Flaxseed powder

Flaxseed powder is prepared using combination of seeds dry roast along with dry red chilies.Serve it as a side for rice , quinoa or sprinkle this super seed powder on steamed vegetables or add to soups. Ingredients  1 cup flaxseed 4-5 tbsp sesame seeds2-3 tbsp sunflower seeds2-3tbsp pumpkin seeds 5-6 dry red chilies 4-5 cloves of garlic Procedure:…

Gujarati Dal

Gujarati Dal is prepared using split piegon peas and it is not thick as other dals.It is easy to make and tastes kind of sweet,tangy and spicy combination of flavors.You can serve this dal with plain steamed rice or roti as a side. Prep time:5minsCook time:20-30minsMakes 3-4 Ingredients1/2 cup cooked split piegon peas (Toovar dal)-Use…

Fresh turmeric root pickle

Fresh Turmeric root pickle it looks similar to ginger but yellow in color.Turmeric has many health benefits and usually it is available in Indian grocery store. I love to eat this pickle as a side for curd rice or top it on salad or with some dal and steamed rice or with roti or eat…

Mushroom lentil soup

Perfect soup during winter.I am a great fan of soups during winters it is my favourite lunch to work.The best part about it is a one pot meal not having to spend alot of time in kitchen.Just throw whatever vegetables you like and some protein(lentils  or beans).Thats it your lunch or dinner is ready in…

Peas Pulav

Peas pulav is easy,mild and fragrant pulav prepared by sautéing onions, peas in ghee and cooked along with long grain basmati rice seasoned with whole Indian spices. It is mild and fragrant pulav . Serve with some mint cucumber raita or plain yogurt. Prep time:10mins Cook time:25mins Makes 3-4 Author:Deepti Ingredients: 1 Cup Basmati rice (wash…

Diwali Sweets and Snacks 2018

Enjoy Diwali filled with happiness and fun. Happy Cooking!! Sweet & Snack recipe links Dates & figs Roll Double ka meetha Carrot halwa Chocolate peda Rice pudding Minnapa Sunnundalu Whole wheat namkeen Murukku Aloo bonda Spinach corn fritters vegetable samosa Lentil fritters Vegetable puffs Raw banana fritters Cabbage vada Chegodilu(Ring Murukku) Lavang Latika Coconut ladoo…

Vada Pav

Vada pav Indian street food prepared using deep fried potato (Batata Vada)mixture placed in between lightly toasted pav(bread) and served with green and tamarind chutney. Makes 8-10 Prep time:15 mins Cook time:30 mins Ingredients for green chutney 1 cup cilantro 1/2 cup mint leaves 1 small piece of ginger 2-3 tbsp. peanuts or cashews or sunflower…

Spinach corn fritters

Spinach & corn pakora (fritters) are prepared with chickpea flour, rice flour along with some seasoning and deep fried or baked until it is golden brown and crispy. Perfect tea time gluten free snack. Prep time:8 mins Cook time:20 mins Ingredients: 2 cups chopped spinach 2-3 tbsp mint leaves 1/4 cup chickpea flour 1/4 cup…

Instant pot Ven pongal

Instant pot ven pongal is a savory classic south Indian breakfast recipe. It is prepared using rice, moong dal cooked in ghee along with some Indian spices.Perfect festive recipe & one pot healthy meal. Prep time:5mins cook time:12-15mins serves 4-5 Ingredients 1 cup white rice or quinoa-  (Wash, rinse well until the water comes out…