Vegetable fried rice

Vegetable fried rice is healthy, flavorful for quick dinners  and can be easily prepared with left over rice along with different types of vegetables cooked in vinegar and soy sauce. Prep time:15mins cook time:15mins Ingredients: 2 cups cooked rice(white or brown or cooked Quinoa) 1 and half  cup finely chopped vegetables(broccoli, French beans, green beans, bean sprouts, carrots,…

Tandoori Aloo(Potato)

  Potato is staple in our pantry.Tandori baby potato is a wonderful party starter snack and easy to make for anytime of the day.They are made by boiled/steamed baby potaoes and marinating in yogurt along with the tandori masala. Prep time:40mins cook time:15mins Ingredients: 250gm baby potato (wash and steam/boil al dente and set aside) 1/4cup plain…

Buckwheat Savory Crepe

Buckwheat savory pancake is made with the combination of buckwheat flour and rice flour along with cumin seeds, finely chopped onions and  green chili. They gluten free and very filling . Its a huge winner in our home and can’t wait to try some more recipes. Prep time:5mins cook time: 5-8mins Ingredients: 1cup buckwheat flour 1/2cup…

Okra fry with Chickpea flour

Okra fry is a crispy side dish that goes well with rice, roti or snack as is. Prep time:10mins Cook time:20mins Makes 3-4 Ingredients: 750gms Fresh Okra (Rinse, chop head, tail and cut into small pieces and set a side) Salt to taste 1/2tsp Red chili powder to taste 1tsp Cumin seeds 2tbsp Chickpea flour…

Quick Rava Dosa

Rava Dosa is crispy thin crepe made from rice flour, all purpose flour and semolina flour .It is most popular South Indian breakfast recipe ,no fermentation required and can be put together easily for a quick dinner or breakfast. Prep time:5mins cook time:10-15 mins Make 6 to 7 Ingredients for Rava Dosa batter: 1Cup Rice…

Paneer wrap

These wraps are quick,healthy and can easily be made for quick week night dinner, lunch or breakfast. They are made with Indian cottage cheese sauté with bell pepper and some Indian spices. You can easily replace paneer for tofu and tortilla, naan, roti for a lettuce cups. Makes 4-6 Prep time:10mins cook time:10mins Ingredients: 1Cup of fresh…

Carrot halwa

Carrot halwa is my a favorite Indian dessert it is made with a combination of fresh grated carrots sautéed in clarified butter(ghee) slow cooked along with milk and garnish with dry fruits like  cashews, almonds and raisins. Prep time:15mins cook time:1hr Makes 5-6 Ingredients: 4cups grated carrots(I used Delhi red carrots that are available in…

Minnapa Sunnundalu or black gram lentil sweet

Minnapa Sunnundalu(Urad dal sweet or black gram lentil sweet) it is a traditional Andhra sweet made with roasted urad dal mixed with powdered sugar or palm sugar along with melted ghee.It very rich in calcium and protein. Prep time:15 Mins Cook time:30-35 mins Makes 10 Ingredients: 1 cup whole or split urad dal 1 or…

Vegetable cutlet

Vegetable cutlets is a versatile crispy evening snack it is prepared with  a combination of boiled/steamed  root vegetables along with Indian spices then rolled in breadcrumbs and shallow fry for a crispy texture. I made this for super bowl game night snack. Prep time:10mins Cooktime:40mins Makes 10 to 12 Ingredients: 1 Cup Steamed or boiled vegetables(Potato, Carrot, Peas…