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 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…

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…

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…

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…

One Pot Sambar Recipe|Tamil Sambar| Tamilnadu Style Sambar

Tamil Nadu Style Sambar is a South Indian lentil and mixed vegetable stew, a gluten-free, very comforting and heavenly tasting sambar recipe. This traditional sambar is a delicious combination of toor dal, vegetables, herbs and spices. The spices are freshly roasted and then ground with fresh coconut & curry leaves. Curry leaves are the secret…

Weight Loss Paneer Bhurji & 10 Min Paneer Bhurji Wrap

Paneer Bhurji is a popular and delicious North Indian breakfast recipe made from crumbled paneer(Indian cottage cheese). This is a very simple and satisfying vegetarian recipe and very rich in protein. The bhurji can be stuffed within a roti, or chapathi to prepare roll or paneer bhurji frankie or kati roll. This recipe taste great and…

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…

Pappula Podi | Dhalia Powder

Pappula Podi/Putnala Pappu Podi/Dhalia Powder/Roasted chana dal Powder – An easy, quick, delicious, healthy and versatile Andhra style (Rayalaseema) podi for upma, poha, uggani, uthappam, wheat dosa, idli, pulagam, semiya upma, rice rava upma, tomato bhat, chapathi, rice sevai, puffed rice(murmure), rekulu or just plain steamed rice and the list is endless. Pappula Podi or Putnala Podi is…

Panzanella (Italian Bread Salad)

Panzanella – The classic Italian salad is a bread salad flavored with vegetables. This classic bread and tomato salad manages to be fresh and summery, but still hearty enough to eat as lunch or a light supper. This flavorful salad can also be served as a starter or as part of your Italian dinner night with…

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,…

Restaurant Style Tomato Soup

If you ever wondered why the restaurant style Tomato soup is so thick and tasty, you’ll see how we can make it at home just as in restaurant from scratch. This Creamy and Silky Tomato Soup is rich in flavor, easy and truly comforting. This Restaurant Style Tomato Soup will have you moaning with every spoonful.  Perfect…

5 Minute Sprouts Salad | Moong Bean Sprouts w/o salt | Pesalu

Super quick protein packed, healthy and delicious salad made with freshly sprouted moong beans with your choice of veggies and freshly grated coconut. The best thing is there is no cooking process involved and more nutrients in low cost. Protein value increases as they sprouting longer in size. This can be perfectly served as a…

Strawberry Quinoa Spinach Salad

This Strawberry Spinach Quinoa Salad is perfect to make this spring and summer when berries are at their peak. It will also be a lovely salad to make for Mother’s Day. It can be served with brunch or dinner. This salad takes almost no time to make if you cook your quinoa ahead of time….

Methi Pakoda | Methi Na Gota

Methi Pakora/Pakoda – is a traditional Guajarati tea-time Snack recipe made with finely chopped methi (fenugreek) leaves, besan (chickpea flour) and a few spices available in our kitchen. We all love pakoras, don’t we? These crispy outside, soft & fluffy inside golden balls are full of flavor and can also be served as a breakfast…

Tomato Pickle | Andhra Style Tomato Nilva Pachadi with Sun Drying Method

South India is very popular in pickle making and the range of pickles from instant chutney/pachadi to year round pickles (stay fresh without spoiling). Nilva or Niluva means staying fresh for months. Traditionally tomato nilava pachadi is made by sun drying salted fresh tomatoes. This process dries out and removes the moisture from the tomatoes…