Sabudana / Tapioca Pearls Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi – is made of sago/tapioca pearls, potato, peanut powder. This vegan and gluten-free dish is extremely popular in India during the fasting season of Navratri. However, you don’t really need an occasion to enjoy and savor this easy and yummy tasting khichdi. This khichdi is extremely simple and yet so flavorful and provides…

Energy Boost Bars | Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Enjoy these delicious Oatmeal Breakfast Bars your whole family will love! Breakfast in the morning or as a midday snack. Wholesome and packed with proteins, vitamins, minerals and heart healthy oats!

Temple Style Kadambam Prasadam

Kadambam – Kadambam is one special naivedyam offered to Devi ammavaru on one of the 9 days of Dussehra festival. ‘Kadambam’, in Tamil, means an assortment of similar things or a melody of different things put together. Since this is a prasadam, this is onion and garlic free. This tastes like prasadam served at the…

Prasadam Nuvvula Pulihora/Prasadam Puliodarai

Prasadam Nuvvula Pulihora – This sweet and tangy flavored South Indian style rice recipe made with cooked rice, tamarind extract, little jaggery and sesame seed powder. Roasted sesame seed powder adds more flavor and nutrition to this rice. This is generally served as naivedyam/prasadam in temples, but can also be served for lunch boxes and…

Aloo/Potato Paneer Frankie

Thin chapathis/rotis/tortillas stuffed with Aloo/potato Paneer tikki, veggies and green chutney or hot and sweet sauce. A simple yet delicious frankie recipe which everyone will like. Grated carrots, cabbage and thinly sliced onions are added to the stuffing to give it a nice crunchy taste with every bite. The recipe is good for everyone who love…

Pappu Bhakshalu|Savory Dal Poli/Holige

Pappu Bhaksham – is made with spicy regular dal which we eat with rice. This savory poli is similar to sweet puran poli, but instead of sweet puran we use spicy dal as stuffing. Pappu Bhaksham can be served as breakfast, lunch, dinner or even as a snack. These can be made faster than the…

Basic Healthy 2 min breakfast with Oats and Fruit

This healthy oatmeal can be made instantly in just 2 mins. This is very filling and satisfying with fruit you love. Oats have so many health benefits! Oats are a whole grain, low in saturated fat, low in cholesterol, naturally gluten-free and a good source of fiber, thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese. The soluble fiber in…

Instant Oats Ponganalu|Oats Paniyaram

Instant Oats Ponganalu – are very healthy, protein and fiber rich, Quick, easy and tasty. They are crunchy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. This recipe needs no soaking or fermentation. It can also be served as a snack or breakfast/lunch/dinner. This comes in handy during morning rush or when you…

Instant Quinoa Oat Idli

This Healthy, gluten-free idlis are instant and protein and fiber rich. wholesome meal for your family in just minutes.

Tomato Dosa

Tomato Dosa – If you are bored of the traditional Dosa, you shall definitely give it a try to this tangy twist to the normal dosa. This dosa is vegan and gluten free. This scrumptious Tomato Dosa needs no fermentation of batter. The tanginess of the tomato itself is enough for the batter and red…

One Pot Pulagam/Andhra khichdi

Pulagam is a simple, healthy and delicious 30 minute one pot recipe made mainly in Andhra Pradesh. This is a good time for us to know this yummy recipe when no veggies are available or if you don’t have any vegetables. This recipe is made with rice and split yellow moong dal. Pulagam is served…

Vegetable Quinoa

Quinoa is a gluten-free food and good choice for fasting days. This dish requires just 6 to 7 ingredients and less than 30 mins to prepare. It takes less than 10 mins to prepare this dish when your quinoa is prepared ahead of time or if you have leftover quinoa. Quinoa is a grain crop…

Korra & Moong dal Khichdi

This is a delicious, nutritious one-pot meal of Korralu/Foxtail Millets and moong dal. Vegans can omit ghee in this recipe. I used the moong dal with skin for more nutrition and high fiber content. This kichdi is very easy, quick to make and very light on the tummy. These Italian Foxtail millets are good for…

Guacamole Sandwich

This is a healthy sandwich that can be made in less than 10 mins if the guacamole is ready. This sandwich is very filling and yet satisfying. You can find the guacamole recipe in Mexican food section or click on this guacamole link .

Jonna Rotte/Jowar Roti

This is a Healthy roti with jowar/sorghum millets, aids in weight loss and controls diabetes, rich in vitamins and minerals and fiber.

Pesara Guggullu / Moong Bean Salad

Moong bean Guggullu is a salad made out of sprouted whole Moong dal. if you are craving for a light lunch, this protein-rich, vegan, and gluten-free snack will leave you satisfied and full. This can be a good option for breakfast. In my childhood, I remember Pesara guggullu being offered as prasadam in Gowri pooja on Naga Panchami…

Uggani/Tossed Puffed Rice

Uggani, Borugulu, Tossed Puffed Rice and Maramarala upma/Puffed Rice Upma, all refer to the same dish which is a popular breakfast in Rayalaseema region of Andhra. Mirchi Bajji is a great combination with Uggani. It is a common sight to find road side vendors selling Uggani with Mirchi Bajji, a typical combination found only in this region. Uggani,…

Pongal

Pongal Recipe with step by step photos. Pongal is a very traditional breakfast in South India, Pongal is a Ghee Khichdi made with rice and moong dal (pesara pappu) cooked and seasoned. It takes just around 25-30 minutes to make. If you are short on time, pongal can be a good option on the lunch…