Oats banana smoothie recipe – How to make oats banana smoothie recipe – oats recipes

Oats banana smoothie – a nutritious and delicious smoothie  made with the goodness of oats, banana,dates, milk and nuts.  This smoothie makes up for a wholesome breakfast to start your day on a healthy note.  Oats used in this recipe is full of fibre and hence keeps you full for a longer period of time,

Cauliflower pepper fry recipe – How to make Gobi pepper fry recipe – side dish for rotis/rice

Cauliflower pepper fry is a very delicious and flavourful dish made with cauliflower, peppercorns and other spices. This is a semi dry dish that goes well with rotis as well as rice.  This dish is a simple South Indian stir fry recipe which can be prepared in less time.  Other spices like fennel seeds, cumin

Ragi cookies – How to make eggless ragi jaggery cookies (finger millet cookies) recipe – ragi recipes

Ragi is a wonderful ingredient and a rich source of calcium, protein and iron.  Ragi is also called as nachni, finger millet or red millet and an extremely nutritious millet.  It resembles mustard seeds in appearance.  Nowadays, after realising the importance of ragi in our diet, people have started mixing ragi with other grains for

Red pumpkin sambar recipe (poosanikai sambar) – How to make red pumpkin sambar recipe

Sambar is a lentil, tamarind and vegetable based curry or stew and very popular in South India. The story is that it got originated in the kitchen of  Thanjavur.  Maratha ruler, Shahuji during the 17th century from the southern Indian state of Tamilnadu tried to make a dish called amti (Maharashtrian curry) and experimented with

Vegetable pongal recipe – How to make vegetable pongal recipe – pongal recipes

Pongal is an important dish prepared  during pongal festival in Tamil Nadu and Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh. People pray to Sun God on this occasion. In Tamil language, ‘pongal’ means ‘boiling over’. On that day, women boil the new rice with fresh milk and jaggery and allow it to overflow the pots. It is

Gajar ka halwa recipe – Carrot halwa recipe in pressure cooker – Instant carrot halwa recipe – winter recipes

Gajar ka halwa is also called as carrot halwa, gajrela or gajar pak.  It is a carrot based sweet dessert  made by carrots, sugar, ghee, cardamom powder and nuts.  It is a very popular  dessert in North India especially during winters, when fresh juicy red carrots are available in plenty in the market.    You

Methi matar malai recipe – How to make methi matar malai recipe – winter recipes

Methi matar malai (fenugreek leaves and green peas curry) is a rich popular North Indian dish made from fenugreek leaves, green peas and fresh milk cream.  It is best served with rotis and naans.  This dish has a more creamier texture and slightly sweet taste, without adding much spices to  it.  Green chillies are added

Sweet potato chaat recipe – How to make sweet potato or shakarkandi chaat recipe – chaat recipes

Sweet potato chaat – a healthy and delicious chaat recipe made with sweet potatoes and spices and garnished with chopped onions, sev, roasted peanuts and pomegranate seeds.  This chaat is very popular in North India, especially during winter seasons, when sweet potatoes are available in plenty.  It makes for a great snack and has a

Homemade rasam powder/saaru podi recipe – How to make rasam powder/rasam podi recipe

Rasam powder is a very traditional and popular spice powder, which is used to make varieties of rasam.   It is a mixture of  ground spices which is used for preparing  rasam, a South Indian  lentil soup.  There are different recipes of making rasam powder and it varies  by region to region.  This recipe has been

Sweet and spicy amla chutney – How to make amla chutney recipe – amla recipes

Indian gooseberry is called as amla in Hindi and nellikai in Kannada and Tamil.  Amla is an antidote to various winter maladies like cold, flu and coughs.  It is an immunity booster since it is high in Vitamin C and and is used to treat various ailments.  The other dishes which you can make from