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…

Paanakam and Vadapappu

Paanakam, Vadapappu – are offered to lord Sri Rama for Sri Rama Navami. Sri Rama Navami falls on the 9th day of Chaithra masam every year. As Sri Rama Navami is around the corner (when this recipe was posted), thought of posting the recipe for a traditional drink Paanakam here in my blog. All Hindus…

Moong Dal Salad |Pesara Pappu Salad |Kosambari

Moong dal salad is popularly known as Kosambari. Kosambari is a really light, and refreshing salad and can be made on any occasion. This cooling salad is perfect snack for summer months. This is served as a side on Rama Navami festival along with paanakam. You can serve it as a side dish with your regular…

Chipotle Inspired Veggie Burrito Bowl & Veggie Burritos

Making chipotle style burritos and veggie bowl at home is a great way to save money and plan your healthy meals ahead. This is great for whether it’s lunch or dinner. Loaded with healthy and yummy ingredients like black beans, cilantro-lime rice, tomato salsa, guacamole, and spicy sauce. It is colorful and packed with flavor…

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…

Instant Quinoa Oat Idli

This Healthy, gluten-free idlis are instant and protein and fiber rich. wholesome meal for your family in just minutes.

Watermelon Juice

Hot summers just scream for cool, refreshing fruity sips, so we are making a healthy version at home! Watermelon, this red juicy fruit is low in calories, but rich in nutrients and refreshing to keep you hydrated. Watermelon is also high in vitamin A, vitamin B and C, potassium and full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory…

Vegetable Quinoa

Quinoa is a gluten-free food and good choice for fasting days. This dish requires just 6 to 7 ingredients and less than 30 mins to prepare. It takes less than 10 mins to prepare this dish when your quinoa is prepared ahead of time or if you have leftover quinoa. Quinoa is a grain crop…

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…