Cucumber dosa recipe (southekayi dose) – How to make cucumber dosa recipe – dosa recipes

Cucumber dosa is a nourishing and tasty dosa made from raw rice and cucumber.  It is very cooling to the body and grated cucumber added to the batter gives a light green colour to the dosa.  Green chillies and ginger added to it makes it more flavourful.  Cucumber is tradionally had with butter, but it

Mango sambar recipe – How to make raw mango sambar recipe – sambar recipes

Mango sambar is a tangy sambar recipe made with raw mangoes and south indian spices.  It is a very popular recipe in South India especially in Tamil Nadu.  You can add drumsticks or small onions also along with the mangoes for a more flavourful sambar.  I have added jaggery too in this sambar as it

South Indian brinjal stir-fry recipe – How to make brinjal stir-fry recipe – side dish for rice/rotis

South Indian brinjal stir-fry is a quick and a light dish made with brinjals and popular in South India.  It goes well with rotis as well as rice.  Brinjals are low in calories but rich in vitamins and fibre.  Freshly ground spices added to the vegetable makes it more tasty and delicious.  It is also

Sprouts masala sabzi recipe – How to make sprouts masala subzi recipe – green moong recipes

Sprouted green moong sabzi is a healthy and nutritious sabzi which goes well with rotis, parathas and rice. Sprouted moong is high in protein and an excellent source of dietary fibre.  They are healthy for people of all ages.  Any grain when sprouted becomes easy to digest and healthy too.  You can sprout moong beans

Apple cinnamon oats recipe – How to make apple cinnamon oats recipe – Healthy breakfast recipes

Apple cinnamon oats is a very healthy and quick breakfast recipe made with oats, apples, milk and nuts.  It is very easy to make and can be prepared in a short time.  Oats added with fruits and nuts makes a nutritious combination for breakfast or as an anytime snack. Oats are packed with magnesium, fiber,

Cucumber kosambari recipe/cucumber moong dal salad/southekayi kosambari recipe – Karnataka recipes

Kosambari is a south indian salad made from lentils and seasoned with mustard seeds and curry leaves.  Cucumber is also added to kosambari, especially during summers, to have a cooling effect on the body.   ‘Southekayi’ means ‘cucumber’ in kannada language.  This salad is sometimes eaten as a snack, but usually it is a part

Beetroot halwa recipe – How to make beetroot halwa recipe – halwa recipes

Beetroot halwa is a delicious sweet dish made with beetroots, milk, sugar and nuts.  The recipe of making beetroot halwa is very similar to that of making carrot halwa.   Beetroots gives a nice colour and taste to the halwa.  The halwa is made aromatic by adding the cardamom powder.  You can also add condensed

Soya Chunks Pulao recipe – How to make Soya chunks rice recipe – rice recipes

Soya chunks pulao – a simple and nutritious pulao recipe made with basmati rice and soya chunks with an aromatic flavor from the whole spices.   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.  It is a  vegetarian high

Tomato dal recipe – How to make andhra tomato pappu recipe – Tomato pappu recipe

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. Andhra tomato pappu or tomato dal is a very popular

French beans subzi – Maharashtrian style recipe – How to make Farasbi chi sabzi – side dish for rotis

French beans subzi is a simple recipe made with French beans in Maharashtrian style with peanuts and goda masala as the main ingredients. Peanuts give a nutty taste  and goda masala gives a unique flavor to this dish.   French beans are low in calories and fat and contains no cholesterol.  The fiber content is