Category Archives: Side dish for rotis

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

Aloo beans stir-fry recipe – How to make punjabi aloo beans sabzi recipe – side dish for rotis

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Aloo beans is a tasty and quick stir-fry recipe made with french beans, potatoes and spices.  It is also simple to make as the spices required is easily available in the kitchen.  Aloo beans subzi tastes great with rotis or naans or with dal rice.  This is a dry vegetable which does not involve much

Palak tofu / spinach tofu recipe – How to make tofu in spinach gravy recipe – palak recipes

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Palak tofu is a healthy vegan dish made with spinach puree and tofu. Palak paneer is one of the most popular North Indian dish and is available easily in most of the restaurants in  India. Palak tofu is very similar to palak paneer.  But here only paneer is replaced by tofu and cooked in spinach gravy.  Tofu goes well

Chana dal fry recipe – How to make punjabi chana dal recipe – dal recipes

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Chana dal also called as bengal gram (split chickpeas) is produced by removing the outer layer of kala chana (black chickpeas).  It is high on proteins and regular consumption helps in reducing protein malnutrition.  Chana dal is used to make curries and one of the most popular vegetarian foods in India.  Chana dal is one of

Parwal ki subzi – How to make parwal ki sabzi recipe – North Indian recipes

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Parwal is also called as pointed gourd or green potato and widely grown in northern parts of India.  Parwal is a good source of vitamin and minerals, carbohydrates, vitamin A and C.  It is low in calories   and helps lower the cholesterol.  It is also called as potol in Bengali and parval in Gujarathi or hindi.  Vegetable made with parwal

Lobia curry recipe – How to make lobia masala (black eyed beans curry) recipe

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Lobia curry or black eyed beans curry is a nutritious and quick dish made with black eyed beans and cooked in onion-tomato gravy.  Black eyed peas or cow peas is also known as ‘Lobia’ or ‘Chawli’ in Hindi, Bobbarlu or Alasandalu in Telugu, ‘Karamani’ in Tamil, Chavli in Marathi and Alasande in Kannada.  It contains almost

Mushroom pepper fry recipe – How to make mushroom pepper fry recipe

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Mushroom pepper  fry is a delicious and healthy side dish made with mushrooms, black pepper and green capsicum.  Mushrooms are low in calories, fat free, cholesterol free and low in sodium, yet they are loaded with essential nutrients  and good source of iron and vitamin D.  Mushroom pepper fry goes well with rotis as well as flavoured rice. 

Stuffed baingan/brinjal (eggplants) recipe – How to make stuffed brinjals (bharli vangi) recipe

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Stuffed brinjal or baingan (bharli vangi) is a delicious and a popular Maharashtrian dish made with eggplants stuffed with Indian  spices.  It is known for its unique taste as  peanuts, sesame seeds, jaggery, goda masala  is used for this recipe.  Here small brinjals are slit and then stuffed with spicy masala and cooked as a whole, which gives

Matar mushroom recipe – How to make peas mushroom masala recipe – mushroom recipes

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Matar mushroom is a spicy masala made with white button mushrooms and green peas and cooked in onion-tomato gravy enriched with cashewnut paste. Mushrooms has got lot of nutrition and health benefits.  They help to strengthen the immune system, regulate blood pressure and also helps in weight loss.   Mushrooms contain two types of dietary fibers which increase satiety and reduce

Stuffed karela or stuffed bittergourd recipe – how to make stuffed karela fry recipe – Indian recipes

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Stuffed karela fry is a delicious Indian dish made by stuffing the bittergourd with Indian spices amd then stir-fried with the masalas.   It goes well with rotis, naans or phulkas.  Karela or bittergourd vegetable is not liked by many as it is very bitter in taste.  But it is very healthy, as it has lot of health benefits,