White pumpkin yoghurt curry is a mildly spiced yogurt gravy and is best served with steamed rice. Ashgourd or white pumpkin has many medicinal and nutritional properties and is one of the healthy vegetables. White pumpkin is low on calories but high in water content and is ideal for weight watchers. It helps relieve frequent colds and aids digestion. White pumpkin yoghurt curry is a traditional south indian recipe using ashgourd and yoghurt.
A north indian side dish made with potatoes and ladysfinger and cooked with spices. Aloo bhindi goes well with rotis, naans or parathas. It is a very delicious and healthy dish and is very easy to prepare.
Akki rotti means rice pancake in Kannada. It is a rice based breakfast dish which is very popular in Karnataka. It is made of rice flour which is mixed with onions, green chillies, coriander leaves, chana dal, cumin seeds, salt and water and heated on a tawa/pan till light brown. Akki rotti is also served as an evening snack. This Akki rotti recipe has been contributed by one of my very close friends, Mrs. Usha Nayaka who happens to be a Mysorean. I am very grateful to her for sharing Akki rotti recipe to all my visitors who, I am sure would be benefitted by this recipe.
Togari bele pudi means tur dal powder. This powder is very simple to make and is eaten with hot rice and little ghee or sesame oil. This powder is usually available at all south indian households. It is a well known podi in Andhra meals which is incomplete without this podi.
A very popular and delicious chinese rice dish which is usually served with a gravy dish. It is a combination of vegetables like french beans, spring onions, carrot, capsicum and cabbage and spices and can be cooked faster. It is a lighter and healthy version of fried rice. Spring onions are important as it gives flavour to the fried rice.
A tasty and delicious indian dish made up of bread, onions, tomatoes and spices. Bread upma can be prepared in a jiffy and served for either breakfast or as a evening snack.
Indian bread stuffed with cheese mixture and deep fried in gram flour batter. A healthy evening snack that goes well during the monsoon.
Spring onions vegetable is a popular maharashtrian dish made from spring onions, gram flour and spices. It is also called as Kandha paat bhaji . A simple and delicious side dish and tastes best when served with chapatis or jowar rotis.
Puri bhaji is a traditional breakfast dish made up of puri and aloo bhaji. Puris are made up of flat rounds of wheat flour which are deep fried and is served with spiced potato vegetable. It is simple recipe to make but also a very delicious snack.
Udupi sambar is a very popular dish known after the famous temple town, Udupi. Udupi sambar is made without use of onion or garlic and no garam masala is used. The important ingredients are jaggery, coconut oil and vegetables which are used are red pumpkin or white pumpkin or drumsticks. It serves as a good accompaniment for rice, idlis or dosas.