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…

Chaama aaku Potlalu | Arbi/Taro/Colocasia Leaf Potli

Chaama aaku Potlalu – Chaama aaku(leaf) is has different names… arbi, taro, colocasia leaves. Today’s post is a versatile dish made of Arbi leaves. Chamaku potlalu are made with combination of chamaku(arbi leaves), chana dal, cilantro and few spices. These potlalu goes well as a side with rice and dal. These can be served as…

Dadhyojanam | Temple Style Curd/Yogurt Rice | Perugannam

Dadhyojanam – Is nothing but curd rice. This is typically a temple style perugannam recipe. This is served in South Indian temples as prasadam. Dadhi means curd. Curd rice is made with softly cooked rice, milk and curd/yogurt. This is a staple food in a South Indian meal, it never ends without curd rice. Curd…

Shakaannam|Sakannam | Mixed Vegetable Rice | Shakambari Prasadam

Saakannam – is a Mixed Vegetable Rice made with lots of vegetables. Saakannam is made on one of the 9 days of Navratri/ Dasara . Amma (devi) will be decorated with only vegetables that day 🙏. This is also a perfect dish to make during Festivals because no onion or garlic is used in this rice…

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…

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…

Vegetable Biryani|Healthy Vegetable Biryani w/o Masalas

Healthy Vegetable Biryani – This healthy and quick aromatic vegetable biryani recipe can be done in just under 30 mins. This one pot biryani is very simple and easy to make with all your favorite veggies in it. Ideal meal for lunch or dinner. This also makes a great lunch box recipe in your busy…

Palak/Spinach Paneer Paratha

Stuffed Palak Paneer Paratha Recipe is super simple and wholesome to make. It is packed with proteins from the paneer and flavours with subtle spices making it delicious.

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…

Wheat Momos

Momos is a food as cute as it sounds! These are really fun to eat. These momos are considered to be very healthy because, they are packed with veggies, and using whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour/maida and also steamed, not fried. This cute Momo is a type of South Asian steamed dumpling…

Thella Oligalu/White Oligalu

Thelloliga/Thella oliga is a popular Karnataka recipe. This oliga is very easy to prepare, even amateurs can to make it and very tasty. This is also known as Bili holige, Bili obbattu, Akki Hittu Holige, Ulla Rotte, Rice flour stuffed Paratha… Here “Bili” refers white, “Akki hittu” refers rice flour, “oliga/holige/obbattu” refers bhaksham.  Unlike puran…

Sooji-Puffed rice Ponganalu

Sooji-Puffed rice Ponganalu/Paniyaram – This is one of the Rayalaseema’s instant version of ponganalu that do not need any grinding batters. This recipe is prepared with sooji, puffed rice (murmure or maramaralu) and yogurt. Yogurt introduces the sourness to this batter. These are crunchy out side and soft inside and with the combination of the…

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…

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…