Category Archives: Recipes

Spicy potato recipe – How to make spicy potato recipe – side dish for rotis

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Spicy potato is a delicious dish cooked in tomatoes and spices.  It serves a good side dish for rotis, puris and parathas and a great accompaniment to steamed rice or dal rice too.  It is a mouth watering recipe flavoured with chillies and spices which gives a aromatic flavour to the dish.  Spicy potato is also

Mango popsicles – how to make homemade mango popsicles recipe – summer recipes

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Mango popsicle is a refreshing summer popsicle recipe made with fresh ripe mangoes, sugar and water.  It is very easy and quick to make too, except for the freezing time of 7-8 hours.    Mango popsicles are a great summer treat for kids and elders alike.  Popsicles are good to beat the heat and hydrate our

Oats recipes – 11 easy and delicious oats recipes

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Oats recipes – collection of easy and healthy oats recipes which I have tried and liked.  Oats are packed with magnesium, fiber, protein and dietary fiber which makes them easy to digest and also leaves feeling you full.   Not only oats are  considered low in calories but also great for weight management.  They also help combat heart diseases, 

10 most popular and viewed recipes for the year 2015- HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016!!

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I have compiled a list of 10 popular recipes from my blog, based on the number of views and popularity  for the year 2015.  I am thankful to all my viewers for trying, encouraging and appreciating my recipes and I wish to bring in more new and interesting recipes for the coming year 2016.. WISHING ALL MY WELL-WISHERS

Methi subzi or bhaji recipe or how to make methi subzi recipe

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Methi or fenugreek leaves contains protein, fibre, vitamin C, niacin, potassium and iron. Methi has been found to lower cholesterol and triglycerides and it also helps increase good cholesterol levels in the body. So do try to include methi in your regular diet. Methi Bhaji prepared with fresh green methi leaves is a very simple, easy and healthy recipe prepared with fenugreek leaves, onions, tomatoes and mild spices. With minimum use of spices it helps bring out the flavor of fenugreek. Methi subzi is slightly dry making it ideal to be served as side dish for rotis, chapatis or steamed rice. Other delicious recipes using fenugreek include Methi Rice and Methi Matar Malai Curry. While fresh methi is a good choice for using in these dishes, you can also go for dried methi, known as kasuri methi, to make these delicious fenugreek recipes.

Chana masala recipe (how to make chana masala recipe)

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Chana masala also known as chole masala is a popular Punjabi dish in Indian cuisine. It is popular mainly in the Punjab region of northern-India, and also in the regions of Gujarat. In Gujarat and Rajasthani areas, it is cooked dry with tangy spices. This recipe of chana masala is cooked in South Indian style using coconut as the main ingredient and whole spices. You will get a unique and sweet flavor of coconut and not sour or tangy. It goes well with rotis, puris or rice and tastes hot and spicy.

Vegetable rice or how to make mixed vegetable rice recipe

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Mixed vegetable rice is a simple yet delicious rice dish. It is a combination of vegetables and rice and a comforting one pot meal. Mixed vegetable rice is a easy lunch recipe with mixed vegetables and tastes best when served with any gravy dish or raita or papads or chips or plain kadhi. It is a perfect rice dish when you want to make quick and hot meal. Mixed vegetable rice is a healthy recipe too as it is loaded with lots of vegetables and a full meal by itself. So try this healthy recipe and enjoy..

Misal pav recipe – Maharashtrian style

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Misal pav is a tradional and popular Maharashtrian dish. It consists of spicy curry made from sprouted moth beans (matki) called as ussal. There are other variations of ussal like chana ussal, green peas ussal , val ussal and chawli ussal. This dish is finally topped with farsan or sev (Indian noodles), onions, chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice. Misal is served with pav or Indian bread. There are different versions of Misal pav such as Kolhapuri misal, Puneri misal and Nagpuri misal. Also there are various types of misal like sev misal and dahi (yoghurt) misal. Misal pav can be had as a breakfast dish or simply enjoyed as a snack. It is a delicious dish and makes up for a wholesome meal.

Basundi recipe

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Basundi is a popular Indian dessert in the States of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka and it is made from milk, sugar and nuts. It is a sweetened dense milk prepared by boiling milk on low heat till it is reduced to half. Once the milk is reduced, sugar and nuts are added to it. Cooking the basundi after sugar is added gives a nice light pink colour to it. Basundi is best served warm or chilled garnished with almonds and pistachios. Here I have prepared basundi without nuts which also tastes divine. Keep stirring the milk continuously and scraping the sides of the vessel as this makes the basundi thick and gives a creamy texture to it. Basundi is ideal for occasions like Diwali or Navratri or any special occasions.

Brown rice kheer (payasam) with jaggery recipe

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Brown rice kheer or payasam is a very healthy kheer or payasam made with brown rice and jaggery and garnished with cashewnuts and raisins. Brown rice is very rich in fibre and jaggery is full of iron. This kheer is absolutely delicious when served chilled and very easy and quick to make too. Brown rice gives a nice rich light brown colour to the kheer. Do try this brown rice kheer for a change and enjoy..