Besan ke ladoo or laddu recipe – Easy to make Indian deepavali/diwali sweet

Besan ke ladoo

Besan ladoo is a very traditional and  popular indian sweet made with besan, ghee and sugar. It is very easy to prepare and very often made during Diwali festival or any festive occasions. Besan ladoos are very nutritious and healthy too, as nuts like pistachios, almonds and cashewnuts are added to it.

Peas and paneer pulao

Peas paneer pulao

Peas and paneer pulao is a nutritious and delicious rice dish. It can be served as a one pot meal with raita or papad as a light accompaniment.

Cabbage curry

Cabbage curry

A spicy cabbage curry made with cabbage, spices and coconut.

Bhindi masala

Bhindi masala

A very easy and simple to make side dish for rotis. Bhindi or okra is cooked in south indian style using coconut, tamarind and jaggery.

Mallige idli (soft idli) recipe

Mallige idli

Mallige is a kannada word. It means the jasmine flower. It is called as mallige idli because of the extra softness of the idli. Mallige idli is very famous in Mysore. Cooked rice and beaten rice(poha) is added while making the idli batter which gives that softness to idli.

Paneer masala recipe

Paneer masala

Paneer masala is a popular punjabi dish which goes well with rotis or naans. It is cooked in a spicy masala gravy.

Khaman dhokla recipe

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Khaman dhokla is a delicacy of Gujarat State. It is made with a batter of gram flour, curd and semolina and can be eaten as a side dish or as a snack.

Palak ki kadhi (Spinach curry) recipe

Palak kadhi

Spinach or palak is considered to be rich in iron and also has high calcium content A very healthy curry made with spinach, yogurt and gram flour.

Hesaru bele payasa or moong dal kheer

Hesarubele payasa

A delicious and tradional indian desert made from moong dal, jaggery, milk and coconut.

Vegetable kurma (Mixed vegetable korma)

vegetable kurma

Vegetable kurma is a popular dish in Tamil nadu. It is a combination of vegetables, spices, curd and coconut, cooked in gravy form. It serves as a good accompaniment for both rotis as well as rice.