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…

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…

Chole Batura

Chole Batura a popular North Indian dish.Batura is a fried flat bread  and served with chole (chickpea curry).Garnish with chopped ginger,green chilies and onions. Perfect for a Breakfast or Dinner. Prep time:10mins cook time:15mins Dough rest time:30mins -2hrs Ingredients for Batura: 2 and 1/2 cups All purpose flour pinch of salt pinch of sugar 1/2…

Matcha Latte

Match Latte is my new morning favorite these days rich and creamy can be prepared in less than 5 mins.It has lots of health benefits and a energy booster. Prep time:5 mins Ingredients: 1 cup hot water 1/3 cup hemp milk 1/2 tsp maple syrup or sweetener of your choice 1 tsp Match powder 1…

Methi Moong dal

This is yet another simple dal but very flavorful with methi leaves(Fenugreek leaves) and tomato cooked along with Moong dal. It goes well with pulka, roti ,steamed rice & quinoa. Time 20 min Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Bunches of Methi leaves(Separate leaves from the stems wash ,cut them and set aside) 2 medium size tomato (chopped)…

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)…

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…

Sweet Potato curry

This curry is a combination of sweet potato and roasted sesame powder one of our favorite recipe to go with brown rice/quinoa. Makes 4 Times 25 mins Ingredients: 3 Medium organic sweet potatoes(diced into small cubes) 2 Green Chilies(optinal if you don’t want it spicy) Few curry leaves 3 tbsp Roasted sesame seed powder salt…