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…

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…

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…

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….

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 –…

Ratatouille

This flavorful French dish is not only delicious but healthy and a great way to get your vegetables! This dish is so good you might not need anything to go with it, or it serves as an incredible side of fine dining for you and your family! Ratatouille (Rah-Tah-Too-Eeh!) is a naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and…

Nippattu | Thattai | Rice Crackers

Nippattu – This tasty, crunchy savory snack always makes me nostalgic.. This is a great gluten-free snack for evening or tea time or travel or for just munching. It’s a popular snack from South Indian cuisine. This is an authentic traditional snack made in every home in Andhra Pradesh, India. I learned lots of snacks…

Simple & Tasty Instant Gongura Pachadi

Gongura pachadi / Gongura Chutney is an authentic and delicious and instant Pachadi or chutney recipe without garlic, is popularly made in ANDHRA PRADESH. This is a tangy, spicy and flavorful pachadi made with gongura/sorrel leaves and sesame seeds as star ingredients. Sesame seeds adds nutty flavor and fried onions gives light sweetness and crunch. This…

2 Instant Milk Peda Recipes in 10 mins | Doodh Peda | Chocolate Peda

Milk Peda – is a popular traditional Indian sweet recipe often made during Diwali or Rakhi Pounami/Raksha Bandhan. The instant or shortcut method I am sharing here is a great way to try without sweating in the kitchen for hours. We are making 2 sweet dishes with 1 recipe here. cool, right? This sweet can…

Poornam Charu | Chanadal – Jaggery Rasam | Kattu Rasam | Obbattu Saaru

Poornam Charu is a mildly sweet and popular Rasam made in Andhra pradesh during festive occasions. We make some special sweets for certain festivals like Ugadi, Dasara, and Vinayaka Chavithi made out of Poornam (Chana Dal-Jaggery paste) like Bhakshalu / (Bobbatlu), Kudumulu, Poornam Boorelu to name a few. And inevitably some poornam gets leftover and this rasam is…

Seema Vankaya Curry | Chayote Curry

Seema Vankaya Curry is a quick, fragrant, flavorful, low carb and low calorie curry, can be served with rice, Jonna Rotte (Jowar roti), chapathi, poori, millet rotis like sadda rotte also. This vegetable can be used in making curry, halwa (sweet), raita, and kootu. It can also be baked, fried, boiled, or mashed. When grated,…