Rava Idli | How to make Instant Rava Idli

Rava Idli is a popular instant breakfast food from Karnataka. This is a little variation to the regular Idli recipe, made with semolina or sooji rava, curd/yogurt and some basic spices. Making Rava Idli is very simple and quick since it needs not soaking or fermentation, no pre-planning required. This fool-proof Rava Idli can be…

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…

2 Detoxifying & Immunity Boosting Vegetable Juices

These days juice bars are popping up everywhere for good reason! Drinking fresh juices can detoxify the body, keeps your blood in alkaline state, increase Hemoglobin levels, prevents anemia, glowing the skin, and give a boost of energy and a clear mind. Juicing is a powerful tactic used by a quickly-growing amount of people to lose…

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…

Green Juice

This Green Juice Recipe is packed with kale, celery, spinach, carrots, orange and apples! Loaded with fruits and veggies, this juice is super healthy and delicious! This simple homemade green juice recipe takes 6 ingredients, 15 minutes, and a juicer or blender (whatever you have will work.) Easy, healthy, and loaded with nutrition. And it…

Pumpkin Idli & Dosa|Gummadikaya Idli & Dosa

We all know how healthy an Idli is, right? The versions, accompaniments are endless. People are getting so creative everyday and bringing out different varieties that anybody would love to try. This is one such recipe except more nutrition added with pumpkin. Pumpkin is widely used in making desserts around the world. In India I…

Yummy Evening Snack | Rekulu

Rekulu – This is a delicious and yummy savory snack that melts in your mouth the minute you put it in. This snack is made of the mixture of Semolina rava AKA Chiroti rava or Pheni Rava or Bhakshala rava and 2-3 simple spices we use in everyday cooking. Rekulu means very thin petals or…

Masala Jowar Roti | Sorghum Millet Roti | Kaaram Jonna Rotte with veggies

Masala Jowar Roti – is a healthy and easy version of making gluten-free roti with Jowar flour. Adding more veggies with sorghum flour/jowar flour makes it even healthier to consume. Combination of Jowar flour, carrot, bottle gourd, cucumber, onion, leafy greens, sesame seeds and cilantro is a super healthy combo that explodes with all the…

Simple & Tasty Instant Gongura Pachadi

Gongura pachadi / Gongura Chutneyย 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…

One Powder – 15+ Uses | Multi Purpose Spice Powder

One Powder – 15+ uses?? ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿค Wow!! It must be a very special powder.. ๐Ÿ˜ฒ – yes.. Hmm..๐Ÿค” wait.. no.. not very special though ๐Ÿ˜ But Is it hard to make?? ๐Ÿคจ Ans: No ๐Ÿ˜Œ Will it take so much effort and time to make it? ๐Ÿ˜“ Ans: No ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Yay.. Then please tell me…

Pappula Podi | Dhalia Powder

Pappula Podi/Putnala Pappu Podi/Dhalia Powder/Roasted chana dal Powder โ€“ 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…

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…

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,…

Nuvvula Mudda|Chimmili|Nagula Chavithi Prasadam|Sesame Jaggery Laddoo

Nuvvula Mudda – aka Chimmili/Noola pindi – is a healthy and famous sweet from Andhra Pradesh. Sesame seeds/Nuvvulu are rich in Calcium, Protein and healthy fats. Nuvvula Mudda is especially prepared on the occasion of Nagula Chavithi, which falls on chathurthi/chavithi, 4th day of Sravana Maasam. Nagula Chavithi is a festival where serpents are worshiped…

Ragi vermicelli | Ragi sasthralu | Ragi Sevai/Semiya

Ragi Vermicelli/Semiya – is a super healthy, easy and quick breakfast option. Ragi is also a member of millet family, called Finger Millet. Ragi vermicelli is one of the most delicious ways to include Ragi in your diet. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, evening snack or to pack as an after school snack for kids. This…

Bendakaya Rice | Bhindi Rice | Okra Rice | Vendakkai Sadam

Bhindi rice/ Okra rice/ Vendakkai rice is a quick and easy to make rice that can be prepared either with fresh or left over rice. This is a gluten-free, and vegan simple one-pot meal. It involves just tossing of rice in spicy tempered okra mixture. Bhindi rice is yummy tasting masala flavored rice with simple…

Protein Energy Balls | Energy Bites

Energy Balls/Bites – We are all about healthy snacks that the whole family loves! These sweet, no bake treat Energy Balls makes the perfect snack, made with whole grain oats, peanut butter, honey, chocolate chips, and rice crisps for a nice crunch. Make a big batch to have them on hand for any occasion! These…