Category Archives: Side dish for rotis

Chana masala recipe (how to make chana masala recipe)

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Chana masala also known as chole masala is a popular Punjabi dish in Indian cuisine. It is popular mainly in the Punjab region of northern-India, and also in the regions of Gujarat. In Gujarat and Rajasthani areas, it is cooked dry with tangy spices. This recipe of chana masala is cooked in South Indian style using coconut as the main ingredient and whole spices. You will get a unique and sweet flavor of coconut and not sour or tangy. It goes well with rotis, puris or rice and tastes hot and spicy.

Aloo tamatar (Potato with tomato curry) recipe – no onion no garlic recipe

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Aloo tamatar sabzi is an easy and quick curry made with potatoes and cooked in tomato gravy. It is prepared without the use of onion and garlic. Aloo tamatar sabzi is an ideal side dish for vrat ki roti during Navratri or fasting days. It can be done in a jiffy as the ingredients required are easily available at home. This side dish is a very comforting food and is best served with rotis or puris. Do try this tangy and delicious aloo tamatar sabzi recipe and enjoy with rotis.

Baingan ka bharta recipe

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Baingan ka bharta is a very delicious and popular North Indian dish made from large brinjals which is grilled over an open flame or fire. This gives the dish a unique smoky flavour and good taste to the dish . The roasted brinjal is then mashed and cooked alongwith onions and tomatoes and mild spices and served along with rotis, naans or phulkas. Baingan ka bharta is very simple to make too as it does not require too many spices. It tastes best with minimum spices added to it.

Paneer tadka or paneer masala recipe

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Paneer tadka is a most perfect delicious dish made from cottage cheese, onions and tomatoes and Indian spices. It is a popular dish of North Indian cuisine. Paneer is cooked in a rich gravy of cashewnuts and milk and tastes excellent with naans, chapatis or rotis. There are different versions in paneer recipes, but I found this to be a rich and perfect side dish for rotis. Do try this recipe and let me have your comments. Enjoy!!

Beetroot stir-fry recipe

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Beetroot is a simple and quick stir-fry recipe which is a good accompaniment for rice. Beetroot is low in fat and full of vitamins and minerals. It is a natural blood purifier. It is also rich in fibre and helps to lower cholesterol levels too. So try this simple stir fry recipe and include it in your daily diet..

Potato cauliflower or aloo gobi curry recipe

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Potato cauliflower curry or aloo gobi is a North Indian dish made with potatoes, cauliflower, onions, tomatoes and cooked in Indian spices. It is a very quick and simple recipe and goes well with rotis as well as steamed rice.

Paneer tawa masala recipe

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Paneer tawa masala is a very tempting and delicious paneer recipe made with paneer as the main ingredient and cooked in spicy onion-tomato gravy. Roasted paneer pieces gives a good flavour to this dish. Paneer tawa masala is a very simple and easy to make paneer recipe and a perfect side dish for rotis and naans.

Aloo masala recipe

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Aloo masala is a very delicious side dish made with potatoes in tomato gravy and simmered with mild spices. It goes well with rotis, puris or parathas. Enjoy this spicy, mouth watering and popular North Indian dish which is also quick and easy to make.

Chana palak or chole palak or spinach chick peas curry recipe

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Chana palak is a healthy and delicious North Indian dish made with white chickpeas, spinach and mixed with spices. Chickpeas is rich in proteins and Spinach is high on iron which makes up for a complete healthy dish. Chana and palak is a good combination for making this curry and it goes well with rotis, puris, parathas, plain rice or jeera rice.

Masaledar baingan recipe

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Masaledar baingan or spicy brinjal masala is a spicy and tangy vegetable curry made with brinjals or eggplants and cooked in masala gravy. It is very easy to prepare and goes well with rotis or parathas as well as rice.