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…

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…

Yogurt Stew(Majjiga pulusu)

It is one of popular South Indian side dish prepared with Yogurt as main ingredient.My mom prepares it in different ways but the recipe i am sharing today is one of the basic recipe.It can be served with steamed rice along with some plain dal. Prep time:5 mins Cook time:20 mins Makes 3-4 servings Ingredients:…

Drumstick Rasam(soup)

Drumstick rasam(Lentil drumstick soup) is easy to make and an integral part of our daily south indian cooking.It is tangy,spicy and flavorful.It is prepared with steamed drumstick,cooked dal and boiled along with tamarind pulp,rasam powder.It is served with steamed rice as a side. prep time:10mins cook time:20mins Serves-3-4 Ingredients: 1/4 cup cooked toor dal -wash…

Radish Sambar

Radish(Daikon) Sambar or mullangi sambar is cooked using toor or moong dal(lentil) along with radish,tamarind juice and sambar powder.It is a unique recipe and very flavorful.It goes well with rice or Quinoa. Cook time:20 mins Prep time 5 mins Serves 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup toor (yellow split peas) dal(lentil) 1 cup chopped radish(daikon) few curry…

Barley soup

It simple easy to make and delicious one pot meal with lots of vegetables boiled in a vegetable broth along with barley.  This soup  is hearty and filling. I also added some left over mung sprouts. Prep time:10 mins cook time: approx 60 mins Ingredients: 1/2 cup barley 1 cup diced vegetables(celery, carrot, green beans,bell pepper, onion,…

Spinach Soup

Spinach Soup is healthy and packed with nutrition. I am using almond milk and cashew paste to may it creamy. Prep time:5mins Cook time:10 mins Ingredients: 2 cups Spinach(washed and roughly chopped) 1 medium onion diced 2 garlic cloves 1/2 cup vegetable broth or water 4 Unsalted roasted cashew 1/4 cup of Almond milk salt…

Homemade Vegetable broth

Making your own vegetable broth is one of the easy thing to do.I use it in a lot of my recipes (for soups,cooking quinoa,brown rice,sauces).It tastes very good.You can also check the amount sodium that goes into the broth if you make it at home 🙂 Time 1 hr Makes 3 and 1/2 cups Ingredients:…