Methi/Fenugreek Paneer Rice

Methi Paneer Rice/Methi Paneer Pulao – Detailed recipe with step by step photos. This healthy, simple and flavorful rice is a “one pot” recipe, this can be made in a pressure cooker, electric rice cooker or Instant pot. This methi and paneer rice is enriched with many minerals, fiber, vitamin C and protein. Ideal recipe…

Very Veggie Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna  is one of the most favorite dishes for dinner at my home. This vegetarian lasagna is cheesy and loaded with vegetables and tomato sauce. I took a couple of shortcuts for this recipe by using oven-ready and 100% Durum Semolina Lasagna sheets and store-bought Rao’s home made marinara sauce(all purpose tomato sauce). Any…

Vanakaya/Eggplant-Chinthakaya Roti Pachadi

This tangy and spicy roti pachadi is delicious and easy to make.. Since we don’t grind this pachadi, it gives a nice texture to feel in your mouth. So simple to make and tastes great with chapathi/roti and hot steamed rice and ghee. Traditionally, we make this chutney with green brinjals but if you don’t…

Banana Milkshake

This delicious milkshake is so full of flavour, and is perfectly spiced with a hint of cinnamon. This is a healthy, easy to make and will be done in just 2 mins!! This is one of the best ways to use up ripened bananas. This milkshake is rich in potassium, protein, and fiber. How to make…

One Pot Refried Beans

Refried Beans recipe – 1 This recipe is also useful in many Mexican dishes. I used it mainly in Mexican Pizza. This recipe doesn’t call for any veggies except beans. Rinse and soak 3/4 cup pinto beans overnight. Use an instant pot to make beans. Turn on the instant pot to saute mode. Pour 1…

Refried Beans

Refried Beans is a mexican side dish. Refried beans is also popular in many Latin American countries. Refried beans is also a primary ingredient in many tostada, chimichanga, mexican pizza and enchilada recipes. This is a dish of cooked and mashed beans and is a traditional staple of Mexican cuisine, although everyone and every cuisine has…

Enchiladas

An enchilada is a corn or flour tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a savory sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with a variety of ingredients, including various cheese, beans, potatoes, roasted vegetables or combinations of your choice. Also posting recipes for home made tortillas and sauce for your convenience. This is a veggie…

Instant Parle-G Cake

Parle-G biscuit cake is the simplest and cheapest cake ever. This 15 min cake is an egg-less cake with just 5 ingredients. You don’t need to have a oven to make this. There are several ways to make this cake. You can use a pressure cooker / microwave oven / air fryer / insta-pot /…

Pudina Paneer Tikka

A protein packed yummy appetizer with very few ingredients, low-carb friendly and easy to make. This can be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age. Best party starter and great for camping too, marinate and store it in a cool box for grilling later. This is also good for lunch box. It can also be used…

Bhakshalu/Puran Poli/Holige/Oliga

Bhakshalu are famous authentic festive treat all over India, but with different names. This sweet is mainly made during Sankranthi, Ugadi and Dussehra/Vijaya Dasami. These are delicious flat breads stuffed with the sweet aromatic stuffing of chana dal and jaggery. This is also one of the special dish that is passed down through many generations…

Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a lip smacking delicious classic Italian starter. This incredible food is done in minutes with a few simple ingredients. Bruschetta is one of the best ways to enjoy the summer. Toasted bread gets rubbed with garlic (don’t skip it, it’s the best part) and topped with simply marinated tomatoes. The brighter and juicier…

Wheat Gaarelu

Gaarelu is an authentic healthy and delicious dish popular in Andhra/Rayalaseema region for Diwali festival. They have a soft texture with a nice color and of course not being overly sweet. This recipe has been passed down through many generations in my family. This is very easy to make with just a few steps. Even…

Panakam and Vadapappu

Sri Rama Navami recipes – Panakam and Vadapappu are offered to lord Sri Rama for Sri Rama Navami. Sri Rama Navami falls on the 9th day of Chaithra masam every year. As Sri Rama Navami is around the corner (when this recipe was posted), thought of posting the recipe for a traditional drink Panakam here…