Chama Aaku Pakodi | Arbi Leaf (Colocasia Leaf) Pakora

Colocasia Fritters – Pakodi or pakora recipe, a simple savory snack recipe prepared as an evening snack. This is a little modified version of the famous onion pakoda. Adding the arbi/chama leaf to this recipe makes it even nutritious and colorful. With this step by step photo recipe, making it at home is now easier…

Cutlet Chaat (Street Style) |Batani Chaat Recipe

Batani chat or Cutlet Chaat recipe, explained with step by step pictures and a video. Batani chat is a very tasty street style green/white peas chaat. This is a very healthy, tasty and nutritious evening snack. An unique white/green peas based curry chaat recipe made with boiled potatoes, chopped tomatoes, onions and sev toppings. It…

Mixed flour poori

Poori / Puri is everybody’s favorite tiffin and very popular in South India. The preparation of mixed flour poori is exactly the same as normal wheat poori. The only difference is I have used 4 types of flours instead of just wheat flour and added veggies and few greens to the flours. It contains wheat,…

Rich Mixed veg Gravy Curry for Bagara Rice, Roti, Chapathi, and Poori

 Super simple, yet lip-smacking and totally delicious mixed veg gravy curry, better than restaurants and without using cream.. with detailed, video and step-wise picture recipe! Serve as a side dish for any Indian bread, and super combination for Bagara rice – it is perfecto! Learned this recipe from one of my best friends so many…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Instant Coconut Dosa | Pulusu Dosa

Dosa is a staple South Indian breakfast. We make different varieties of dosa in our home. This is one of the simple and unique dosa recipes made with a combination of rice and coconut. Although rice and coconut are the star ingredients, we also add red chillies, little tamarind and soaked chana dal for added taste….

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…

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…

Carrot Cucumber Grape Juice

This is a Healthy & Nutritious Morning drink. I’ve been having a lot of fun experimenting with different flavor combinations with fruits and veggies. So far, carrots and apples are staples in the majority of the juices I concoct. But in this juice, I tried grapes instead of apples for a change. Every outcome is…

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…

Nippattu | Thattai | Rice Crackers

Nippattu – This tasty, crunchy savory snack always makes me nostalgic.. This is a great gluten-free snack for evening or tea time or travel or for just munching. It’s a popular snack from South Indian cuisine. This is an authentic traditional snack made in every home in Andhra Pradesh, India. I learned lots of snacks…

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…