Baingan ka bharta recipe

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.

Green gram sundal recipe

Green gram sundal is a healthy sundal made from whole green gram which is then tempered with urad dal, green chillies, red chillies, hing, curry leaves and garnished with grated coconut. During Navratri, varieties of sundals are prepared and offered as nayvedyam to God. Green gram sundal is a healthy and filling snack which can also be had as an evening snack.

Wheat flour or atte ka halwa recipe

Wheat halwa or atte ka halwa is a very popular dish in North India especially during festivals and is distributed as prasad in temples. It can also be enjoyed as a dessert and is more delicious than any other halwa. Wheat halwa is best served hot or warm and adding more ghee makes it even more tastier and heavenly. Whenever you feel like eating any sweet at home or have guests at home, you can prepare this halwa instantly.

Oreo milkshake recipe

Oreo milkshake recipe is a very easy to make recipe and can be prepared in a jiffy. It is an ideal drink during summers and loved equally by kids as well as elderly. You can also prepare this milkshake without icecream. In that case, add more milk and sugar accordingly.

Pepper rasam recipe

Pepper rasam or milagu rasam is a very comforting and ideal rasam to be served during cold season. It is made with black peppercorns, tomatoes, tamarind, cumin seeds and red chilles and is best served as plain or accompanied with steamed rice. Pepper rasam is a good remedy for cold and fever. It is not only healthy but also very easy to prepare too. I have a given a tangy twist to the rasam by adding little tamarind.

Oats spiced buttermilk recipe

Oats spiced buttermilk is a perfect low fat and low calorie drink. It is a cooling drink during especially during hot summers as it helps to keep yourself hydrated. Oats are loaded in dietary fibre and helps to lower cholesterol levels. Over the past few decades, oats have become a popular health food and if included in your daily diet, provides your body a lot of health benefits.

Rice pakora recipe

Rice pakora is an instant and easy snack made with cooked rice, besan, onions and spices. This snack becomes handy when you have to make a snack quickly as the ingredients needed are easily available at home. Rice pakora is a perfect evening snack which can had on its own or with tomato sauce or any chutney of your choice.

Paneer tadka or paneer masala recipe

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!!

Methi and carrot pulao recipe

Methi carrot pulao is a very healthy and delicious rice recipe and a good way to include greens in your diet. It can be had as a one pot meal along with raita or papad. Methi carrot pulao is very easy to prepare and tastes nice too. This recipe is a very healthy way to include fibre and iron in your food.

Sprouted moong salad or moong sprouts salad recipe

Moong sprouts salad is a very healthy and refreshing salad made with sprouted moong, onions, tomatoes and chaat masala. You can use the readily available moong sprouts available in the market or can easily sprout the moong at home itself. To sprout moong beans at home, wash and soak the moong beans with sufficient overnight or for 8-10 hours. Next day, drain all the water out with a strainer. Now cover the bowl with damp towel and place the bowl in a warm dark place. Just ensure that there is enough moisture by checking periodically. Second day you can see the sprouts coming out. You can use these now as raw in salads or boil it or have it plain or use for making a chaat.

Moong sprouts salad can be served as a starter or as a mid-day snack.