of urad dal 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds…

Paneer Curry

Paneer(Indian cottage cheese) curry is prepared in onion,tomato gravy and thickened with almond or cashew paste.Also seasoned with some Indian spices.Serve it as a side for Naan. Prep time:5 mins Cook time:15 mins Serve 3-4 Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped paneer -In a pan add few drops of ghee and sautee for few minutes.Set aside. 1…

Oats lentil porridge

If you want to take a break from regular oats porridge and try out a savory version I bet you will fell in love with it as I did. It is prepared with Oats and split mung dal and seasoned with pepper, cumin, grated ginger and dash of lemon juice. It is hearty filling one pot…