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

South Indian beans fry | Beans poriyal recipe – How to make french beans subzi recipe | side dish

South Indian French beans stir fry or beans poriyal  is a simple side dish made with French beans and cooked with coconut, cumin seeds and red chillies.  It is served as an accompaniment for rice.  Poriyal is a Tamil word for shallow frying along with mild spices. This recipe is one of the easiest and

Capsicum besan subzi/ bhaji recipe – How to make Shimla mirch besan recipe – Capsicum recipes

Capsicum besan bhaji is a dry curry recipe made with capsicum (green bell pepper), gram flour (besan) and spices.  Besan not only enhances the taste of the vegetable but also binds  the spices together.  This is a easy and simple North Indian dry vegetable subzi which is served as a side dish for rotis and

Moong dal laddu recipe – How to make moong dal ladoo (moong ke ladoo) recipe – Diwali sweet recipes

Moong dal ladoo is a very popular Indian sweet made with yellow moong dal, sugar, ghee and garnished with nuts. It is very popular in North India especially during winter season. Moong dal ladoo is also called as pasi paruppu ladoo in Tamil Nadu. It is done during Diwali festivals and other special occasions. Moong

Sabudana vada recipe – How to make sabudana vada recipe – Indian snacks

Sabudana vada is a very popular deep fried snack from Maharashtra and is generally eaten as a light meal during fasting days. Sabudana vada is also called as sago vada as the main ingredient used is sago pearls. It is a nutritious and crunchy snack especially served during religious festivals and fasting days.  It is

Green peas dosa recipe – How to make green peas dosa recipe – dosa recipes

Dosa is a pancake made from a fermented batter of rice and urad dal.  It is a part and parcel of  South Indian diet, but nowadays it is popular all over India.  Dosa is best served hot with sambar or chutney or idli podi.  Dosa is high in carbohydrates and also a good source of

Bisi bele bath recipe – How to make bisibelebath or bisi bele huliyanna recipe – Karnataka recipes

Bisi bele bath or bisi bele huliyanna (hot lentil rice) is a popular and traditional Karnataka rice dish made with rice, lentils, mixed vegetables and spices.  Bisi means hot in Kannada, bele means lentils and bath means rice.  Thus it translates to ‘hot lentil rice dish’ in Kannada and a wholesome meal in itself.  It

Curry leaves rice recipe – How to make karibevu chitranna or karuveppilai sadam recipe – rice recipes

Curry leaves rice is a colourful, flavourful and delicious rice recipe made with rice, curry leaves and spices.  It is a very popular rice dish in South India and is best served with potato chips or raita.  Curry leaves makes this dish more flavourful and spices added to it makes it tasty.  Just ensure to

Ragi kheer – How to make ragi payasa or ragi kheer or nachni kheer recipe – ragi recipes

Ragi also known as finger millet or nachni is a rich source of iron, protein, calcium and fiber and helps in lowering cholesterol level.  Ragi aids digestion and also makes your stomach full for a long time which is good for weight control. Ragi is also a staple diet in many villages across South India.

Bread pizza recipe – How to make bread pizza recipe – bread snacks

Bread pizza is a very easy and tasty snack recipe made with a mix of veggies, instant pizza sauce and herbs.    Since this is not a traditional pizza,  it does not take much time and can be prepared quickly with easily available ingredients.  This pizza can also be done in a tawa or pan.