Category Archives: Side dish for rotis

Red pumpkin subzi recipe – How to make easy pumpkin/kaddu ki subji recipe – side dish for rotis and pooris

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Red pumpkin subzi is a easy and delicious pumpkin recipe made with red pumpkin and spices.  It goes well as a side dish for rotis as well as rice.  This dish is also ideal during fasting days or navaratri festival days.  Sugar or jaggery is added to give mild sweetness to the vegetable.  But this

Collection of dal recipes – Indian curries – dal recipes

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Dal also called as lentils or split pulses is a staple Indian cuisine normally eaten with chapathis, naans or rice.  In India, it is eaten with rice and with a wheat flatbread called roti. The manner in which it is cooked and presented varies by region. In South India, dal is primarily used to make

Gobi butter masala recipe – How to make cauliflower butter curry recipe

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Gobi butter masala is a delicious and creamy masala made with cauliflower, onions, tomatoes and spices.  It is a popular North Indian dish which goes well with rotis, naans and rice.  This recipe is very similar to paneer butter masala.  But here instead of paneer, cauliflower is used for this recipe.  The onion-tomato based gravy

Potato sagu recipe – How to make potato sagu or potato masala recipe – side dish for rotis

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Potato sagu also called as potato masala or poori masala is a very delicious and simple recipe made with potatoes.  It is also a quick recipe which can be prepared in less than 30 minutes if you have boiled potatoes ready with you.  Potato sagu is more popular in South India especially in Karnataka and

Dahi bhindi recipe – How to make dahi bhindi recipe- Indian curries

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Dahi bhindi is a delicious curry cooked with yoghurt and gram flour as the main ingredients and mild spices added to it.  It is also a quick recipe but absolutely healthy and tasty.  Dahi bhindi is best served with  rice and rotis.  Ladies finger is very low in calories and also rich in vitamins and

Soya chunks manchurian recipe – How to make soya manchurian recipe – soya chunks recipes

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Soya chunks Manchurian is a healthy and tasty dish prepared with coated soya chunks cooked in chinese sauces.  Soya chunks or nuggets are full of proteins and rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients proven to help lower cholesterol and loss of bone mass.  Soya is strongly recommended for diabetics,  growing children, weight-watchers and the aged.  

Tofu matar masala recipe – How to make tofu and peas curry recipe – healthy recipes

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Tofu matar masala is a healthy side dish for rotis made with ‘tofu’ also called as ‘soya paneer’.  Tofu is low in calorie but has got high protein content.  An excellent source of amino acids, iron, calcium and other micro-nutrients, tofu is a versatile ingredient with many health benefits.  Tofu, or bean curd, is a

Sweet potato curry recipe – How to make sweet potato curry recipe

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Sweet potato is a starchy root vegetable which is full of nutrients and vitamins.  They do not take much time to cook and tastes delicious when cooked with spices.  Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium, Vitamin C and D.   They  contain iron and support a healthy immune system

Carrot chutney recipe – How to make carrot chutney recipe – side dish for idli and dosa

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Carrot chutney is a very simple and easy chutney made with carrots.  It goes well with idlis, dosas, rotis, parathas or appams.  Onions added to this recipe gives a good taste and thickness to the chutney.  Carrot chutney is a quick and delicious chutney and you can also store the leftover chutney in the refrigerator. 

Palak chana dal recipe – How to make spinach chana dal – Dal recipes

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Palak chana dal is a healthy and nutritious dal made with spinach leaves and chana dal.  Palak is rich in iron and chana dal is highly nutritious and equally rich in proteins, calcium, iron and B vitamins.  It is a healthy indian curry which goes well with rice and chapathis.  Spinach gives a nice colour