Category Archives: Lunch Box Ideas

Raw Mango Rice or Mavinakaya chitranna recipe

Raw mango rice is another easy version of rice recipe made with rice, raw mangoes and spices.  It is also quite popular in Andhra Pradesh, where it is called as Mamidikaya pulihora.  Raw mango rice is a quick and simple to make rice dish.  Here raw mangoes are used instead of lemon, which gives a tangy taste

Healthy Green Rice or Green pulao recipe

Healthy green rice (rice with greens) is a healthy and nutritious recipe prepared with spinach, green peas, green capsicum, coriander leaves and mint leaves alongwith flavours like onions, garlic and green chillies to enhances its taste. The ingredients used in this recipe gives a pleasant green color to the pulao.  Green rice is very easy

Toasty paneer (cottage cheese) sandwich recipe

Toasty paneer sandwich is a very simple, delicious and  quick to make sandwich recipe made with paneer, onions, tomatoes and spices.  It is an ideal snack for breakfast, brunch or even school lunchboxes.  Sandwiches when toasted become hygienic and healthy even if it is made at home or outside.  Enjoy it plain or toasted as breakfast or

Idli (made with idli rava)/soft idli recipe

Idli is a popular south indian steamed cake and savoury in taste.  They are very light and wholesome. This idli recipe is made with idli rava, urad dal, poha and methi seeds.  Idlis are traditionally eaten for breakfast, but they can be eaten at any time of the day.   The savoury idlis are usually

Green peas masala pulao (microwave recipe)

Green peas masala pulao is a flavourful rice prepared with fresh green peas, basmati rice and cooked in a spicy gravy.  It is a spicy masala pulao and makes up for a good lunch box recipe.  Green peas masala pulao is very easy and quick to make too.  I have prepared this pulao in a microwave,

Eggless whole wheat carrot muffins recipe

Eggless whole wheat carrot muffins is a very tasty and healthy recipe with no eggs and maida added to it.  It is prepared from whole wheat flour, sugar, milk, carrots, curd and oil.  Eggless carrot muffins is very quick and easy to make too and can be had as a guilt free snack as no

Vegetable rava idli recipe

Vegetable rava idli is a perfect and instant  breakfast dish made from semolina (rava) and curd which are the main ingredients.  It is one of the easiest and most popular South Indian recipe which can be prepared in a jiffy.  Vegetable rava idli does not require any elaborate grinding like the traditional idli. It is easily

Mixed vegetable pulao or mixed vegetable rice recipe

Mixed vegetable pulao is a an easy, delicious and healthy one pot meal prepared with mixed vegetables, rice and spices.  It is a comforting food and simple and quick to make and goes well with any gravy like paneer butter masala or mutter paneer or chana masala or even plain onion raita or cucumber raita.

Methi and carrot pulao recipe

Methi carrot pulao is a very healthy and delicious rice recipe and a good way to include greens in your diet. It can be had as a one pot meal along with raita or papad. Methi carrot pulao is very easy to prepare and tastes nice too. This recipe is a very healthy way to include fibre and iron in your food.

Matar (green peas) paratha recipe

Green peas paratha is a very healthy and filling breakfast recipe made with green peas, green chillies and spices. It has a unique taste and is very easy to make too. Here is the step wise pictures of making green peas paratha.