Category Archives: Recipes
Sprouted moong pakoras is a quick and easy snack or pakora recipe made with sprouted green moong. It is a healthy, crunchy and delicious teatime snack which is best enjoyed with green chutney or tomato sauce. Sprouted moong is very rich in proteins, fibre and other nutrients. Adding curry leaves and ginger gives a nice aroma and taste to the pakoras, You can either the sprout the green moong at home or it is readily available in small packets in the super markets. You can use these for making instant and healthy pakoras when you have unexpected guests at home or simply enjoy them with your family as a teatime snack.
Brinjal sambar is a quick, easy and delicious South Indian sambar recipe made with brinjals, tamarind, sambar powder, toor dal and mild seasonings added to it. It goes well with steamed rice. You can use small brinjals for this recipe. Here I have used ready sambar powder which is easily available in the market. Brinjal sambar is also called as kathirikai sambar in Tamil Nadu and this is a quick recipe for making sambar.
Pepper rasam or milagu rasam is a very comforting and ideal rasam to be served during cold season. It is made with black peppercorns, tomatoes, tamarind, cumin seeds and red chilles and is best served as plain or accompanied with steamed rice. Pepper rasam is a good remedy for cold and fever. It is not only healthy but also very easy to prepare too. I have a given a tangy twist to the rasam by adding little tamarind.
Vangi bhath or brinjal rice is a popular rice dish from Karnataka. It is prepared with brinjals, rice and mixed with spice powders and is mainly accompanied by papads or raita.