Tag Archives: #vegan

Brown rice idli recipe – How to make soft brown rice idli recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Brown rice is a whole grain rice and more nutritious than white rice.  It has more fibre, protein and other nutrients which aids in healthy digestion and weight management.  These are the “good carbs” that help balance your diet and can fill you up.  Brown rice idli is made from brown rice and urad dal which

Baingan pakora recipe – How to make baingan pakora/brinjal fritters recipe

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Pakoras are classic and popular snack enjoyed all over India.  Baingan pakora or brinjal fritters  is a tasty teatime snack made with brinjals which is not only easy but simple to make too.  It is best served hot with a cup of tea  and spices added to it gives a good taste.  Rice flour when

Tofu matar masala recipe – How to make tofu and peas curry recipe – healthy recipes

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Tofu matar masala is a healthy side dish for rotis made with ‘tofu’ also called as ‘soya paneer’.  Tofu is low in calorie but has got high protein content.  An excellent source of amino acids, iron, calcium and other micro-nutrients, tofu is a versatile ingredient with many health benefits.  Tofu, or bean curd, is a

Eggless banana cake – How to make eggless banana cake recipe – eggless cakes

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Eggless banana cake is a quick and easy recipe made with ripe bananas and without eggs.  It is also a vegan cake.  Oil is added in this recipe for making it soft and moist.  If you have over ripe bananas at home, you can make this banana bread/cake and relish. You can use honey instead

Mysore bonda recipe – How to make mysore bonda recipe | ulundu bonda – Indian snacks

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Mysore bonda also called as ulundu bonda is a popular fried snack from Mysore region in Karnataka.  These golden fritters are crunchy on the outside but soft and fluffy on the inside.  They are one of the loved teatime snacks and traditionally eaten with sambar and ginger chutney or coconut chutney.  Mysore bonda is also

Aloo beans stir-fry recipe – How to make punjabi aloo beans sabzi recipe – side dish for rotis

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Aloo beans is a tasty and quick stir-fry recipe made with french beans, potatoes and spices.  It is also simple to make as the spices required is easily available in the kitchen.  Aloo beans subzi tastes great with rotis or naans or with dal rice.  This is a dry vegetable which does not involve much

Palak tofu / spinach tofu recipe – How to make tofu in spinach gravy recipe – palak recipes

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Palak tofu is a healthy vegan dish made with spinach puree and tofu. Palak paneer is one of the most popular North Indian dish and is available easily in most of the restaurants in  India. Palak tofu is very similar to palak paneer.  But here only paneer is replaced by tofu and cooked in spinach gravy.  Tofu goes well

Capsicum chutney recipe – How to make capsicum chutney recipe – side dish for idlis and dosas

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Capsicum chutney is a quick and tasty side dish for idlis and dosas.  This chutney is a good variation from the regular chutneys like coconut chutney, onion chutney or tomato chutney for idli dosa.  It goes well with even other south indian breakfast dishes like pongal, upma or adais. Green capsicum or  bell pepper is a

Pumpkin erissery recipe – how to make mathanga (pumpkin) erissery recipe – onam recipes

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Pumpkin erissery or mathanga erissery is a traditional Kerala dish made with pumpkin and coconut and served during onam sadya.  Pumpkin is boiled first and then cooked with coconut paste and finally tempered with coconut oil. Coconut oil gives an authentic taste to the erissery.  Pumpkin erissery is best served with steamed rice  or as a side dish

Matar mushroom recipe – How to make peas mushroom masala recipe – mushroom recipes

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Matar mushroom is a spicy masala made with white button mushrooms and green peas and cooked in onion-tomato gravy enriched with cashewnut paste. Mushrooms has got lot of nutrition and health benefits.  They help to strengthen the immune system, regulate blood pressure and also helps in weight loss.   Mushrooms contain two types of dietary fibers which increase satiety and reduce