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)…

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…

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    

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…

Apricot ginger jam

This homemade golden color apricot jam has just 3 ingredients with a perfect chunky texture.Adding ginger to the jam elevates it taste. Prep time:5 mins Cook time:35 mins Ingredients: 1 cup fresh apricots(wash and roughly chop apricots and set aside) 3 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger Procedure: 1)Combine all the ingredients in a…

Sambar powder

Homemade Sambar powder is aromatic and flavorful mixture prepared by dry roasting a blend of Indian spices.It is a must have in a south Indian kitchen. Ingredients: 1 cup Chana Dal 1 cup Urad Dal 1 and 1/2 cup  Coriander seeds/Dhaniya 1 tsp Jeera 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds 1 tsp Sesame Seeds 1and 1/2 tsp…