Category Archives: Lunch Box Ideas

Veg Masala Vermicelli recipe – How to make veg masala vermicelli recipe – veg recipes

Veg masala vermicelli is a popular breakfast dish made with vermicelli, vegetables and spices.  It is not only healthy and nutritious but very delicious too.  A quick to make dish, it can be had as an evening snack also.  Vermicelli is called as shavige in kannada, semiya in tamil and seviyan in North India.  You

Peanut rice – How to make peanut rice or groundnut masala rice – rice recipes

Peanut rice is a tasty south indian rice (also called as verkadalai sadam) prepared with rice, roasted peanuts and spices.  It is an ideal lunch box recipe for both kids and elders as well.  Peanut rice is very easy and quick to make too.  Dals like urad dal, chana dal and sesame seeds, coconut added

Gajar matar subzi – How to make gajar matar sabzi recipe – side dish for rotis

Gajar matar subzi is a healthy and easy to make vegetable and a perfect side dish for rotis, parathas or phulkas.  This sabzi is very popular and commonly made during the winter season in North India.  Fresh peas and carrots are easily available and in plenty during the winters.  This side dish is very simple

Sprouted green moong khichdi recipe – How to make sprout green moong khichdi recipe – healthy recipes

Sprouted green moong khichdi is a delicious and healthy one pot meal with the goodness of protein in it.  It is made with sprouted green moong and rice and cooked in mild spices.  Green moong is full of nutritional benefits. This khichdi is very simple and easy to make as it can be easily done in a pressure

Tamarind poha or Gojjavalakki or puli aval recipe – How to make tamarind poha recipe – Karnataka recipes

Tamarind poha is a tasty and simple snack or breakfast dish made with flattened rice (poha) and tamarind and mixed with spices.  This recipe comes in handy, when you do not have idli dosa batter or want to try a variety dish with poha.  Tamarind poha is also a healthy dish, as flattened rice is

Masala idli recipe – How to make masala idli recipe – breakfast recipes

Masala idli is a quick  South Indian snack recipe made with idlis, onions, tomatoes and mixed with spices.  It makes up for a great meal for lunch box too.  Masala idli is not only a healthy and delicious breakfast dish, but also a good twist to the regular plain idli.  There are variety of recipes that can

Sprouts fried rice recipe – How to make sprouts fried rice recipe – rice dishes

Mixed sprouts fried rice is a quick and tasty one pot meal made with mixed sprouts and rice and seasoned with vinegar, soya sauce, tomato sauce and green chilli paste.  It is a filling and healthy rice dish  which does not need any side dish and can be had just as it is.  You can

Amla rice | Nellikai chitranna | Nellikai sadam recipe – Amla recipes

Amla rice or gooseberry rice is one of the easiest but also healthiest dish made with amla and rice.  Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C and hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cough and cold.  It also helps in slowing down the ageing process, keeps

Oats muffins recipe – How to make eggless oats muffins recipe – Healthy recipes

Homemade oats muffins are very nutritious and tasty and can satisfy your craving for sweets, without a feeling of guilt of having consumed all the calories.  This recipe is made with oats, wheat flour and organic coconut sugar.  Oats muffins recipe is a simple and quick to make recipe and very filling to eat too.

Ragi rotti or ragi roti – how to make fingermillet roti/ragi rotti recipe – Indian recipes

Ragi rotti is a popular and traditional breakfast dish in Karnataka, especially in the rural areas of South Karnataka.  Ragi rotti means ragi pancake  and is prepared from ragi flour and mild spices.  Ragi flour is mixed with salt and water and then a dough is prepared, which is then rolled into thin rottis or pancake.