Homemade peanut butter granola

A healthy delicious quick and easy granola prepared from gluten free or regular rolled oats, nuts,seeds and peanut butter.Sprinkle this crunchy granola on top of some Greek yogurt, coconut yogurt or smoothie bowl. A great addition for a busy week days breakfast. Prep time-5 mins Cook time -15-20 mins Makes 5-6 Author:Deepti Dry Ingredients 1 cup…

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…

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…