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,…

Poornam Kudumulu | Puran Kudumulu

Poornam Kudumulu – is a simple, delicious special sweet recipe usually made on Vinayaka Chathurthi / Ganesh Chathurthi day. Kudumulu made of poornam, stuffed in semolina or maida dough and then fried in oil. Kudumulu are my 2nd favorite sweet, well the 1st is Bhakshalu and Gaarelu. This is another yummiest sweet we can made…

Miriyala Charu/Rasam | Pepper Rasam

Miriyala Charu is an Andhra style clear and comforting soup that is an essential part of Andhra meal. This earthy and warm charu / rasam is made with freshly pound pepper-garlic spice paste. This has many health supporting properties and Perfect for chilly winter days and antidote for runny noses and coughs. This hearty dish…

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…

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…

Basic Healthy 2 min breakfast with Oats and Fruit

This healthy oatmeal can be made instantly in just 2 mins. This is very filling and satisfying with fruit you love. Oats have so many health benefits! Oats are a whole grain, low in saturated fat, low in cholesterol, naturally gluten-free and a good source of fiber, thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese. The soluble fiber in…

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…

Mint Paratha with Fresh Mint Leaves | Pudina Paratha/Chapathi

Mint Paratha is a healthy flat bread recipe, simple, quick and delicious recipe prepared with fresh mint leaves and whole wheat flour. Good substitute for Naans and Tandoori Rotis. Pudina paratha recipe is prepared by mixing the mint leaves and few spices with wheat flour. Mint Paratha is a popular Panjabi Breakfast option. The Parathas…

4 Mojito Mocktails

Need a quick and delicious drink for this summer? You’re looking at it(them😀). They are not just fruit juice. They are fancy enough to feel special but simple enough that anyone can make it. These are fun and sophisticated fruit concoctions that the whole family could enjoy. Here are a few ideas to cool yourself…

Bruschetta

Bruschetta is a lip smacking delicious classic Italian starter. This incredible food is done in minutes with a few simple ingredients. Bruschetta is one of the best ways to enjoy the summer. Toasted bread gets rubbed with garlic (don’t skip it, it’s the best part) and topped with simply marinated tomatoes. The brighter and juicier…

Veggie Bean Quesadillas

Crispy quesadillas – step by step directions, along with pictures, for how to put this flavorful meal together in 30 minutes. loaded with black beans, peppers, onion, corn, spices and lots of cheese! This easy recipe for Black Bean Quesadillas is perfect for weeknights, game day parties, and makes a delightful school lunches. A super…

Stuffed Mango Kulfi

Originally posted on Siri's Food Lab:
Stuffed mango kulfi recipe is a delicious ice cream recipe inside mango with video and step by step instructions. Kulfi is made with full fat milk and sugar or condensed milk. Kulfi is prepared by reducing milk by boiling. Making this ice cream is very easy with only…

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…

Tik Tok Tortilla Wrap hack | 8 Filling Ideas

I am doing this a little late but I happened to try many versions and variations with this tik tok food trend with tortilla/chapathi wrap. This trendy Tik Tok tortilla wrap hack that’s gone viral is worth the hype. It’s melty, and soft on the inside, crispy on the outside, surprisingly portable and endlessly customizable!…

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…