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…

Spicy Pongal

Spicy Pongal – Spicy or Khara pongal is one of the simplest and comfort breakfast recipe in South India. Pongal is prepared mainly with split moong dal and rice. This spicy version of Pongal is a little twist to regular ven pongal. I used cilantro, mint, jeera and pepper corns along with ginger to make this…

Gummadi kaaya Koora | Pumpkin Curry – Sankranthi Gummadi Koora

Gummadi kaaya Koora Recipe is a South Indian Vegetarian Curry recipe, an authentic recipe in Andhra Pradesh, India, prepared with yellow pumpkin. This curry is mildly sweet and usually made during the festival of Pongal/Sankranthi, when pumpkin is abundantly found in markets. This pumpkin curry goes well with Sadda/sajje rotte or Bajra/Pearl Millet Roti, chapathi and jowar roti…

Vegetable Masala Oats | Healthy Indian Masala Oats Recipe

Masala Oats- Is a healthy and savory oatmeal recipe is made with wholesome veggies, so it is an excellent breakfast option and great way to start the day. This is a variation of regular oats with milk and overnight oats recipes. You can also have Indian masala oats as your lunch or dinner. This recipe takes only 15-20…

Carrot Halwa|Gajar ka Halwa

This is my 100th post πŸŽ‡πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ. Thank you so much everyone for your support πŸ™ Carrot Halwa – This traditional carrot halwa is one of my most favorite desserts. This delicacy is very popular across India and it is served during many occasions like celebrations, parties and festivals. Carrot Halwa is popularly known as Gajar…

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…

Ven Pongal | Khara 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…

Dondakaya Rice|Tindora/Ivy Gourd Rice

This is also called Tindora rice. This one pot meal is very easy to make and ready in 20-30 mins. I am showing how to make tindora rice in an instant pot. But this can also be made in a pressure cooker or an electric rice cooker. I added Brinjals also along with tindora. It…