Category Archives: Side dish for rotis

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,

Mushroom masala | mushroom curry recipe | mushroom recipes

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Mushroom masala is a delicious recipe of white buttom mushrooms cooked in onion-tomato gravy and spices.    It is a medium consistency gravy dish which goes well with rotis or parathas as well as steamed rice or as a side dish with biryani or pulao..  Mushrooms provide with lean proteins and important minerals and vitamins.  They have no

Whole green moong dal recipe – green gram curry recipe – dal recipes

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Whole green moong dal is a very easy to make dal made with green moong, onion-tomato and Indian spices.  This curry is also very healthy due to high protein content in the green moong.  This moong dal recipe requires very basic ingredients which are available easily at home.  Dals or pulses are a great source of

French beans stir-fry recipe – how to make beans palya or beans poriyal recipe – south indian style

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French beans stir-fry or beans poriyal is a simple and quick South Indian dish made with french beans, urad dal, whole red chillies and grated coconut.  This vegetable dish is not only tasty but healthy too with minimum oil used in its preparation.   French beans stir-fry goes well as a side dish with steamed rice