Vegetable Bagara Rice | Plain Pulao

Vegetable Bagara Rice is a quick, aromatic and flavorful one-pot rice dish from Hyderabadi cuisine. Colorful vegetables and fragrant Basmati rice cooked in a simple tempering of whole spices and herbs together and comes in under 30 minutes with simple ingredients. It is a vegetarian, gluten-free, and can be easily made vegan! This is a…

Rich Mixed veg Gravy Curry for Bagara Rice, Roti, Chapathi, and Poori

 Super simple, yet lip-smacking and totally delicious mixed veg gravy curry, better than restaurants and without using cream.. with detailed, video and step-wise picture recipe! Serve as a side dish for any Indian bread, and super combination for Bagara rice – it is perfecto! Learned this recipe from one of my best friends so many…

Eggplant Tamarind Chutney | Vanakaya-Chinthakaya Roti Pachadi

This tangy and spicy roti pachadi / chutney is delicious and easy to make.. This gluten-free and vegan chutney is freshly made with eggplants and fresh tamarind year round pachadi. It stays fresh for 2 days if refrigerated. Since we don’t grind this chutney, it gives a nice texture to feel in your mouth. So…

Lentils with Mixed Greens & Mango |Mixed Greens Mango Dal

Mixed greens dal is a no onion, no garlic, healthy and delicious side dish to enjoy with roti, chapati or rice. It is a quick and easy side dish prepared with toor dal, mixed leafy greens like spinach, amaranth, chukkakura (sorrel leaves or khatta spinach), tomato and raw mango.. cooked together and seasoned. A healthy…

Instant Idli | How to make Rava Idli

Rava Idli is a popular instant breakfast food from Karnataka. This is a little variation to the regular Idli recipe, made with semolina or sooji rava, curd/yogurt and some basic spices. Making Rava Idli is very simple and quick since it needs not soaking or fermentation, no pre-planning required. This fool-proof Rava Idli can be…

Mango Papaya Strawberry Smoothie with Micro Greens

This refreshing Strawberry Mango Papaya Smoothie is full of fresh tropical fruit, berries and milk: the perfect healthy breakfast to start your day on a healthy note. Ideal for busy mornings! For those who wants a sip of tropical paradise, this mango papaya drink hits the spot.  The starting of this summer season, warm weather (already!!) and…

Instant Radish Chutney in 5 Mins | Mullangi Pachadi

Instant Radish chutney is a no cooking, super simple and easy-to-make recipe prepared in less than 5 minutes using raw radish, coconut, and some minimum spices. This tastes very good with rice and healthy too. This chutney takes very less time and very tasty, if you try it once, I’m sure you will add this…

Masala Mamidikaya Pachadi | Masala Mango Pickle with Baby/Tender Mangoes

Masala Mamidikaya Pachadi – As the summer progresses, this is the right time to think about recipes with mangoes. This is an easy version of making instant mango pickle. There are many versions of mango pickles made all around India during summer season. Most of the pickles are year round pickles/pachadi. Many varieties of raw…

Honeydew Smoothie with Banana & Strawberry / Mixed Fruit Melon Smoothie

A super-fruity Honeydew Melon Smoothie with added banana, strawberry to provide a refreshing boost of antioxidant deliciousness. I love smoothies.. If you also love smoothies, this Honeydew Banana and Strawberry Smoothie  is definitely a glass you wanna try. It’s fruity, refreshing and gorgeously full of antioxidants, and also sugar-free, gluten-free, fat-free, sodium-free. Indeed… it may be…

Spring Onion/Green Onion Paratha

Spring Onion/Green Onion Paratha, with detailed photo and video recipe. A quick to make delicious and healthy Indian style paratha. This Spring onion paratha is made by adding green onions to the dough along with few Indian spices. This unique and flavored paratha is an ideal alternative recipe to the traditional paratha recipe which are…

2 Detoxifying & Immunity Boosting Vegetable Juices

These days juice bars are popping up everywhere for good reason! Drinking fresh juices can detoxify the body, keeps your blood in alkaline state, increase Hemoglobin levels, prevents anemia, glowing the skin, and give a boost of energy and a clear mind. Juicing is a powerful tactic used by a quickly-growing amount of people to lose…

Dry Fruit Laddu/Date & Nut Laddu

Dry Fruit Laddus are very delicious and very nutritious and super quick to make. Dry fruit laddu is an instant and healthy laddu prepared with only dates and nuts without any sugar or jaggery. This healthy laddu does not require edible gum for bonding. Dry fruit laddu is usually prepared during festival season. These are…

One PotThotakoora/Thotakura Pulusu | Amaranth Leaves Stew

Thotakoora Pulusu is a typical dal/Pappu from Andhra made with amaranth greens and toor dal. The pressure cooked dal with few spices is mashed and tempered with garlic and other seasoning ingredients. As a side dish for steamed rice, chapathi, jowar roti, millet rotis, oats chapathi, this makes a wonderful meal. People who doesn’t like…

Instant Coconut Dosa | Pulusu Dosa

Dosa is a staple South Indian breakfast. We make different varieties of dosa in our home. This is one of the simple and unique dosa recipes made with a combination of rice and coconut. Although rice and coconut are the star ingredients, we also add red chillies, little tamarind and soaked chana dal for added taste….

Caprese Pasta Bake

Caprese pasta bake is a very simple dish the entire family will love! Ready in under 20 minutes, this recipe is so easy to throw together and whether you’re making it for lunch, a quick dinner, packed lunch or even a picnic, this basil and mozzarella pasta bake surely delivers. As you may have already…

Green Juice

This Green Juice Recipe is packed with kale, celery, spinach, carrots, orange and apples! Loaded with fruits and veggies, this juice is super healthy and delicious! This simple homemade green juice recipe takes 6 ingredients, 15 minutes, and a juicer or blender (whatever you have will work.) Easy, healthy, and loaded with nutrition. And it…

FlaxSeed Masala Powder | Flaxseed Podi | Flaxseeds Chutney Powder

Flaxseed Masala powder is a super healthy and nutritious spice mix which is quick, simple and easy to prepare. It is Vegan Friendly, Gluten-free, with just a teaspoon of oil and rich in fibre and proteins. Crunchy and bursting with nutty flavor of flaxseeds and other spices used. This is a versatile chutney powder and…

Carrot Cucumber Grape Juice

This is a Healthy & Nutritious Morning drink. I’ve been having a lot of fun experimenting with different flavor combinations with fruits and veggies. So far, carrots and apples are staples in the majority of the juices I concoct. But in this juice, I tried grapes instead of apples for a change. Every outcome is…

Tamarind/Chinthakaya Gujju/Gojju

Tamarind/chinthakaya gujju is a versatile recipe. This recipe uses fresh tamarind right from the tree. This is a great combination with rice, upma, rice rava upma, undrallu. Video recipe: How to make Tamarind/Chinthakaya Gujju PREP TIME: 15 MINS  COOK TIME: 5 MINS  TOTAL TIME: 20 MINS  COURSE: SIDES/ACCOMPANIMENTS CUISINE:INDIAN Ingredients Fresh tamarind – around 20 hing –…