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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

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

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

Rava corn dhokla recipe – How to make rava sweet corn dhokla

Dhokla is a delicacy of Gujarat State.  It is a savoury steamed cake and eaten as a side dish or as a tea-time snack.  Although a Gujarati snack, it has become popular across India.  You can serve as it is or with pudina chutney or with tomato ketchup or tamarind chutney. Rava corn dhokla is

Matki sprouts curry recipe – How to make matki usal or matki amti recipe – healthy recipes

Matki sprouts curry or matcki chi usal  is a very popular  and authentic Maharashtrian dish made with sprouted moth beans or matki.  This spicy dish goes well with chapatis and steamed rice.  Only the process of sprouting the matki takes 2 to 3 days.  You can also sprout the moth beans and keep them in

Avial recipe or aviyal recipe – How to make avial recipe

Avial or aviyal is an important dish which has been originated from the State of Kerala, the God’s own country.  Aviyal is an excellent option for veg lovers.  It is a thick mixture of vegetables and fresh coconut seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves.  Avial is considered as an essential part of the Sadya.

Sprouted green moong sundal recipe – How to make sprouted green moong sundal recipe – sundal recipes

Sprouted green moong sundal is a healthy and quick sundal recipe and an ideal Navratri snack.  You can steam the sprouts earlier and then give the seasoning.  If you like a crunchy sundal, you can cook for a lesser time and if you prefer a soft sundal, cook the moong for a little longer time. 

French beans subzi – Maharashtrian style recipe – How to make Farasbi chi sabzi – side dish for rotis

French beans subzi is a simple recipe made with French beans in Maharashtrian style with peanuts and goda masala as the main ingredients. Peanuts give a nutty taste  and goda masala gives a unique flavor to this dish.   French beans are low in calories and fat and contains no cholesterol.  The fiber content is